Records of the Abergavenny and Border Counties Agricultural Society Limited

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Records of the Abergavenny and Border Counties Agricultural Society and show, 1923-1996, including minutes, notices, agendas and other records relating to meetings, 1923-1996; financial records, 1947-1994, including invoices and statements, 1979-1991, receipt books, 1984-1994, paying in books, 1980-1989, bank statements, 1975-1985, cash books, 1957-1977, and journals, 1971-1988; correspondence relating to the show, 1972-1995; legal, contractual and property records, 1972-1979; marked catalogues, judging books, score sheets and other papers relating to competitions and judging, 1948-1994; show ground maps and trade exhibit entry forms, 1981-1995; official show catalogues, programmes and other publications, 1948-1996; prizes, photographs and posters, 1979-1996; entry forms, 1948-1992.

Administrative / Biographical History

The Abergavenny and Border Counties Agricultural Society Limited was active from at least 1923. It was reconstituted in 1977 as the Abergavenny and Border Counties Society. It organised the Abergavenny Horse Show and Agricultural Association, from 1958 the Abergavenny and Border Counties Show. The Show came to an end in 1996.

Arrangement

Arranged into the following: meetings; financial; correspondence; legal contractual and property; competitions, judging and awards; show ground; publications; prizes, photographs and posters; proformas; other items.

Conditions Governing Access

No restrictions

Note

Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: Gwent Record Office, Catalogue of records of the Abergavenny and Border Counties Agricultural Society Limited, 1922-1996.

Other Finding Aids

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

Conditions Governing Use

Usual copyright regulations apply

Appraisal Information

All records have been retained

Custodial History

No information found

Accruals

Accruals are not expected

Geographical Names