Pilliner Estates Documents

Scope and Content

Papers of the Pilliner family, 1797-1960, comprising miscellaneous estate papers relating to properties in Cwmbran and Oakfield, Llanfihangel Llantarnam and in Pontnewydd, Llanfrechfa, Monmouthshire, [c. 1892]-1960; business records relating to railway interests, 1797-1932, including acts, 1797-1855, reports, 1854-1860, maps, [c. 1840]-1914, and testimonials, 1852-1868; correspondence and records relating to the Isca Foundry Co. Ltd, 1906-[post 1957]; personal papers, 1951-1975; photographs, [c. 1903]-1957; newspaper cuttings, 1930-1953.

Administrative / Biographical History

The Pilliner family owned property in Monmouthshire and had various business interests in the county including railway companies and the Isca Foundry Company.


Arranged into the following: estate papers; railway; Isca Foundry Co. Ltd; personal papers; miscellaneous (1st group); business; photographs; newspaper cuttings (2nd group).

Access Information

No restrictions

Acquisition Information

Deposited by Mrs J. V. Leslie, Raglan, 1981.


Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: Gwent Record Office, Catalogue of documents relating to Pilliner Estates.

Other Finding Aids

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

Conditions Governing Use

Usual copyright regulations apply

Appraisal Information

All records have been retained


Accruals are not expected

Corporate Names