Ceredigion Historical Society

Ceredigion – Journals of the Cardiganshire Antiquarian Society

The Journals were published from 1950 up to present day. The complete contents have been digitised by NLW as part of the JISC-funded ‘Welsh Periodicals Online’ project which were available from 2009. In the meantime we present the table of contents of each volume below. The format and level of detail in the ‘Contents’ varied from volume to volume. We present the lists as originally printed.

View the Ceredigion Historical Society’s publications from 1909.

Ceredigion – Journal of the Cardiganshire Antiquarian Society, 1950 Vol I No 1

Ceredigion - Journal of the Cardiganshire Antiquarian Society, 1950 Volume I Number 1Contents:
• Introduction
• The Celtic Saints in Cardiganshire
• Strata Florida Abbey
• The Monastic Economy of the Cistercians
at Strata Florida
• Ystradmeurig Castle
• St David’s College
• Aberaeron Landmarks
• The Possible Formation of a
County Museum in Cardiganshire
• The National Council of Social Service, and
the Work of Local Antiquarian Societies
• Botanical Exploration in Cardiganshire
• Cors Fochno and Cors Goch
• New and Notes
• The Genisis of the Society
• Old Numeral Forms
• Inscribed Slates from Strata Florida
• A Bequest to the Society
• Proceedings of the Society and of its
• Executive Committee, 1939-1949
• Financial Statements
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Ceredigion – Journal of the Cardiganshire Antiquarian Society, 1951 Vol I No 2

Ceredigion - Journal of the Cardiganshire Antiquarian Society, 1951 Vol I No 2Contents:
• Llandyssul Church: Minute Book of the
Vestry and Parish Meetings
• Geological Research in Cardiganshire, 1842-1949
• Some Aspects of Lead Mining in Cardiganshire
in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries
• Proceedings of the Society and of its Executive
Committee, 1950
• Obituary
• List of Members of the Society
• Financial Statement for the Year 1950
• News and Notes
• The Passing of a Fleet
• St. David’s College, Lampeter, and the
Presbyterian College Carmarthen
• A Peterwell Sale Catalouge of 1781
• A Borth Shipwreck
• Rhyfel y Sais Bach
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Ceredigion – Journal of the Cardiganshire Antiquarian Society, 1952 Vol II No I

Journal of the Cardiganshire Antiquarian Society Vol II No I 1952Contents:
• Sir William Llewelyn Davies, M.A., LL.D. F.S.A
• Aberystwyth School Board and Board School
1870-1902
• A Llanbadarn Fawr Calendar
• The Cwmsylog Lead Mine
• Rhyfel y Sais Bach
• The Cardiganshire Miners’ Drinking Song
• A Field Day at Cwmsymlog
• Proceedings of the Cardiganshire Antiquarian
Society and of its Executive Committee during 1951
• Statement of Accounts for the year 1951
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Ceredigion – Journal of the Cardiganshire Antiquarian Society, 1953 Vol II No 2

Journal of the Cardiganshire Antiquarian Society Vol II No 2 1953Contents:
• The Cult of Dewi Sant at LlanddewiBrefi
• Church Day Schools in Aberystwyth during
the Nineteenth Century
• The Lesser Country Houses of Cardiganshire
• Some Cardiganshire Broadsides
• An Unusual Churchwarden’s Account Book
• Cardigan’s Ancient Borough
• Two Aberystwyth Benefactors
• Proceedings of the Cardiganshire Antiquarian
Society and of its Executive Committee
• Forty Welsh Traditional Tunes
• Statement of Accounts for the year 1953
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Ceredigion – Journal of the Cardiganshire Antiquarian Society, 1954 Vol II No 3

Journal of the Cardiganshire Antiquarian Society Vol II No 3 1954Contents:
• Sir Cadwaladr Bryner-Jones
• Derry-Ormond
• Elementary Day Schools for the Children of the
Working Classes in Cardiganshire in 1847
• Ymfudo o Sir Aberteifi i Unol Daleithau America
o 1654 hyd 1860
• The Lesser Country Houses of Cardiganshire
• The County Museum
• Proceedings of the Cardiganshire Antiquarian
Society and of its Executive Committee
• The Historic Buildings Council for Wales
• Statement of Accounts for the year 1954
• The Late Sir Bryner Jones
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Ceredigion – Journal of the Cardiganshire Antiquarian Society, 1955 Vol II No 4

Ceredigion – Journal of the Cardiganshire Antiquarian Society, 1955 Vol II No 4• Editorial
• The Churches of Mount and Verwig
• The Church of the Holy Cross, Mount, and
the Church of St Pedrog, Verwig
• Sir John Rhys: An Explorer of Antiquity
• Ymfudo o Sir Aberteifi i Unol Daleithau
America o 1654 hyd 1860 (parhad)
• The Lesser Counrty Houses of Cardiganshire 
(continued)
• The Printed Maps of Cardiganshire, 1578-1900,
in the National Library of Wales
• The Aberystwyth Town Walls
• Brogynin, Trefeirig
• The Trenacatus Stone
• Proceedings of the Cardiganshire Antiquarian
Society and of its Executive Committee
• List of Members
• Statement of Accounts for the year 1955
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Ceredigion – Journal of the Cardiganshire Antiquarian Society, 1956 Vol III No I

Ceredigion – Journal of the Cardiganshire Antiquarian Society, 1956 Vol III No I• John Johnes (1800-1876)
• The Excavation of a Barrow in Cardiganshire
• Gwir Iforiaid ‘Castell Gwallter’
• The Castles of Cardiganshire
• The Crosswood Estate, 1547-1947
• The Lesser Country Houses of Cardiganshire 
(continued)
• Some of the Freeholders of Cardiganshire in 1632
• Proceedings of the Cardiganshire Antiquarian
Society and of its Executive Committee
• The Aberystwyth Archaeological Society
• Statement of Accounts for the year 1956
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Ceredigion – Journal of the Cardiganshire Antiquarian Society, 1957 Vol III No 2

Ceredigion – Journal of the Cardiganshire Antiquarian Society, 1957 Vol III No 2• The Background of Llandysul
• Recent Excavations in Old Aberystwyth
• The Excavations of a Barrow in Cardiganshire-II
• Land Occupation, Ownership, and Utilisation in
the Parish of Llansanffraidd
• Seasonal Migrations of Cardiganshire Harvest
gangs to the Vale of Glamorgan in the
Nineteenth Century
• A Town and its Library
• Tro i Eglwys Penbryn
• A Note on Ship-Building in Aberystwyth,
1800-1816
• Obituary: Mr R. Osborne
• Meetings and Proceedings of the Society
during 1957
• Constitution
• Statement of Accounts for the year 1957
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Ceredigion – Journal of the Cardiganshire Antiquarian Society, 1958 Vol III No 3

Ceredigion – Journal of the Cardiganshire Antiquarian Society, 1958 Vol III No 3• Editorial
• The Vale of Aeron in the Making
• The Implementation of the 1870 Elementary
• Education Act in Cardiganshire
• Llangrannog
• Lôn Lacs
• Obituary
• Proceedings of the Society during 1958
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Ceredigion – Journal of the Cardiganshire Antiquarian Society, 1959 Vol III No 4

Ceredigion – Journal of the Cardiganshire Antiquarian Society, 1959 Vol III No 4• The President’s Jubilee Message
• The Chairman’s Address at Gorgerddan
•  From Antiquarianism to Archaeology in
Cardiganshire, 1909-1959
• Medieval Cardiganshire – A Study in
Social Orgins
• Some Aspects of the History of Aberystwyth-I
• Cardiganshire Politics in the
Mid-eighteenth Century
• Trade and Industry in some Cardiganshire
Towns in the Middle Ages
• Did Handel Visit Cardiganshire?
• Some of the Pioneers
• Proceedings of the Society during 1959
• List of Members
• Statement of Accounts for the year 1959 – 356
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Ceredigion – Journal of the Cardiganshire Antiquarian Society, 1960 Vol IV No I

Ceredigion – Journal of the Cardiganshire Antiquarian Society, 1960 Vol IV No I •  The Old Families of South-West Wales
•  Some Aspects of the History of Aberystwyth-II
•  Some Aspects of the Bidding in Cardiganshire
•  Educational Charities in Cardiganshire in the
Period 1833-35 : Their Origin and Value
•  The ‘Corbalengi’ Stone 
•  Memories of old Cardiganshire
•  Obituary: Mr J. R. Davies
•  Annual Report for 1960
•  Statment of Accounts for the Year 1960 – 83
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