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Gwent Archives
White Swan, Monmouth, records

Reference code(s): GB 0218 D3534

Held at: Gwent Archives

Title: Records relating to the White Swan, Monmouth

Short Title: White Swan, Monmouth, records

Creation date(s): 1708-[c. 1900]

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 54 items

Name of creator(s): The White Swan, Monmouth


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.


Scope and content/abstract: 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.


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: 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.

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 and the National Library of Wales.

Language codes: eng


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

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: [1998]


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


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, Records relating to the White Swan, Monmouth, and to other property in Monmouth and Penalt, catalogue.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: June 2004

Deeds | Wales | Monmouth
Deeds | Wales | Trellech

Personal names

Corporate names
Swan and Falcon Inn
White Swan Inn

Monmouth (Wales)
Trellech (Monmouthshire, Wales)

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