Bythway MSS

Scope and Content

Records of Bythway and Son, Pontypool, 1739-1896, comprising deeds, 1739-1896, relating to properties mainly in Trevethin, as well as Abercarn, Abergavenny, Aberystruth, Bassaleg, Bedwas, Bedwellty, Blaenavon, Caerleon, Christchurch, Crumlin, Goetre, Llanbaddock, Llangeview, Llanhilleth, Llanover, Llantillio Pertholey, Llanvair Kilgeddin, Llanvihangel Llantarnam, Llanvihangel Pontymoel, Llanvrechva Lower, Llanvrechva Upper, Llanwenarth, Magor, Mynyddislwyn, Nash, Newport, Panteg, Raglan, Redwick, Risca, St Mellons, Trelleck, Undy, Usk and Whitson, all in Monmouthshire; accounts of Pontypool Inspectors of Police, Trevethin Water Works and Trevethin Surveyors, 1856-1860; records relating to various local businesses, 1857-1884, notably Crumlin Viaduct Works, 1861-1879, J. C. Hill & Company (Oakfield Iron and Wire Works) Cwmbran, 1874-1884, and Sebastopol Building Society, 1857-1858; rules of various friendly societies in the Pontypool area, 1831-1865; miscellaneous papers relating to various public offices, 1857-1869, including Parliamentary Election papers, 1868.

Administrative / Biographical History

Bythway and Son was a firm of solicitors based in Pontypool, Monmouthshire, whose clients included various businesses and organisations.


Arranged into the following: deeds; accounts; business papers; friendly society rules; public office.

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Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Monmouthshire Record Office, Guide to the Monmouthshire Record Office (Monmouthshire Record Office, 1959); NLW, Minor Lists and Summaries 1992, 1993.

Other Finding Aids

Hard copies of the catalogue are available at Gwent Record Office.

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Appraisal Information

All records have been retained


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