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Gwent Archives
2 and 2a High St, Abergavenny, deeds

Reference code(s): GB 0218 D2071

Held at: Gwent Archives

Title: Deeds to Nos 2 and 2a High St, Abergavenny

Short Title: 2 and 2a High St, Abergavenny, deeds

Creation date(s): 1855-1944

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 16 items

Name of creator(s): Baker family of Abergavenny


Administrative/Biographical history: During the later 19th century Edward Baker, general shopkeeper and haberdasher, and his family, owned property in High Street, Abergavenny, Monmouthshire. Edward Baker died in 1914. John Berry, boot dealer, owned the properties between 1920 and 1944, followed by Emlyn Powell Williams, wholesale leather merchant. Curry's electrical retailers took over the property in 1950.


Scope and content/abstract: Deeds and other documents relating to properties in High Street, Abergavenny, Monmouthshire, 1855-1944.


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged chronologically

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: No information found

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited by Currys Ltd., 46-50 Uxbridge Road, Ealing, London, (B. R. A. 2029), 1983.



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 deeds to Nos 2 and 2a High Street, Abergavenny. Description extended by Frances Younson using the following source: Abergavenny Street Survey 1979-1984 (Abergavenny Local History Society).

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 | Abergavenny

Personal names
Baker family , of Abergavenny

Corporate names

Abergavenny (Wales)

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