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Gwent Archives
Hiley, Isaac
Isaac Hiley of Varteg, grocer
1818- c. 1900
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Biographical/Historical note

Isaac Hiley was born in around 1796 and was a grocer in Varteg in the early nineteenth century.

He had several children, and his son Lemuel appears to have been a currier.

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Scope and Contents note

Receipts and accounts c.1818-1837; correspondence 1830-1837; wholesaler's lists nineteenth century; notice of death of Lemuel Hiley 1876.

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Publication Information

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There are no restrictions on access.


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Appraisal note

All records have been retained.

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Other Finding Aids note

Hard copies of finding aids are available at Gwent Archives.

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Collection Inventory

 D5884/1 Receipts for goods purchased from wholesalers c. 1818-1837   0.01 Cubic Metres

Scope and Contents note

Receipts from wholesalers, mainly in Bristol.

76 receipts

 D5884/2 Correspondence 1830-1837   0.001 Cubic Metres

Scope and Contents note

Relates mainly to supply of goods to Isaac Hiley by wholesalers.


Includes letter from W. Williams. The letter is addressed to the wife and children and brother of the sender.

Tellls his wife and children that he has finished his work in (? Staffordshire). He is starting another job on Monday and asks them to give the letter to (? Mr) Heyley to read.

Asks his brother not to leave his children in need of food.


4 letters

 D5884/3  Isaac Hiley of Varteg, grocer Notice of death of Lemuel Hiley 1876   0.001 Cubic Metres

 D5884/4 Wholesalers' lists c.1900   0.001 Cubic Metres

Scope and Contents note

Lists of E. Rogers & Co; wholesale druggists, of Commercial Street, Newport; and G. Richards & Compy; wholesale warehouse, No. 2 Nelson Street, Bristol.

2 lists