Gwent Record Office
Catalogue, Lord Abergavenny’s estates
Lease for lives, Lower Maescoed
Lease for lives with counterpart, June 24, 1732
(1) Rt Hon William, Lord Abergavenny
(2) Mary Lewis of par St Clodock, widow
A house, gardens, orchards and 2 acres of land on Lower Mescoed, par St Clodock, in the possession of (2).
For the lives of (2) aged 50, and Thomas aged 15 and John aged 12, her sons.
Rent £2/11/- for 1st year and 1/- pa thereafter.
Witnesses: John Day and Robert Matthew
Memo (endorsed): Livery of seisin, 18 Ap 1733 given by Job Gilbert. Witnesses: Rowland Lewis and John Gilbert. Subjection of above premises by (2) to £19/9/- to be paid to Edward……
See D.1583.3.8 for new lease 1784