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Gwent Archives
Coalbrook Vale Ironworks, records

Reference code(s): GB 0218 D3337

Held at: Gwent Archives

Title: Coalbrook Vale Ironworks Records

Short Title: Coalbrook Vale Ironworks, records

Creation date(s): 1800-1844

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 16 items

Name of creator(s): Coalbrook Vale Ironworks


Administrative/Biographical history: In 1820 Mr George Brewer established the Coalbrook Vale ironworks close to Ebbw Vale, Monmouthshire. Brewer was believed to be related to the Darbys of Coalbrook Dale, hence the name Coalbrook Vale. In 1845, George Brewer died and his son, Tom Llewellyn Brewer assumed control of the works. Coalbrook Vale was purchased by Levick and Simpson in 1855.


Scope and content/abstract: Records relating to the Coalbrook Vale Ironworks, Monmouthshire, 1800-1844, including financial records, 1822-1844; correspondence, 1825-1828; miscellaneous, 1800-1840.


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: Financial records; Correspondence; Miscellaneous.

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 Coalbrook Vale Ironworks records.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: June 2004

Iron industry and trade | Wales | Coalbrookvale

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Coalbrook Vale Ironworks (Wales)

Coalbrookvale (Wales)

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