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Town Council

1923
Will O'Whispers; Town Council of 1923, Cambrian News, 17/5/1974 pdficon.gif icon Page 1 [794kb]pdficon.gif icon Page 2 [846kb]
1989
List of Town Councillors, leaflet, P6.352COU
1991
pdficon.gif icon List of Aberystwyth Town Councillors, 1991, typed manuscript [373kb]pdficon.gif icon Page 1 [109kb] 
pdficon.gif icon She's not our queen, say rebels without the robes, Cambrian N, 12/7/1991 [580kb] 
1995
'Show me some respect!', Cambrian News, 16/6/1995, P6.352.008JON
1996
pdficon.gif icon Hats cash approved on the nod, Cambrian News, 7/6/1996 [456kb]
2005
Council hold shotgun meeting, Cambrian News, 27/10/2005 pdficon.gif icon Page 1 [277kb]pdficon.gif icon Page 2 [190kb]
pdficon.gif icon Fifth of budget goes on clerk!, CambrianNews, 24/3/2005 [566kb]
pdficon.gif icon Shock snub for deputy mayor splits ranks, Cambrian News, 3/3/2005 [357kb]
2010
pdficon.gif icon Historic event as town council meets in Penparcau.. CN, 29/7/2010 [328kb]
2011
pdficon.gif icon Shewring resigns from council and Lib Dems, Cambrian News, 26/5/2011 [523kb]
Town council seeking a premanent home, Cambrian News, 24/11/2011 pdficon.gif icon Page 1 [176kb]

Clerk
1958

pdficon.gif icon Former pilot is new Town Clerk, Cambrian News, 11/4/1958 [414kb]
pdficon.gif icon Town clerk appointed, Welsh Gazette, 10/4/1958 [216kb]
pdficon.gif icon Tributes to town clerk, Cambrian News, 24/1/1958 [489kb]
2013
Council stays tight-lipped over clerk's suspension, Cambrian News, 17/10/2013 pdficon.gif icon Page 1 [184kb]
Red faces as secret talks are recorded, Cambrian News, 26/9/2013 pdficon.gif icon Page 1 [228kb]
Town clerk suspended, Cambrian News, 3/10/2013 pdficon.gif icon Page 1 [151kb]
2014
Stalemate situation over suspended clerk, Cambrian News, 23/1/2014 pdficon.gif icon Page 1 [165kb]

Elections
1961
By-Election 1961, Nel Gwenallt Jones, leaflet pdficon.gif icon Page 1 [336kb]pdficon.gif icon Page 2 [545kb]
1964
Aberystwyth Municipal Elections, 1964, leaflets pdficon.gif icon Page 1 [331kb]pdficon.gif icon Page 2 [347kb]pdficon.gif icon Page 1 [432kb]pdficon.gif icon Page 2 [434kb]
1967
By-election leaflet, Donald F. Smith, 1967 pdficon.gif icon Page 1 [303kb]
1971
By-elections leaflet, Derrick Davies, 1971 pdficon.gif icon Page 1 [268kb]pdficon.gif icon Page 2 [327kb]
1972
pdficon.gif icon Bye election leaflet, Gareth Lewis [277kb]
1983
Election leaflet J. R. Thomas, 1983 pdficon.gif icon Page 1 [352kb]pdficon.gif icon Page 2 [306kb]  
1988
Election leaflet Carl Williams 1988 pdficon.gif icon Page 1 [198kb]pdficon.gif icon Page 2 [180kb]pdficon.gif icon Page 1 [72kb]pdficon.gif icon Page 2 [49kb]
Election leaflet Ceredig Davies 1988 pdficon.gif icon Page 1 [74kb]pdficon.gif icon Page 2 [160kb]Election leaflet pdficon.gif icon Page 1 [89kb]pdficon.gif icon Page 2 [102kb]pdficon.gif icon Page 1 [147kb]pdficon.gif icon Page 2 [148kb]
Election leaflet Jean Wynne 1988 pdficon.gif icon Page 1 [62kb]pdficon.gif icon Page 2 [112kb]pdficon.gif icon Page 1 [104kb]
Election leaflet Peter James Goodman 1988 pdficon.gif icon Page 1 [80kb]pdficon.gif icon Page 2 [137kb]pdficon.gif icon Page 1 [171kb]pdficon.gif icon Page 2 [122kb]
1990
Bob Griffin, leaflet, 1990 pdficon.gif icon Page 1 [88kb]pdficon.gif icon Page 2 [133kb]
1991
pdficon.gif icon Election Leaflet Simon Thomas, 1991 [161kb]
Election leaflet Owen Jones 1991 pdficon.gif icon Page 1 [449kb]pdficon.gif icon Page 2 [563kb]
Election leaflet Keith Morris 1991 pdficon.gif icon Page 1 [428kb]pdficon.gif icon Page 2 [520kb]
Election Leaflet Simpson 1991 pdficon.gif icon Page 1 [409kb]pdficon.gif icon Page 2 [669kb]
Election leaflet Simon Thomas 1991 pdficon.gif icon Page 1 [604kb]pdficon.gif icon Page 2 [668kb]
pdficon.gif icon Election leaflet Carol Kolczak 1991 [264kb]

Freedom of the Town
Churchill
Chance find reveals link with Churchill, Cambrian News, 13/9/2012 pdficon.gif icon Page 1 [215kb]
Churchill pictured at Town Freedom presentation, Cambrian News, 27/9/2012 pdficon.gif icon Page 1 [108kb]

Mayors
List of Aberystwyth Mayors c. 1450 – 1980, Born on a Perilous Rock pdficon.gif icon Page 1 [143kb] 
Tributes to former mayoress, Cambrian News, 25/3/2004 pdficon.gif icon Page 1 [75kb]
Will O'Whispers; Just two more Aber Mayors, Cambrian News, 17/12/1971 pdficon.gif icon Page 1 [327kb]pdficon.gif icon Page 1 [352kb] 
1939 (Llewelyn Samuel)
Programme for the Mayor's Sunday service, 12/11/1939 pdficon.gif icon Page 1 [85kb]pdficon.gif icon Page 2 [83kb]
1951 (David Thomas)
Programme for the Mayor's Sunday service, 27/5/1951 pdficon.gif icon Page 1 [92kb]pdficon.gif icon Page 1 [93kb]
1957 (Evan Jenkins)
Mayor's Sunday, Cambrian News, 7/6/1957 pdficon.gif icon Page 1 [127kb]
1957 (Evan Jenkins)
New Mayor installed, Welsh Gazette, 30/5/1957
1958 (Charles J. Williams)
Funeral of Ald. C. J. Williams, Aberystwyth, Cambrian News, 26/12/1958 pdficon.gif icon Page 1 [237kb]
New mayor seeks to repay debt to town, Cambrian News, 30/5/1958 pdficon.gif icon Page 1 [257kb]pdficon.gif icon Page 2 [205kb]
Off-colour mayor hand over to successor, Welsh Gazette, 29/5/1958 pdficon.gif icon Page 1 [206kb]
Sun shines on new mayor, Cambrian News, 6/6/1958 pdficon.gif icon Page 1 [108kb]
1959 (John John)
New mayor installed, Welsh Gazette, 22/1/1959 pdficon.gif icon Page 1 [315kb]
1961 (William G. Kitchin)
Programme for the Mayor's Sunday service, 11/6/1961 pdficon.gif icon Page 1 [34kb]pdficon.gif icon Page 1 [211kb]
1968 (Ceredig Jones)
Colleagues pay tribute to town's invaluable worker, Cambrian News, 2/9/1994
1972 (D. Leslie Evans)
Programme of the Mayor's Sunday Service, 11/6/1972 pdficon.gif icon Page 1 [43kb]pdficon.gif icon Page 2 [139kb]
1975 (Ceri Jones)
Attacks on civic heads astonish the mayor, Cambrian News, 21/3/1975, P6.352.008JON
1975 (Merfyn Jones)
Attacks on civic heads astonish the mayor, Cambrian News, 21/3/1975 pdficon.gif icon Page 1 [70kb]
Ex-Mayor attacks 'keen' police, Cambrian News, 27/2/1980 pdficon.gif icon Page 1 [141kb] 
New fund launched for blast soldiers, Cambrian News, 15/9/1975 pdficon.gif icon Page 1 [46kb]
New mayor forecasts another reshuffle, Cambrian News, 3/5/1975 pdficon.gif icon Page 1 [82kb]
Town's mayor walks for sport, Cambrian News, 18/10/1975 pdficon.gif icon Page 1 [84kb]
1976 (J. R. Thomas)
Mayor has to wear 'tatty' robes, Western Mail, 22/7/1976 pdficon.gif icon Page 1 [75kb]
Mayor set to beat the bounds, Western Mail, 7/3/1977 pdficon.gif icon Page 1 [40kb]
Programme for the Mayor's Sunday service, 20/6/1976 pdficon.gif icon Page 1 [64kb]pdficon.gif icon Page 1 [64kb]
1978 (Mona Morris)
Brother and sister mayors link up, Cambrian News, 17/3/1979 pdficon.gif icon Page 1 [37kb]
Mayor of Aberystwyth...., Cambrian News, 6/3/1979 pdficon.gif icon Page 1 [86kb]
Second lady mayor for town after vote defeat, Cambrian News, 31/3/1979 pdficon.gif icon Page 1 [47kb]
1980 (Katie Jones)
Town backs protest over 'snub' to its mayor, Western Mail, 15/4/1980 pdficon.gif icon Page 1 [69kb]
1981 (Graham Parry)
Clerk unique link in civic chain, Western Mail, 23/5/1980 pdficon.gif icon Page 1 [32kb]
Mayor elect defeated, Western Mail, 26/5/1979 pdficon.gif icon Page 1 [27kb]
Stiff start for new mayor on sticks, Western Mail, 31/5/1980 pdficon.gif icon Page 1 [126kb]
1982 (Owen Jones)
Mayor plans welcome party, Western Mail, 29/6/1982 pdficon.gif icon Page 1 [34kb]
No robes mayor feels he's been slighted, Western Mail, 22/10/1982 pdficon.gif icon Page 1 [54kb]
Resort's new mayor, Western Mail, 23/4/1982 pdficon.gif icon Page 1 [30kb]
1983 (Gwilym Rowlands)
Mayor wants new road to reduce town risks, Western Mail, 18/5/1983 pdficon.gif icon Page 1 [136kb]
1984/85 (Afan ab Alun)
Programme for Mayor Sunday service, 12/5/1985 pdficon.gif icon Page 1 [41kb]pdficon.gif icon Page 2 [69kb]pdficon.gif icon Page 3 [30kb]pdficon.gif icon Page 4 [28kb]
Town to have a Plaid Mayor, Cambrian News, 16/3/1984 pdficon.gif icon Page 1 [34kb]
1986 (Elizabeth Griffiths)
Liz makes it a female affair, Cambrian News, 16/5/1986 pdficon.gif icon Page 1 [184kb]
Programme for the Mayor's Sunday service, 11/5/1986 pdficon.gif icon Page 1 [36kb]pdficon.gif icon Page 1 [85kb]
Women's double first, Western Mail, 22/5/1986 pdficon.gif icon Page 1 [59kb]
1989/1990 (Bromley, Terry)
Tributes to former mayor who was passionate about Aber, Cambrian News, 15/6/2006, p. 5
1990
Women take over town's top posts, Western Mail, 29/5/1990 pdficon.gif icon Page 1 [143kb]
1991 (Mona Morris)
Anarchy, says would-be Deputy Mayor, Cambrian News, 22/2/1991 pdficon.gif icon Page 1 [67kb]
Mayor snubbed, Cambrian News, 17/5/1991 pdficon.gif icon Page 1 [76kb]
Would-be mayor makes a stand, Cambrian News, 18/1/1991 pdficon.gif icon Page 1 [219kb]
1994 (Bob Griffin)
Ex-pop star is mayoress, Western Mail, 25/4/1994 pdficon.gif icon Page 1 [58kb]
From daisy chain to mayoral chain, Cambrian News, 29/4/1994 pdficon.gif icon Page 1 [127kb]
Rose returns to the limelight, Cambrian News, 20/5/1994 pdficon.gif icon Page 1 [126kb]
1995 (Hywel Jones)
Show me some respect, Cambrian News, 16/6/1995 pdficon.gif icon Page 1 [428kb]
1996 (Hywel Jones/Carol Kolczak)
Bitch blast mayor defies resign calls, Wales on Sunday, 28/1/1996 pdficon.gif icon Page 1 [90kb]
Carol prepares to take the chain, Cambrian News, 15/3/1996 pdficon.gif icon Page 1 [49kb]
Demand for the reinstatement of the chosen mayor, Cambrian News, 23/2/1996, P6.352.008
Ex-mayor Hywel booted off council, Cambrian News, 12/9/1996 pdficon.gif icon Page 1 [337kb]
Mayor in row over 'bitch' jibe, Cambrian News, 12/1/1996 pdficon.gif icon Page 1 [77kb]
Mayor shall not be moved, Cambrian News, 26/1/1996 pdficon.gif icon Page 1 [205kb]
Perhaps they should hold a poll on who should be the mayor, Cambrian News, 23/2/1996 pdficon.gif icon Page 1 [187kb]
Town council meetings scrapped as mayor is stripped of duties, Cambrian News, 16/2/1996 pdficon.gif icon Page 1 [293kb]
1997 (Elin Jones)
Mayor's break with tradition angers royalists, Cambrian News, 15/5/1997 pdficon.gif icon Page 1 [298kb]
1998 (Carol Kolczak)
Carol Ann's year at the helm, Cambrian News, 12/2/1998 pdficon.gif icon Page 1 [53kb]
Council rejects call for pomp, Cambrian News, 1/3/1998 pdficon.gif icon Page 1 [74kb]
1999
Changes to robe cause fur to fly, Cambrian News, 8/7/1999 pdficon.gif icon Page 1 [125kb]
She should have asked permission first!, Cambrian News, 15/7/1999 pdficon.gif icon Page 1 [242kb]
Support and censure in fur debate, Cambrian News, 15/7/1999 pdficon.gif icon Page 1 [246kb]
Tradition triumphs as councillor is told to restore official robe, Cambrian News, 15/7/1999 pdficon.gif icon Page 1 [190kb]
2000 (Jaci Taylor)
Guard against name calling, Cambrian News, 11/5/2000
Lesbian mayor pledges to pull down barriers, Western Mail, 13/5/2000
New mayor is installed in style, Cambrian News, 18/5/2000
2004 (Dilys Parkin)
Taxpayers face £6,000 bill for new gowns and all the trimmings, Cambrian News, 6/4/2000 pdficon.gif icon Page 1 [74kb]
Wholefood shop owner to be new mayor, Cambrian News, 4/3/2004 pdficon.gif icon Page 1 [63kb]
2005 (Aled Davies)
pdficon.gif icon New Mayor pledges a safer Aber, Cambrian News, 19/5/2005 [348kb]
2007 (Lorraine Jones-Southgate)
pdficon.gif icon New mayor on parade, Cambrian News, 17/5/2007 [363kb]
2013 (Wendy, Morris-Twiddy)
Aber daughter will make mayoral history, Cambrian News, 7/3/2013 pdficon.gif icon Page 1 [137kb]
First for Aber as Wendy follows mum as mayor, Cambrian News, 16/5/2013 pdficon.gif icon Page 1 [296kb]