Panteg Overseers of the Poor Account Book

Scope and Content

Account book of the Overseers of the Poor, Panteg, Monmouthshire, 1777-1808.

Administrative / Biographical History

From 1597 Overseers of the Poor were appointed by every parish vestry in England and Wales to collect and distribute the poor rate.

Access Information

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Acquisition Information

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Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Gwent Record Office, Misc. MSS; History of the Workhouse website (, viewed 16 January 2006.

Other Finding Aids

Hard copies of the catalogue are available at Gwent Record Office.

Conditions Governing Use

Usual copyright regulations apply

Appraisal Information

All records have been retained


Accruals are not expected

Geographical Names