Deeds to Nos 2 and 2a High St, Abergavenny

Scope and Content

Deeds and other documents relating to properties in High Street, Abergavenny, Monmouthshire, 1855-1944.

Administrative / Biographical History

During the later 19th century Edward Baker, general shopkeeper and haberdasher, and his family, owned property in High Street, Abergavenny, Monmouthshire. Edward Baker died in 1914. John Berry, boot dealer, owned the properties between 1920 and 1944, followed by Emlyn Powell Williams, wholesale leather merchant. Curry's electrical retailers took over the property in 1950.


Arranged chronologically

Access Information

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Acquisition Information

Deposited by Currys Ltd., 46-50 Uxbridge Road, Ealing, London, (B. R. A. 2029), 1983.


Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: Gwent Record Office, Catalogue of deeds to Nos 2 and 2a High Street, Abergavenny. Description extended by Frances Younson using the following source: Abergavenny Street Survey 1979-1984 (Abergavenny Local History Society).

Other Finding Aids

Hard copies of the catalogue are available at Gwent Record Office and the National Library of Wales.

Conditions Governing Use

Usual copyright regulations apply

Appraisal Information

All records have been retained

Custodial History

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