Newport Gas Company Records

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Records of Newport Gas Company, 1843-1949, including minute books, 1843-1949; half-yearly reports and statement of accounts, 1874-1935; Company Secretary's statistics for board meetings, 1922-1944; records relating to the Newport (Monmouthshire) Gas Act, 1875, financial records, 1852-1949; engineers' and managers' reports, 1846-1927; photographs, 1912-1940; scrapbooks of newspaper and magazine cuttings, 1913-1946.

Administrative / Biographical History

The Newport Gas Company was active in Newport, Monmouthshire during the 19th and 20th centuries.


Arranged into the following: Administration; Finance; Production and management; Miscellaneous.

Conditions Governing Access

No restrictions

Acquisition Information

Source not recorded


Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following source was used to compile this description: Gwent Record Office, Newport Gas Company, catalogue.

Other Finding Aids

Hard copies of the catalogue are available in Gwent Record Office 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

Corporate Names

Geographical Names