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Chepstow Water Company and the Gwent Water Board, records

Reference code(s): GB 0218 D2427

Held at: Gwent Archives

Title: Chepstow Water Company and the Gwent Water Board Records

Short Title: Chepstow Water Company and the Gwent Water Board, records

Creation date(s): 1850-1974

Level of description: Fonds

Extent:

Name of creator(s): Chepstow Water Company; Gwent Water Board

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: The Chepstow Water Company was formed on 21st March 1836 as The Chepstow Waterworks Company. It was incorporated on 11th April 1843. In 1917, it absorbed the Pwllmeyric Water Company and in 1919 the Tidenham Water Works Ltd. The company was superceded in 1960 by the Newport and South Monmouthshire Water Board. Gwent Water Board was founded in 1969 to provide water for the whole of Monmouthshire. In 1974, it was replaced by the Welsh Water Authority.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Records of the Chepstow Water Company, 1853-1924; and Gwent Water Board minute books, 1972-1974.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into: Chepstow Water Company; Gwent Water Board.

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

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

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

Accruals: Accruals are not expected.

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

ALLIED MATERIALS

Related material: For accompanying plans see Gwent Record Office, Q.P. and BR. 836-7.

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Seri Crawley for the ANW project. The following source was used to compile this description: Gwent Record Office, Catalogue of the records of the Chepstow Water Company and the Gwent Water Board.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: May 2004


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Chepstow Water Company | Archives
Gwent Water Board | Archives
Water utilities | Wales | Monmouthshire
Water-supply | Wales | Monmouthshire
Waterworks | Wales | Monmouthshire

Personal names

Corporate names
Chepstow Water Company
Gwent Water Board

Places
Monmouthshire (Wales)

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