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Ceredigion Archives
Cardiganshire Board of Guardians, Newcastle Emlyn Union, Records and Additional Records

Reference code(s): GB 0212 CBGNEWLYN, CBG/NE

Held at: Ceredigion Archives

Title: Cardiganshire Board of Guardians, Newcastle Emlyn Union, Records and Additional Records

Short Title: Cardiganshire Board of Guardians, Newcastle Emlyn Union, Records and Additional Records

Creation date(s): 1837-1930

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: Information to be supplied

Name of creator(s): Cardiganshire Board of Guardians

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: Newcastle Emlyn Poor Law Union was formed in 1837, comprising twenty parishes in Cardiganshire, Carmarthenshire, and Pembrokeshire. It was controlled by an elected Board of Guardians. The Union workhouse was built at Penboyr, Carmarthenshire. The Union's responsibilities passed to the relevant County Councils in 1930.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Records of Newcastle Emlyn Union, Cardiganshire, 1837-1930, including minute books, 1837-1930; general ledgers, 1837-1930; parochial ledgers, 1849-1920; financial statements, 1905-1928; vaccination registers, 1910-1930; records relating to poor relief, 1910-1935; case papers, 1916-1920; and returns of sums received and expended by overseers, 1923-1925.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: minute books; general ledgers; parochial ledgers; financial statements; vaccination registers; records relating to poor relief; and additional.

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

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

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

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history: A series of Cardiganshire Boards of Guardians records was transferred to the Cardiganshire Record Office from the National Library Wales in 1984 as part of ACC.543.

Immediate source of acquisition: Not known

ALLIED MATERIALS

Related material: Further records are Cardiganshire Board of Guardians, Additional-Miscellaneous, CBG/PW.

DESCRIPTION NOTES

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 (http://archifdy-ceredigion.org.uk/schedules-js.html), Ceredigion Archives, Newcastle Emlyn Union Records, The Workhouse website (users.ox.ac.uk), 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


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Mental health | Wales | Newcastle Emlyn
Newcastle Emlyn Poor Law Union. | Board of Guardians | Records and correspondence
Poor laws | Wales | Newcastle Emlyn

Personal names

Corporate names
Newcastle Emlyn Poor Law Union | Board of Guardians

Places
Newcastle Emlyn (Wales)

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