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Ceredigion Archives
Cyngor Sir Ceredigion County Council Records

Reference code(s): GB 0212 CSC

Held at: Ceredigion Archives

Title: Cyngor Sir Ceredigion County Council Records

Short Title: Cyngor Sir Ceredigion County Council Records

Creation date(s): [c. 1950]-1998 (accumulated 1996-1998)

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: Information to be supplied

Name of creator(s): Cyngor Sir Ceredigion County Council


Administrative/Biographical history: Ceredigion County Council (Cyngor Sir Ceredigion) was established following the re-organisation of the Welsh counties in 1996. From 1974, the area had been part of the county of Dyfed, administered by Ceredigion District Council. Ceredigion covers the same area as the pre-1974 county of Cardiganshire, including the towns of Aberystwyth, Aberaeron, Cardigan, Lampeter, Llandysul and Tregaron. The main Ceredigion County Council offices are in Aberystwyth and Aberaeron. Departments include Educational and Community Services, Environmental Services and Housing and Social Services; these have inherited various groups of papers from predecessor and related bodies.


Scope and content/abstract: Records relating to Ceredigion County Council, [c. 1950]-1998, including telephone directories, 1982-1998; papers relating to cultural services provision in Ceredigion, 1994-1995; attendance registers, Cilcennin School, 1985-1994; Brongest County Primary School Parent-Teacher Association minute book, 1971-1978; photographic views of the hydro-electric scheme, Rheidol Valley, [c. 1950]; and miscellaneous records, 1996-1997.


Language/scripts of material: English, Welsh

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: telephone directories; cultural services provision; education; photographs of Rheidol Valley; and miscellaneous.

Conditions governing access: Cilcennin school registers closed until 25 years after creation date.

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: engwel


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

Accruals: Accruals are expected

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited by the Archivist, Ceredigion County Council, 1996, 1997; Environmental Services and Housing, Ceredigion County Council, 1996; Aberystwyth Public Library, Aberystwyth Museum, Ceredigion County Council, 1997; and Education department, Ceredigion County Council, Aberystwyth, 1998.


Related material: Records of earlier administrative bodies are Ceredigion Archives, Cardiganshire County Council Records; Ceredigion District Council Records.


Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds. The archive mainly comprises earlier materials accumulated by Ceredigion Councty Council.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following source was used to compile this description: Ceredigion Archives online catalogue (, Cyngor Sir Ceredigion County Council, viewed 3 November 2003; Cyngor Sir Ceredigion County Council Homepage (, viewed 3 November 2003.

Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition, AACR2, and LCSH

Date(s) of descriptions: November 2003

Ceredigion (Wales). | County Council | Archives
Cilcennin School (Lampeter, Wales) | Registers
Parent-teacher relationships | Wales | Brongest
Photograph collections | Wales | Rheidol Valley

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Ceredigion (Wales) | County Council
Cilcennin School
Ysgol Gynradd Brongest

Ceredigion (Wales)

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