Tudalen Hafan / Home Page

Archifdy Ceredigion Archives
DSO/10: West Wales Naturalists' Trust & Dyfed Wildlife Trust


Acc. 690



Ref: DSO/10

Reference: [GB 0212] DSO/10
Title: Records of the West Wales Naturalists' Trust and the Dyfed Wildlife Trust.
Date(s): 1960-1984
Level: Fonds
Extent: 0.065m3

Source of Acquisition:
Deposited in the Cardiganshire Record Office 31 August 1989, by the Dyfed Wildlife Trust.

Administrative History:
      The Trust began life as the Pembrokeshire Bird Protection Society in 1938; in 1945 it extended its coverage to include Pembrokeshire, Carmarthenshire, Cardiganshire and Merioneth, and changed its name to the West Wales Field Society. In 1961 it was resolved to dissolve the Field Society and reform as the West Wales Naturalistsí Trust.
     The West Wales Naturalists' Trust (1962-1984), subsequently became the West Wales Trust for Nature Conservation (from 1984), by 1989 it had become the Dyfed Wildlife Trust, then later the West Wales Wildlife Trust, and through a merger with the Glamorgan Wildlife Trust in 2002 now exists in its present form as the Wildlife Trust of South and West Wales

Scope and Content:
1-10. Minutes.

1. West Wales Naturalists' Trust, Nature Reserves Committee, 1966-1971.

2. West Wales Naturalists' Trust, Council of Management, 1966-1973.

3. West Wales Naturalists' Trust, Council of Management, 1974-1975. (Includes minutes of Reserves Committee, 1974)

4. West Wales Naturalists' Trust, Council of Management, 1976-1977. (Includes supporting papers).

5. Cardiganshire and Merionethshire Reserves Committee, 1967-January 1972; Cardiganshire Reserves Committee, April 1972-March 1974 (Includes supporting papers).

6. Cardiganshire Branch, County Committee, 1969-1974.

7. Cardiganshire Branch, 1974-1975; Ceredigion Branch, 1975-1976; North Ceredigion Section 1977-1981 (Includes correspondence).

8. North Ceredigion Section, 1982-1984.

9. Carmarthenshire County Branch, 1966-1974.

10. Pembrokeshire County Branch, 1969-1974.


11-13. Reports and Newsletters.

11. Reports received by the Council of Management 1966-1976, including West Wales Naturalists' Trust, printed reports, 1966-1971, 1974, 1976, and Memorandum and Articles of Association of the Trust, incorporated 27 June 1962.

12. Cardiganshire Branch, reports 1964-1974.

13. File containing: West Wales Naturalists' Trust, Bulletin, nos.2-3, 5-8, 10-14, 16, 18-25, 27-37 (1972-1984) Annual Reports, 1974-1979.

14. Membership. Cardiganshire Members, 1968, 1971, 1975.


15-26. Correspondence: general.
15. AB
16. CD
17. EFG
18. HI
19. JKL
20. M
21. NO
22. PQ
23. R
24. S
25. TUV
26. WXYZ


27-38. Correspondence: specific.

27. West Wales Field Society, 1960-1962

28. Nant-y-moch, 1963

29. Dillwyn Miles, 1968-1974

30. Council for Nature, etc, 1963-1967

31. Pembrokeshire Section, 1969-1970; Prince of Wales Committee, 1969-1971

32. Conservation in Wales: conference in Aberystwyth, 1969

33. Society for the Promotion of Nature Reserves: conference in Oxford, 1970

34. Cardiganshire Branch Projects, 1969-1972

35. Cardiganshire 1970 Committee: Education and Publicity, 1970-1971

36. Cardiganshire 1970 Committee: Countryside in 1970

37. Cardiganshire 1970 Committee: County Survey

38. Constitution Hill Nature Trail


39. Financial Papers.

39. Secretary's expenses, Cardiganshire branch, 1971-1973,


Acc. 845



Ref: DSO/10/addl

Reference: [GB 0212] DSO/10/addl
Title: Records of the West Wales Naturalists' Trust and the Dyfed Wildlife Trust.
Date(s): 1981-1989
Level: Fonds
Extent: 1 file

Source of Acquisition:
Additional records of the Dyfed Wildlife Trust, deposited, 16 February 1993.
Cofnodion ychwanegol Ymddiriedolaeth Bywyd Gwyllt Dyfed, adneuwyd 16 Chwefror 1993

Scope and Content:
1. Minutes of the North Ceredigion Section Committee, 5 October 1984 - 27 November 1989

2. Minutes of the North Ceredigion Conservation Committee 15 October 1984 - 20 October 1989

3. Correspondence, 17 December 1981 - 17 December 1986

4. Correspondence 17 December 1986 - 2 November 1987

5. Correspondence 10 March 1988 - 2 November 1988

6. Correspondence 22 February 1989 - 11 December 1989

Ceredigion Archives - 40 years of preserving the past for the future - and counting
Admin