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Ceredigion Archives
Aberporth Parish Council Records

Reference code(s): GB 0212 ABERPORTH P.C.

Held at: Ceredigion Archives

Title: Aberporth Parish Council Records

Short Title: Aberporth Parish Council Records

Creation date(s): 1895-1977

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: Information to be supplied

Name of creator(s): Aberporth Parish Council


Administrative/Biographical history: Civil parish records derive from parish councils, established by the Local Government Act 1894. The records contain mainly minute books, financial statements, correspondence, copies of planning applications, and rate lists. Community councils replaced parish councils under the local government reorganization in 1974. Aberporth, in south Cardiganshire (now Ceredigion), is close to the town of Cardigan.


Scope and content/abstract: Records of Aberporth Parish Council, 1895-1977, including minute books, 1895-1975; financial records, 1898-1978; Cardiganshire Association of Parish Councils records, 1972-1974; Planning and Development Committee of Ceredigion District records, 1975-1976; planning records, 1948-1978; general correspondence, 1946-1977; correspondence relating to a footpath at Aberporth, 1932-1934; records relating to parcel gifts from Australia, 1946-1949; correspondence relating to a residential doctor for Aberporth, 1952-1958; footpaths and public rights of way records, 1952-1958; correspondence relating to West Cambrian Power Co., 1959-1960; correspondence relating to traffic control in Aberporth, 1961-1964; reports and correspondence relating to local government re-organisation, 1963; records relating to South Wales Electricity Board, 1965-1968; and miscellaneous, 1965-1977.


Language/scripts of material: English, Welsh

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: minute books; financial records; planning; correspondence; correspondence specific; and miscellaneous.

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: The records were discovered among the records of the former Teifiside Rural District Council. They were initially catalogued in list SPC/3, but this had been replaced.

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited by the Chief Executive, Ceredigion District Council, 1975, 1978.


Related material: Records of Aberporth Community Council are Ceredigion Archives, Aberporth Community Council Records.


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 (, Aberporth Parish Council, viewed 4 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

Aberporth (Wales). | Parish Council | Archives
Electric utilities | Wales | Aberporth
Parish councils (Local government) | Wales | Aberporth

Personal names

Corporate names
Aberporth (Wales) | Council
South Wales Electricity
West Cambrian Power Co.

Aberporth (Wales)
Cardiganshire (Wales)
Dyfed (Wales)

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