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Gwent Archives
Red Cross and hospital, records

Reference code(s): GB 0218 D3345

Held at: Gwent Archives

Title: Red Cross and Hospital Records

Short Title: Red Cross and hospital, records

Creation date(s): c.1911-1995

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 111 items

Name of creator(s): R. Jones


Administrative/Biographical history: Mr. R. Jones collected material relating to hospitals in Monmouthshire, including the Royal Gwent Hospital in Newport, Pontypool Hospital and St. Lawrence Hospital, Chepstow, as well as records relating to the British Red Cross.


Scope and content/abstract: Records relating to hospitals in Monmouthshire with covering correspondence from the donor, 1914-1995, including periodicals, 1914-1937; articles, 1965; programmes, 1936-1965; circulars, 1937; printed material, 1956-[c.1975]; photographs, 1918-1965; miscellaneous, 1914-1995; British Red Cross publications, 1947-1970.


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement:

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 and the National Library of Wales.


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: 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 Red Cross and hospital records, with covering letters from R. Jones, the donor and with other items.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: June 2004

Hospitals | Wales | Monmouthshire
Red Cross and Red Crescent | Wales | Monmouthshire

Personal names

Corporate names
British Red Cross Society
Royal Gwent Hospital

Monmouthshire (Wales)

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