M.C. Llewelin & Co., Solicitors, Usk, Deeds and Documents

Scope and Content

Records collected by M. C. Llewellin & Co., Solicitors, 1621-1923, including manorial records, 1621-1830; records of Usk Borough, 1749-1825; legal papers, 1714-1842; records relating to the Kemeys Bridge, 1798-1862; Monmouthshire shrievalty records, 1788-1880; deeds relating to lands in Monmouthshire, 1643-1896; sales particulars relating to land in Monmouthshire, 1801-1923; miscellaneous, [post 1745]-1877.

Administrative / Biographical History

M. C. Llewellin & Co., Solicitors, were based in Usk, Monmouthshire. The firm collected papers relating to lands in Monmouthshire including manorial, borough and shrievalty records. Manors in Monmouthshire included Tre-grug, Parcletys Llanover, Llanelen, Llan-arth, Goldcliff, Llangattock Coed Morgan, Undy, Caldicot and Newton, Wentsland and Bryngwyn, Llanllowell, Raglan, Trelleck, Usk and Edlogan. The town of Usk, Monmouthshire, was granted its first charter was granted in the 14th century. The borough corporation had the formal title of the Portreeve and Burgesses of Usk. The Kemeys Suspension Bridge was constructed in c.1830 over the River Usk in the parish of Cemais, Monmouthshire.


Arranged into the following: Manorial records; Usk Borough; Legal papers; Kemeys Bridge; Shrievalty; Deeds; Sale particulars; Miscellaneous.

Conditions Governing Access

No restrictions

Acquisition Information

Deposited by M. C. Llewellin & Co., Solicitors, Usk, Monmouthshire, 1968.


Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Gwent Record Office, Catalogue of Deeds and Documents deposited by M. C. Llewellin & Co. Solicitors, Usk; Bradney, Joseph, A History of Monmouthshire, Volume 3, Part 1: The Hundred of Usk (Part 1) (London, 1993)

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.


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