Blaina Institute Records

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Records of the Blaina Institute, 1891-1975, including minute books, 1891-1966; Treasurers' cash books, 1905-1973; correspondence, 1936-1966; cheques and counterfoils, 1950-1962.

Administrative / Biographical History

The Blaina Institute was in High Street, Blaina, Monmouthshire.


Arranged into the following: Minute books; Treasurers' cash book; Weekly account book; Wages book; Annual report and statement of accounts; Chess Club minute book; Chess Club Secretary's record account; Revenue account (Ladies' section); Subscription book (Ladies' section); Attendance book; Rules and constitution; Correspondence; Two programmes for presentation dinners; Cheques and counterfoils; Sample page from Institute receipt book; Sample page from Miners' Welfare Fund cash book.

Conditions Governing Access

No restrictions

Acquisition Information

Deposited by Mr R. Houghton, Blaina Institute, Blaina, Gwent, 1978.


Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following source was used to compile this description: Gwent Record Office, List of Records of the Blaina Institute.

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

Corporate Names

Geographical Names