Coalbrook Vale Ironworks Records

Scope and Content

Records relating to the Coalbrook Vale Ironworks, Monmouthshire, 1800-1844, including financial records, 1822-1844; correspondence, 1825-1828; miscellaneous, 1800-1840.

Administrative / Biographical History

In 1820 Mr George Brewer established the Coalbrook Vale ironworks close to Ebbw Vale, Monmouthshire. Brewer was believed to be related to the Darbys of Coalbrook Dale, hence the name Coalbrook Vale. In 1845, George Brewer died and his son, Tom Llewellyn Brewer assumed control of the works. Coalbrook Vale was purchased by Levick and Simpson in 1855.


Arranged into the following: Financial records; Correspondence; Miscellaneous.

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Acquisition Information



Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following source was used to compile this description: Gwent Record Office, Catalogue of Coalbrook Vale Ironworks records.

Other Finding Aids

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

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Appraisal Information

All records deposited at Gwent Record Office have been retained.


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