Dolman MSS (Newport)

Scope and Content

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.

Administrative / Biographical History

Dolmans is an established firm of solicitors, based in Cardiff, Glamorgan.


Arranged according to parish

Access Information

No restrictions

Acquisition Information

Deposited, 1953.


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).

Other 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.

Conditions Governing Use

Usual copyright regulations apply

Appraisal Information

All records have been retained


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