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Gwent Archives
Pilliner Estates, documents

Reference code(s): GB 0218 D1918

Held at: Gwent Archives

Title: Pilliner Estates Documents

Short Title: Pilliner Estates, documents

Creation date(s): 1797-1960

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 88 items

Name of creator(s): Pilliner family


Administrative/Biographical history: The Pilliner family owned property in Monmouthshire and had various business interests in the county including railway companies and the Isca Foundry Company.


Scope and content/abstract: Papers of the Pilliner family, 1797-1960, comprising miscellaneous estate papers relating to properties in Cwmbran and Oakfield, Llanfihangel Llantarnam and in Pontnewydd, Llanfrechfa, Monmouthshire, [c. 1892]-1960; business records relating to railway interests, 1797-1932, including acts, 1797-1855, reports, 1854-1860, maps, [c. 1840]-1914, and testimonials, 1852-1868; correspondence and records relating to the Isca Foundry Co. Ltd, 1906-[post 1957]; personal papers, 1951-1975; photographs, [c. 1903]-1957; newspaper cuttings, 1930-1953.


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: estate papers; railway; Isca Foundry Co. Ltd; personal papers; miscellaneous (1st group); business; photographs; newspaper cuttings (2nd group).

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply

Finding aids: Hard copies of the catalogue are available at Gwent Record Office and the National Library of Wales.


Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records have been retained

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited by Mrs J. V. Leslie, Raglan, 1981.



Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds

Archivist's note: Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: Gwent Record Office, Catalogue of documents relating to Pilliner Estates.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: May 2004

Deeds | Wales | Monmouthshire
Foundries | Wales | Monmouthshire
Pilliner family | of Monmouthshire | Archives
Railway companies | Wales | Monmouthshire

Personal names
Pilliner family , of Monmouthshire

Corporate names
Isca Foundry Company

Abersychan (Wales)
Llantarnam (Wales)
Monmouthshire (Wales)

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