Ships' Record Books, Port of Newport

Scope and Content

Port of Newport, ships' record books, 1910-1981.

Administrative / Biographical History

The Port of Newport is located on the river Usk to the south of Newport, Monmouthshire. In 1896 the Port of Newport was the third largest in the world for the exports of iron, steel and coal.


Arranged chronologically

Access Information

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Acquisition Information

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Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project.The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Gwent Record Office, Catalogue of Ships' Record Books, Port of Newport; Davis, Haydn, The History of the Borough of Newport (Newport, 1998).

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 are possible

Related Material

Further Newport shipping records are Gwent Record Office, D1847.

Geographical Names