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Ceredigion Archives
Cardiganshire Board of Guardians, Tregaron Union, Records

Reference code(s): GB 0212 CBG, CBG/TG

Held at: Ceredigion Archives

Title: Cardiganshire Board of Guardians, Tregaron Union, Records

Short Title: Cardiganshire Board of Guardians, Tregaron Union, Records

Creation date(s): 1870-1935

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: Information to be supplied

Name of creator(s): Tregaron Poor Law Union, Board of Guardians

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: Tregaron Poor Law Union was formed in 1837, comprising 22 parishes in northeast Cardiganshire, overseen by a Board of Guardians. The Union constructed a workhouse in Tregaron in 1876. In the 1930s, its responsibilities passed to Cardiganshire County Council.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Records of Tregaron Union, Cardiganshire, 1870-1935, including minute books, 1875-1930; general ledgers, 1870-1931; financial statements, 1909-1924; relief order books, 1916-1931; attendance registers, 1905-1915; and correspondence files (clerk), 1924-1930.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: minute books; and general ledgers.

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 Ceredigion Archives, TGR/SE/3 and TGR/SE/2.

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, Tregaron Union Records, Oxford University 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 | Tregaron
Poor laws | Wales | Tregaron
Tregaron Poor Law Union. | Board of Guardians | Records and correspondence

Personal names

Corporate names
Tregaron Poor Law Union | Board of Guardians

Places
Tregaron (Wales)

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