Caerleon Civil Parish Records

Scope and Content

Records of Caerleon parish, 1789-1888, including Churchwardens' accounts and assessments, 1789-1834; Overseers of the Poor accounts and assessments, 1829-1844; parish meeting minute books, 1849-1888; watching and lighting accounts, 1849-1872; appointment rolls, 1877-1884; nuisance removal and disease prevention acts, 1848-1859; church repair and maintenance records, 1862-1881.

Administrative / Biographical History

Prior to 1894, monthly parish vestry meetings dealt with ecclesiastical matters, rates, and local issues. Parish councils were established by the Local Government Act 1894. Community councils replaced parish councils under the local government reorganization in 1974. Caerleon parish was in the county of Monmouthshire until 1974.


Arranged into the following: Churchwardens' accounts and assessments; Overseers' of the Poor accounts and assessments; Parish meeting minute book; Minute book.

Conditions Governing Access

No restrictions

Acquisition Information

Deposited by R. H. Green, c.1964.


Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following source was used to compile this description: Gwent Record Office, List of books deposited by R. H. Green, Esq. in the Monmouthshire Record Office, catalogue.

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 not expected

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