Petition of the Town of Newport for city status, 2000

Scope and Content

Petition of the town of Newport to the Queen's Most Excellent Majesty in Council to confer city status, 12 October 2000.

Administrative / Biographical History

The county borough of Newport applied for city status in 1994 and 2000. It was granted city status in 2002 to mark Queen Elizabeth II's Golden Jubilee.

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Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following source was used to compile this description: Gwent Record Office, Misc. MSS.

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A hard copy of the catalogue is available in Gwent Record Office.

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All records deposited at Gwent Record Office have been retained.


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Related Material

A further petition for city status is Gwent Record Office, Misc. MSS. 2018.

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