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Ceredigion Archives
Lampeter Borough Council Records

Reference code(s): GB 0212 LPM

Held at: Ceredigion Archives

Title: Lampeter Borough Council Records

Short Title: Lampeter Borough Council Records

Creation date(s): 1879-1974

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: Information to be supplied

Name of creator(s): Lampeter Borough Council


Administrative/Biographical history: Lampeter Borough Council was established in 1879. It was abolished in 1974, and its powers were transferred to Ceredigion District Council.


Scope and content/abstract: Records of the former Lampeter Borough Council, Cardiganshire, 1879-1974, including minutes of the council, 1879-1974; minutes of committees, 1919-1974; records relating to councillors and council officers, 1929-1972; legal agreements, 1893-1959; byelaws, standing orders, statutory instruments, 1890-1960; correspondence, 1943-1972; licences and certificates, 1948-1963; ledgers, 1944-1966; financial statements, 1944-1966; accounts; payments; loans, [c. 1942]-1968; sales; wages and superannuation, 1950-1972; rentals, 1968-1972; valuation lists, 1956-1973; rate records, 1889-1969.


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into: Clerk's Department; and Treasurer's Department.

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply

Finding aids: A hard copy of the catalogue is available at Ceredigion Archives. The catalogue is available online.

Detailed catalogue

Language codes: eng


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

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history: The minute book, December 1970-March 1974, the minutes of the Health, Housing and Improvement Grants Committee, Staffing Committee, Development Committe, informal meetings of committees, are part of ACC.742, that were transferred from the Town Hall in October 1990. The early water rate books and highway rate books were transferred with the records of the Cardiganshire Boards of Guardians from NLW, in January 1986. The postage and petty cash records were transferred from the Town Hall in November 1980.

Immediate source of acquisition: Transferred to the Ceredigion Archives by the Chief Executive of Ceredigion District and the Director of Administration between 1975 and 1990.



Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds

Archivist's note: Compiled by Annette Strauch for ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of the description: Ceredigion Archives online catalogue (, Ceredigion Archives, Lampeter Borough Council Records.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: October 2003

Lampeter (Wales). | Borough Council | Records and correspondence

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Lampeter (Wales) | Borough Council

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