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Gwent Archives
Newport parish meeting and vestry records

Reference code(s): GB 0218 A1105

Held at: Gwent Archives

Title: Newport Parish Meeting and Vestry Records

Short Title: Newport parish meeting and vestry records

Creation date(s): 1773-1906

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: (Information to be supplied)

Name of creator(s): Newport Parish Council

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: Prior to 1894, monthly parish vestry meetings dealt with ecclesiastical matters, rates, and local issues. Parish councils were established by the Local Government Act 1894. Community councils replaced parish councils under the local government reorganization in 1974. Newport parish was in the county of Monmouthshire until 1974.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Records of Newport parish vestry meetings and Newport Parish Council, 1773-1906.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement:

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply.

Finding aids: A hard copy of the catalogue is available in Gwent Record Office.

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

DESCRIPTION NOTES

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, Newport Parish Meeting/Vestry catalogue.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: October 2005


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Newport (Wales). | Parish Council | Archives
Parish councils (Local government) | Wales | Newport

Personal names

Corporate names
Newport (Wales) | Parish Council

Places
Newport (Wales : parish)

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