Gwent Record Office
Catalogue, Lord Abergavenny’s estates
Lease for lives, Lower Maescoed
Lease for lives with counterpart, July 25, 1757
(1) Rt Hon William Lord Abergavenny
(2) Charles Thomas of par Clodock, carpenter
An old, decayed cottage, garden and lands of 3 acres on Lower Mescoed and in the possession of (2).
For the lives of Mary, wife of (2), aged about 28, Charles aged about 12, and James aged about 8, 2 sons of (2) and Mary his wife.
Rent 1/6d pa with 1/6d as a heriot and with suit of court.
Witnesses: E Staples, John Pankhurst; Thomas Beavan, John Gilbert
Endorsed: Note re livery of seisin by John Gilbert, 26 Jan, 1758. Witnesses: Thomas Beavan and Charles Thomas the elder. With attached receipt for £15 being a fine paid by (2) to (1) for the granting of a new lease, 26 Jan, 1758.