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Ceredigion Archives
Dyfed Wildlife Trust Records

Reference code(s): GB 0212 D/SO/10

Held at: Ceredigion Archives

Title: Dyfed Wildlife Trust Records

Short Title: Dyfed Wildlife Trust Records

Creation date(s): 1960-1989

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: -

Name of creator(s): Dyfed Wildlife Trust


Administrative/Biographical history: Dyfed Wildlife Trust (previously West Wales Naturalists' Trust, 1962-1984, and the West Wales Trust for Nature Conservation, 1984-c. 1988; now The Wildlife Trust (West Wales)) was first established in 1938. It is the largest voluntary conservation organisation caring for wildlife and habitats in Pembrokeshire, Ceredigion and Carmarthenshire, managing sixty nature reserves in West Wales. It is organised into county Sections or Branches. Dillwyn Miles (b. 1916) was the vice-president of the Dyfed Wildlife Trust.


Scope and content/abstract: Minutes of the West Wales Naturalists' Trust, Nature Reserves Committee, 1966-1971; West Wales Naturalists' Trust Council of Management, 1966-1977; Cardiganshire and Merionethshire Reserves Committee, 1967-1972; Cardiganshire/ Ceredigion Branch, 1969-1976; North Ceredigion Section 1977-1989; Carmarthenshire County Branch, 1966-1974; Pembrokeshire County Branch, 1969-1974; reports and newsletters of the West Wales Naturalists' Trust Council of Management 1962-1984; Cardiganshire Branch, 1964-1974; Cardiganshire membership, 1968, 1971, 1975; general and specific correspondence, 1960-1989 among them from West Wales Field Society, 1960-1962; Dillwyn Miles, 1968-1974; Council for Nature, etc, 1963-1967; Pembrokeshire Section, 1969-1970; Prince of Wales Committee, 1969-1971; and Cardiganshire Branch Projects, 1969-1972.


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into: minutes; reports and newsletters; general correspondence; and special correspondence.

Conditions governing access: No restrictions.

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply.

Finding aids: Hard copies of the catalogue are available at Ceredigion Archives.

Detailed catalogue

Language codes: eng


Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records have been retained.

Accruals: Accruals are expected.

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited, August 1989.



Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Seri Crawley for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Ceredigion Archives online catalogue (, Dyfed Wildlife Trust(D/SO/10; D/SO/10/Addl); Dyfed Wildlife Trust (, viewed 31st October 2003.

Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) Second Edition; AACR2 and LCSH.

Date(s) of descriptions: October 2003.

Dyfed Wildlife Trust | Archives
Nature conservation | Wales
Wildlife conservation | Wales | Ceredigion

Personal names
Miles , Dillwyn

Corporate names
Dyfed Wildlife Trust

Cardiganshire (Wales)
Carmarthenshire (Wales)
Ceredigion (Wales)
Dyfed (Wales)
Pembrokeshire (Wales)

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