Gwent Record Office
Catalogue, Lord Abergavenny’s estates
Lease for lives, Lower Maescoed
1750 - 1751
Lease for lives with counterpart, Jan 23, 1750 - 1751
(1) Rt Hon William Lord Abergavenny
(2) John Phillips of par Abydoor, bachelor
A cottage with 3 acres of land, in the possession of Elizabeth Phillips, widow, mother of (2), on Lower Mescoed.
For three lives: ie for the lives of (2) aged 21, Elizabeth Phillips his sister aged 25, and John Morgan aged 6 son of John Morgan of par Abydoor husbandman.
Rent 1/6d pa with 2/6d heriot and with suit of court.
Witnesses: E Staples, Stephen Wicking; John Morgan, John Gilbert
Endorsed: note re livery of season by John Gilbert, 30 May, 1751, and regranting of lease 29 Sept 1826 to John …..y.