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Welsh Plant Breeding Station (WPBS) booklets (Ref: ADX/1385)
1. UCW Aberystwyth: Welsh Pland Breeding Station, Series C no. 1, Season 1920
   2. UCW Aberystwyth: Welsh Pland Breeding Station, Series H no. 14, Season 1930-1935
   3. WPBS booklet: Herbage Seed Production (War Food Production Advisory Bulletin no. 6).
   4. WPBS booklet: The Seed Producing Characteristics of Some Recently Developed Herbage Varieties, by Selwyn Williams.
   c. 1972

Acc.No: 3197   Date of material: 1921-1972   Extent: 4 items   Access: Open Not yet in the catalogue

Eglwys Llandre Church (Ref: ADX/1384)
1. Stained Glass Windows in Llanfihangel Genau'r Glyn Church, by Martin Crampin
   2. Ffenestri Lliw yn Llanfihangel Genau'r Glyn, gan Martin Crampin
   Published by / cyhoeddwyd gan Wendall Publications, Treftadaeth Llandre Heritage & Cyngor Plwyfol Llandre Parish Council
   3. Programme: Service of Thanksgiving for the reopening of the West End of St. Michael's Church, Llandre. Wrongly dated 16 April 2016 (in reality, the service took place in 2013). Also invitation to same (correctly dated)

Acc.No: 3196   Date of material: 2013   Extent: 2 items   Access: Agored / open Not yet in the catalogue

Cemetery records (Ref: ABM/SE/CE/12 (part); ABM/SE/CE/20; TGR/SE/18;)
ABM/SE/CE/12 (part): St. Michael's Churchyard, schedule of headstones and original layout plans
   ABM/SE/CE/20: Aberystwyth Cemetery records
   TGR/SE/18: Lledrod Lower Parish Council: Proposed burial ground plan (two versions)

Acc.No: 3195   Date of material:    Extent:    Access:  Not yet in the catalogue

Adroddiadau Capel Carmel (Methodistiaid Calfinaidd), Llanilar (Ref: ANC/71)
Adroddiadau Capel Carmel (Methodistiaid Calfinaidd), Llanilar [Annual reports of Carmel Calvinistic Methodist Chapel, Llanilar]
   1. Adroddiad am 2005
   2. Adroddiad am 2006
   3. Adroddiad am 2007
   4. Adroddiad am 2008
   5. Adroddiad am 2009
   6. Adroddiad am 2010
   7. Adroddiad am 2011
   8. Adroddiad am 2012

Acc.No: 3194   Date of material: 2005 ymlaen   Extent:    Access: Agored Not yet in the catalogue

Cardiganshire County Council - Health Dept. records (Ref: CDC/HE)
Records of the Health Dept.
Acc.No: 3193   Date of material:    Extent: 6 boxes   Access:  Not yet in the catalogue

Dyfed County Council Coat of Arms leaflets (Ref: DYC/IO/7)
Leaflet prepared by the Information Office, post 1974, giving details of the County's Coat of Arms.
   (2 copies)

Acc.No: 3192   Date of material: post 1974   Extent: 2 item   Access: open Show catalogue(DYC/IO/7) 

Autograph book (Ref: ADX/1383)
Autograph book of Eirlys Jenkins on leaving Ardwyn School, Aberystwyth, in 1942.
Acc.No: 3191   Date of material: 1942   Extent: 1 item   Access: Open Not yet in the catalogue

MAFF Aberystwyth cricket scoring books (Ref: DSO/140)
Scoring books containing details of cricket teams and matches between the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries (later MAFF), Welsh Dept., Aberystwyth players and other teams (such as the Great Western Railway, the Police etc.)
   1. 1949-1954
   2. 1962-1964
   3. 1965-1967

Acc.No: 3190   Date of material: 1949-1967   Extent: 3 vols.   Access: Open Not yet in the catalogue

Cyngor Plwyf Llanbadarn Odwyn Parish Council (Ref: Llanbadarn Odwyn PC)
Cofnodion Cyngor Plwyf Llanbadarn Odwyn Parish Council records.
   1. Llyfr Cofnodion/Minute Book 1963-1987
   2. Tregaron Union, Parish of Llanbadarn Odwyn: Overseer's Book of Receipts and Payments. 1890-1914
   3. Parish Council Receipts and Payments book 1931-1961
   4. Parish Council Receipts and Payments book 1961-1965

Acc.No: 3189   Date of material: 1890-1987   Extent: 4 vols.   Access: Open Not yet in the catalogue

Taflenni angladdol / Funeral cards (Ref: ADX/1382)
Taflenni angladdol wedi trefnu yn ol y wyddor
   Funeral cards arranged in alphabetical order

Acc.No: 3188   Date of material:    Extent:    Access: open Not yet in the catalogue

Various items of local, agricultural and other interest. (Ref: ADX/1381)
Various items of local, agricultural and other interest.
   Donated in memory of Joseph Sylvan Griffiths 1925-1968, formerly of Pentre, Llanfair Clydogau

Acc.No: 3187   Date of material:    Extent: 1 box   Access: Open Not yet in the catalogue

The Steamship Rambler (Ref: ADX/1380)
Research on 'The Heart-breaking and Sudden Event that happened on Board the Steamship Rambler from Glasgow in Cette, France' on 1 January 1884, commemorated in a Welsh ballad of the above title. Two Ceredigion men (David Davies, 'Swan', Aberarth and Thomas Jones, 1 Darkgate St., Aberaeron) lost their lives through closing themselves in their living quarters with a bucket of live coals on the floor, and another (John Davies of Esgerarth, Aberarth) barely survived.
Acc.No: 3186   Date of material:    Extent: 1 file   Access: Open Show catalogue(ADX/1380) 

Ekklesia (Ref: ADX/907 (further records))
Ekklesia (Llais y Llannau gynt/formerly) - cylchgrawn y plwyfi / magazine of the parishes (Lampeter, Llanddewi Brefi, Betws Bledrws, Betws Lleucu, Cellan, Gartheli, llanbadarn Odwyn, Llanfair Clydogau, Llangeitho, Llangybi, Llanwnen, Maestir a Silian)
Acc.No: 3185   Date of material: 1998-2011 approx.   Extent:    Access: Open/Agored Not yet in the catalogue

Historical Association, Cardiganshire Branch (Ref: DSO/139)
Records of Historical Association, Cardiganshire Branch. Branch reports, correspondence, membership, minutes etc.
Acc.No: 3184   Date of material: 1974-1977 approx.   Extent: 1 box   Access:  Not yet in the catalogue

Eglwys Bresbyteraidd Cymru Blaenplwyf (Ref: ANC/70)
1. Eglwys Bresbyteraidd Cymru Blaenplwyf: Adroddiadau blynyddol.
   1.1. 1987
   1.2. 1991
   1.3. 1992
   1.4. 1993
   1.5. 1994
   1.6. 1995
   1.7. 1996
   1.8. 1997
   1.9. 1998
   1.10. 1999
   1.11. 2000
   1.12. 2001
   1.13. 2002
   1.14. 2003
   1.15. 2004
   1.16. 2005
   1.17. 2006
   1.18. 2007
   1.19. 2008
   1.20. 2009
   2. Eglwys Bresbyteraidd Cymru (Y Methodistiaid Calfinaidd), Henaduriaeth Gogledd Aberteifi: Blwyddlyfrau.
   2.1. Y Blwyddlyfr 2003
   2.2. Y Blwyddlyfr 2004
   2.3. Y Blwyddlyfr 2005
   2.4. Y Blwyddlyfr 2006
   3. Eglwys Bresbyteraidd Cymru (Y Methodistiaid Calfinaidd), Henaduriaeth Ceredigion a Gogledd Penfro: Blwyddlyfrau.
   3.1. Y Blwyddlyfr 2008 (rhifyn 1)
   3.2. Y Blwyddlyfr 2009 (rhifyn 2)
   3.3 Y Blwyddlyfr 2010 (rhifyn 3)
   4. Eglwys Bresbyteraidd Cymru, Yr Eglwys Fethodistaidd, Undeb yr Annibynwyr Cymraeg, Cymanfaoedd Canu y Bedyddwyr: Rhaglenni Cymanfaoedd Canu.
   4.1. Rhaglen Cymanfaoedd Canu 2003-2004
   4.2. Rhaglen Cymanfaoedd Canu 2004-2005
   4.3. Rhaglen Cymanfaoedd Canu 2005-2006
   4.4. Rhaglen Cymanfaoedd Canu 2006-2007
   4.5. Rhaglen Cymanfaoedd Canu 2009-2010

Acc.No: 3183   Date of material: 1987-2009   Extent: 32 eitem   Access: Agored Show catalogue(ANC/70) 

Planning map (Ref: CDC/PL/16)
Plan: Proposed Re-erection of Misses. [sic] Peter Jones' Premises, Mill Street, B.4345 - Modification Order. Cardiganshire CC Planning Dept. and Aberystwyth Municipal Borough Council.
   No date - pre-1974; William D. Jones was then the County Planning Officer.

Acc.No: 3182   Date of material:    Extent: 1 item   Access: Open Show catalogue(CDC/PL/16) 

Old Loan Sanctions, and Local Taxation Licences (Ref: CDC/SE/32-33)
CDC/SE/32: Old Loan Sanctions. File containing details of building and improving schools using Ministry of Health grants. 1940-1944
   CDC/SE/33: Local Taxation Licences, List of persons who have taken out the above Licences (except Gun and Game) from 1st january to 31st march, 1917. Also Suplimental List of Licences taken out from April ro 31st of July, 1917.

Acc.No: 3181   Date of material:    Extent: 2 items   Access:  Show catalogue(CDC/SE/33) 

Letter Books (Yellow Books) (Ref: CDC/SE/31)

Acc.No: 3180   Date of material: 1951-1972   Extent: 314 items   Access:  Show catalogue(CDC/SE/31) 

New Quay Harbour Company (Ref: DB/96)
Documents mainly relating to New Quay and in particular to the New Quay Harbour Company
Acc.No: 3179   Date of material: 19th - 20th c.   Extent: 2 boxes   Access: Open Show catalogue(DB/96/1) Show catalogue(DB/96/1/1-2) 

Records of the Women's Institute (Ref: D/WI)
Records of various Cardiganshire branches of the Women's Institute
Acc.No: 3178   Date of material:    Extent:    Access:  Show catalogue(D/WI/LBF) 

Guide books (Ref: MUS/119)
Various Wales and Aberystwyth guide books.
Acc.No: 3177   Date of material:    Extent:    Access: Open Show catalogue(MUS/119) 

North Cardiganshire Silver Lead Mining Company (Ref: DB/95)
Register of subscribers to the North Cardiganshire Silver Lead Mining Company, which was formed to work the Talybont and Allt-y-Crib mines. The principal shareholders were Thomas R. Bourne of Bristol, Edgar Atwood of Aberystwyth and Jonathon Pell of Talybont.
   May - Nov 1881

Acc.No: 3176   Date of material: 1881   Extent: 1 item   Access: Open Not yet in the catalogue

Scanned photograph (Ref: ADX/1379)
Scanned photograph of depositor's grandfather Jenkin Rees and other family members with the Aberystwyth - Aberaeron post van outside the Belle Vue Hotel in Aberystwyth.
   Also photocopy of article by Will O'Whispers 'Gee-up for the post' which mentions, inter alia, Jenkin Rees and his postal round.

Acc.No: 3175   Date of material: Original c. 1905   Extent: 1 item   Access: Open Show catalogue(ADX/1379) 

St. David's Diocesan Moral Welfare Committee (Ref: DSO/138)
1. Annual reports of the St. David's Diocesan Moral Welfare Committee 1963-1966 and 1968.
   2. St. David's Diocesan Board of Finance Report and Accounts, 1964.

Acc.No: 3174   Date of material: 1963-1968   Extent: 6 items   Access: Open Not yet in the catalogue

Various Cardiganshire County Council records (Ref: CDC/HI/8; CDC/SE/30; CDC/SS/111; CDC/TR/119)
CDC/HI/8: Drainage Schemes and Plans - Amended. 1 file, containing details of various drainage schemes, plans, maps, estimates and other material. Mostly 1952.
   CDC/SE/30: Cardiganshire Standing Joint Committee: Notices of Motion. 1 vol. 1889-1890, then 1934-1941
   CDC/SS/111: File of material relating to the administration of remand homes. 1952-1971.
   CDC/TR/119: File of material relating to Welsh church funds grant to St. John's College, Ystrad Meurig. Includes the School's prospectus. C. 1960-1963.

Acc.No: 3173   Date of material:    Extent:    Access:  Show catalogue(CDC/SS) 

James Brindley and the Early Engineers by Samuel Smiles (Ref: MUS/325)
Book: James Brindley and the Early Engineers by Samuel Smiles. Contains a section on Sir Hugh Myddelton and Welsh silver and lead mines, notably Cwm Symlog.
   Volume was presented as a prize to Sparke, a pupil at Cheltenham College (Military and Civil Dept.), in 1867.

Acc.No: 3172   Date of material: 1864   Extent: 1 vol   Access: Open Not yet in the catalogue

Ardwyn reunion photograph (Ref: ADX/1378)
1. Group photograph taken during an early reunion of the Ardwyn Old Pupils Association, against the background of the school building.
   2. Essay by Huw Spencer Lloyd exploring the context of the photograph

Acc.No: 3171   Date of material:    Extent: 2 items   Access: Open Show catalogue(ADX/1378) 

Dyfed County Council printed records (Ref: DYC/ECD/2; DYC/HI/5)
DYC/ECD/2: Services Directory for Dyfed: 1st edition. No date.
   DYC/HI/5: Dyfed County Council: Community Transport Policy Consultation Document, January 1988

Acc.No: 3170   Date of material:    Extent: 2 items   Access: Open Show catalogue(DYC/HI/5) 

Dyfed Councillors (Ref: DYC/CC/2)
Election addresses and manifestos of Messrs. Robert Harris (Lampeter), Wynn Cowell and Dr Peter Goodman (Aberystwyth, Ward 2)

Acc.No: 3169   Date of material: 1981   Extent: 1 file   Access: open Not yet in the catalogue

Supplement to The Flowering Plants and Ferns of Cardiganshire (Ref: ADX/1021/2)
A Supplement to Dr. J.H. Salter’s The Flowering Plants and Ferns of Cardiganshire. Edited by A.E. Wade with a foreword by Lily Newton.
   University of Wales Press

Acc.No: 3168   Date of material: 1952   Extent: 1 vol   Access: Open Not yet in the catalogue

Items from the Museum (Ref: MUS/320-323)
MUS/320. Maritime Interests in Aberystwyth in the Nineteenth Century by W. Holmes-Evans.
   MUS/321. Tariff and terms leaflet (prices left blank) for Ashley's Hotel and Restaurant, Promenade, Aberystwyth (Proprietors: Mr. & Mrs. T. I. Jones)
   MUS/322. 'In the Aviary' party game
   MUS/323. Poster from the Daily Mirror newspaper, depicting young Prince Charles, captioned 'Pob hwyl Charles / Good luck Charles', probably to commemorate his term at Aberystwyth University when he took Welsh lessons.

Acc.No: 3167   Date of material:    Extent: 4 items   Access: Open Not yet in the catalogue

Petition to appoint a curate to a living (Ref: ADX/1377)
Petition to Right Reverend John Banks, Lord Bishop of St Davids, requesting that William Williams be appointed to be Reverend of the curacies of Spytty-Ystwith and Ystradmeiric. Signed ‘[Lord] Lisburne’ witnessed by William Davies.
   Small black seal.

Acc.No: 3166   Date of material: 12 November 1831.   Extent: 1 item   Access: open Show catalogue(ADX/1377) 

Ysbryd y Mwynwyr / Spirit of the Miners (Ref: CSC/CE/SM/4)
4. Folder containing:
   4.1. Spiral-bound booklet listing grants awarded to local projects by Spirit of the Miners
   4.2. Geology of the Central Wales Orefield - booklet produced by Central Wales RIGS with grant support from Spirit of the Miners
   4.3. Metal Mining in Upland Ceredigion - booklet produced by Dyfed Archaeological Trust with grant support from Spirit of the Miners

Acc.No: 3165   Date of material: c. 2007   Extent: 4 items   Access: Open Not yet in the catalogue

Cofrestr derbyn Ysgol Pontgarreg School Admissions register (Ref: POG/R/2)
Ysgol Pontgarreg School, cofrestr derbyn/admissions register
Acc.No: 3164   Date of material: 1944-2011   Extent: 1 item   Access: Closed 100 years Not yet in the catalogue

Material relating to Swyddffynnon & area (Ref: ADX/1376)
Material relating to Swyddffynnon & area

Acc.No: 3163   Date of material:    Extent: 1 box   Access:  Show catalogue(ADX/1376) 

Dyfed Powys Police Commissioner election, 15 November 2012 (Ref: ADX/1375)
1. Leaflet explaining the purpose of the election (first of its kind in Ceredigion) with instructions on how to cast one's vote
   2. Leaflet promoting the Labour candidate Christine Gwyther

Acc.No: 3162   Date of material: 2012   Extent: 2 items   Access: Open Show catalogue(ADX/1375) 

Tystysgrifau / Certificates, ardal Penrhyncoch area (Ref: ADX/1374)
Various certificates, mostly awarded by religious institutions.
Acc.No: 3161   Date of material:    Extent:    Access:  Not yet in the catalogue

Electoral register 2012 (Ref: ER/2012)
2012 Register of Electors for the county of Ceredigion.
Acc.No: 3160   Date of material: 2012   Extent: 0.013m^3   Access:  Not yet in the catalogue

Ceredigion Council leaflets (Ref: CSC/CE/14)
Leaflets from Ceredigion Council's Chief Executive's Dept.
   1. Balchder Pentrefi (fund supporting improvement of public spaces)
   2. Ysgol Fenter y Cardi (bursaries and training for setting up new businesses)
   3. Cynnal y Cardi (improving quality of life and creating sustainable rural communities)

Acc.No: 3159   Date of material: c. 2012   Extent: 3 items   Access: Open Show catalogue(CSC/CE/14) 

Civil Defence First Aid Manual (Ref: CDC/EP)
Home Office: Civil Defence First Aid Manual, HMSO, 1954 reprint. Stamped with 'Cardiganshire Civil Defence Dept., 18 Nov. 1954'
Acc.No: 3158   Date of material: 1954   Extent: 1 vol   Access: Open Not yet in the catalogue

The Modern Carpenter and Joiner and Cabinet Maker (Ref: ADX/1373)
Large illustrated volume: The Modern Carpenter and Joiner and Cabinet Maker; A Complete Guide to Current Practice. G. Lister Sutcliffe, (ed.). Vol. 1. Published by Gresham Publishing, London.
   Owner's inscription: WTC Bevan, Oak View, 15 Heiol Tyllwyd, Llanfarian, Aberystwyth.

Acc.No: 3157   Date of material: 1903   Extent: 1 vol   Access: Open Show catalogue(ADX/1373) 

Merched y Wawr cylch Llanbedr pont Steffan (Ref: DSO/33/15)
1. Llyfr Cofnodion y Pwyllgor, 14 Gorffennaf 1976-19 Mehefin 1995
   Llyfrau cofnodion
   2. 21 Awst 1972-14 Gorffennaf 1980
   3. 8 Medi 1980-9 Ionawr 1989
   4. 9 Ionawr 1989-14 Chwefror 1994
   5. 14 Chwefror 1994-10 Medi 2001

Acc.No: 3156   Date of material: 1972-2001   Extent: 5 eitem   Access: Agored Not yet in the catalogue

Nant y Moch farm (Ref: ADX/1372)
B/W photographs of Nant y Moch farm and surrounding area before the whole was submerged by the reservoir.
   1. Eldest of the James brothers in front of Nant y Moch farm
   2. View from Nant y Moch farm
   3. Distant view Nant y Moch farm
   4. Nant y Moch farm and chapel
   5. View looking north from Nant y Moch farm
   6. Nant y Moch area
   7. Dam under construction
   8. Chapel at Nant y Moch
   9. Note from the donor

Acc.No: 3155   Date of material: c. 1960   Extent: 8 items   Access: Open Show catalogue(ADX/1372) 

Public rights of way, bye-laws, commons (Ref: DYC/PL/11, CDC/SE/29,)
Microfilms of definitive maps of public rights of way in Ceredigion from the Dyfed County Council period (1974-1996) - DYC/PL/11
   Cardiganshire County Council Bye-laws, 1930 - CDC/SE/29

Acc.No: 3154   Date of material: 1974-1998   Extent:    Access: Open Show catalogue(CDC/SE/29) 

Photographs of railways (Ref: ADX/1371)
Black-and-white photographs of railway stations and trains in Cardiganshire. Dated 1962 unless otherwise indicated. Descriptions from captions on reverse. Photographer - Les Lewis, Llanafan.
   Also set of copies of 10 of the images
   1. Carmarthen train leaving Aberystwyth
   2. Tregaron station from level crossing
   3. Tregaron station, frame stock
   4. Tregaron station looking north
   5. Tregaron station goods yard
   6. Tregaron station looking south
   7. Caradoc Falls halt
   8. Margaret Lewis at Caradoc Falls halt. Photo taken from other side of track to show tunnel.
   9. Aberaeron station c. 1962. Waterboard & Builders Merchant now on site.
   10. Aberaeron station c. 1962.
   11. Steam locomotive 'Baydon Manor' at Strata Florida
   12. Strata Florida station
   13. Strata Florida station
   14. Trolley at Strata Florida
   15. Strata Florida
   16. Strata Florida
   17. Petra & Dexter Lewis - Tynberth Bridge - Dolfor in background - Trawscoed Station away to right
   18. Trawscoed station. No date.

Acc.No: 3153   Date of material: 1962   Extent: 28 items   Access: Open Show catalogue(ADX/1371) 

Pamphlet about Cilcennin (Ref: ADX/1370)
Cilcennin in the Early Nineteenth Century, by Diane Marshall
Acc.No: 3152   Date of material: c. 2012   Extent: 1 item   Access: Open Show catalogue(ADX/1370) 

Maps (Ref: ADX/1369)
1. OS 1" map, sheet 79 (Llandrindod Wells) - also shows Cardiganshire from Tregaron eastwards. 1932
   2. OS 1" map, sheet 78 (Lampeter). 1932
   3. Map of 'proposed new communities in the district of Ceredigion' (shows boundaries of Community Councils). C. 1974?

Acc.No: 3151   Date of material:    Extent: 3 items   Access: Open Show catalogue(ADX/1369) 

Map of Cardiganshire (Ref: ADX/1368)
Early 20th century printed map of Cardiganshire. Contains many trade advertisements for Aberystwyth businesses.
Acc.No: 3150   Date of material: c. 1903   Extent: 1 item   Access: Open Show catalogue(ADX/1368) 

Ysgol Pontgarreg (Ref: POG/3; POG/4; ADX/1367)
Log books
   30 September 1949-20 December 1985- POG/3
   4 March 1986-4 March 2005- POG/4
   Hanes Ysgol Pontgarreg [History of Pontgarreg School] 1867-2012 gan/by Jon Meirion Jones (gol./ed.)- ADX/1367

Acc.No: 3149   Date of material: 1949-2012   Extent: 3 items   Access: Log books - CLOSED. Book - open Show catalogue(ADX/1367) 

Nifer o eitemau (Ref: ADX/1366)
1. 'Gwlad fy Nhadau rhodd Cymru i'w byddin'
   2. Cymanfa Ganu ym Mhafiliwn yr Eisteddfod Nos Sul 8 Awst 1976
   3. 'Rhosynnau y Dyffryn', R. Teifi Rees

Acc.No: 3148   Date of material: 1915, 1976, d.d.   Extent: 3 llyfr   Access: agored Show catalogue(ADX/1366) 

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