Abergavenny Case for Tramroad

Scope and Content

Abergavenny case for tramroad, 1813.

Administrative / Biographical History

At the beginning of the 19th century, coal was transported by horse-powered trams from collieries to the nearest canal for distribution. The tramroad from Abergavenny, Monmouthshire, was built in the 18th century. By 1829 the tramroad reached Hereford.

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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, Misc. MSS.; Hay-on-Wye Tourist Information Bureau, http://www.hay-on-wye.co.uk/htib/index.htm, viewed 17 January 2006.

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A hard copy of the catalogue is available in Gwent Record Office.

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All records deposited at Gwent Record Office have been retained.


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