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Ceredigion Archives
Ceredigion District Council Records

Reference code(s): GB 0212 CDD

Held at: Ceredigion Archives

Title: Ceredigion District Council Records

Short Title: Ceredigion District Council Records

Creation date(s): 1937-1994

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: Information to be supplied

Name of creator(s): Ceredigion District Council


Administrative/Biographical history: Ceredigion District Council was established in 1974, and was responsible for the local administration of the part of the county of Dyfed that had been Cardiganshire prior to local government re-organisation. The District Council held responsibility for local planning, housing, environmental health, cemeteries and leisure services, and inherited records of Cardiganshire County Council. It was replaced by Ceredigion County Council, a unitary authority, in 1996.


Scope and content/abstract: Records relating to Ceredigion District Council, 1936-1994, including standing orders relating to procedure, contracts, financial administration, delegation of functions and duties of committees, 1974-1987; files relating to the naming of streets and buildings in Cardiganshire, 1975-1994; building contracts, 1936-1962; building and planning records, mainly correspondence, relating to housing projects in Cardiganshire, 1937-1987; and prints of plans and sections of buildings in Aberystwyth and Cardigan, 1971-1976.


Language/scripts of material: English, Welsh

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: standing orders; building contracts; housing programmes; and technical services.

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: engwel


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

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited by the Chief Executive of Ceredigion District Council, 1976; Director of Technical Service, Ceredigion District Council, 1977; The Archivist, Ceredigion County Council, 1997; Mr Michael Freeman, Ceredigion Museum, Aberystwyth, 1998.


Related material: Records of related bodies are Ceredigion Archives, Cardiganshire County Council Records and Ceredigion County Council Records.


Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds. The fonds contains earlier records inherited by Ceredigion District Council from its predecessor body.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: Ceredigion Archives online catalogue (, Ceredigion District Council, 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

Buildings | Wales | Aberystwyth | Designs and plans
Buildings | Wales | Cardigan | Designs and plans
Ceredigion (Wales). | District Council | Archives
Public housing | Wales | Cardigan

Personal names

Corporate names

Aberystwyth (Wales)
Cardigan (Wales)
Cardiganshire (Wales)
Dyfed (Wales)

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