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Gwent Archives
Gwent Constabulary, records

Reference code(s): GB 0218 D3297

Held at: Gwent Archives

Title: Gwent Constabulary Records

Short Title: Gwent Constabulary, records

Creation date(s): 1857-[c. 1974]

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 6 items

Name of creator(s): Gwent Constabulary; Monmouthshire Constabulary


Administrative/Biographical history: Gwent Constabulary was created on 1 April 1967 following the amalgamation of Monmouthshire Constabulary and Newport Borough Police. Monmouthshire Constabulary was formed in 1857 and the Newport Police established in 1836, both to replace the existing parish constables in enforcing the law.


Scope and content/abstract: Records of Gwent Constabulary and predecessor bodies, consisting mainly of registers of officers and constables, 1857-1951, printed leaflet, [post 1974].


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 in Gwent Record Office, the National Library of Wales and the National Register of Archives.


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

Accruals: Accruals are possible

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposit, 1995.



Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds

Archivist's note: Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following source was used to compile this description: Gwent Record Office, Catalogue of Gwent Constabulary Records.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: May 2004

Police | Wales | Gwent
Police | Wales | Monmouthshire

Personal names

Corporate names
Gwent Constabulary
Monmouthshire Constabulary

Gwent (Wales)
Monmouthshire (Wales)

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