Newport Parish Meeting and Vestry Records

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Records of Newport parish vestry meetings and Newport Parish Council, 1773-1906.

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.

Conditions Governing Access

No restrictions

Acquisition Information

Source not recorded

Note

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.

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