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M.C. Llewelin & Co., Solicitors, Usk, deeds and documents

Reference code(s): GB 0218 D749

Held at: Gwent Archives

Title: M.C. Llewelin & Co., Solicitors, Usk, Deeds and Documents

Short Title: M.C. Llewelin & Co., Solicitors, Usk, deeds and documents

Creation date(s): 1621-1923

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: (Information to be supplied)

Name of creator(s): M. C. Llewellin & Co., Solicitors


Administrative/Biographical history: M. C. Llewellin & Co., Solicitors, were based in Usk, Monmouthshire. The firm collected papers relating to lands in Monmouthshire including manorial, borough and shrievalty records. Manors in Monmouthshire included Tre-grug, Parcletys Llanover, Llanelen, Llan-arth, Goldcliff, Llangattock Coed Morgan, Undy, Caldicot and Newton, Wentsland and Bryngwyn, Llanllowell, Raglan, Trelleck, Usk and Edlogan. The town of Usk, Monmouthshire, was granted its first charter was granted in the 14th century. The borough corporation had the formal title of the Portreeve and Burgesses of Usk. The Kemeys Suspension Bridge was constructed in c.1830 over the River Usk in the parish of Cemais, Monmouthshire.


Scope and content/abstract: Records collected by M. C. Llewellin & Co., Solicitors, 1621-1923, including manorial records, 1621-1830; records of Usk Borough, 1749-1825; legal papers, 1714-1842; records relating to the Kemeys Bridge, 1798-1862; Monmouthshire shrievalty records, 1788-1880; deeds relating to lands in Monmouthshire, 1643-1896; sales particulars relating to land in Monmouthshire, 1801-1923; miscellaneous, [post 1745]-1877.


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: Manorial records; Usk Borough; Legal papers; Kemeys Bridge; Shrievalty; Deeds; Sale particulars; 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: Deposited by M. C. Llewellin & Co., Solicitors, Usk, Monmouthshire, 1968.



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 Deeds and Documents deposited by M. C. Llewellin & Co. Solicitors, Usk; Bradney, Joseph, A History of Monmouthshire, Volume 3, Part 1: The Hundred of Usk (Part 1) (London, 1993)

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

Date(s) of descriptions: February 2006

Boroughs | Wales | Usk
Deeds | Wales | Monmouthshire
Legal documents | Wales | Monmouthshire
Manors | Wales | Montgomeryshire
Sales particulars | Wales | Monmouthshire
Sheriffs | Wales | Monmouthshire
Suspension bridges | Wales | Monmouthshire

Personal names

Corporate names
Llewellin, M. C., & Co., Solicitors
Monmouthshire (Wales) | Shrievalty
Usk (Wales : Borough)

Monmouthshire (Wales)
Usk (Wales)

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