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Gwent Archives
A. J. Jacobs and Sons ( pawnbrokers), Newport, records

Reference code(s): GB 0218 D2634

Held at: Gwent Archives

Title: A. J. Jacobs and Sons, Pawnbrokers, Newport, Records

Short Title: A. J. Jacobs and Sons ( pawnbrokers), Newport, records

Creation date(s): 1914-[1950s]

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 16 items

Name of creator(s): A. J. Jacobs and Sons, Pawnbrokers, Newport

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: A. J. Jacobs and Sons was a pawnbroker business based in Newport, Monmouthshire, in the first half of the 20th century.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Records of A. J. Jacobs and Sons, 1914-[1950s], including lists of pawned items and pawners, 1914-1938; records of ticket numbers and loan amounts, 1921-1938; ticket counterfoils, 1923-1929; order book, 1948-1950; letters and receipts, 1921, [1940s]-[1950s]; pawn tickets and bills, 1938-1942; record of horse gambling, 1925.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement:

Conditions governing access: Usual Gwent Record Office conditions apply.

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply

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

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

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

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Donated, 1988.

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

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 the Records of Messrs A. J. Jacobs and Sons, Pawnbrokers, Newport.

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
Pawnbrokers | Wales | Newport

Personal names

Corporate names
A.J. Jacobs and Sons

Places
Newport (Wales)

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