Records of Uskside Engineering/ Engineering and Rivet Co. Ltd., Newport, Mon.

Scope and Content

Records of Uskside Engineering Co./ Uskside Engineering and Rivet Co. Ltd., 1889-1990, including minutes, 1924-1965; legal records, 1889-1972; reports, 1898-1920; financial records, 1913-1974; wage and salary records, 1915-1968; correspondence, 1889-1973; personnel records, 1922-1966; production and technical specifications, 1898-1965; schedules and inventories, 1922-1961; printed histories and newspaper cuttings, 1945-1990; photographs, 1918.

Administrative / Biographical History

Uskside Engineering and Rivet Co. Ltd., of Newport, Monmouthshire was founded in 1827 and manufactured engines, pumps, conveyors, coal cutters and other equipment for over 150 years. The company simplified its name to Uskside Engineering Co. in c.1919. The company is now known as Newleco (Uskside) Ltd.


Arranged into the following: Minutes; Legal; Reports; Financial; Correspondence; Personnel; Production and technical specifications; General; Pictorial.

Access Information

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Acquisition Information

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Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Gwent Record Office, Catalogue of Records of Uskside Engineering/Engineering and Rivet Co. Ltd., Neport, Mon.; Newelco Homepage ( viewed 9 June 2004.

Other Finding Aids

Hard copies of the catalogue are available in Gwent Record Office and the National Library of Wales and the National Register of Archives.

Conditions Governing Use

Usual copyright regulations apply.

Appraisal Information

All records deposited at Gwent Record Office have been retained.


Accruals are not expected

Geographical Names