Frere Cholmeley MSS (Pentwyn and Golynos Iron and Coal Co.)

Scope and Content

Records of Frere Cholmeley, relating mainly to the Pentwyn and Golynos Iron and Coal Co., 1812-1884, comprising deeds, including surrenders and admittances to copyhold land in the manor of Wentsland and Bryngwyn, relating to the parishes of Trevethin and Aberystruth, Monmouthshire, 1812-1884; share certificates and assignments of shares to the Pentwyn and Golynos Iron and Coal Co., 1839-1843; letters, 1814-1820.

Administrative / Biographical History

Frere Cholmeley was a firm of solicitors based in London. Pentwyn and Golynos Ironworks was located in Abersychan in the parish of Trevethin, Monmouthshire.


Arranged into the following: 1st accession (D13); 2nd accession (D13A). Each accession arranged chronologically.

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Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Gwent Record Office, Frere Cholmeley & Co. MSS, catalogue; Monmouthshire Record Office, Guide to the Monmouthshire Record Office (Monmouthshire Record Office, 1959); Coal Mining History Resource Centre website (, viewed 6 January 2006.

Other Finding Aids

Hard copies of the catalogue are available at Gwent Record Office.

Conditions Governing Use

Usual copyright regulations apply

Appraisal Information

All records have been retained


Accruals are not expected

Geographical Names