Gwent Constabulary Records

Scope and Content

Records of Gwent Constabulary and predecessor bodies, consisting mainly of registers of officers and constables, 1857-1951, printed leaflet, [post 1974].

Administrative / Biographical History

Gwent Constabulary was created on 1 April 1967 following the amalgamation of Monmouthshire Constabulary and Newport Borough Police. Monmouthshire Constabulary was formed in 1857 and the Newport Police established in 1836, both to replace the existing parish constables in enforcing the law.


Arranged chronologically

Access Information

No restrictions

Acquisition Information

Deposit, 1995.


Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following source was used to compile this description: Gwent Record Office, Catalogue of Gwent Constabulary Records.

Other Finding Aids

Hard copies of the catalogue are available in 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 deposited at Gwent Record Office have been retained.


Accruals are possible