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My Time at Ceredigion Archives

We present a guest blog by Hollie who recently spent two happy weeks with us on a work placement! When I originally asked to be placed at the Archives I had no idea what I was getting into; the closest … Continue reading

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My Work Experience at Ceredigion Archives

We present a guest blog by Georgie Whittock who spent some time gaining work experience with us recently, an experience both pleasant and useful for all concerned! I am a second year archaeology student at Lampeter University, and I have been … Continue reading

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Motor Vehicle Registrations in Cardiganshire

Motor Vehicle Registrations started in Cardiganshire on 1st January 1904 and it took 45 years till 1949 for 10,000 vehicles (EJ 1 to EJ 9999) to be registered in the county. Following on from my previous blog of October 2014, … Continue reading

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Eliza Webley-Parry: The Journals of a Genteel Woman of Nineteenth-Century Cardiganshire

Dr Rose McCormack Over the past three months I have been volunteering for Ceredigion archive. The project I have been working on has been an exciting one; I was asked by the archive to look at the diaries of Eliza … Continue reading

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Work Experience at Ceredigion Archives – from an A-Level Student

As an A-Level student interested in studying a history degree course at university, over the last year I have given the idea of acquiring suitable work experience quite a lot of thought. A history degree can lead you to many … Continue reading

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‘I do like to stroll along the prom, prom, prom [& to establish a date for the demolition of the 1936 bandstand kiosk], where the brass band plays diddly om pom pom …’

The controversial new bandstand building now nearing completion on Aberystwyth seafront retains a ring of columns from the 1936 bandstand, built to mark the coronation of George VI. The fate of the bandstand’s short-lived central kiosk has long puzzled local … Continue reading

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