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New documents are always arriving at the archives, and we're very pleased about that! If you have a document or collection you would like to deposit please contact us.
We have listed our new acquisitions below, and the list will be updated regularly. It takes us a while to get documents ready for the public, therefore you may not find the items on this page in the on-line collections. If you would like to know more about anything listed below please contact us.

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Ship in Aberystwyth Harbour (Ref: ADX/1313)
B/W photograph of a sailing ship in Aberystwyth harbour.
Acc.No: 3009   Date of material: No date   Extent: 1 item   Access: Open Show catalogue(ADX/1313) 

Local History in Ceredigion newsletters (Ref: DYC/RO/10)
Local History in Ceredigion newsletters, leaflets containing details of relevant local bodies, Dyfed Archives publications list, Dyfed Archives list of records agents.
Acc.No: 3008   Date of material: 1980s   Extent: 1 file   Access: Open Show catalogue(DYC/RO/10) 

Map of Cardiganshire (Ref: ADX/1312)
Framed copy of Saxton's map of Cardiganshire, with parts coloured in.
Acc.No: 3007   Date of material: n.d. [original 1610]   Extent: 1 item   Access: Open Show catalogue(ADX/1312) 

Glass lantern slide (Ref: ADX/1311)
Lantern slide depicting a ?clerical procession in Aberystwyth
Acc.No: 3006   Date of material:    Extent: 1 slide   Access: Opne Show catalogue(ADX/1311) 

Bethel Chapel, Aberystwyth - further items (Ref: ANC/60/addl)
Bethel Chapel, Aberystwyth - further items
Acc.No: 3005   Date of material:    Extent: 0.030m^3   Access:  Not yet in the catalogue

Margot James collection - further items (Ref: MJ)
Margot James collection - further items (mostly family photographs)
Acc.No: 3004   Date of material:    Extent:    Access:  Not yet in the catalogue

Further items from the Museum (Ref: MUS)
Further items from the Museum
Acc.No: 3003   Date of material:    Extent:    Access:  Not yet in the catalogue

Photographs of sailing ships and mariners (Ref: ADX/1310)
Photographs of ships associated with Aberystwyth. Originally mounted on paper album pages (retained).
   
   The photographs were the property of Arthur Sansbury who grew up at Penroc on Aberystwyth seafront and whose father was a partner in the Galloways bookshop. Mr. Sansbury was a keen photographer but the photographs predate him. Their source is not known but many are captioned on reverse by A.J. Lewis.
   
   1. Barque 'Ivanhoe' under repairs, Aberystwyth
   
   2. Barque 'Hope' of Aberystwyth. Short history on reverse.
   
   3. Photograph of a painting: Nerissa of Aberystwyth (but crossed out caption on reverse reads 'believed to be Edith Eleanor')
   
   4. Photograph of a painting: Caroline Spooner 'longest ship built at Aberystwyth'
   
   5. The Hope and the Wellington at Aberystwyth. 'These ships carried timber from Canada'
   
   6. Photograph of the Harbour Master's seal 'which is kept at our Town Hall, Aberystwyth'
   
   7. Photograph of a painting: Fanny Fothergill, built Aberystwyth 1865
   
   8. Photograph of a painting: Eastward of Aberystwyth
   
   9. Ketch 'Jane', schooner and steamships at Aberaeron. Cut down from a postcard originally sent to Thomas James Waddingham of Hafod Uchtryd.
   
   10. 'Brig Sir Robert MacCleur building at Aberystwyth 1880. Tons reg. 178. Code no. 53045'
   
   11. Group of seamen and/or ropemakers 'at Aberystwyth'
   
   12. Photograph of a painting: 'Squaw' of Aberystwyth, c. 1820
   
   13. Photograph of a painting: Quebec of Aberystwyth ('another old timer') c. 1812
   
   14. Brig Jane of Aberystwyth
   
   15. Outward Bound. Aberystwyth Harbour
   
   16. Schooner Ellen Beatrice (built at Aberystwyth in 1865, tons reg. 88) in Aberystwyth Harbour
   
   17. 'Aberystwyth Harbour c. 1860'
   
   18. Mounting for the photographs, incl. some of the captions. One photograph was missing; the caption reads: 'Ketch Loreen sunk at Morringo after grounding on bar; Schooner Rockingham; SS Mons (of Antwerp)'
   
   19. Letter from the depositor (not to be produced)

Acc.No: 3002   Date of material: Victorian   Extent: 1 file   Access: Open Show catalogue(ADX/1310) 

Deunydd yn ymwneud g amaethyddiaeth yn ystod canol yr 20fed ganrif a dogfennau ynghylch Tregaron a'r ardal (Ref: ADX/1309)
1. 'Fferm a Thyddyn', rhif 43, Calan Mai 2009 sydd yn cynnwys erthygl ar gostau ffermio ynghanol Ceredigion ganol yn yr 20fed ganrif.
   
   2. Anfonebau amaethyddol yn ymwneud fferm y Lone, Tynygraig, Ystrad Meurig 1950au-1970.
   
   3. Rhaglenni Cyfarfod Blynyddol Ysgol Sir Tregaron, Eisteddfod Ysgol Sir Tregaron a Chyngerdd Flynyddol Ysgol Sir Tregaron 1955-1958
   
   4. Rhaglen Cyngerdd Mawreddog a gynhaliwyd yn Mhabell yr Eisteddfod, Pontrhydfendigaid ar nos Sul (Sulgwyn), 17 Mai 1964.

Acc.No: 3001   Date of material: 1950au-1970, 2009   Extent: 0.013m^3   Access: agored Show catalogue(ADX/1309) 

Community charge records (Ref: CDD/TR)
Registration documents for the community charge tax, known commonly as the "Poll Tax" which was introduced in 1990, along with leaflets relating to the subject
Acc.No: 3000   Date of material: 1990-1991   Extent:    Access: Closed for 100 years Not yet in the catalogue

UCW Distribution of Prizes (Ref: ADX/1308)
Booklet: The University College of Wales [Aberystwyth] Distribution of Prizes 1874
Acc.No: 2999   Date of material: 1874   Extent: 1 file   Access: Open Show catalogue(ADX/1308) 

Pte. Edward John Doughton (Ref: ADX/1307)
Framed commemorative certificate awarded to Private Edward John Doughton of the 28th Canadian Infantry Battalion, who 'served with honour and was disabled in the Great War. Honourably discharged on June 4th 1918'. Signed by King George V ('George R. I.')
Acc.No: 2998   Date of material: 1918   Extent: 1 item   Access: Open Show catalogue(ADX/1307) 

The Dragon (UCW magazine) (Ref: ADX/529 addl)
The Dragon
   
   Vol. LXIV no. 3: Easter term 1942
   
   Vol. LXV no. 1: Michaelmas term 1942

Acc.No: 2997   Date of material: 1942   Extent: 2 items   Access: Open Show catalogue(ADX/529) 

German Youth Choir concert poster (Ref: ADX/1306)
Cor leuenctid O'r Almaen / German Youth Choir / Jugend Kammerchor, Bielefeld: poster for a concert at Capel Seilo, 2 April (year not given - early 1980s?). Includes group photograph of the choir.
Acc.No: 2996   Date of material:    Extent: 1 item   Access: Open Show catalogue(ADX/1306) 

Aberystwyth and District Telecommunications Advisory Committee (Ref: DSO/135)
Minutes and other documents of the Aberystwyth and District Telecommunications Advisory Committee.
Acc.No: 2995   Date of material: 1988-1990   Extent: 1 file   Access: Open Show catalogue(DSO/135) 

Management of Education in Dyfed Schools (Ref: DYC/ED/34)
Dyfed County Council Education Department
   
   Management of Education in Dyfed Schools: A Compendium of Statutory and Guidance Documents

Acc.No: 2994   Date of material: 1992   Extent:    Access: Open Show catalogue(DYC/ED/34) 

Aberaeron RDC, Water deeds and documents (Ref: ANR/)
Aberaeron Rural District Council: bundle of deeds and documents relating to water supply contracts and associated transactions.
Acc.No: 2993   Date of material: 1924-1940   Extent:    Access: Open Not yet in the catalogue

Gun cartridge knife (Ref: ADX/1305)
Pocked knife made from a cartridge case by a Russian POW as a present for 'Uncle Griff'. Both were prisoners in a German POW camp during WWI. Also short note.
Acc.No: 2992   Date of material:    Extent: 1 item   Access: Open Show catalogue(ADX/1305) 

Two maps (Ref: ADX/1304)
1. Map of the West Wales coast and coastal waters, New Quay to Holyhead. C. 1940s, from earlier Admiralty surveys.
   
   2. 6'' OS map, Cards. sheet XVIII NE & SE (Aberaeron area) with locations of flagpoles (???) marked thereon.

Acc.No: 2991   Date of material:    Extent: 2 items   Access: Open Show catalogue(ADX/1304) 

Cardigan Secondary School Prospectus 2000-2001 (Ref: CSC/ED/22)
Cardigan Secondary School Prospectus 2000-2001
Acc.No: 2990   Date of material:    Extent: 1 file   Access:  Show catalogue(CSC/ED/22) 

Records relating to education provision in Ceredigion (Ref: CSC/DECS/5)
Ceredigion County Council, Dept. of Education and Community Services: records relating to the provision of education
   
   1. Booklet: Information for Parents about Ceredigion Schools. February 1999
   
   2. School Organisation Plan 2003-2008: Consultation Document. December 2002.
   
   3. Education Strategic Plan 2002-2005. May 2002
   
   4. Governor Training Programme 2000-2001: Evaluation of School Performance, Self-Appraisal
   
   5. Guidance on School Governing Bodies Complaints Procedure. June 2004
   
   6. Responding to an Emergency: Guidance Procedures for Educational Establishments. May 2005
   
   7. Report on the Implementation of the Welsh Education Scheme, September 2001-July 2002 (Summary). Sept. 2002
   
   8. Report on the Implementation of the Welsh Education Scheme, September 2002-July 2003 (Summary). Sept. 2003

Acc.No: 2989   Date of material:    Extent: 8 items   Access:  Not yet in the catalogue

Llanychaiarn and Llanbadarn y Creuddyn PC & CC records (Ref: Llanbadarn y Creuddyn Lower PC & CC)
Llanychaiarn and Llanbadarn y Creuddyn, did one become the other? or did they merge?
Acc.No: 2988   Date of material:    Extent: 5 boxes   Access:  Show catalogue(CPR/LCI) 

Electoral Registers (Ref: ER/1959, 1998-2004)
1959 (duplicate), 1998 (duplicate), 1999 (full + partial duplicate), 2000 (draft + full), 2001(draft + full), 2002, 2003, 2004.
Acc.No: 2987   Date of material: 1959, 1998-2004   Extent: 0.117m^3   Access:  Not yet in the catalogue

Motor licensing records (Ref: CDC/ML/6)
Motor licensing records
Acc.No: 2986   Date of material:    Extent:    Access: Open Not yet in the catalogue

Cardiganshire County History illustrations (Ref: DSO/70 addl)
Original drawings for illustrations to Cardiganshire County History vol. 1
Acc.No: 2985   Date of material:    Extent: 1 roll   Access: Open Not yet in the catalogue

CDC minutes, Highways Committee (Ref: CDC/SE/25)
1. 10 October 1956 -28 September 1960
   
   2. 30 November 1960-8 July 1964
   
   3. June 1965- December 1968
   
   4. 19 March 1969 - 4 October 1972
   
   5. December 1972- March 1974

Acc.No: 2984   Date of material:    Extent: 0.013m^3   Access:  Show catalogue(CDC/SE/25) 

Ysgol Cross Inn (Llanon) summary registers (Ref: CRS/SR/1-2)
Summary register 1979-1984
   
   Summary register 1984-1991

Acc.No: 2983   Date of material: 1979-1991   Extent: 2 items   Access: Open Not yet in the catalogue

Sales particulars (land and properties in Penbryn) (Ref: ADX/1303)
1. Building plots situate at Pantmawr, part of Dyffrynsaith Farm in the p. of Penbryn, to be sold at the Ship Inn, Tresaith, on 25 August 1886
   
   2. Freehold farms, smallholdings, corn grist mills, building sites and valuable quarries in the p. of Penbryn, to be sold at the Black Lion Hotel, Cardigan on 28 May 1887.

Acc.No: 2982   Date of material: 1886 and 1887   Extent: 2 items   Access: Open Show catalogue(ADX/1303) 

Reports on Welsh language in schools (Ref: DYC/ED/33)
1. Welsh Education Office, Report by HM Inspectors on a survey of Welsh and English in the primary schools of the Aberystwyth area, Summer Term 1976
   
   2. Welsh Education Office, Report by HM Inspectors on a Welsh language survey in the primary schools of Dyfed, 1974/75

Acc.No: 2981   Date of material: 1974-1976   Extent: 2 items   Access: Open Show catalogue(DYC/ED/33) 

Further items from the Museum (Ref: MUS/295-301)
Museum transfers
Acc.No: 2980   Date of material:    Extent:    Access: Open Not yet in the catalogue

National Safe Driving Awards recipients (Ref: CDC/HI/5)
National Safe Driving Awards: photographs of recipients from Cardiganshire County Council
Acc.No: 2979   Date of material: c. 1970   Extent:    Access: Open Show catalogue(CDC/HI/5) 

Aberystwyth Traffic Planning Strategy (Ref: CDC/PL/15)
Aberystwyth Traffic Planning Strategy- immediate and short term action (report prepared in January 1974 by Building Design Partnership Traffic Consultants for Cards. County Council and Aberystwyth Borough Council)
Acc.No: 2978   Date of material: 1974   Extent: 1 item   Access: Open Show catalogue(CDC/PL/15) 

Ysgol Mydroilyn 1877-2010 (Ref: CSC/ED/21)
Booklet commemorating Mydroilyn School which closed in 2010. Contains a history of the school, photographs, excerpts from logbooks etc.
Acc.No: 2977   Date of material: 2010   Extent:    Access: Open Show catalogue(CSC/ED/21) 

Photographs of locations in Ceredigion (Ref: DYC/HI/3)
1. Set of colour photographs of Penrhyncoch village taken on 30 September 1992. Labelled 'County Hall copy' and 'film ref. 17567'
   
   2. Set of colour photographs of Penrhyncoch village taken on 30 September 1992. Labelled 'County Hall copy' and 'film ref. 0168'
   
   3. Set of colour photographs (with negatives) of Borth. C. 1990s.
   
   4. Set of colour photographs of Aberystwyth promenade. C. 1990s.
   
   5. Set of colour photographs of a ship close to shore surrounded by tugs. No date- c. 1990s
   
   6. Four colour photographs of Cwmystwyth mine. No date - c. 1990s.

Acc.No: 2976   Date of material: 1990s   Extent: 23 items   Access: Open Show catalogue(DYC/HI/3) 

Motor insurance policies (Ref: CDC/TR/118)
Motor insurance policies for employees of Cardiganshire County Council. Mostly supplied by The Ocean Accident & Guarantee Corporation Ltd. (sample)
Acc.No: 2975   Date of material: 1950s-1960s   Extent:    Access: Open Not yet in the catalogue

Note to WDE Jones (Ref: ADX/1302)
Postcard, no image but headed 'Gas Company Offices, Aberdare', addressed to W.D.E. Jones, Teifi Mills, Llandyssil [Llandysul], containing note asking Jones to return a manuscript to Thomas Davies of Pontmorlais, Merthyr, its author. The writer had been to see Davies 'in his illness' a fortnight previously. Signature is illegible. Card was posted on 29 July 1898 in Aberdare.
Acc.No: 2974   Date of material: 1898   Extent: 1 item   Access: Open Show catalogue(ADX/1302) 

2011 Electoral Register (Ref: ER/2011)
2011 Register of Electors in the County of Ceredigion
Acc.No: 2973   Date of material: 2010   Extent: 0.013m^3   Access:  Not yet in the catalogue

Estate sale catalogues (Ref: ADX/1301)
Estate sale catalogues and accompanying paperwork, originally part of the Stephenson & Alexander (Auctioneers of Cardiff) collection at Glamorgan Archives but transferred as they relate to properties in Ceredigion. Deposited, along with lists of other documents in the collection, by the cataloguer; further documents expected.
   
   1. List of other Stephenson & Alexander papers relating to Cardiganshire at Glamorgan Archives, and note from the depositor (the latter not to be produced)
   
   2. Sale of the Pantgwyn Estate, Llangoedmore, to take place on 16 September 1905
   
   3. Parish of Lower Gwnnws, sale of Twyn-y Llidiart, Rhyd-y-Goch and Penderlwynwen, to take place on 17 October 1907
   
   4. Sale of Pigeonsford Estate, to take place on 14 June 1907

Acc.No: 2972   Date of material:    Extent: 4 items   Access: Open except as stated above Show catalogue(ADX/1301) 

Ceredigion County Council UDP (Unitary development plan) 2001-2016 (Ref: CSC/DESH/5)
1. Inspectors' Report: Main Report, January 2006
   
   2. Inspectors' Report: Annex 1-4 & Appendix 1, January 2006
   
   3. Proposed Modifications March 2006: Vol. 1 - Policies
   
   4. Proposed Modifications Version, March 2006: Vol. 2A - Proposals Maps
   
   5. Appendix 1 - Schedules - Responses and Proposed Modifications in Response to the UDP Inspectors Report
   
   6. Summary List of Responses to Recommendations in the Inspectors' Report.
   
   7. Proposed Changes Guide, Feb. 2004

Acc.No: 2971   Date of material: 2004-2006   Extent: 0.013m^3   Access: Open Show catalogue(CSC/DESH/5) 

Further items from the Museum (Ref: MUS/270-283)
Further items from the Museum
Acc.No: 2970   Date of material:    Extent:    Access:  Show catalogue(MUS/193) 

Aberystwyth mirror (Ref: ADX/1300)
Small pocket looking-glass with view of Aberystwyth and inscription 'With the Compliments of Aberystwyth Corporation' on one side. In plastic wallet.
Acc.No: 2969   Date of material:    Extent: 1 item   Access: Open Show catalogue(ADX/1300) 

Photograph of Devil's Bridge (Ref: ADX/1299)
B/W photograph of Devil's Bridge. Shows only the two lower stone bridges which suggests a 19th c. date.
Acc.No: 2968   Date of material:    Extent: 1 item   Access: Open Show catalogue(ADX/1299) 

Aberystwyth County School prize day programmes (Ref: ADX/1298)
1. Prize Day, Friday March 17th 1922
   
   2. Prize Day, Friday March 16th 1923
   
   
   
   These items were found in a prize book originally presented to Emrys Gwynn James in 1922.

Acc.No: 2967   Date of material: 1922 & 1923   Extent: 1 file   Access: Open Show catalogue(ADX1298) 

Deed re 3 Penrhiw, Talybont (Ref: ADX/1297)
Assent of the freehold messuage or dwellinghouse garden and premises known as number 3 Penrhiw Talybont in the County of Cardigan. In the Estate of Humphrey Hughes Humphreys, deceased. Document prepared by Roberts and Evans Solicitors, Aberystwyth.
Acc.No: 2966   Date of material: 25 October 1952   Extent: 1 item   Access: Open Show catalogue(ADX/1297) 

Aberystwyth and Nanteos (Ref: ADX/1296)
1. 'Real Photogravure Letter Card of Aberystwyth' containing fold-out strip of 6 photographs of Aberystwyth. One shows King's Hall which suggests a date of 1930s-1940s or later. Unused.
   
   2. Black and white postcard of Nanteos, unused, no date (contemporary with 1?)

Acc.No: 2965   Date of material:    Extent: 2 items   Access: Open Show catalogue(ADX/1296) 

Cutting Your Car Use / Cerwch heb y Car (Ref: CSC/DHPW/T/9)
TraCC Regional Transport Plan/Cynllun Trafnidaeth Lleol TraCC -Cutting Your Car Use / Cerwch heb y Car by/gan Anna Semlyen
Acc.No: 2964   Date of material: 2005   Extent: 1 item   Access: Open Not yet in the catalogue

Record Office Manual, 1982 (Ref: DYC/RO/9)
Record Office Manual and appendices for use by Cardiganshire Record Office (then part of Dyfed Archives)
Acc.No: 2963   Date of material: 1982   Extent: 1 file   Access: Open Show catalogue(DYC/RO/9) 

Britains Toy Catalogue 1987 (Ref: ADX/1295)
Britains Toy Catalogue of 1:32nd scale models (Road Series, Star System, Farm Models, Knights of the Sword, Cowboys & Indians, American Historical, Military, and Wildlife)
Acc.No: 2962   Date of material: 1987   Extent: 1 item   Access: Open Show catalogue(ADX/1295) 

Steam Railway magazine (Ref: ADX/1294)
Steam Railway Magazine, issue 89 (Sept. 1987) containing an article about plans to sell the Vale of Rheidol railway. Also page from March 1989 issue of the same magazine, with part of another article ('The Vale of Tears') written after the sale had taken place.
Acc.No: 2961   Date of material: 1987 and 1989   Extent: 2 items   Access: Open Show catalogue(ADX/1294) 

Correspondence with Mr. Benjamin (Ref: DYC/RO/8)
Correspondence between Janet Marx, Dyfed archivist, and Mr. E. Alwyn Benjamin. Mr. Benjamin transcribed and indexed census records for Aberystwyth and N. Cards. Rural districts and also researched some areas in greater depth; copies of his work are in the searchroom.
Acc.No: 2960   Date of material: 1988-1989   Extent: 1 file   Access: Open Show catalogue(DYC/RO/8) 

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