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H. M. Coroner of Monmouthshire, Coroners' inquest files

Reference code(s): GB 0218 Q/CI

Held at: Gwent Archives

Title: H. M. Coroners of Monmouthshire, Coroners' Inquest Files

Short Title: H. M. Coroner of Monmouthshire, Coroners' inquest files

Creation date(s): 1866-1883

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: (Information to be supplied)

Name of creator(s): Monmouthshire County Coroner

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: Coroners were originally royal officers who, from the 12th century onwards, held inquests into matters affecting Crown rights, including treasure trove and wrecks. The Coroner also investigated the circumstances of unnatural, sudden, or suspicious deaths, and deaths in prison. Until 1926 all such inquests were held before a jury.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: H. M. Coroner of Monmouthshire, Coroners' inquest files, 1866-1883.

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 possible

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 sources were used in the compilation of this description: Gwent Record Office, H. M. Coroner of Monmouthshire, Coroners' Inquest Files, 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


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Coroners | Wales | Blaenau Gwent
Coroners | Wales | Monmouthshire
Coroners | Wales | Newport
Coroners | Wales | Torfaen
Monmouthshire (Wales). | Coroner | Archives

Personal names

Corporate names
Monmouthshire (Wales) | Coroner

Places
Blaenau Gwent (Wales)
Monmouthshire (Wales)
Newport (Wales)
Torfaen (Wales)

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