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DSO/111: Aberystwyth Golf Club


Acc. 2451



Ref: DSO/111

Reference: [GB 0212] DSO/111
Title: Records of the Aberystwyth Golf Club
Date(s): 1911-1968
Extent: 0.048m3
Level: Fonds

Scope And Content: Collection of documents relating to the management of Aberystwyth Golf Club, including: minutes of meetings of various committees, correspondence, invoices and statements, lists of members, annual reports, and other miscellaneous items. 


Title: DSO/111/1
Date(s): 1911-1965
Level: Series
Extent: 11 items
Scope And Content: Minutes: various minute books, the majority of which are from meetings of the directors and meetings of the executive committee.


Title: DSO/111/1/1
Date(s): 1911-1942
Level: Item
Extent: 1 volume
Scope And Content: Minutes. Large green, bound volume entitled ‘Aberystwyth Golf Company Ltd Minute Book.’ Includes: minutes of directors’ meetings, (1911-1942); leaflets of directors’ annual reports, inserted at each corresponding year, (which include accounts and balance sheets); minutes of ordinary general meetings of shareholders. 


Title: DSO/111/1/2
Date(s): 1943-1949
Level: Item
Extent: 1 volume
Scope And Content: Minutes. Bound MS book containing minutes of meetings of the directors of the golf club, and joint meetings of the board of directors and the executive committee.


Title: DSO/111/1/3
Date(s): 1912-1921
Level: Item
Extent: 1 volume
Scope And Content: Minutes. Small blue and red, bound MS book, containing minutes of meetings of the executive committee, and other sub-committees. 


Title: DSO/111/1/4
Date(s): January 1921–June 1932
Level: Item
Extent: 1 volume
Scope And Content: Minutes. Bound MS book of executive committee minutes.


Title: DSO/111/1/5
Date(s): June 1932–April 1940
Level: Item
Extent: 1 volume
Scope And Content: Minutes. Small blue, bound MS book, containing the minutes of the meetings of the executive committee.


Title: DSO/111/1/6
Date(s): 1940-1950
Level: Item
Extent: 1 volume
Scope And Content: Minutes. Small red, bound MS book, containing minutes of meetings of the executive committee, and other sub-committees. 


Title: DSO/111/1/7
Date(s): 1950-1959
Level: Item
Extent: 1 volume
Scope And Content: Minutes. Bound MS book containing minutes of meetings of the executive committee.


Title: DSO/111/1/8
Date(s): 1959-1964
Level: Item
Extent: 1 volume
Scope And Content: Minutes. A blue, bound MS book, containing minutes of meetings of the executive committee.


Title: DSO/111/1/9
Date(s): 1948-1954
Level: Item
Extent: 1 volume
Scope And Content: Minutes. MS notebook containing lists of members’ handicaps; minutes of handicapping committee meetings; loose, miscellaneous items at the end of the notebook. 


Title: DSO/111/1/10
Date(s): 1935-1957
Level: Item
Extent: 1 volume
Scope And Content: Minutes. Greens committee MS minute book.


Title: DSO/111/1/11
Date(s): 1961-1965
Level: Item
Extent: 1 volume
Scope And Content: Minutes. Greens committee MS minute book, with a number of typescript pages of minutes inserted throughout.


Title: DSO/111/2
Date(s): 1912-1968
Level: Series
Extent: 13 files
Scope And Content: Management: legal documents; invoices and statements from various suppliers, letters from suppliers, customs and excise, and other golf clubs; annual reports and account statements.


Title: DSO/111/2/1
Date(s): 1912-1954
Level: Item
Extent: 1 file
Scope And Content: Management. A copy of a legal agreement, approving the letting of parts of the land at Brynymor Farm to the golf club by the landowners, (dated 23 March 1912); a copy of a legal agreement, approving the letting of land at Penglaisefach, in Llangorwen, to the golf club, (dated 4 July 1945); completed forms certifying right of way for the Merseyside and North Wales Electricity Board to enter the golf club’s land for the erection of overhead lines, including maps illustrating the location of proposed lines, (dated 1954).


Title: DSO/111/2/2
Date(s): 1936-1961
Level: Item
Extent: 1 file
Scope And Content: Management. Notices from Customs and Excise requesting the club’s annual statements of purchases of alcohol, (3 notices); notices of wages regulation for a licensed, non-residential establishment, (2 notices); copy of terms and conditions by which the club can sell tobacco, (1pp); letter from the brewery informing on the increased price of Guinness, (1pp); letters from Fairway Games Co., the club’s supplier of golfing equipment, (1954-1956); letter from Welsh Golfing Union re: the Victory Shield Foursomes, (dated 15 December, 1960); entry form for the Victory Shield Foursomes, from the Welsh Golfing Union, (dated 1961); receipt of purchases of soft drinks from Evans & Son Plynlimon Mineral Water Works, (dated 9 October, 1957).


Title: DSO/111/2/3
Date(s): 1948-1953
Level: Item
Extent: 1 file
Scope And Content: Management. Letter and a form of proposal for alteration of valuation, from the Inland Revenue Valuation Office, (dated 6 February 1953); quotations from Aberystwyth Gas Company; letters to the club concerning repairs to Brynymor Road, construction of road signs, and cleaning of cess pools, (dated 1948-1950).  


Title: DSO/111/2/4
Date(s): 1951-1952
Level: Item
Extent: 1 file
Scope And Content: Management. Correspondence between the club secretary, Mr. W.H. Roberts and Mr. E.G. Jenkins, regarding the appointment of Jenkins and his wife as club professional and stewardess.


Title: DSO/111/2/5
Date(s): 1955-1959
Level: Item
Extent: 1 file
Scope And Content: Management. Letters to Dr. C. Monk, club secretary, (the majority of which concern the appointment of a new green keeper/professional and stewardess). 


Title: DSO/111/2/6
Date(s): 1956-1958
Level: Item
Extent: 1 file
Scope And Content: Management. Letters from: Borough of Aberystwyth; Mid-Wales Golf Union; various golf clubs throughout Wales. Also includes: advertisement for the Aberystwyth Golf Club Whitsun Amateur Open Meeting, 19-22 May, 1956; the results of the Welsh Golfing Union’s inter-club foursomes, held at Royal St. David’s Golf Club, Harlech, 1955.


Title: DSO/111/2/7
Date(s): 1958
Level: Item
Extent: 1 file
Scope And Content: Management. Letters from: Borough of Aberystwyth; County of Cardigan; Llandeilo Golf Club; Llandrindod Wells Golf Club; brewers; suppliers; accountants; individual members. Also includes suppliers’ advertisements, price lists and catalogues, and samples. Also: a copy of a bulletin by the Golf Society of Great Britain (Winter 1957). 


Title: DSO/111/2/8
Date(s): 1949-1959
Level: Item
Extent: 1 file
Scope And Content: Management and Miscellaneous. Large white envelope containing: statement of accounts for the year ended 1949; extract of a report to the executive committee, (dated 1953); budgetary statement for 1950; list of officers and committee members, (dated 1950-1951 and 1958-1959); statement of accounts for the year ended 1958; report to the executive committee, (dated 1958); list of those present at a general meeting, (dated 23 March 1957); various letters to the secretary (dated 1959); annual report of the Welsh Golfing Union, (1958).


Title: DSO/111/2/9
Date(s): 1951-1962
Level: Item
Extent: 1 file
Scope And Content: Management and Miscellaneous. Annual reports for the club including: lists of officers and committee members; annual accounts; reports of the executive committee.


Title: DSO/111/2/10
Date(s): 1958
Level: Item
Extent: 1 file
Scope And Content: Management and Miscellaneous. Balance sheet and accounts for the year ended 31 December 1958.


Title: DSO/111/2/11
Date(s): c.1960s
Level: Item
Extent: 1 file
Scope And Content: Management. Brief letter written on Bronglais General Hospital headed paper, requesting the recipient’s attendance at a meeting to discuss the club rules, (author unknown); two photocopies of a MS draft of the rules of Aberystwyth Golf Club.


Title: DSO/111/2/12
Date(s): 1962-1964
Level: Item
Extent: 1 file
Scope And Content: Management. Particulars for the vacancy of club professional and stewardess; transcript of chairman’s speech regarding the responsibilities of the club professional; letters from various applicants for the position of club professional, (dated August-September 1962); shortlist of preferred candidates for the position of club professional, (approx. Date(s): September 1962); copies of letters acknowledging applications; quotation from Alltgoch Quarries for road surfacing, (dated 10 September 1962); green’s committee’s schedule of long term work to be considered; letter, brochure and price list from Atco Motor Mower Manufacturers; (14 August 1964); miscellaneous notes.


Title: DSO/111/2/13
Date(s): 1964-1968
Level: Item
Extent: 1 file
Scope And Content: Management and Miscellaneous. Typewritten list of officers and members for 1964-1965; report of the executive committee; accounts and balance sheet for the year ended 31 December 1964; menu for men’s section’s first annual dinner, at the Belle Vue Hotel, 15 February 1968.


Title: DSO/111/3
Date(s): 1911-1961
Level: Series
Extent: 8 items
Scope And Content: Membership: registers of members; lists of prospective members; draft rules; schedules of annual subscriptions; letters of resignation.


Title: DSO/111/3/1
Date(s): 1911-1953
Level: Item
Extent: 1 volume
Scope And Content: Membership. Large red and blue, bound MS book, entitled ‘Aberystwyth Golf Company Ltd.’ Contents include: a register of members and share ledgers, (dated 1911-1946); register of transferors from other clubs, (1913-1919); lists of the names and addresses of directors of Aberystwyth Golf Co., (dated 1911-1919).


Title: DSO/111/3/2
Date(s): 1921 and 1928
Level: Item
Extent: 1 file
Scope And Content: Membership. Copy of Rules of the Welsh Golfing Union, (dated 11 February 1921); copy of Corresponding Handicap Tables, issued by the British Golf Unions’ Joint Advisory Committee, (dated March 1928).


Title: DSO/111/3/3
Date(s): 1943-1949
Level: Item
Extent: 1 volume
Scope And Content: Membership. Bound MS book: register of club members. 


Title: DSO/111/3/4
Date(s): 1955-1959
Level: Item
Extent: 1 file
Scope And Content: Membership. Forms of proposal for membership stating the names and addresses of prospective members. 


Title: DSO/111/3/5
Date(s): 1957-1959
Level: Item
Extent: 1 file
Scope And Content: Membership. Typewritten registers of names and addresses of club members.


Title: DSO/111/3/6
Date(s): 1955-1959
Level: Item
Extent: 1 file
Scope And Content: Membership. Letters of resignation.


Title: DSO/111/3/7
Date(s): c.1960-1961
Level: Item
Extent: 1 file
Scope And Content: Membership. ‘Draft Rules,’ setting out the composition and objectives of the club, with a schedule of annual subscriptions, (4pp); ‘rules and bylaws’ with a note that reads ‘amended April 1960,’ (3pp); list of names and addresses of club members (5pp); a letter, to Mr. Charles, the club secretary, from Mr. Churchill, expressing his thanks for the invitation to the club’s centenary (actually jubilee) lunch, (1pp, dated 28 October, 1961).


Title: DSO/111/3/8
Date(s): 1961
Level: Item
Extent: 1 file
Scope And Content: Membership. Letters from: Borough of Aberystwyth; Welsh Golfing Union; Mid-Wales Golf Union; Llandrindod Wells Golf Club; solicitors; individuals responding to invitations to the club’s jubilee dinner, (scheduled for October, 1961); members informing the secretary of their resignations; various other businesses or organizations.
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