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Gwent Archives
Dean Forest, Monmouth, Usk and Pontypool Railway records

Reference code(s): GB 0218 D3929

Held at: Gwent Archives

Title: Records of the Dean Forest, Monmouth, Usk and Pontypool Railway, 1844-1888

Short Title: Dean Forest, Monmouth, Usk and Pontypool Railway records

Creation date(s): 1844-1888

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: (77 items)

Name of creator(s): Dean Forest, Monmouth, Usk and Pontypool Railway

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: The Dean Forest, Monmouth, Usk and Pontypool Railway was begun in c.1852. By 1856 a line between Little Mill Junction, Pontypool and Usk was opened and extended to Monmouth the following year. The Coleford, Monmouth, Usk and Pontypool Railway was leased by the West Midlands Railway in 1861. The Coleford branch was opened in 1873.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Records relating to the Dean Forest, Monmouth, Usk and Pontypool Railway, 1844-1888, including petitions, 1853; agreements, 1853; clauses, 1853; proofs, [c.1851]-1853; affidavits, 1853; briefs, 1853; records of shares and shareholders, 1852-1853; records relating to the lengths of assents, dissents and neuters on the railway line, 1852-1853; correspondence, 1844-1865; miscellaneous, 1845-1888.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: Petitions; Agreements; Clauses; Proofs; Affadavits; Briefs; Records of shares and shareholders; Lengths of assents; dissents and neuters on main line; 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.

Language codes: eng

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

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: Source not recorded

ALLIED MATERIALS

Related material: Further records are Gwent Record Office, D3934.

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds

Archivist's note: Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Gwent Record Office, Catalogue of Records of the Dean Forest, Monmouth, Usk and Pontypool Railway, 1844-1888; RAILSCOT homepage (http://www.railscot.co.uk/index.htm) viewed 9 May 2004.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: June 2004


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Dean Forest, Monmouth, Usk and Pontypool Railway | Records and correspondence
Railways | Wales | Monmouthshire

Personal names

Corporate names
Dean Forest, Monmouth, Usk & Pontypool Railway Company

Places
Monmouthshire (Wales)

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