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CDC/PL/1: Peterwell Estate- Tree Preservation Dispute


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Ref: CDC/PL/1

Reference: [GB 0212] CDC/PL/1
Title: Peterwell Estate- Tree Preservation Dispute
Date(s): 1952-1956
Level: Fonds
Extent: 41 items

Scope and Content:
1. Meteorological chart from Aberporth station. Evidence of the velocity of the January gale of 1953 (2 copies) 
January - February 1953

2. Notes for Counsel (Valuation submitted by the District Valuer) in the case of Cardiganshire County Council versus the Cardigan Timber Company Limited, in the matter of the cutting down of trees on the Peterwell Estate, against the County of Cardigan (Peterwell Estate) Tree Preservation Orders of 1951. 
Signed by WT Williams, Acting District Valuer, Carmarthen. (3 copies) 
19 July 1956

3. Claim for compensation by the Cardigan Timber Company Limited, in the matter of the cutting down of trees on the Peterwell Estate, against the County of Cardigan (Peterwell Estate) Tree Preservation Orders of 1951. Signed by Mr G.C MacQueen, Director. (2. copies) 
4 June 1954

4. Notice of reference and correspondence relating to the case of the Cardigan Timber Company Limited versus the Cardiganshire County Council, and a valuation made by Mr G C F MacQueen of the Company. 
All documents submitted to the Registrar of one Lands Tribunal, ref. no. 13/1956. (5 copies) 
2 May 1956

5. Valuation made by Mr Charles Richard Woosnam in the case of The Cardigan Timber Company Limited and Cardiganshire County Council, relating to the County of Cardigan (Peterwell Estate) Tree Preservation Orders of 1951. Appeal no. REF/13/1956 (6 copies) 
1956

6. Proof of Evidence of Mr Charles Richard Woosnam to the Lands Tribunal in the case of the Cardigan Timber Company Limited and Cardiganshire County Council. Ref. no. 13/1956
14 September 1956

7. Copy of the County of Cardigan (Peterwell Estate) Tree Preservation Order no. 1, 1951, made under the Town and Country Planning (Tree Preservation Order) Regulations, 1950, and issued by Cardiganshire County Council. 
Signed by John Williams, Chairman J E R Carson, Clerk (4 copies) with a map of Lampeter and the lands of Peterwell to the north-west of the town, O.S. XXXIV.9 and 13, showing the location of groups of trees and woodland areas, as included in the Order. Scale - 1:2500 (2 copies) 
With loose correspondence. 
7 February 1951

8. Copy of the County of Cardigan (Peterwell Estate and Lampeter) Tree Preservation Order no. 2, 1951, made under the Town and Country Planning (Tree Preservation Order) Regulations, 1950, and issued by Cardiganshire County Council. Signed by J E R Carson, Clerk (3 copies) 
With a map of Lampeter and the area to the north and west of the town, 0.3. XXXIV.9 and 19, XLII.1, XXXIII.16, showing the location of trees, groups of trees and woodland areas,.as included in the Order. Scale - 1:2500
21 September 1951

9. Brief for Counsel in the case of the Cardigan Timber Company Limited and Cardiganshire County Council. Lands Tribunal ref. no. 13/1956
1956

10. Proofs of evidence of William Thomas Williams (Acting District Valuer), William Leslie Hulley, James Lymburn Shaw and Kenneth Bickerton Haigh, in the case between Cardigan Timber Company Limited and Cardiganshire County Council. Lands Tribunal ref. no. 13/1956
(3 copies and 2 extra copies of proof of evidence of W T Williams, with one alternative valuation) 
17 July 1956

11. Statement of comparables, original and alternative valuation by John Frederick Saunders and his notes on them, original and alternative valuation by George Charles Francis MacQueen and statement of the claim for compensation by the Cardigan Timber Company Limited against Cardiganshire County Council, in the matter of the County of Cardigan (Peterwell Estate and Lampeter) Tree Preservation Orders of 1951
1956

12. The Timber Trades Journal, containing a report of the case between the Cardigan Timber Company Limited and Cardiganshire County Council, heard at the Lampeter Magistrates Court on 12th November, 1953, regarding the contravention of the County of Cardigan (Peterwell Estate) Tree Preservation Order no. 1. 
21 November 1953

13. Six files of correspondence relating to the Appeal to the Lands Tribunal made by the Cardigan Timber Company Limited for compensation against the Cardiganshire County Council. Lands Tribunal ref. no. 13/1956
1953 - 1956

14. Transcripts of the case heard by the Lands Tribunal (ref. no. 13/1956) on 20th, 21st, 22nd and 23rd November, 17th, 18th and 19th December, 1956, and 28th and 29th January, 1957, between Cardigan Timber Company Limited and Cardiganshire County Council, in the matter of a contravention of the County of Cardigan (Peterwell Estate) and (Peterwell Estate and Lampeter) Tree Preservation Orders nos. 1 and 2, 1951, and a claim for compensation. 
Also 2 copies of the Decision of the Lands Tribunal
November 1956 - January 1957

15. Extracts from Cardiganshire County Council minutes of meetings at which the Peterwell trees and the Cardigan Timber Company Limited were discussed. Land Tribunal ref. no. 13/1956 (2 copies) 
22 January 1954 - 2 March 1956

16. Two maps showing the position end species of trees felled within woodland areas W2 and W4 in the County of Cardigan (Peterwell Estate) Tree Preservation Order no. 1, 1951, which were not marked as dangerous or necessary thinings. Scale - 1:500
Also list of applications made by Cardigan Timber Company Limited and the decision and directions of the County Coucil. 
1956

17. Transcripts of the proceedings at Lampeter Petty Sessions in the case between Cardiganshire County Council (J E R Carson) and Cardigan Timber Company Limited (G C F MacQueen) regarding the County of Cardigan (Peterwell Estate) Tree Preservation Order no. 1, 1951. 
12-14 November 1953

18. Copy of correspondence between the County Planning Officer and the Cardigan Timber Company Limited regarding 9 oak trees in woodland area W4, Peterwell Estate Tree Preservation Order, 1951. (Used as evidence before the Lands Tribunal) (2 copies) 
24 April - 29 September 1953

19. Copies of the evidence given to the Lampeter Magistrates by the four men who actually felled the trees on the Peterwell Estate, being K R Edwards, Victor H Jones, Thomas Kinneen and Kevin Rooney. 
23 September 1953

20. List of queries from Mr. Roderic Bowen, Q.C., Counsel for Cardiganshire County Council, relating to the case which he is to present before the Lampeter Magistrates, regarding the County of Cardigan (Peterwell Estate) Tree Preservation Order prosecutions. 
c. 1953

21. Correspondence between the Forestry Commission and the Planning Department of Cardiganshire County Council re the felling of trees on the Peterwell Estate, (2 files) 
24 December 1952 - 20 August 1953

22. Writ and summonses to L J Creasy of East Harling, Norfolk, S J C West of Llandovery, Kevin Rooney of Falcondale, Lampeter, George C MacQueen and R A Hendrie, both of Norwich, the Secretary of the Cardigan Timber Company Limited, Victor H Jones of Midfield, Yorkshire, and K R Edwards of St. David's, to attend the Petty Sessions at Lampeter on 12th November 1953, in the matter regarding the County of Cardigan (Peterwell Estate; Tree Preservation Order no. 1, 1951. 
4 November 1953

23. Transcripts of the proceedings of a Public Local Inquiry held at Lampeter Secondary School in the matter of the County of Cardigan (Peterwell Estate) Tree Preservation Order, no. 1, and of the County of Cardigan (Peterwell Estate and Lampeter) Tree Preservation Order, no.2, 1951. 
26 - 27 February 1952

24. Fourteen photographs of trees, presumably for use as evidence in the case between the Cardigan Timber Company Limited and Cardiganshire County Council regarding the County of Cardigan (Peterwell Estate and Lampeter) Tree Preservation Orders, 1951 . 
n.d. 

25. Copy of the County of Cardigan, Pontgareg, Tree Preservation Order, no. 1, 1953, made under the Town and Country Planning (Tree Preservation Order) Regulations, 1950. 
With map of Pontgareg, O.S. XXIII.15 and XXXI. 3, showing location of woodland area W1 included in the Order. Scale - 1:2500
26 January 1953

26. Copy of the County of Cardigan (Gogerddan Estate) Tree Preservation Order, no. 1, 1953, made under the Town and Country Planning (Tree Preservation Order) Regulations, 1950. 
With map of the Gogerddan Estate, O.S. VI. 7, showing the location of trees, groups of trees and woodland areas, as included in the Order. Scale - 1:2500
16 February 1953

27. Copy of the County of Cardigan (Henllan) Tree Preservation Order, no. 1, 1953, made under the Town and Country Planning (Tree Preservation Order) Regulations, 1950. 
With map of Henllan, O.S. XLV.4, showing location of trees, groups of trees and woodland areas, as included in the Order. Scale - 1 :2500
17 February 1953

28. Copy of the County of Cardigan (Devil's Bridge) Tree Preservation Order, no. 1, 1953. made under the Town and Country Planning (Tree Preservation Order) Regulations, 1950. 
With map of Devil's Bridge, O.S. XI. 4,7 and 8, showing location of trees arid woodland areas, as included in the Order. Scale - 1:2500
14 July 1953

29. Copy of the County of Cardigan (Llangorwen) Tree Preservation Order, no. 1, 1953, made under the Town and Country Planning (Tree Preservation Order) Regulations, 1950. 
With map of Llangorwen, O.S. VI.6, showing location of groups of trees and woodland areas, as included, in the Order. Scale - 1:2500
4 February 1953

30. Copy of the County of Cardigan (Trawscoed) Tree Preservation Order, no. 1, 1953, made under the Town and Country Planning (Tree Preservation Order) Regulations, 1950. 
With map of Trawscoed, O.S. X.16, XI.13 and XVI.1, showing location of trees and woodland areas, as included in the Order. Scale - 1:2500
14 July 1953

31. Copy of the County of Cardigan (Nanteos Estate) Tree Preservation Order, no. 1, 1953, made under the Town and Country Planning (Tree Preservation Order) Regulations, 1950. 
With map of the Nanteos Estate, O.S. X.2 and 3, showing location of groups of trees and woodland areas, as included in the Order. Scale - 1:2500
5 February 1953

32. Copy of the County of Cardigan (Tre'rddol) Tree Preservation Order, no. 1, 1953, made under the Town and Country Planning (Tree Preservation Order) Regulations, 1950. 
With map of Tre'rddol, O.S. 1.12 and 16, showing location of groups of trees and woodland areas, as included in the Order. Scale - 1 :2500
3 February 1953

33. Copy of the County of Cardigan (Gwernant) Tree Preservation Order, no. 1, 1953, made under the Town and Country Planning (Tree Preservation Order) Regialations, 1950. 
With map of Gwernant, O.S. XXXIX.3 and 7, showing location of woodland areas as included in the Order. Scale - 1:2500
20 January 1953

34. Copy of the County of Cardigan (Lovesgrove) Tree Preservation Order, no. 1, 1953 made under the Town and Country Planning (Tree Preservation Order) Regulations, 1950. 
With map of Lovesgrove, O.S. VI.11, showing location of trees, groups of trees and woodland areas, as included in the Order. Scale - 1:2500
5 February 1953

35. Brief for the Prosecution in the case of a contravention of the County of Cardigan (Peterwell Estate) Tree Preservation Order, no. 1. 1951, relating to 25 trees in the woodland area, W2, Henfeddau Wood, between the Cardigan Timber Company Limited and Cardiganshire County Council. (3 copies) 
November 1953

36. Brief for the Prosecution in the case of a contravention of the County of Cardigan (Peterwell Estate) Tree Preservation Order, no. 1, 1951, relating to 9 oak trees in woodland area W4, between the Cardigan Timber Company Limited and Cardiganshire County Council. (2 copies) 
November 1953

37. Instructions to Messrs. Strutt and Parker, solicitors, from J E R Carson, clerk to the Council, in the case of the Cardigan Timber Company versus the Cardiganshire County council. Lands Tribunal ref. no. 13/1956. (2 copies) 
August 1956

38. Pencilled notes written by J M L (John Maxwell Landers) for the guidance of Mr Roderic Bowen, Counsel for Cardiganshire County Council, (marked "please destroy after use") 
13 November 1953

39. Accounts of the Cardigan Timber Company Limited. (Photocopies of 10 sheets) 
1953 - 1956

40. Evidence to be given by the principal witnesses for the Prosecution in the case of the contravention of the County of Cardigan (Peterwell Estate; Tree Preservation Orders, held before the Lampeter Magistrates. 
1953

41. Miscellaneous papers and maps in the case of the contravention of the County of Cardigan (Peterwell Estate) Tree Preservation Orders and the subsequent claim for compensation by the Cardigan Timber Company Limited. 
1953 - 1956
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