Monmouthshire Court of Sewers and the Monmouthshire Drainage Board records

Scope and Content

books of reference to maps, surveys and valuation, 1830-1887; minute books, 1946-1950; ledgers, 1927-1944; cash book, 1936-1943; account statements, 1922-1938; collection books, 1931-1947.

Administrative / Biographical History

Caldicot & Wentloog Levels Internal Drainage Board was an autonomous Statutory Land Drainage Authority designated under the Land Drainage Act of 1991 & (1994). The Board was established on 15th November 1942 replacing the Monmouthshire Commissioners of Sewers which were established in 1884, and the Monmouthshire Court of Sewers in 1531.

Arrangement

Arranged into: book of reference to maps, surveys and valuation; minute books; ledgers; cash books; account statements; collection books.

Conditions Governing Access

No restrictions.

Acquisition Information

Deposited by Caldicot and Wentlloog Drainage Board, 2 North Street, Newport, 1984.

Note

Compiled by Seri Crawley for the ANW project. The following sources were used to compile this description: Gwent Record Office, Catalogue of the Records of the Monmouthshire Court of Sewers and the Monmouthshire Drainage Board; Caldicot & Wentloog Levels Internal Drainage Board (www.severnestuary.net) viewed 21 May 2004.

Other Finding Aids

A hard copy of the catalogue is available at 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.

Related Material

Additional deposit-see D.695, D.1365

Geographical Names