Miscellaneous deeds and documents of Usk Rural Life Museum

Scope and Content

Miscellaneous records and papers, 1800-1988, collected by Usk Rural Life Museum, including deeds relating to Llan-gwm, Tryleg, Rhaglan and Llantrisaint Fawr, Monmouthshire, 1800, 1811; cash books of Arthur Rodgers of Llandenni, Raglan, blacksmith, 1907-1967; personal papers of T. J. Powell of Glyn Farm, Llanishen, Tryleg, 1939-1956; letters of R. Lewis Reece, Cardiff, to James Pritchard of Llangeview Farm, Usk, 1863-1869; sheet music, 1896-[1900]; museum daily worksheets, [1980]-1988.

Administrative / Biographical History

Usk Rural Life Museum, Usk, Monmouthshire, portrays rural life in the Welsh Borders between 1850 and 1945.


Arranged into the following: title deeds; financial; personal papers; pictorial; parochial; plans; miscellaneous.

Access Information

No restrictions

Acquisition Information



Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Gwent Record Office, Catalogue of miscellaneous deeds and documents of Usk Rural Life Museum; Usk Rural Life Museum website (http://uskmuseum.members.easyspace.com), viewed 14 June 2004.

Other Finding Aids

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

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright of D4134/31 is retained by Usk Rural Life Museum.

Appraisal Information

All records have been retained

Custodial History

No information found


Accruals are not expected

Related Material

Further records are in Gwent Record Office, D4258.

Corporate Names