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Ceredigion Archives
North Ceredigion Scouts: a history

Reference code(s): GB 0212 DSO/11

Held at: Ceredigion Archives

Title: North Ceredigion Scouts: a history

Short Title: North Ceredigion Scouts: a history

Creation date(s): 1989

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: (1 item)

Name of creator(s): W. Denis James


Administrative/Biographical history: The Scouting Association in North Cardiganshire began in 1910, when the 1st Aberystwyth Boy Scout troop and the 1st Borth Sea Scouts were formed. Over the next seventy years the number of scout troops increased in the area. In 1989, W. Denis James researched and wrote a history to celebrate the eightieth anniversary of the scouting movement in North Ceredigion.


Scope and content/abstract: Copy of W. Denis James, 1989, "80 years of scouting; a history of Scouting in North Ceredigion, 1909-1989".


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement:

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:

Immediate source of acquisition: Depositede by the Secretary of the North Ceredigion District Scout Council, Aberystwyth, Dyfed, 1989.



Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds

Archivist's note: Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Ceredigion Archives online catalogue (, North Ceredigion Scouts, viewed 13 November 2003; James, W. D. 80 Years of Scouting: A History of Scouting in North Ceredigion, 1909-1989 (North Ceredigion District Scout Council, 1989); ScoutBase UK, The Library (, viewed 13 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

Boy Scouts | Wales | Ceredigion
Boys | Societies and clubs
Scouts and scouting | History | Sources
Scouts and scouting | Wales | Ceredigion

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North Ceredigion District Scout Council
Scout Association

Cardiganshire (Wales)
Dyfed (Wales)

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