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Borough of Lampeter: Secretary’s Department


Accession 10,17,127,162,742




Ref: LPM/SE
REFERENCE NUMBER: LPM/SE
TITLE: Records of the Secretary’s Department.
DATE(S):1879-1974
EXTENT:
LEVEL OF DESCRIPTION: Series.
SCOPE AND CONTENT: 

LPM/SE/1: Minute books of the council.

1. June 1879 - October 1890
2. November 1890 - July 1901
3. July 1901 - June 1909
4. July 1909 - March 1916
5. April 1916 - April 1921
6. May 1921 - April 1926
7. May 1926 - June 1931
8. July 1931 - July 1935
9. August 1935 - June 1941
10. July 1941 - August 1953
11. July 1953 - June 1966
12. June 1966 - December 1970
13. December 1970-March 1974(This item was part of ACC.742, transferred from the Town
     Hall, 30 October 1990.)
14. Draft minute book, 1960-1968
15. Index to minute books 1957-1961
16. Index to minute books 1969
17. Index to minute books , nd. 

[ex LPM/SE/1/1-9; SMB/L/200-202, 208-209, 212, 113]

LPM/SE/2: Minute Books of Committees. 

1.-2. War Memorial Committee
1. February 1919 - December 1921
2. April 1922 - August 1933

3.-4. Public Lights and Streets committee, 
3. January 1935 - May 1964
4. June 1964-January 1974 * 

5. Markets, Fairs and Halls committee, April 1938 - June 1955

6. Water and Fire Brigade Committee, December 1936 - April 1964

7.-9. Finance and General Purposes Committee
7. May 1945 - November 1957
8. July 1958 - January 1972
9. January 1972-March 1974* 

10. Health, Housing and Improvement Grants Committee, June 1964-January 1974* 

11. Staffing Committee, December 1965-January 1974* 

12. Development Committee, 1967-1972* 

13. Informal meetings of committees, 1961 - 1965

[ex LPM/SE/1/10-11, SMB/L/203-207, 114] 

* These items are part of ACC.742, transferred from the Town Hall on 30 October 1990.

LPM/SE/3: Records relating to councillors and council officers. 

1.-2. Declarations of acceptance of office
1. 1959-1967
2. 1967-1972

3. Attendance Register, 1960 - 1967

4.-5. Appointment and lists of representatives on various committees
4. c. 1950-1963
5. 1964

6. Appointment of Daniel James Davies as sanitary inspector, 1 August 1929

[ex SMB/L/38, 90, 210, 211, 217, 197]

LPM/SE/4: Records relating to legal agreements etc. 

1. Register of agreements, wayleaves, deeds etc. 1894-1959 [ex SMB /L/l] 
2. Form of guarantee between: 
     1. J.C. Harford and others
      2. The Mayor, Aldermen and Burgesses of Lampeter, 
      September 1893
      
3. Surrender: 
      1. Mary Evans
      2. J.C. Harford
of land in Lampeter. 
Consideration : £22
May 1906

4. Conveyance: 
      1. J.C. Harford and Miss M.C.E. Battersby Harford
      2. The Mayor, Aldermen and Burgesses of Lampeter
Land in Lampeter. 
Consideration : £35
June 1906

5. Lease: 
      1. John C. Harford
      2. The Mayor, Aldermen and Burgesses of Lampeter, 
a field near Lampeter Railway Station, for 21 years. 
Rent : £10 p.a. 
March 1922

6. Consent to temporary loan, June 1926

7. Agreement, 
      1. Messrs. William Jones & Sons
      2. Lampeter Town Council
Erection of electric light poles in the borough of Lampeter, April 1923

8. Agreement, 
      1. Thomas Williams
      2. John Ernest Lloyd
Laying of water pipes through part of Derigoch Farm, p. Silian,
June 1931

9. Wayleave agreement, 
      1. West Cambrian Power Co Ltd
      2. J. Ernest Lloyd for Lampeter Town Council
June 1935

10. Agreement, 
      1. The Town Council
      2. W.R. Lloyd
Terms as town clerk January 1937

11. Agreement, 
      1. West Cambrian Power Co. Ltd. 
      2. Mayor, Aldermen and Burgesses of Lampeter, 
Supply of electrical energy
29 November 1940
28 February 1941

12. Agreement, 
      1. Cardigan County Council
      2. Lampeter Borough Council
Under section 34 of the Housing Act 1949
10 January 1950

13. Tenancy Agreement, 
      1. Mayor, Aldermen and Burgesses of Lampeter
      2. Cardiganshire County Council
Lampeter Civil Defence Room July 1955

[ex SMB/L/173-175, 181-182, 184-186, 195-196, 198-199]


LPM/SE/5: Byelaws, statutory instruments etc. 

1.Power to appoint overseers, March 1895
[ex SMB/L/180] 

2. Order re election of auditors, July 1897
[ex SMB/2/178] 

3. Byelaws with respect to : 
      1. New streets and buildings
      2. Nuisances
      3. Cleansing of footways etc, 1898
[ex SMB/L/188] 

4. Power to appoint and revoke assistant overseer, October 1900
[ex SMB/2/179] 

5. Notice re meeting concerning resolution that Lampeter adopt the Public Libraries Acts, 1892-3 and that the borough be a library district, August 1907; with copy of the Welsh Gazette, 29 August 1907. 
[ex SMB/L/177] 

6. Infectious Diseases (Prevention) Act, 1890; adoption of Section 4, 28 February 1913. With copy of Y Llan, 25 April 1913
[ex SMB/L/187] 

7. Order revoking bye laws: 
      1. Minister of Health, to
      2. The Borough of Lampeter
Section 13 of the 1923 Housing Act, 29 October 1924
[ex SMB/L/176] 

8. Standing orders, Borough of Lampeter, 4 July 1929
[ex SMB/L/189] 

9. Byelaws (Borough of Lampeter) with respect to new streets and buildings, July 1930
[ex SMB/L/188] 

10. Building byelaws, 11 December 1953
[ex SMB/L/194] 

11. Building byelaws, nd
[ex SMB/L/190] 

12. Byelaws for good rule and government, made under the Local Goverment Act, 1933, to come into operation on 1 January 1960
[ex SMB/L/183]


LPM/SE/6: Correspondence - general and miscellaneous. 

1. 1952 (outgoing) 
2. 1953 (outgoing) 
3. 1953 (received) 
4. 1953 (Finance, received and written) 
5. 1954 (outgoing) 
6. 1954 (incoming) 
7. 1954 (Finance, incoming and outgoing) 
8. 1960-1963
9. 1962-1963
10. 1964
11. 1961-1965
12. 1964-1966
13. 1965-1967
14. 1966-1967
15. 1966
16. 1968
17. 1968-1969
18. 1969
19. "Miscellaneous A" 
20. "Miscellaneous A-B" 
21. "Miscellaneous C" 
22. "Miscellaneous D-G" 
23. "Miscellaneous G" - printing Guide Book with official guide, 1966
24. "Miscellaneous Highways" 
25. "Miscellaneous I" 
26. "Miscellaneous L" 
27. "Miscellaneous L" 
28. "Miscellaneous M" 
29. "Miscellaneous N-0" 
30. "Miscellaneous R" 
31. "Miscellaneous S" 
32. "Miscellaneous T" 
33. "Miscellaneous U-Z" 
[ex SMB/L/92-107] 

34-37. Planning, general correspondence, 1948-1969
[ex SMB/L/139] 

38-39. Housing - general, 
38. nd
39. 1968
[ex SMB/L/140,142]

LPM/SE/7: Correspondence concerning local government, and with the Welsh Office. 

1-2. Association of Welsh local authorities
1. 1961-1962
2. 1965-1968
[ex SMB/L/156] 

3-5. Welsh Office correspondence
3. 1970
4. 1971
5. 1972

6-7. Association of Municipal Corporations
6. 1969-1971
7. 1972

8-11. Non-county borough committee
8. 1961-1966
9. 1967-1968
10. 1969-1970
11. 1970-1971

12. Ministry of Housing and Local Government, 1967-1968
[ex SMB/L/152,157-160, 162] 

13-14. Ministry of Transport
13. 1966
14. 1969
[ex SMB/L/166-167]


LPM/SE/8: Correspondence concerning Town Hall. 

1-2. General
1. 1949-1963
2. 1958

3. Lowering of Town Hall Archway, 1949

4-8. Repairs
4. Architects and Builders, 1946-1956
5. Welsh Board of Health, 1948-1951
6. Scaffolding, 1952
7. Miscellaneous, 1938-1957
8. Articles of agreement, Messrs J.M. Evans, Builders, 
1951

9. Bookings, 1959-1968
[ex SMB/L/119-120]


LPM/SE/9: Correspondence concerning Victoria Hall. 

1. General, 1971-1972, with scale of charges 1954-1963, with later amendments

2. Fire Officer's requirements, 1950-1955

3. Improvement schemes, 1966-1967

4-7. Extensions to hall
4. Architect, 1951-1955
5. Ministry of Works, 1950-1951
6. Community Centres Office, 1950-1953
7. Ministry of Housing and Local Government, 1951-1953

8-11. Repairs
8. 1951-1954
9. Miscellaneous, 1950-1954
10. Dampness, 1950-1954
11. Redecoration, 1954-1955

12. Equipment, 1969-1970

13-14. Correspondence re bookings
13. 1969-1970
14. 1971-1972

15-16. Bookings: undertakings forms (examples) 
15. 1969
16. 1971

17. Music returns (example), 1971

18. Deposit form (example), 1972
[ex SMB/LL/117-118]


LPM/SE/10: Correspondence concerning the Mart. 

1. Agreements and information re: leasing of Mart, 1950s

2-3. General correspondence
2. 1955-1965
3. 1965-1968

4. Tolls, 1956-1967

5-7. Letting of Mart premises
5. 1946-1955
6. 1957
7. 1967

8. Mart stalls, 1957-1967
[ex SMB/L/121-122]


LPM/SE/11: Correspondence concerning Public Works, Housing and Services

1-9. Water Board

1. South Cardiganshire Water Board, minutes and annual reports, 1956-1957, 1961-1962
2. Cardiganshire Water Board, minutes, annual reports and byelaws, 1962-1968
3. Cardiganshire Water Board, minutes, annual reports and byelaws ,1969-1971
4. Correspondence re: formation of Water Board, 1959-1962

5-6. General correspondence
5. 1949-1957, 1960-1962
6. 1962-1968

7. Correspondence with architects, 1969-1970
8. Water Supplies Committee, 1944-1955
9. Water by meter, accounts, 1957-1963
[ex SMB/L/135-136] 

10-24. Sewerage schemes

10. Conditions of contract re sewerage treatment, Mart and Station Terrace, 1954

11-13. Correspondence, general
11. 1950-1956 (and one bundle, 1961) 
12. 1955-1956
13. 1961-1967

14. Claims for compensation, 1957-1967
15. Public notices, 1954
16. Sewers and drains, general
17. Welsh Office: correspondence concerning survey of sewers and drains, 1967-1968

18-19. Sewage disposal works, general correspondence
18. 1959-1965
19. 1966-1968

20. Sewers: general correspondence, 1958-1968
21. Correspondence with J.E. Cardwell and Company, Lampeter, 1963-1969, with plans
22. New sewers and drains, 1967-1969
23. Sewer extension at Pontfaen, 1963-1965
24. Maintenance, 1971
[ex SMB/L/133-134] 

25-34. Electricity

25-30. General correspondence
25. 1943-1952, 1954-1957
26. 1958-1963
27. 1964-1965
28. 1966-1968
29. 1969
30. 1971

31-34. Proposed substations
31. St Thomas Street, 1954-1955
32. Ffynnonbedr, 1952
33. Bryn yr Eglwys, 1964-1967
34. Teify Terrace, 1958-1959
[ex SMB/L/137-138] 

35-38. Street Lighting
35. 1944-1950, 1953
36. 1957-1959, 1967-1968
37. 1954-1965
38. 1966-1968
[ex SMB/L/132] 

39-48. Housing and Planning. 
39. Council Houses, repair, purchase etc, 1961-1968
40. Council Houses, repair and rent, 1954-1960
41. Correspondence, 1959-1960
42. Folder containing files on: Penbryn, Llwyntelly, Drovers Road, Territorial Army property, Station Yard, Beehive Yard, Market Street, 1966-1970 (8 items) 
43. Housing Development, 1967-1970, including first draft of report, 'Expansion of Lampeter: an economic and social survey' (1967) 
44. Housing: progress reports, 1970
45. Teify Terrace Housing: correspondence, 1969-1970
46. Penbryn Housing, 1969
47. Bryn-yr-Eglwys Housing, 1969-1972
48. Correspondence re planning applications, 1967-1972

49-52. Industrial Development. 
49. General, 1957-1967
50. General, 1968-1970
51. New factory, Tregaron road, 1960-1963
52. Greens (Agricultural) Ltd, 1963-1964

53-60. Transport. 
53. Transport: bus and train services, 1956-1957
54. Transport: general, 1962-1964
55. Transport: general, 1970-1972
56. Questionnaire prepared by University College of Wales, Aberystwyth, on travel from Cardiganshire to South Wales and London, nd. 
57. Various bus services, 1948-1953
58. Bus stops and shelters, 1955-1963
59. British Railways, freight services, 1963-1965
60. British Railways, withdrawal of freight services, 1966-1969
[ex SMB/L/1412,218]


LPM/SE/12: Licences, certificates etc. 

1. Book of certificates for completion of dwellings, 1948-1954
2. Demolition order book, 1949-1953
3. Licences to keep petroleum spirit in underground tanks1958-1963
[ex SMB/L/143,144,148]


LPM/SE/13: Local Government Commission.

1-2. Local Government Commission for Wales: proposals and definitive maps, 1963 [ex SMB/L/154-155]


LPM/SE/14: Miscellaneous. 

1. Photograph of Lampeter Quarter Sessions, nd
[ex SMB/L/219] 
2. Aerial photograph of Lampeter, 1950s (?)
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