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Acc. 15



Ref: POL/1-8

Reference: [GB 0212] POL/1-8
Title: Records of the Police Authority
Date(s):1960-1974
Level: Fonds
Extent: 0.013m3

Source of Acquisition:
Deposited by the Dyfed-Powys Police Authority. 9th June, 1975.

Scope and Content:
Property sold by the Police Authority:

1. ABERYSTWYTH: Old Police Station.
Papers relating to sale of Old Police Station, 1 Great Darkgate Street, Aberystwyth. (Prop. 8.F/2) 1963 - 1974 Tenancies determined by the Police Authority:

2. ABERYSTWYTH: 47 Marine Terrace.
Correspondence re. tenancy of Police Flat, 47 Marine Terrace, Aberystwyth. (Prop 8.9.) 1960

3. ABERYSTWYTH: 11, Queens Road.
Correspondence re. tenancy of flat at 11, Queens Road, Aberystwyth (Prop.8.9.) 1963

4. ABERYSTWYTH: 10, Rheidol Road.
Penparcau, Aberystwyth. (Prop. 8.9.) 1962 - 63

5. CAPEL BANGOR: Police Station.
Correspondence re. tenancy of police station. 1960 - 64

6. CARDIGAN: 33 Bron-y-dre.
Correspondence re. tenancy of 33, Bron-y-dre, Cardigan. (Prop. 8.9.) 1964

7. CARDIGAN: 69 Maesglas.
Correspondence re. tenancy of 69, Maesglas, Cardigan (Prop.8.9.) 1968 - 74

8. LAMPETER: 2, Maesycoed Road.
Tenancy agreement and correspondence re. 2 Maesycoed Road, Lampeter (Prop.8.9.) 1961 – 71


Acc. 347, 455



Ref: POL/9

Reference: [GB 0212] POL/9
Title: Records of the Police Authority
Date(s): 1908-1957
Level: Fonds
Extent: 0.182m3

Source of Acquisition:
Deposited in the Cardiganshire Record Office ,7 September 1982.

Scope and Content:

1. Notebooks
Entitled 'Cardiganshire Constabulary, Routes and Information', containing details of information received, investigations made etc.

1. November 1939 - November 1940
2. November 1940 - May 1941
3. May - September 1941
4. September 1941 - March 1942
5. March - August 1942
6. August 1942 - October 1943
7. November 1943 - May 1944
8. May - November 1944
9. November 1944 - February 1945
10. February - May 1945
11. May - September 1945
12. September 1945 - February 1946
13. February - July 1946
14. July 1946 - March 1947
15. April - October 1947
16. October 1947 - June 1948
17. June 1948 - April 1949
18. May 1949 - April 1950
19. April 1950 - January 1951
20. January - September 1951


2. Notebooks of P.C. 4, Talybont beat.

1. July - August 1939
2. August - November 1939
3. November 1939 - February 1940
4. February - May 1940
5. May - July 1940
6. July - October 1940
7. October 1940 - January 1941
8. December 1941 - March 1942
9. March - June 1942
10. June - September 1942
11. October 1942 - August 1943
12. October 1943 - January 1944
13. January - March 1944
14. March - June 1944
15. June - August 1944
16. August - November 1944
17. November 1944 - February 1945
18. February - May 1945
19. May - July 1945
20. August - October 1945
21. October 1945 - January 1946
22. January - April 1946
23. April - August 1946
24. August - November 1946
25. November 1946 - March 1947
26. March - June 1947
27 June - September 1947
28. September - December 1947
29. December 1947 - April 1948
30. April - July 1948
31. July - November 1948
32. November 1948 - February 1949
33. February - May 1949
34. May - September 1949
35. September - December 1949
36. December 1949 - March 1950
37. March - June 1950
38. June - September 1950
39. September - December 1950
40. December 1950 - March 1951
41. March - June 1951
42. June - August 1951
43. August - December 1951
44. December 1951 - March 1952

45. Diary of J.R. Morgan, August 1934 - October 1938


3. General Notebooks

1. Information sheets, containing details of crimes committed, missing persons, etc.

2-7. General Occurence Books.
2. July 1939 - October 1941
3. November 1941 - May 1944
4. May 1944 - October 1946
5. October 1946 - February 1950
6. February 1950 - November 1952
7. November 1952 - August 1953

8. Crime complaint book, 1941 - 1957


4. Records of sheep dipping, movement of animals etc.

1. Handbook of Acts and Orders relating to diseases of animals.

2. Memorandum re anthrax, cremation of carcasses, 20 November 1908.

3. Transit of animals (amendment order) 1930

4. Guide to the licensing of bulls in England and Wales, 1931.

5. Order of the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries re sheep scab order of 1928, 28 June 1937.

6. Circulars re Diseases of Animals order, 25 February, 3 March 1938.

7. Sheep Scab Order, 1938.

8. Movement Licences (sheep) 1936 - 1952.

9. Movement Licences (swine) 1937.

10. Movement Licences (foot and mouth) 1945, 1952: contains confirmation of outbreak of foot and mouth at Towyn, and order for declaring it an infected area, May 1945.

11. Notices of intention to dip sheep (Sheep Scab Order, 1938), 1941 - 1949 (many undated).

12. Declarations as to dipping of sheep, 1939 - 1957

13. Return of dippings, week ending 15 September 1939.

14. Swine Fever forms "A" and "C" (blank).

15. Notices of withdrawal of form "G", January 1940.

16. Record of sheep ear marks, n.d.


5. General Administration.
1. Blank forms: notification of road accidents; notification of arrest; notification of expenses incurred in moving prisoners; voucher stubs; records of crimes, constables' quarterly requisition forms; road fund licences; returns of sheep dippings.

2. Schedule of Instructions to Report on fatal Road Accidents. (2 copies)

3. Explanatory Memorandum re inquiries into fatal road traffic accidents, 1935 (2 copies)

4. Statement re road accident, 15 August 1944.

5. Memorandum: 'Blue cards - Recording offences relating to Motor Vehicles.'

6. Circular to all garage properietors re precautions against theft of cars, vans, petrol etc. 27 May 1940.

7. List of pedal cycles in the Talybont area, September - October 1943.

8. List of gun licences and dog licences, November 1947.

9. Cardiganshire County Council, notice re control of dogs. 12 September 1927.

10. Licensing Statistics, 1913, Return III; Number of Convictions for Drunkeness and number of Persons Convicted of Drunkeness in each Licensing District during the year 1913. Filled in for Upper Geneurglyn.

11. Authority to all sampling officers in Cardiganshire under the Food and Drugs (Adulteration) Act 1928 to enter and inspect registered premises, 1 August 1934.

12. Memorandum on the Provisions of the Pharmacy and Poisons Act, 1933, affecting Shops other than Chemists' Shops. 1936

13. Confidential memorandum re the retail sale of certain substances. Notes for guidance of vendors. January 1942.

14. Bye-laws re sale of coal in the county of Cardigan. 21 December 1926 (2 copies).

15. Memorandum re use of explosives, 3 April 1914.

16. Correspondence re lost property, June - September 1935.

17. Children and Young Persons Act, 1933; employment of children; street-trading by persons under 18 (Cardiganshire).

18. Details of fines collected for Sunday Trading at Borth, 1935-1936.

19. List of conferences at Talybont, n.d.

20. Notice of winter Assize, County No. 6, 18 November 1946.

21. Police Federation: Resume of Proceedings of meetings, 11-13 November 1941; reports, September - October 1941.

22. Police Review, 6 March 1942, with letter about police pay marked.

23. Notice of meeting of Joint Branch Benevolent Fund, 14 February 1942, with notes.

24. Register of electors, Talybont district, 1914.

25. Telephone Directory, South-West Wales, 1937.

26. General orders of Chief Constable, 1932 - 1939.

27. Receipt book, 1929 - 1930.

28. Record of telephone calls, 1938 - 1944.


6. Wartime procedures - administration.

1. Police General War Instruction File.

2. Wartime Circulars (with index).

3. Bundle of circulars re invasion committee (1944); Enemy Agents (1944); Security Exercise "Desperation" (1944); Security Exercise "Crash" (1944); Invasion Committee (1942, 1943); Arsine Gas (1940); Local Military Commanders; Invasion of Holland (1940); identification of German units (1941); control of maps (1940).

4. Defence Regulations (made under the Emergency Powers (Defence)Act, 1939).

5. Memorandum: Lighting (Restrictions) Order, 1940.

6. Memorandum re Lights on Vehicles, 1940, and blank forms.

7. Blank forms for application for certificate to keep explosives in private use; blank forms re storage of same and letter of explanation, 10 January 1941.

8. Army form A 2002. Notice of Prohibition of Sale or Purchase of Horses (issued in accordance with Emergency Powers).

9. Posters requiring the immediate reporting of members of the Territorial Army to headquarters. (2 copies).

10. Confidential notice re air raid warnings. 17 November 1939.

11. Appeal for Local Defence Volunteers; letters concerning same, 7 May 1940, 18 May 1940.

12. Application forms for enrolment in the Local Defence Volunteer Corps (blank); form stating willingness to loan firearms for use of the Local Defence Volunteer Corps. (blank).

13. Poster indicating aid to be given in the event of a helicopter crashing.

14. File entitled 'Re workers for Eire; Ymplas Reclamation Scheme.' Correspondence re travel permits etc., October 1943 - April 1944. List of workers from Eire in Talybont area.

15. Blank forms:
     1. arrival and particulars of American forces in Cardiganshire.
     2. report of departure of same

16. Circular H2/64 re. deserters and absentees from the Polish armed forces.

17. List of evacuees and Lost Luggage. 8-19 July 1944.

18. Receipts for anti-gas clothing, 28 May 1945

19. Letter re Prisoners of War in billets. 5 March 1943.

20. Information re enquiries from naval ratings and Royal Marines and their relatives. April 1948.


7. Statutory Rules and Orders and other government communications.

1. Bundle of statutory rules and orders:
Road Transport Lighting (Cycles) Act, 1945.
Emergency Powers (Defence ) Motor Fuel, 1944.
Summary Procedure (Domestic Proceedings) Act, 1937.
Finger Print Clues by Charles S. Collins (1925).
Home Office Notes on Fingerprints and Palmprints, 1940.
List of Regiments and Corps, administered by officers i/c Records, 1942.
The use of wireless by Enemy Agents; guide to assist detection.
Visitors' Ban (Restrictions on entry into certain coastal areas).
Clothing Coupon Quiz (issued by Board of Trade).
Rationing (1941)
Road vehicles, Registration and Licencing (1941).
Emergency Powers (Defence) General Regulations (1939).
War-time Lighting Restrictions.
Emergency Powers (Defence) Defence Regulations, 1939.

2. Ministry of Transport (Roads Department) Roads Act, 1920.
     1. July 1935
     2. April 1938
     3. November 1946.

3. Road Vehicles, 1932, no. 332.

4. Road Traffic and Vehicles, 1935, no. 581.

5. Road Traffic (Driving Licences) Act, 1947; arrangement of Sections.

6. Road Traffic Act 1930, Part IV. Public Service Vehicles.
     1. Notice to Drivers and Conductors (P.S.V.18)
     2. Notice to Owners and Operators (P.S.V.17).

7. Supplies and Services. Motor Fuel.
     1. 1947, no. 2058
     2. 1948, no. 1125

8. Conveyance of explosives on roads. September 1924, no. 1129 (extract)

9. Poster announcing accession of Edward VIII


Acc. 491, 528, 622



Ref: POL/10-28

Reference: [GB 0212] POL/10-28
Title: Records of the Police Authority
Date(s): 1810-1983
Level: Fonds
Extent: 0.033m3

Source of Acquisition:
Acc. 491 Transferred by the Dyfed-Powys Police Authority, 6 March 1985
Acc. 528 Transferred by the Dyfed-Powys Police Authority, 17 October, 1985.
Acc. 622 Deposited by the Dyfed-Powys Police Authority, June 1987

Scope and Content:
Properties sold by the Police Authority. 
10. Queen Street, Aberystwyth [D202] Correspondence and deeds, 1810 - 1976

11. 1, 2 and 3 Caradog Road, Aberystwyth [D205] Correspondence, 1979 - 1983

12. Police House, Aberporth [D206] Correspondence and deeds, 1910 - 1978

13. Swn-y-don, Borth [D 208A] Correspondence and deeds, 1923 - 1977

14. Brynhoffnant Police House [D209] Correspondence and deeds, 1948 - 1977

15. Devil's Bridge Police House [D210] Correspondence and deeds, 1955 - 1975

16. Felinfach Police Station [D211] Correspondence 1921 - 1978

17. Llanon Police Station [D212] Correspondence and deeds, 1912 - 1980

18. Llanddewi Brefi Police House [D215] Correspondence, 1972 - 1983

19. Llanilar Police Station [D217] Correspondence and deeds, 1952 - 1976

20. New Quay Police Station [D218] Correspondence and deeds, 1973 - 1983

21. Tregaron Police House [D219] Correspondence and deeds, 1936 - 1983

22. Ffostrasol Police House and Station [D220] Correspondence, 1976 - 1977

23. Goginan Police House [D221] Correspondence, 1958 - 1976

24. Land at Talybont [D238] Correspondence and draft deed, 1973 - 1982

25. Land at Dyffryn Farm, Aberporth [D241] Correspondence, 1966 - 1978

26. Police Station, Talybont [D.237] 

27. No.44, Penbryn, Lampeter [D.246] 

28. Deeds of the police station at Llanarth, sold 21 August 1986. [D.213]


Acc. 1434



Ref: POL/29

Reference: [GB 0212] POL/29
Title: Records of the Police Authority
Date(s): 1988-1999
Level: Fonds
Extent: 0.013m3

Scope and Content:

1. Annual Reports of the Dyfed-Powys Police Authority [English & Welsh] 1988-1996 [8 items]

2. Dyfed-Powys Police Authority Annual Policing Plan [English & Welsh] 1995-1998 [2 items]

3. ‘Dyfed-Powys Police – A report of her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary’ 1992

4. ‘Dyfed-Powys Police Air Support Unit - A report of her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary’ 1992

5. ‘No. 8 Regional Crime Squad - A report of her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary’ 1992

6. Agenda and Enclosures of the Meeting of the Dyfed-Powys Police Authority 18 February 1997 [27 items]

7. Agenda and Enclosures of the Meeting of the Dyfed-Powys Police Authority 12 May 1997 [35 items]

8. Agenda and Enclosures of the Meeting of the Dyfed-Powys Police Authority [English and Welsh] 28 June 1999 [52 items]


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