Newport Dock Company Deeds

Scope and Content

Deeds, 1829-1851.

Administrative / Biographical History

The Newport Dock Bill received assent in 1835 to develop an inland port. The resultant Newport Dock Company was a forerunner of the Alexandra (Newport and South Wales) Docks and Railway Company, formed in 1882.


Arranged according to dates.

Access Information

No restrictions.

Acquisition Information

Donated by the Bank of England per the Archivist, 1986.


Compiled by Seri Crawley for the ANW project. The following sources were used to compile this description: Gwent Record Office, Catalogue of the Newport Dock Company; Dock developments at Newport: The Alexandra (Newport & South Wales) Docks and Railway Co. (Newport, 1990s); Davis, Haydn, The history of the borough of Newport: from swamp to super-town (Newport, 1998); Hutton, John, The Newport Docks & Railway Company (Wadenhoe, 1996).

Other Finding Aids

A hard copy of the catalogue is available at Gwent Record Office

Conditions Governing Use

Usual copyright regulations apply.

Appraisal Information

All records deposited at Gwent Record Office have been retained.

Custodial History

Deposited by the company with the Bank of England as security for a Loan.


Accruals are not expected.

Corporate Names

Geographical Names