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Gwent Archives
Frere Cholmeley, records

Reference code(s): GB 0218 D13, D13A

Held at: Gwent Archives

Title: Frere Cholmeley MSS (Pentwyn and Golynos Iron and Coal Co.)

Short Title: Frere Cholmeley, records

Creation date(s): 1812-1884

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: (62 items)

Name of creator(s): Pentwyn and Golynos Iron and Coal Co.; Frere Cholmeley, solicitors


Administrative/Biographical history: Frere Cholmeley was a firm of solicitors based in London. Pentwyn and Golynos Ironworks was located in Abersychan in the parish of Trevethin, Monmouthshire.


Scope and content/abstract: Records of Frere Cholmeley, relating mainly to the Pentwyn and Golynos Iron and Coal Co., 1812-1884, comprising deeds, including surrenders and admittances to copyhold land in the manor of Wentsland and Bryngwyn, relating to the parishes of Trevethin and Aberystruth, Monmouthshire, 1812-1884; share certificates and assignments of shares to the Pentwyn and Golynos Iron and Coal Co., 1839-1843; letters, 1814-1820.


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: 1st accession (D13); 2nd accession (D13A). Each accession arranged chronologically.

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply

Finding aids: Hard copies of the catalogue are available at Gwent Record Office.


Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records have been retained

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: No information found



Note: Title supplied from name of depositors.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Gwent Record Office, Frere Cholmeley & Co. MSS, catalogue; Monmouthshire Record Office, Guide to the Monmouthshire Record Office (Monmouthshire Record Office, 1959); Coal Mining History Resource Centre website (, viewed 6 January 2006.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: January 2006

Deeds | Wales | Trevethin
Iron-works | Wales, South
Share certificates | Wales | Torfaen

Personal names

Corporate names
Frere Cholmeley Bischoff (Firm)
Pentwyn and Golynos Iron and Coal Co.

Trevethin (Wales)

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