Ancestry.com. Monmouth, Wales: A Topographical and Historical Description of the County [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2002.Original data: Evans, Rev. J.. A Topographical and Historical Description of the County of Monmouth. London, England: Sherwood, Neely, and Jones, 1809.
This database is a topographical and historical description of the County of Monmouth in Wales. It includes descriptions of towns, castles, antiquities, churches, monuments, public edifices, picturesque scenery, and the residences of the nobility and gentry found in the county. It also has biographical sketches of renowned men who were born there. To accompany these written descriptions are several pictures and a map. This work has great genealogical value because understanding the history and the topography of the places our ancestors lived is an integral part of doing genealogy.