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Brewer family papers

Reference code(s): GB 0210 BREWER

Held at: National Library of Wales

Title: Brewer Family Papers

Short Title: Brewer family papers

Creation date(s): 1772-1979 (accumulated [c. 1940])

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.029 cubic metres (1 box)

Name of creator(s): Brewer Family


Administrative/Biographical history: The Brewer family of Monmouth had related branches in Devon, Kent and Leicestershire. During the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, the Brewer family resided in Newport, Monmouthshire.


Scope and content/abstract: A volume compiled by Edgar de Vannes Brewer, Newport, [c. 1940], containing a history of the Brewer family of Monmouth, and related families, with many emblazoned arms and pedigree charts, original family papers,1772-1835, and correspondence relating to family history, 1930-1976.


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement:

Conditions governing access: Readers consulting modern papers in the National Library of Wales are required to sign the 'Modern papers - data protection' form.

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply.

Finding aids: A hard copy of the catalogue is available in Minor Lists and Summaries 1986, p.2-3, at the National Library of Wales. The catalogue can be accessed online.

Detailed catalogue


Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records purchased by the National Library of Wales have been retained.

Accruals: Accruals are not expected.

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Purchased from Dylans Bookstore, Salubrious Passage, Swansea, 1985.



Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds. Records acquired by Edgar de Vannes Brewer predate his birth.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following source was consulted in the compilation of this description: NLW, Minor Lists and Summaries 1986.

Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition, AACR2 and LCSH.

Date(s) of descriptions: April 2003

Brewer family, | of Newport
Heraldry | Great Britain

Personal names
Brewer family , of Newport

Corporate names

Monmouthshire (Wales)
Newport (Wales)

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