1973 Ceredigion District Council election

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The first election to Ceredigion District Council was held in April 1973.[1] It was followed by the 1976 election. On the same day there were elections to the other local authorities and community councils in Wales.

Results[edit]

Aberaeron (one seat)[edit]

Aberaeron 1973
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Independent T. Herbert 590 75.7
Independent A. Thomas 189 24.3
Majority 51.4
Turnout
Independent win (new seat)

Aberbanc (one seat)[edit]

Aberbanc 1973
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Independent R. Davies 403 41.5
Independent E. Davies 298 30.7
Independent B. Llewellyn 269 27.7
Majority 10.8
Turnout 75.7
Independent win (new seat)

Aberporth (one seat)[edit]

Aberporth 1973
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Independent J.L. Davies 498 44.0
Independent H. Spurrell 344 30.4
Independent T. Lewis 291 25.7
Majority 13.6
Turnout 63.5
Independent win (new seat)

Aberystwyth Ward One (four seats)[edit]

Aberystwyth Ward One 1973
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Independent R. Davies 1,371 44.0
Independent Labour Gareth Ellis 1,143
Labour J. Edwards 829
Labour Owen Henry Jones 583
Plaid Cymru R. Roberts 568
Labour K. Burgess 514
Labour G. Parry 441
Turnout
Independent win (new seat)
Independent Labour win (new seat)
Labour win (new seat)
Labour win (new seat)

Aberystwyth Ward Two (two seats)[edit]

Aberystwyth Ward Two 1973
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Independent J. Edwards 502
Liberal Miss K.A. Jones 487
Labour T. Jones 402
Liberal D. Davies 304
Labour C. Edwards 293
Turnout 60.6
Independent win (new seat)
Liberal win (new seat)

Aberystwyth Ward Three (two seats)[edit]

Aberystwyth Ward Three 1973
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal M. Jones 1,178
Liberal H. Williams 684
Independent Hywel Griffiths Evans 464
Turnout 56.5
Liberal win (new seat)
Liberal win (new seat)

Aeron (one seat)[edit]

Aeron 1973
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Independent T. Jones 229 37.1
Independent T. Jones 225 37.1
Independent J. Richards 164 26.5
Majority 4 0.0
Turnout 68.7
Independent win (new seat)

Borth (one seat)[edit]

Borth 1973
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Independent William Thomas Kinsey Raw-Rees 574 68.1
Independent J. Jeremy 269 31.9
Majority 36.2
Turnout 63.3
Independent win (new seat)

Bow Street (one seat)[edit]

This ward was also known as Llangorwen.[1]

Bow Street 1973
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Independent J. Rees 344 60.4
Liberal A. Jones 226 39.6
Majority 20.7
Turnout 58.5
Independent win (new seat)

Cardigan (three seats)[edit]

Cardigan 1973
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Independent O.M. Owen 983
Liberal W. Jenkins 950
Independent F. Aspinall 704
Labour T. Phillips 689
Plaid Cymru D. Williams 644
Labour T. Lloyd 580
Majority
Turnout
Independent win (new seat)
Liberal win (new seat)
Independent win (new seat)

Cwmrheidol and Devils' Bridge (one seat)[edit]

Cwmrheidol and Devils' Bridge 1973
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Independent G. Lewis 211
Independent E. Evans 168
Independent W. Morgan 55
Labour E. Daniel 42
Majority
Turnout
Liberal win (new seat)

Faenor Upper (one seat)[edit]

Faenor Upper 1973
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Independent M.B. Roberts unopposed
Majority
Turnout
Independent win (new seat)

Felinfach (one seat)[edit]

Felinfach 1973
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Independent W.A. Jones 453 51.9
Independent J. Davies 240 27.5
Plaid Cymru S. Morgan 179 20.5
Majority 24.4
Turnout
Independent win (new seat)

Lampeter (two seats)[edit]

Lampeter 1973
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Mrs C.P. Barton 379
Liberal R. Hughes 348
Independent F. Roberts 345
Independent D. Jenkins 332
Independent F. Samuel 263
Labour D. Owen 246
Independent D. Davies 192
Independent L. Paskins 102
Turnout 59.5
Liberal win (new seat)
Liberal win (new seat)

Llanarth (one seat)[edit]

Llanarth 1973
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Independent B. Jenkins 444 62.0
Independent D. Jenkins 272 38.0
Majority
Turnout
Independent win (new seat)

Llanbadarn Fawr (one seat)[edit]

Llanbadarn Fawr 1973
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Independent J.E. Raw-Rees 304
Labour J. Jones 228
Majority
Turnout
Independent win (new seat)

Llandygwydd (one seat)[edit]

Llandygwydd 1973
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Independent D. Beynon 196
Independent I. James 130
Independent C. Richards 105
Majority
Turnout
Independent win (new seat)

Llandysul North (one seat)[edit]

Llandysul North 1973
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Independent Thomas John Jones 409
Plaid Cymru Cynog Glyndwr Davies 132
Majority
Turnout
Independent win (new seat)

Llandysul South (one seat)[edit]

Llandysul South 1973
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Independent J. Evans 468
Independent D. Evans 453
Majority 15
Turnout
Independent win (new seat)

Llanfair and Llanwnen (one seat)[edit]

Llanfair and Llanwnen 1973
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Independent Johnny Williams 498
Plaid Cymru W. Lewis 367
Majority 131
Turnout
Independent win (new seat)

Llanfarian (one seat)[edit]

This ward was also known as Llanychaiarn.

Llanfarian 1973
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Arthur Morgan 235 45.7
Independent J. Thomas 144 28.0
Liberal D. Vaughan 135 26.3
Majority 17.7
Turnout 56.3
Labour win (new seat)

Llanfihangel and Llanilar (one seat)[edit]

Llanfihangel and Llanilar 1973
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Independent D. Morgan 466 56.6
Liberal Ll.D. Jones 358 43.4
Majority 13.1
Turnout
Independent win (new seat)

Llangeitho and Caron Isclawdd (one seat)[edit]

This ward was also known as Llanbadarn Odwyn.[1]

Llangeitho and Caron Isclawdd 1973
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal W.G. Bennett 507 57.9
Independent J. Davies 369 42.1
Majority 15.8
Turnout
Independent win (new seat)

Llangoedmor (one seat)[edit]

Llangoedmor 1973
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Independent I.J. Griffiths 338
Plaid Cymru P. Hazzleby 257
Majority
Turnout
Independent win (new seat)

Llangrannog and Penbryn (one seat)[edit]

Llangrannog and Penbryn 1973
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Independent M. Jenkins 445
Independent Y. Brown 395
Majority
Turnout
Independent win (new seat)

Llanilar and Llanrhystud (one seat)[edit]

Llanilar and Llanrhystud 1973
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal E. Jones unopposed
Liberal win (new seat)

Llanllwchaiarn and Llandysiliogogo (one seat)[edit]

Llanllwchaiarn and Llandysiliogogo 1973
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Independent T. Jones 266
Independent J.E. Evans 216
Independent G. Jones 195
Independent H. Jones 103
Majority
Turnout
Independent win (new seat)

Llansantffraid and Cilcennin (one seat)[edit]

Llansantffraid and Cilcennin 1973
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Independent L. Lloyd 657
Independent E. Jones 261
Independent M. Jarman 121
Majority
Turnout
Independent win (new seat)

Llanwenog (one seat)[edit]

Llanwenog 1973
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Independent David Alun James 394 55.2
Independent R. Davies 320 44.8
Majority 10.4
Turnout
Independent win (new seat)

Lledrod, Strata Florida and Ysbyty Ystwyth (one seat)[edit]

This ward was also known as Ystwyth.[1]

Lledrod, Strata Florida and Ysbyty Ystwyth 1973
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Independent David Lloyd Evans 383 36.9
Labour J. Hedger 296 28.5
Independent E. James 265 25.5
Independent D. Owen 94 9.1
Majority 8.4
Turnout
Independent win (new seat)

Nantcwnlle, Llanddewi Brefi and Llangeitho (one seat)[edit]

This ward was also known as Gartheli.[1]

Nantcwnlle, Llanddewi Brefi and Llangeitho 1973
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal E. Williams 520 58.9
Independent C. Jones 363 41.1
Majority 17.8
Turnout
Liberal win (new seat)

New Quay (one seat)[edit]

New Quay 1973
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Independent I.C. Pursey 191 34.0
Independent T. Edwards 170 30.2
Independent J. Davies 108 19.2
Independent W. Thomas 93 16.5
Majority 21 3.7
Turnout 90.4
Independent win (new seat)

Taliesin and Talybont (one seat)[edit]

This ward was also known as Llancynfelyn

Taliesin and Talybont 1973
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Independent John Rowland Davies 564 61.8
Labour J. Hirst 227 24.9
Plaid Cymru M. Evans 121 13.3
Majority
Turnout
Independent win (new seat)

Trefeurig and Goginan (one seat)[edit]

This ward was also known as Melindwr.[1]

Trefeurig and Goginan 1973
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Independent J. Jones 259 36.7
Labour G. Potter 176 25.0
Plaid Cymru A. Griffiths 152 21.6
Liberal J. Thomas 118 16.7
Majority 11.8
Turnout 69.4
Independent win (new seat)

Troedyraur (one seat)[edit]

Troedyraur 1973
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Independent H. Jones unopposed
Independent win (new seat)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f "Ceredigion District Council Election Results 1973-1993" (PDF). The Elections Cente, Plymouth University. Retrieved 9 May 2016.