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Lord Lieutenant of Monmouthshire records

Reference code(s): GB 0218 LL

Held at: Gwent Archives

Title: Lord Lieutenant of Monmouthshire Records

Short Title: Lord Lieutenant of Monmouthshire records

Creation date(s): 1790-1949

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: (Information to be supplied)

Name of creator(s): Monmouthshire Lord Lieutenancy


Administrative/Biographical history: Lord Lieutenants are the representatives of the Crown for each county in the United Kingdom, appointed by the monarch on the advice of the Prime Minister. From its earliest days, the Lord Lieutenancy has been closely associated with the Magistracy. The Lord Lieutenant also became responsible for the organization of all royal visits to the county. A group of Deputy Lieutenants are appointed by the Lord Lieutenant, and a Vice Lord Lieutenant is selected from among these Deputies.


Scope and content/abstract: Records of the Lord Lieutenant of Monmouthshire, 1790-1949.


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.


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: Source not recorded



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, Lord Lieutenant of Monmouthshire, catalogue; Hey, David, Oxford Dictionary of Local and Family History, (Oxford University Press, Oxford, 1997).

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

Date(s) of descriptions: October 2005

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