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Dolman (Newport), papers

Reference code(s): GB 0218 D 54

Held at: Gwent Archives

Title: Dolman MSS (Newport)

Short Title: Dolman (Newport), papers

Creation date(s): 1634-1911

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: To be supplied

Name of creator(s): Dolmans Solicitors


Administrative/Biographical history: Dolmans is an established firm of solicitors, based in Cardiff, Glamorgan.


Scope and content/abstract: Copy survey of the Manor of Magna Porta, 1634; deeds, 1678-1911, relating mainly to properties in Caerleon, 1718-1847, Caldicot, 1678-1815, Chepstow, 1752-1887, Llanfrechfa Upper, 1813-1900, Mynyddislwyn, 1803-1905, Newport, 1696-1900, as well as Aberystruth, Aberbeeg, Bedwellty, Caerwent, Christchurch, Goldcliff, Kilgwrrwg, Llanhilleth, Llangattock-juxta-Caerleon, Llanvihangel Llantarnam, Magor, Nash, Newchurch, Peterstone, Raglan, Risca, Shirenewton, Trevethin, Undy and Usk in Monmouthshire, St Peters in Hereford, Herefordshire, 1717-1777, Knighton in Radnorshire, 1778-1869, Llanddeusant in Carmarthenshire, 1841, and Neath and Cwmavon, Glamorgan, 1854-1874.


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged according to parish

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. Further details relating to manorial records within the archive can be accessed on-line.

Detailed catalogue


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

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited, 1953.



Note: Title supplied from name of depositor

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, Dolman MSS (Newport), catalogue; Monmouthshire Record Office, Guide to the Monmouthshire Record Office (Monmouthshire Record Office, 1959).

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

Date(s) of descriptions: January 2006; updated March 2006

Deeds | England | Herefordshire
Deeds | Wales | Blaenau Gwent
Deeds | Wales | Caerphilly
Deeds | Wales | Knighton
Deeds | Wales | Monmouthshire
Deeds | Wales | Newport
Deeds | Wales | Torfaen
Manors | Wales | Magna Porta

Personal names

Corporate names
Dolmans Solicitors
Magna Porta Manor (Wales)

Caerleon (Wales)
Caldicot (Wales)
Chepstow (Wales)
Herefordshire (England)
Knighton (Wales)
Llanfrechfa Upper (Wales)
Monmouthshire (Wales)
Mynyddislwyn (Wales)
Newport (Wales)

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