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Tregaron Rural District: Records of the Secretary’s Department


Acc. 11, 17, 19, 130, 745, 2822, 2836



Ref: TGR/SE

Reference: TGR/SE
Title: Records of the Secretary’s Department.
Date(s): 1895-1974
Level: Series
Extent:
Scope and Content: Records created by the Secretary’s department of the Tregaron Rural District, including minutes, records of councillors, correspondence, legal agreements, licences, election records, evacuation records, etc.


TGR/SE/1: Minutes.

1. October 1895 - January 1903
2. February 1903 - October 1908
3. November 1908 - March 1914
4. April 1914 - November 1920
5. December 1920 - September 1926
6. October 1926 - June 1932
7. August 1932 - September 1937
8. October 1937 - January 1943
9. February 1943 - March 1948
10. April 1948 - April 1954
11. April 1954 - March 1960
12. April 1960-March 1965
13. April 1965 - April 1970
[ex SRD/1/675-687] 
14. April 1970-March 1974
15. Rough Minute Books, 1935 - 1943 (including loose correspondence, reports, etc). 
[ex SRD/1/2] 
16. File of minutes, 1961
17. Rough minute book, 1969-1974


TGR/SE/2: Minutes of the Union Assessment Committee. 

1. April 1863 - July 1907
[ex SRD/1/694] 


TGR/SE/3: Minutes of the Tregaron Board of Guardians. 

1. December 1868 - September 1875
2. March 1887 - March 1892
3. October 1897 - September 1903
[ex SRD/1/691-693] 


TGR/SE/4: Minutes of the Finance Committee. 

1. 1927 - 1942
2. 1942 - 1957
3. 1957 - 1969
[ex SRD/1/689-690,9] 


TGR/SE/5: Minutes of the Markets Committee. 

1. September 1925 - April 1932
[ex SRD/1/697] 


TGR/SE/6: Minutes of the Personnel sub-committee and Joint Consultative sub-committee. 

1. 1974
[ex SRD/1/10] 


TGR/SE/7: Rough Minute Books (various committees). 

1. February 1885 - April 1893
2. December 1896 -December 1901
3. February 1944 - December 1948
[SRD/1/698-700] 


TGR/SE/8: Notices of meetings. 

1. 1961 - 1968
[ex SRD/1/1] 


TGR/SE/9: Records of councillors and council officers. 

1-6. Attendance Books. 
1. 1933 - 1939
2. 1940 - 1948
3. 1948 - 1953
4. ------ 
5. 1958 - 1963
6. 1963 - 1970
[ex SRD/1/11-16] 

7-8 Declarations of councillors. 
7. 1894 - 1949
8. 1952 - 1970
[ex SRD/1/17-18]


TGR/SE/10: Correspondence. 

1-7. General correspondence files. 
1. 1930 - 1937
2. 1934
3. 1946 - 1947
4. 1948 - 1951
5. 1951 - 1956
6. 1961 - 1966
7. 1966 - 1971
[ex SRD/1/20-26] 

8-9. Clerk's files. 
8. 1950 - 1957
9. 1972 - 1974
[ex SRD/1/27,19] 

10. County Information file 1940 - 1945
[ex SRD/1/86] 

11-13. Correspondence with County Planning Officer
11. 1948 - 1953
12. 1953 - 1960
13. 1954 - 1966

14-15. Correspondence with County Surveyor
14. 1946 - 1957
15. 1957 - 1974

16-17. Correspondence with County Architect
16. 1954-1968
17. 1968-1970
[ex SRD/1/443-449] 

18-19. Town and Country Planning
18. 1946 - 1948
19. 1948 - 1956 (circulars) 
[ex SRD/1/456-457] 

20. Re Housing Act (with sketch plans), 1926-1934
[ex SRD/1/460] 
21. Concerning licence applications, Penllyn, Teifi Pools, Gwnnws Upper, 1947-1950
[ex SRD/1/466] 

22-23. Housing Progress Reports
22. 1957-1962
23. 1962-1969
[ex SRD/1/472-473] 

24. Ministry of Public Buildings and Works, 1968-1970
[ex SRD/1/491] 

25-26. Correspondence concerning the appointment of sanitary inspectors
25. 1939-1943
26. 1943-1952
[ex SRD/1/506-507] 

27. Correspondence with Central Council for Health Education, 1957-1969
[ex SRD/1/510] 

28-29. Closure of houses
28. Demolition order notices, with correspondence, 1939
29. Closing orders, 1955
[ex SRD/1/511-512] 

30-32. Correspondence concerning cases under the National Assistance Act, 1948
3 files, 1950-1955
NB. DATA PROTECTION ISSUES: RESTRICTED ACCESS
[ex SRD/1/514-516] 

33-35a. Tregaron Market
33. Corrspondence with D.L .Herbert, 1951-1954
34. Correspondence with D.L. Price, 1955-1958
35. Letting of Market premises, 1958-1969
[ex SRD/1/531-533] 
35a. Tregaron Livestock market, 1970-1974.

36-42. South Wales Electricity Board
36. 1956-1958
37. 1958-1960
38. 1960-1968
39. 1964-1973
40. 1953-1968 (consultative file) 
41. 1956-1966 (report and application forms) 
42. Central Electricity Generating Board, re: Rhos-Rheidol line, 1960
[ex SRD/1/542-548] 

43-51. Water Boards and Supplies
43. County Water Board file, 1951-1957
44. South Cardiganshire Water Board, 1956-1964
45. Cardiganshire Water Board (with minutes) 1962
46-48 Water Supplies
46. 1933-1934
47. 1933-1935
48. 1946-1949
49. County Water Supply Scheme, 1943-1947
50. Water Supplies: appointment of Clerk of Works, 1934
51. Llangeitho Water Supply, 1929-1934
[ex SRD/1/550-556,559,563] 

52-55 Welsh Tourist and Holiday Board
52. 1950-1955
53. 1955-1960
54. 1960-1964
55. 1964-1966
[ex SRD/1/87-90] 

56-57 Official Guide: correspondence
56. 1948-1955
57. 1955-1968
[ex SRD/1/97-98] 

58. Grants to the Arts in Wales, 1952-1969
[ex SRD/1/99] 

59-60 Correspondence concerning the Physical Training and Recreation Act
59. 1964-1968
60. 1968-1970
[ex SRD/1/105-106] 

61. Local Road Safety Committee correspondence, 1958-1968
[ex SRD/1/107] 
62. Refuse and litter collection, 1939-1970
63. Offices, Shops and Railway Premises Act, 1963, 1964-1969
64. River Board Act, 1950-1969
65. Emergency Petrol Supplies, 1939-1950
66. Ministry of Supply: salvage of waste materials, 1940-1946
67. NALGO, 1951-1969
68. Local Government Manpower Committee, 1951
69. Association of Welsh Local Authorities, 1949-1956
70. Rural District Council Association, South Wales Branch, 1948-1954
[ex SRD/1/108-116] 
71. British Railways, 1951-1968
72. Closure of Aberystwyth/Carmarthen railway line, public meeting, 1964-1969
73. Post Office, 1949-1970
74. Crosville Motor Services and other services, 1954-1969
[ex SRD/1/670-673]


TGR/SE/11: Legal agreements, council property, and loans. 

1. Register of documents sealed by Council 1956-1972
2. Wayleaves: South Wales Electricity Board, 1952-1974
[ex SRD/1/29,30] 

3-4. Housing application registers
3. 1950 - 1964
4. 1960 - 1973
[ex SRD/1/32-33] 

5. Housing Tenancy applications register, 1926-1928
[ex SRD/1/34] 

6-7. Housing tenancy applications
6. 1948 - 1963
7. 1963 - 1973
[ex SRD/1/35-36] 

8-18. Housing tenancy files
8. Brynheulog, 1949-1968
[ex SRD/1/39] 
9. Llangeitho, Llanddewi-Brefi, Pontrhydygroes, Llwynygroes, 1950-1965
[ex SRD/1/41] 
10. Pontrhydfendigaid, 1950-1969
[ex SRD/1/38] 
11. Pontrhydygroes, 1953-1969
[ex SRD/1/37] 
12. Station Road, Tregaron, 1955
[ex SRD/1/42] 
13. Tenancies granted and withdrawn, 1959-1974
[ex SRD/1/40] 
14. Occupations of council house tenants, 1964-1965
[ex SRD/1/43] 
15. Agricultural workers' housing, 1943-1950
16. Agricultural workers' housing at Tregaron, Pontrhydfendigaid and Llangeitho, 1943
17. Register of new houses to meet general needs of the agricultural population (Housing (Financial Provisions) Act, 1938), 1945-1969
[ex SRD/1/44-46] 
18. Copy of an agreement between Tregaron RDC and David George Harvey, 1974
[ex SRD/1/44]


TGR/SE/12: Land charges. 

1-4. Registers. 
1. 1961-1967
2. 1967-1971
3. 1971-1972
4. 1972-1973

5-9. Files. 
5. 1969-1970
6. 1971-1972
7. 1972-1973
8. 1973
9. 1973-1974

10. Circulars, 1955-1973
11. Index (unused) 
[ex SRD/1/48-58] 
12. Enforcement notices, 1972
[ex SRD/1/670]


TGR/SE/13: Registers and licences. 

1. Petroleum Licence Register, 1959-1970

2-4. Petroleum Licenses
2. 1968-1970
3. 1970-1973
4. 1973

5-8. Petroleum Licence Applications
5. 1969-1970
6. 1970-1971
7. 1971-1972
8. 1972-1973

9. Register of factories, 1939-1945

10-11.Licences to erect, station and use moveable dwellings
10. Removed from collection
11. 1947

12a. Notice to Cow-Keeper or Dairyman of intention to place his name upon the Register, in accordance with the Dairies, Cow-sheds, & Milk-shops Order of 1885, 1908-1924.
12b. Register of farms and other premises used as dairies, 1933-1938
13. Applications for registration of farms and other premises used as dairies, 1943-1951
14. Register of dealers', pasteurizers' and supplementary licences, 1948-1959
15. Milk dealers' licences authorising the use of special designations, 1955-1959

16-17.Food and Drugs Act, 1938
16. Register of premises 1946-1955
17. Certificates of registration, 1946-1955

18-25.Records under the Betting, Gaming and Lotteries Act
18. Register of permits, 1964-1969
19. Permits, 1964-1966
20-22. Renewal Licences
20. 1964-1967
21. 1968
22. 1969
23-25. Certificates of registration
23. 1969-1970
24. 1970-1971
25. 1971-1973
26. Small Lotteries and Gaming Act, 1956: Societies' register, 1956-1973
[ex SRD/1/59-85] 

27-30. Licences to slaughter or stun animals
27. 1960-1965
28. 1962-1967 (renewals) 
29. 1969 (renewals) 
30. 1972 (renewals)


TGR/SE/14: Elections.

1-6. Registers of electors
1. 1952-1958
2. 1958-1959
3. 1958-1962
4. 1961
5. 1961-1968
6. 1969-1970 (parishes of Caron Uwchclawdd, Gwnnws Ucha, Lledrod Ucha, Gwnnws Issa and Ysbytty Ystwyth; with correspondence).

7. County Council election file, 1949
8. Rural District and Parish Council file, 1949-1953

9-21. Rural District Council elections.
9. 1952
10. 1952-1957
11. 1955-1956
12. 1955-1963
13. 1958
14. 1958-1959
15. 1961
16. 1964
17. 1964
18. 1967
19. 1964-1969
20. 1970
21. 1970-1972

22-27.Parish Council elections.
22. 1951-1954
23. 1952
24. 1955-1958
25. 1961
26. 1961
27. 1964-1967
[ex SRD/1/590-617]


TGR/SE/15: Evacuation Records. 

1. Government Evacuation Scheme, evacuees' cards, 1940-1944
2. Private Evacuation Scheme, evacuees' cards, 1940-1944
3. Liverpool Evacuation Scheme; school medical officer's recommendations; and Government Evacuation Scheme, householders' cards, 1940-1947
4. Billeting of civilian population, payment slips
5. Government Evacuation Scheme, register of billets, 1940-1947
6. National Registration and Census, 1941-1943
7. National Registration and Transcript book, (unused), 1941
8. National Registration, correspondence, 1939-1943
9. Record of people billeted in the Tregaron area (contained in a water rate book), 1940-1941
10. Circulars concerning the Compensation Scheme for war damage to property, 1941-1950
11. Circulars concerning billeting under the Government Evacuation Scheme, 1941-1945

12-13. List of applications relating to billeted persons under the Government Evacuation Scheme : 
12. 1939-1943
13. 1940-1947

14. Government Evacuation Scheme: proposed distribution of registered schoolchildren from Liverpool (by school), 1940
15. Requisitioning of Abbey View, Pontrhydfendigaid, 1942-1947
16. Circulars concerning premises requisitioned for housing purposes, and war damage repairs, 1945-1950
17. Correspondence relating to the purchase of Corner House, Tregaron, and a list of evacuees, 1943-1949
18. Receipts for camp beds and blankets, 1941-1946

19-20. Gift - food distribution scheme
19. 1941-1948
20. 1948-1952

21. Evacuation circulars, 1950-1954
22. Evacuation: reception and billeting, 1956-1965
23. Correspondence concerning the County Civil Defence Scheme, 1951-1957
[ex SRD/1/618-640] 
24. Circulars, etc, re civilian deaths due to war operations, 
1942-1944
[ex SRD/1/668]


TGR/SE/16: Rural District Council Association; Local Government.

1-8. Rural District Councils Association, files, including programmes, relating to annual conferences, 
1. 1959-1963
2. 1964-1965
3. 1965-1966
4. 1967
5. 1967-1968
6. 1969
7. 1970
8. Circulars, 1949-1957
[ex SRD/1/117-124] 

9. Cardiganshire Rural Community Council file, 1949 -1969
[ex SRD/1/641] 

10-19. Circulars etc., relating to Local Government. 
10. Local Government Reorganisation, 1951-1957
11. Local Government Act, 1958
12. Local Government Review Commission Regulations, 1958, 1959-1962
13. Local Government Commission for Wales, draft proposals, 1961
14. Observations by Aberystwyth Borough Council on 13, 1963
15. Local Government Commission for Wales, definitive maps, 1963
16. White Paper on Local Government in Wales, 1967-1971
17. Summary of Local Authority observations on Local Government reform in Wales, 1971
18-19. Local Government reorganisation in Wales : 
18. 1972-1973
19. 1973
[ex SRD/1/642-651] 

20-25. Industry
20. Mid-Wales Industrial Development Association, 1957-1969
21. Mid-Wales Industrial Development Association, review of population change in Mid-Wales, 1901-1951
22. Rural Development Board inquiry, 1967-1969
23. Construction Industry Training Board, 1966-1969
24-25.Local Government Training Board
24. 1967-1970
25. 1970-1973
[ex SRD/1/652-657] 


TGR/SE/17: Miscellaneous

1-6. Statistics files. 
1. Work carried out; rates, etc; including Tregaron guide book, n.d. and Tregaron Union, list of paupers, 1923, 1945-1956. 
2. Rates etc., 1956-1965. 
3. Housing statistics (England and Wales), 1964-1965; Local Housing Statistics (England and Wales) nos. 1-5, 1967-1968. 
4. Rates, 1968-1970; Housing Statistics (England and Wales, 1967-1968; Local Housing Statistics (England and Wales) nos.7-13, 1968-1970. 
5. Housing Report (England and Wales) Appendix, June 1964-September 1965. 
6. Housing Statistics, Tregaron Rural District Council, houses in clearance areas and unfit houses, 1957-1968. 

7. BBC file: conference reports on Broadcasting in mid Wales etc. 1950-1969. 
[ex SRD/1/660-667 and 674] 

8. Welsh Tourist News, 1964. 
9. Wales Holiday Guide Book and Accommodation, 1964. 
10. 'Blueprint for Welsh Tourism1, Western Mail, 14 April 1964, (2 copies) 
11. 'Pleasure Trekking': The Pony Trekking Society of Wales, 1964. 
12. In Britain, July 1964, containing an article on 'The Heart of Wales'. 
13. Museums in Wales, 1964. 
[ex SRD/1/91-96] 
14. Tregaron Water Supply Reports, 1900, 1926. 
[ex SRD/1/560]
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