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DSO/2: Boy Scouts Association


Acc. 498, 506, 508, 522, 670, 1820, 1890, 1924, 1925, 1948



Ref: DSO/2

Reference: [GB 0212] DSO/2
Title: Records of the Ceredigion Scout Council
Date(s): 1909-2007
Level: Fonds
Extent: 0.121m3

Source of Acquisition:
Acc. 498
Deposited in the Cardiganshire Record Office by the District Secretary, Teifi Scout District Council, 10 April 1985
Acc. 506
Deposited in the Cardiganshire Record Office by the District Secretary, Ceredigion Scout Council (Teifi District), 5 June 1985
Acc. 508
Deposited in the Cardiganshire Record Office, 18 June 1985
Acc. 522
Deposited in the Cardiganshire Record Office by the District Secretary, Ceredigion County Scout Council, Teifi District, 17 September 1985
Acc. 670
Deposited in the Cardiganshire Record Office by the County Secretary, Ceredigion County Scout Council. 20 December 1988.
Acc. 1820
Found in the Archive Strongrooms, 22 March 2006. (Original deposit date unknown, but post 2004)
Acc.1890
Deposited on behalf of the Ceredigion Scouts Council, 1 February 2007
Acc. 1924
Deposited on behalf of the Ceredigion Scouts Council, 5 April 2007.
Acc.1925
Deposited on behalf of the Ceredigion Scouts Council, 2 July 2007.
Acc.1948
Deposited on behalf of the Ceredigion Scouts Council, 13 August 2007.


Note: Portions of this collection remain at present uncatalogued. Acc, 1413, Acc.2298
Acc.2433, Acc.2699, Acc.2707 will be listed and this catalogue updated when resources permit.

Scope and Content:
DSO/2/1: Records of the former Mid-Ceredigion Scout District.

1. Annual census papers, 1951 - 1981

2. Registration forms and warrants, 1956 - 1973

3. Insurance forms and receipts, 1963 - 1973

4. General correspondence, 1973 - 1976

5. Executive Committee minutes, 1974 - 1978

6. Miscellaneous documents and correspondence, 1976 - 1981

Records of the former South Ceredigion Scout District.

7. Miscellaneous papers and documents, 1923 - 1979

8. Correspondence, 1978 - 1981 New Quay Scouts.

9. History of Scouting in New Quay (with photographs), 1913  1981

10. 1st New Quay Scout Group, Minutes, 1977 - 1981

11. 1st New Quay Scout Group, Correspondence, 1977 - 1981

12. Welsh Scout Council, 1980 Year Book containing a photograph from the 1925 formation of the Welsh Scout Council.

13. Minute Book of the formation of scouting at Newcastle Emlyn, 1910. 1910

14. Ninth Annual Report of the Executive Committee of the Council of the Boy Scouts Association. January 1918

15. Booklet, The Boy Scouts; what they are, what they do, and what Scouting does for them. c.1909

16. The Boy Scouts Association Headquarters Gazette, December 1913. December 1913

17. Circular XXX. Information as to joining The Boy Scouts.

18. Two leaflets by Lieut.-General Sir Robert Baden-Powell, K.C.B.
     1. Scouting for Boys: an explanation
     2. All About the Boy Scouts undated, c.1909

19. Bills and receipts from A.W. Carnage Ltd., Holborn, London, for the supply of items of scout uniform, 1 November 1910 - 1 September 1911. (6 items)

20. Receipted bill from Ben Thomas, family draper and outfitter, Newcastle Emlyn, for supply of uniform hats. 28 October 1910

21. Record of items of uniform purchased, and of money received from individual Scouts, attached to pay-in slip for the Boy Scouts account at the Metropolitan Bank, 1 November - 22 December 1910.

22 Newspaper cuttings from the Cardigan and Tivyside Advertiser, of articles by Donald Davies in his column 'Those were the Days', on Cardigan Boy Scouts, 2nd, 9th August 1985.


DSO/2/2: Records of Registration.

1-15. Registration forms or warrants.
     1-3. Association Returns: Form B
     1. Aberystwyth Local Association, date formed: April 1910
     2. Lampeter Local Association, warrant granted, 6 December 1911
     3. Lampeter Local Association, including Lampeter Urban, Lampeter Rural and      Tregaron Date formed: 8 October 1914 Local Association warrant granted      5      November 1914 [ref. 196270]
     
     4-6. The Boy Scouts Association: Form B & 1
     4. Lampeter Local Association, 12 August 1920
     5. Newcastle Emlyn Local Association, 4 February 1925 [with covering letter]
     6. Cardigan Local Association, 18 January 1928
     
     7-11. The Boy Scouts Association: Form AB
     7. North Cardiganshire Local Association [Aberystwyth Urban and Rural      Districts],      28 October 1943
     8. Llangranog Local Association, 6 Sept. 1950
     9. Cardigan and District Local Association [Cardigan, Aberporth, Blaenporth,      Tresaith, Rhydlewis, Cilgerran, Llechryd, Llangoedmore, St. Dogmaels] 24      March 1954
     10. Lampeter Local Association, 4 April 1957 [with effect from 24 Feb. 1957]
     11. Aberporth Local Association, 11 Jan. 1961
     
     12 - 15. The Scout Association: Form A
     12. North Ceredigion District, 22 Dec.1981
     13. North Ceredigion District, n.d.
     14. Mid Ceredigion District, n.d.
     15. South Ceredigion District, n.d.

16. Depositor's schedule, with notes

17. Scouting in Lampeter, by Peter Morris [1988]


DSO/2/3: North Ceredigion District Scouts

1. List of documents sent to Ceredigion Archives in 1988

2. Executive Committee Minute Books, April 1960-May 2004

3. AGM minutes, 1955-1989, (missing: 1958, 1960, 1964, 1965)

4. Registration forms for district and groups, 1910-1987

5. North Ceredigion District Census returns, 1960-1981, 1991-2004

6. 7 photographs of scout camping activities, n.d. c.1970s-early 1980s

7. Photograph of North Ceredigion Scout Council, 1989 and related press cuttings, 1896-2003
8. Records of 1st Penrhyncoch Group, 1977-1989

9. "80 Years of Scouting in North Ceredigion, 1909-1989", with papers relating to the anniversary celebrations

10. Publication concerning the 75th anniversary of the Welsh Scout Council.

11. Misc. papers: district directories, Scouts' Spring Fair, discussion document on scouting in Ceredigion by Alec Carr.

12. Summary of groups entered in annual censuses 1957-2004

13-30. Annual Scout census
13. 1988
14. 1989
15. 1990
16. 1991
17. 1992
18. 1993
19. 1994
20. 1995
21. 1996
22. 1997
23. 1998
24. 1999
25. 2000
26. 2001
27. 2002
28. 2003
29. 2004
30. 2007

31. Scouts in Ceredigion scrapbook c.1982-1994

32. Homemade photo album numbered 124: Introductory course Aberaeron 7-8 March 1982

33. Homemade photo album numbered 127: The district Fun Run, Sports and Pig Roast held at Drevach Velindre 27 September 1992

34. Homemade photo album numbered 132: Scouting Activities 1994-1995

35. Folder of mainly committee reports of Teifi district c.1983-2003

36. Box of census records for groups in Teifi district c.1997-2007

37. Minute Book no. 1: Former South Ceredigion District 1978-1982 and Teifi District 1982-1990

38. Minute Book no. 2: teifi District 1990-1997

39. Minutes of meetings, mainly leaders c.1997-2002

40. Papers relating to 1st New Quay Sea Scout Group, 1980s.

41. Misc. papers relating to 3rd & 4th Aberystwyth, 2nd Borth, Aberporth & Parcllyn, 2nd New Quay, 1st Llandysul, N. Cards. Carol concerts.

42. Teifi District Papers 1990s-2000s

43. Scout leaders' meetings 1996-2003

44. Finance and General Purposes Committee 1990s

45. County AGM papers 1971-1985 and 1990-2004

46. Mostly Lampeter: Camp at St. Davids 1936; Camp Gazette 1939; miscellaneous.

47. Correspondence re early days of scouting in Ceredigion

48. Material from Mr. Harry Brooksby, former Scout leader of 3rd Aberystwyth

49. Scouting in Ceredigion: A Short History by Roy Lewis, 2007.


DSO/2/4: Ceredigion Scout Council

1. 1st Lampeter Group of Boy Scouts', Album of camp photographs etc., 1926-1935

2. Annual Census data for Scouts in Cardiganshire 1957-1987 (figures for individual groups given for some years)


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