Records of Newport parish vestry meetings and Newport Parish Council, 1773-1906.
Newport Parish Meeting and Vestry Records
Scope and Content
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. Newport parish was in the county of Monmouthshire until 1974.
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Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following source was used to compile this description: Gwent Record Office, Newport Parish Meeting/Vestry catalogue.
Other Finding Aids
A hard copy of the catalogue is available in Gwent Record Office.
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Usual copyright regulations apply.
All records deposited at Gwent Record Office have been retained.
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