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Gwent Archives
Newport Gas Company records

Reference code(s): GB 0218 D493

Held at: Gwent Archives

Title: Newport Gas Company Records

Short Title: Newport Gas Company records

Creation date(s): 1843-1949

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: (Information to be supplied)

Name of creator(s): Newport Gas Company


Administrative/Biographical history: The Newport Gas Company was active in Newport, Monmouthshire during the 19th and 20th centuries.


Scope and content/abstract: Records of Newport Gas Company, 1843-1949, including minute books, 1843-1949; half-yearly reports and statement of accounts, 1874-1935; Company Secretary's statistics for board meetings, 1922-1944; records relating to the Newport (Monmouthshire) Gas Act, 1875, financial records, 1852-1949; engineers' and managers' reports, 1846-1927; photographs, 1912-1940; scrapbooks of newspaper and magazine cuttings, 1913-1946.


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: Administration; Finance; Production and management; Miscellaneous.

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply.

Finding aids: Hard copies of the catalogue are available in Gwent Record Office and the National Register of Archives.


Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records deposited at Gwent Record Office have been retained.

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

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 source was used to compile this description: Gwent Record Office, Newport Gas Company, catalogue.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: February 2006

Gas companies | Wales | Newport
Gas distribution | Wales | Newport
Newport Gas Company | Archives

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