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Borough of Cardigan: Treasurer’s Department


Acc. Various



Ref: CDM/TR

Reference: [GB 0212] CDM/TR
Title: Records of the Treasurer’s Department
Date(s): 1856-1974
Level: Series
Extent: 1.516m3

Scope and Content: Records of the Treasurer’s department of the Cardigan Borough Council; including Abstracts of accounts; Rate Books; Valuation records; Rating Records (other than rate books and valuation lists); Financial records of the Burial Board of St Mary, Cardigan; Salaries and employees; Bank Account books; and Treasurer's Account Books and Ledgers

Ref:  CDM/TR/1
CDM/TR/1: Abstracts of accounts
for years ending March:
1. 1900
2. 1901
3. 1902
4. 1903
5. 1904
6. 1905
7. 1906
8. 1907
9. 1908
10. 1909
11. 1911
12. 1912
13. 1913
14. 1915
15. 1916
16. 1917
17. 1918
18. 1919
19. 1920
20. 1921
21. 1922
23. 1924
24. 1925
25. 1926
26. 1927
27. 1928
28. 1929
29. 1936
30. 1940
31. 1941
32. 1942
33. 1943
34. 1944
35. 1945
36. 1946
37. 1949
38. 1950 (2)
39. 1952 (printer's copy)
40. 1953 (printer's copy)
41. 1953
42. 1954 (printer's copy)
43. 1954
44. 1955 (printer's copy)
45. 1955
46. 1956 (printer's copy)
47. 1956
48. 1957
49. 1957
50. 1958
51. 1959
52. 1959
53. 1961
54. 1962
55. 1965
56. 1966
57. Copies of epitome of accounts, 1939-1949


Ref:  CDM/TR/2
CDM/TR/2: Rate Books
1. Lighting Rate Account, 1871
2. General District Rate, 1880
3. Poor Rate, parish of St. Mary, Cardigan, May 1914

4a–4b. General District Rate,
4a. 1914
4b. 1915–16

5–8. Poor rate, parish of St Mary, Cardigan
5. June 1920
6. May 1925
7. November 1925
8. 1927

9–10. General District Rate
9. May 1927
10. June 1928

11–12. Rate Charge, parish of St. Dogmaels
11. 1929–30
12. 1929–30

13–53. General Rate Books
13. 1932–33
14. 1933–34
15. 1934–35
16. 1935–36
17. 1936–37
18. 1937–38
19. 1938–39
20. 1939–40
21. 1940–41
22. 1941–42
23. 1942–43
24. 1943–44
25. 1944–45
26. 1945–46
27. 1946–47
28. 1947–48
29. 1948–49
30. 1949–50
31. 1950–51
32. 1951–52
33. 1952–53
34. 1953–54
35. 1954–55
36. 1955–56
37. 1956–57
38. 1957–58
39. 1958–59
40. 1959–60
41. 1960–61
42. 1961-62
43. 1962–63
44. 1963–64
45. 1964–65
46. 1965–66
47. 1966–67
48. 1967–68
49. 1968–69
50. 1969–70
51. 1970–71
52. 1971–72
53. 1972–73

54–77. Water Rate Books
54. 1929–30
55. 1935–36
56. 1936–37
57. 1937–38
58. 1938–39
59. 1939–40
60. 1940–41
61. 1941–42
62. 1942–43
63. 1943–44
64. 1944–45
65. 1945–46
66. 1946–47
67. 1947–48
68. 1948–49
69. 1949–50
70. 1950–51
71. 1951–52
72. 1952–53
73. 1953–54
74. 1954–55
75. 1955–56
76. 1956–57
77. 1957–58


Ref:  CDM/TR/3
CDM/TR/3: Valuation records
1. Cardigan Union, St Dogmael's parish valuation list, 1910
2. Cardigan Union, parish of St Mary, Cardigan, valuation list, – c.1917
3. Office draft valuation list, May 1928
4. Valuation list, register of proposals, June-August 1929
5. Valuation list, borough of Cardigan, 1933, parish of St Mary, 1929 i---
6. Special list valuations, with correspondence, 1930–1931
7. Notice of amendment of valuation list, 1929–1930
8. Valuation list, February 1934 ^
9. Notice of amendment of valuation list, 1934–1950
10. Office draft valuation list, 1937–1938
11–12. Valuation list, part 1 (non industrial and freight - transport hereditaments), made under the Rating Valuation Act 1955, dated December 1955, received by the Valuation Officer, Aberystwyth, March 1956
13. Same, 1956–1961
14. Valuation list, December 1962
15. Valuation Direction sheets, part 1 (non industrial or freight-transport hereditaments) and part 11 (industrial) 1956–1961


Ref:  CDM/TR/4
CDM/TR/4: Rating Records (other than rate books and valuation lists)
1–3. Rate account books.
1. 1930–31
2. 1931–32
3. 1932

4–5. Water Rate cash account books.
4. 1933–48
5. 1948–58

6. Cash account book, 1938–48
7. Record of payments made by J.R. Davies, rate and rent collector, on account of Cardigan borough, to William Lewis, treasurer of the corporation. March 1891–April 1906
8. Bank account book of J. R. Davies, March 1906–July 1909
9. Rate collector's statements, October 1909–July 1914

10–11. Rates summons list and costs accounts.
10. 1929–46
11. 1946–71
11a. 1971–74

12–14. Summons issued re defaulters.
12. December 1966
13. May 1967
14. August 1967

15–20. Rate arrears books.
15. 1928–34
16. 1934–40
17. 1940–48
18. 1948–57
19. 1957–62
20. 1962–68

21–25. Irrecoverable rates book.
21. 1939–45
22. 1945–54
23. 1954–60
24. 1961–66
25. 1966–72

26. Register of warrants re arrears of rates, 1937–1941
27. General rate fund expenditure book, 1967–1971

28–32. Water rate receipt books.
28. September 1956–July 1957
29. July–September 1957
30. September 1957–March 1958
31. March–June 1958
32. June–August 1958

33. Record of reductions of rates granted to charitable organizations, 1957–1972
34. Survey of rateable properties in Cardigan, n.d.
35. Rating Officer's return of new properties, additions to properties and changes in occupation necessitating rating changes, 1928–1929

36–37 Rating and valuation, returns of facts and dates.
36. January 1933–May 1934
37. June 1939–March 1957

38. Register of information sent to valuation officer and consequential action, June 1950

39–40. Estimated product of penny rate.
39. October 1928–January 1948
40. January 1949–February 1966


Ref:  CDM/TR/5
CDM/TR/5: Financial records of the Burial Board of St Mary, Cardigan.
1. General Ledger, 1877–1916
2. General Ledger, 1916–1964
3. Cash book, 1877–1956
4. Account book, 1914–1936
5. Receipt Book, 1955–1961
6. Summary of fees, 1960–1964


Ref:  CDM/TR/6
CDM/TR/6: Salaries and employees.
1–3. Wages books
1. December 1942–September 1947
2. October 1947–August 1954
3. September 1954–August 1960

4–5. Registers of monthly salaries
4. 1944–1956
5. 1956–1966

6–15. Time books and sheets
6. Time book, 1928
7–15. Sheets
7. 1949–1950
8. 1950–1951
9. 1951–1952
10. 1952–1953
11. 1953–1954
12. 1954–1955
13. 1958
14. 1959
15. 1962

16–17. Wages analysis.
16. 1957–1959
17. 1959–1962

18. Return of amounts payable to the superannuation authority, with loose working papers, 1939–1952.


Ref:  CDM/TR/7
CDM/TR/7: Bank Account books.
1–5. Cardigan Mayor and Corporation estate account/borough fund account.
1. January 1856–June 1871
2. June 1871–June 1880
3. June 1880–July 1883
4. April 1883–November 1897
5. November 1897–April 1929

6–9. Port Sanitary Authority.
6. August 1879–October 1904
7. November 1905–August 1911
8. January 1912–March 1918
9. March 1918–April 1929

10. Urban Sanitary Authority, March 1898–April 1929

11–12. Cardigan (Town) Improvement Fund.
11. December 1897–March 1914
12. July 1935–June 1953

13–16. Cardigan Borough general account books.
13. February 1922–November 1936
14. November 1936–May 1944
15. April 1947–March 1951
16. November 1951–August 1955

17–21. District Rate Account.
17. April 1883–September 1887
18. September 1887–May 1895
19. May 1895–February 1903
20. February 1903–June 1910
21. June 1910–February 1922

22–24 Borough Rating Authority.
22. April 1927–August 1940
23. August 1940–March 1953
24. April 1953–March 1956

25. E Bowen esq. and D Morgan Jones, town clerk, June 1909-February 1914
26. David Morgan Jones, Priory Street, Cardigan [town clerk] June 1911-December 1919
27. John Davies esq, mayor of Cardigan, January 1910-February 1914

28-31. Rent and Toll account.
28. April 1883–December 1891
29. December 1891–June 1908
30. December 1916–September 1924
31. December 1924–April 1929

32–35. Cardigan Fat Show/Fat Cattle Show account.
32. November 1901–October 1905
33. June 1911–June 1914
34. January 1923–February 1932
35. February 1932–December 1940

36-38A. Market and Slaughter account.
36. January 1905–November 1906
37. November 1906–October 1917
38. October 1917–November 1925
38A. November 1925–April 1929

39. Housing account, 1926

40-43. Cardigan Borough Waterworks account.
40. April 1929–January 1949
41. January 1949–November 1951
42. November 1951–March 1954
43. March 1954–March 1956

44. Pensarnau Jubilee Fund, June 1897–December 1899
45. Miles's Charity Trustees, January 1899–June 1941

46–48. Borough (Town) Distress Committee account.
46. December 1914–June 1920 (Borough)
47. August 1914–December 1916 (Town)
48. December 1915–July 1916 (Town)

49–51. Mayor's Local Distress Fund.
49. December 1922–March 1926
50. March 1926–January 1928
51. January 1928–April 1946

52. "Our Boys" Fund. Comforts for Welsh regiments,
53. Mayor of Cardigan's Belgian Refugee fund, November 1914-January 1916
54. Cardigan Cenotaph Fund, February – November 1923

55–56. Mayor's Relief Fund.
55. March 1925–June 1927
56. June–December 1927

57. Mayor's Eisteddfod Fund, June – October 1926

58-60. King George V Memorial Collections account.
58. May–December 1937
59. December 1937–November 1938
60. November 1938–January 1952

61. Overseers, parish of St. Mary, Cardigan, March 1920–April 1927
62. William Wagner Mitchell, esq. solicitor, June 1888-March 1891


Ref:  CDM/TR/8
CDM/TR/8: Treasurer's Account Books and Ledgers
1. "Ledger Book", September 1856–March 1869
2. "Journal": expenditure of accounts, 1866–1874
3. General ledger, August 1877–July 1880
4. Ledger, September 1880–March 1894
5. Ledger, March 1892–March 1896
6. "Mayor and Corporation of Cardigan, Treasurer's Book", April 1894–September 1916.
7. Ledger, August 1897–June 1925
8. "Corporation Private Ledger", March 1912–March 1914
9. Ledger, April 1913–March 1917
10. Cash book, March 1919–March 1929
11. "Corporation Private Ledger", April 1924–March 1960
12. Ledger, June 1925–December 1959
13. Journal, Treasurer's District Fund, April 1925–March 1929
14. "Day Book", November 1934–August 1936
15. General Ledger, March 1942–March 1950
16. General Ledger, March 1950–March 1959

17–19. Treasurer's Account Books.
16. March 1929–March 1946
17. March 1946–March 1965
18. April 1965–March 1973
19. ?

20–21. Cash Books.
20. May 1935–February 1939
21. February 1939–December 1942

22–25. Receipt and Expenditure books.
22. April 1929–December 1940
23. December 1940–March 1950
24. April 1950–March 1960
25. April 1960–March 1967

26–27. Clerk's receipts.
26. October 1936–March 1967
27. March 1967–March 1971

28–35. Accounts of expenditure.
28. March 1941–March 1943
29. Detail of expenditure against estimates, 1956
30. Analysis of expenditure, April 1957–March 1958
31. Analysis of expenditure, April 1958–March 1960
32. Analysis of expenditure, May 1960–March 1961
33. Analysis of expenditure, May 1962–March 1964
34. Analysis of expenditure, April 1964–March 1967
35. General expenditure, April 1971–March 1974

36–38. Sundry Debtors' Ledgers.
36. 1937–1961
37. 1961–1970
38. 1970–1971

39. Postage account, 1953–1973
40. Petty cash, March 1943–June 1959
41. Petty cash, July 1959–October 1968
42. Records of payments to members, November 1948–March 1974
43. Register of charges, April – December 1956

44–46. Copy order books.
44. March 1936–December 1942
45. November 1942–July 1948
46. August 1952–April 1957

47. General receipt book, December 1962–July 1963
48. Register of loan consents and mortgages, 1914–1971
49. Allotment holders and rents paid, 1922
50. Housing ledger, March 1926–March 1947
51. (?Housing) ledger, April 1948–March 1957
52. Housing Rent Account book, December 1937–March 1944
53. Rental register, 1957-1958, 1958-1959, 1959-1960

54–55. Collector's rent books.
54. June 1954–September 1956
55. December 1956–March 1957

56–58. Cardigan Waterworks Treasurer's account.
56. April 1929–January 1944
57. January 1944–March 1955
58. January 1956–January 1959

59. Market and slaughterhouse, receipts and payments, 1912–1948
60. Tolls and tallage accounts, 1936–1948
61. Market Tent book, 1966–1967
62. Sale of government-owned equipment, Cardigan market, February, 1946-1947
63. Mayor's Christmas Fund, 1959
64. Mayor's Christmas Fund, 1959
65. Miles Charity account book, June 1900–January 1940
66. Cenotaph Fund account book, January 1923.
67. TOC H War Appeal, September 1943 (7 notebooks)
68. Cardigan Development Association, July 1936–January 1937
69. File labelled "Our Boys Fund" containing canteen accounts, 1942-1946, final accounts, 1952 and notebooks regarding expenditure, etc.

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