A. J. Jacobs and Sons, Pawnbrokers, Newport, Records

Scope and Content

Records of A. J. Jacobs and Sons, 1914-[1950s], including lists of pawned items and pawners, 1914-1938; records of ticket numbers and loan amounts, 1921-1938; ticket counterfoils, 1923-1929; order book, 1948-1950; letters and receipts, 1921, [1940s]-[1950s]; pawn tickets and bills, 1938-1942; record of horse gambling, 1925.

Administrative / Biographical History

A. J. Jacobs and Sons was a pawnbroker business based in Newport, Monmouthshire, in the first half of the 20th century.

Access Information

Usual Gwent Record Office conditions apply.

Acquisition Information

Donated, 1988.


Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: Gwent Record Office, Catalogue of the Records of Messrs A. J. Jacobs and Sons, Pawnbrokers, Newport.

Other Finding Aids

Hard copies of the catalogue are available at Gwent Record Office, the National Library of Wales and the National Register of Archives.

Conditions Governing Use

Usual copyright regulations apply

Appraisal Information

All records have been retained


Accruals are not expected

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