Records relating to the White Swan, Monmouth

Scope and Content

Deeds and wills relating to the White Swan Inn, 1708-[c. 1900], and other property in Monmouth, Monmouthshire; deeds and documents relating to Penallt in the parish of Trellech, Monmouthshire, 1822-[c. 1900]; Act of Parliament relating to markets in Monmouth, 1834.

Administrative / Biographical History

The White Swan, Monmouth, Monmouthshire, dates back as far as the early 18th century and may at one time have been a private dwelling house. In the mid 18th century the inn was known as the Swan and Falcon Inn but by 1774 had become the White Swan. The inn was rebuilt in 1839 following the completion of Priory Street. The Wanklyn and Powles families of Monmouth owned property in Penallt, Trellech, Monmouthshire.


Arranged into the following: deeds relating to the White Swan (previously the Swan and Falcon), Monmouth; deeds relating to other property in Monmouth; Act of Parliament; deeds and documents relating to Penalt.

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Acquisition Information



Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: Gwent Record Office, Records relating to the White Swan, Monmouth, and to other property in Monmouth and Penalt, catalogue.

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


Accruals are not expected

Related Material

Further records are in Gwent Record Office, MISC MSS 313 and D 361.38-31.