Series GKB2 and Vols 364-365, 429-435 - Cardiganshire election accounts

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GKB2 and Vols 364-365, 429-435


Cardiganshire election accounts


  • [1769]-1871 (mainly 1784-1853) (Creation)

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2 vols, 1 folder, 8 bundles, 2 envelopes

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Accounts, bills, receipts and letters demanding payment for expenses incurred in elections for the Cardigan Boroughs or for the county, in which members of the Pryse family either stood for election or supported another candidate, [1769]-1853.. The accounts record expenditure on election dinners and drinks for the voters in taverns at Cardigan, Lampeter, Newcastle Emlyn and Aberystwyth, costs of horse fodder, travel, agents’ expenses, constables, mace-berarers, musicians, bellringers, ribbons, flags, dressing the chair, chairmen’s fees, printing election notices, etc. Most of the files are similar in content. Additional points of interest are noted at file level

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Arranged in chronological order by file and roughly within each file

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