History making....

Monmouth’s high street is adorned with a series of banners showing the people and professions that have made Monmouth the town that it is today.

Nelson and Emma Hamilton visited Monmouth in 1802

Nelson and Emma Hamilton visited Monmouth in 1802

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Charles Rolls’ parents lived at the Hendre, just outside the town.  He famously emptied the town’s Gas Works in order to take a flight in his Hot Air Balloon.

Charles Rolls’ parents lived at the Hendre, just outside the town. He famously emptied the town’s Gas Works in order to take a flight in his Hot Air Balloon.