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Ceredigion Archives
Cardiganshire Rural Council Records

Reference code(s): GB 0212 DSO/1

Held at: Ceredigion Archives

Title: Cardiganshire Rural Council Records

Short Title: Cardiganshire Rural Council Records

Creation date(s): 1926-1983

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: To be supplied

Name of creator(s): Cardiganshire Rural [Community] Council/Cyngor Gwlad Ceredigion


Administrative/Biographical history: Cyngor Gwlad Ceredigion/Cardiganshire Rural Community Council carried out activities in fields such as music, drama, rural crafts and industries, local history and age concern in Cardiganshire and also provided a secretariat for local bodies and organizations. It was superseded by Cyngor Gwlad Dyfed/Dyfed Rural Council, c. 1974.


Scope and content/abstract: Cardiganshire Rural Community Council printed annual reports, 1953-1972; Dyfed Rural Council annual reports, 1976-1983; programmes for the Cardiganshire Musical Festival, 1926-1933; correspondence, 1982; Village Hall circulars, 1960-1974; Cardiganshire Best-Kept Village competition correspondence and reports, 1956-1973; correspondence relating to accounts and statements, 1965-1979; Chapel reports, 1957-1983; Devil's Bridge exhibition, 1961; printed matter, 1971.


Language/scripts of material: English, Welsh

System of arrangement: Arranged by acquisition

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: Part deposited by former secretary of Cardiganshire Rural Council, 1985; part deposited by the Director, Dyfed Association of Voluntary Services, Carmarthen, per Carmarthenshire Record Office, 1986; part deposited, 1987.


Related material: Successor body records are Ceredigion Archives, Cyngor Gwlad Dyfed (D/CGC).


Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds

Archivist's note: Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: Ceredigion Archives online catalogue (, Cards. Rural Council (DSO/1), 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: December 2003

Cardiganshire Rural Community Council | Archives
Dyfed Rural Council | Records and correspondence
Music festivals | Wales | Ceredigion
Religious institutions | Wales | Ceredigion

Personal names

Corporate names
Cardiganshire Rural Community Council
Dyfed Rural Council

Cardiganshire (Wales)
Dyfed (Wales)

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