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Gwent Archives
Ships' record books, Port of Newport

Reference code(s): GB 0218 D2795

Held at: Gwent Archives

Title: Ships' Record Books, Port of Newport

Short Title: Ships' record books, Port of Newport

Creation date(s): 1910-1981

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: (Information to be supplied)

Name of creator(s): Port of Newport

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: The Port of Newport is located on the river Usk to the south of Newport, Monmouthshire. In 1896 the Port of Newport was the third largest in the world for the exports of iron, steel and coal.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Port of Newport, ships' record books, 1910-1981.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged chronologically

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

Related material: Further Newport shipping records are Gwent Record Office, D1847.

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, Catalogue of Ships' Record Books, Port of Newport; Davis, Haydn, The History of the Borough of Newport (Newport, 1998).

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

Date(s) of descriptions: February 2006


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Harbours | Wales | Newport
Ship registers | Wales | Newport

Personal names

Corporate names
Port of Newport (Monmouthshire, Wales)

Places
Newport (Wales)

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