Grosmont Parish (Civil) Records and Borough Records

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Records of Grosmont Borough and Civil Parish, 1703-1901, including Borough minutes, 1703-1860; parish meeting book, 1850-1901.

Administrative / Biographical History

Prior to 1894, monthly parish vestry meetings dealt with ecclesiastical matters, rates, and local issues. Parish councils were established by the Local Government Act 1894. Community councils replaced parish councils under the local government reorganization in 1974. The borough and parish of Grosmont were in Monmouthshire.

Arrangement

Arranged into the following: Borough of Grosmont minutes; Grosmont Parish meeting book.

Conditions Governing Access

No restrictions

Acquisition Information

Deposited by Rev. A. W. Moldwn, Rector of Grosmont and Chairman of Grosmont Parish Meeting.

Note

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

Accruals are not expected

Geographical Names