Gwent Archives

Records of the Abergavenny and Border Counties Agricultural Society Limited

Reference code(s): GB 0218 D3442

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Title: Records of the Abergavenny and Border Counties Agricultural Society Limited

Short title: Abergavenny and Border Counties Agricultural Society, records

Dates of creation: 1923-1996

Level of description: Fonds

Extent and medium: 129 items

Name of creator(s): Abergavenny and Border Counties Agricultural Society Limited

CONTEXT

Administrative and biographical history: The Abergavenny and Border Counties Agricultural Society Limited was active from at least 1923. It was reconstituted in 1977 as the Abergavenny and Border Counties Society. It organised the Abergavenny Horse Show and Agricultural Association, from 1958 the Abergavenny and Border Counties Show. The Show came to an end in 1996.

CONTENT

Scope and content: Records of the Abergavenny and Border Counties Agricultural Society and show, 1923-1996, including minutes, notices, agendas and other records relating to meetings, 1923-1996; financial records, 1947-1994, including invoices and statements, 1979-1991, receipt books, 1984-1994, paying in books, 1980-1989, bank statements, 1975-1985, cash books, 1957-1977, and journals, 1971-1988; correspondence relating to the show, 1972-1995; legal, contractual and property records, 1972-1979; marked catalogues, judging books, score sheets and other papers relating to competitions and judging, 1948-1994; show ground maps and trade exhibit entry forms, 1981-1995; official show catalogues, programmes and other publications, 1948-1996; prizes, photographs and posters, 1979-1996; entry forms, 1948-1992.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/script: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: meetings; financial; correspondence; legal contractual and property; competitions, judging and awards; show ground; publications; prizes, photographs and posters; proformas; other items.

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply

Finding aids: Hard copies of the catalogue are available at Gwent Record Office, the National Library of Wales and the National Register of Archives.
Detailed catalogue

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records have been retained

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history: No information found

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds

Archivist's note: Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: Gwent Record Office, Catalogue of records of the Abergavenny and Border Counties Agricultural Society Limited, 1922-1996.

Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition, AACR2, and LCSH

Date(s) of description: June 2004


INDEX ENTRIES

Subjects

Abergavenny and Border Counties Agricultural Society | Records and correspondence

Abergavenny and Border Counties Society | Records and correspondence

Agricultural exhibitions | Wales | Monmouthshire

Personal names

Corporate names

Abergavenny Horse Show and Agricultural Association

Abergavenny and Border Counties Agricultural Society

Abergavenny and Border Counties Show

Abergavenny and Border Counties Society

Places

Abergavenny