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Gwent Archives
Newport Dock Company, deeds

Reference code(s): GB 0218 D2464

Held at: Gwent Archives

Title: Newport Dock Company Deeds

Short Title: Newport Dock Company, deeds

Creation date(s): 1829-1851

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: Information to be supplied

Name of creator(s): The Newport Dock Company


Administrative/Biographical history: The Newport Dock Bill received assent in 1835 to develop an inland port. The resultant Newport Dock Company was a forerunner of the Alexandra (Newport and South Wales) Docks and Railway Company, formed in 1882.


Scope and content/abstract: Deeds, 1829-1851.


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged according to dates.

Conditions governing access: No restrictions.

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply.

Finding aids: A hard copy of the catalogue is available at Gwent Record Office


Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records deposited at Gwent Record Office have been retained.

Accruals: Accruals are not expected.

Archival history: Deposited by the company with the Bank of England as security for a Loan.

Immediate source of acquisition: Donated by the Bank of England per the Archivist, 1986.



Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Seri Crawley for the ANW project. The following sources were used to compile this description: Gwent Record Office, Catalogue of the Newport Dock Company; Dock developments at Newport: The Alexandra (Newport & South Wales) Docks and Railway Co. (Newport, 1990s); Davis, Haydn, The history of the borough of Newport: from swamp to super-town (Newport, 1998); Hutton, John, The Newport Docks & Railway Company (Wadenhoe, 1996).

Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) Second Edition; AACR2 and LCSH.

Date(s) of descriptions: May 2004

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