Trevil Rail Road Company Records

Scope and Content

Records of Trevil Rail Road Company, 1795-1910; deeds and related records relating to land in Brecknockshire, Radnorshire and Kent, 1877-1932.

Administrative / Biographical History

The Trevil Rail Road was constructed in 1793 to carry limestone from the Trefil Quarries to the ironworks at Beaufort and Ebbw Vale. The quarries continued to supply the Ebbw Vale works throughout the 19th and 20th centuries. In 1908, the rail road was converted into a narrow-gauge railway.


Arranged into the following: Trevil Rail Road Company; County of Brecon; County of Radnor; County of Kent.

Conditions Governing Access

No restrictions

Acquisition Information

Deposited by the Monmouth District Council Museums Service (Abergavenny).


Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Gwent Record Office, Catalogue of records deposited by the Monmouth District Council Museums Service (Abergavenny); Ebbw Vale Homepage, (, viewed 23 February 2006.

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