Gwent Record Office
Catalogue, Lord Abergavenny’s estates
Lease for lives, Lower Maescoed
1733 - 1734
Lease for lives, Feb 1 1733 - 1734
(1) Right Hon William, Lord Abergavenny
(2) Margaret Jones of par St Cluddock, widow
A house and 1 acre of land on Lower Mescoed Common par St Cluddock in occupation of (2).
For lives of Margaret daughter of (2) aged 27, Walter Powell grandson of (2) aged 6, and John Jones, grandson of (2), aged 4.
Rent: 6d with 5/- as a heriot and with suit of court.
Witnesses: Robert Matthew, John Day and Job Gilbert.
(a) Livery of seisin by Job Gilbert, 15 May, 1734. Witnesses: Thomas Thomas and William Jones.
(b) Memo that William Morgan of par Langaron, labourer, assigns to Walter Powel a lease of ‘a little place’ on a Common called Lower Mescoide, for £4, Margaret Jones, sister of W. M. being left in possession for her life at a rent of 4/- pa. Witnesses: Henry Powell and Ben Smith