Gwent Record Office
Catalogue, Lord Abergavenny’s estates
Lease for lives, Upper Maescoed
1736 - 1737
Lease for lives with counterpart, Feb 8 1736 - 1737
(1) Rt Hon William, Lord Abergavenny
(2) Thomas Christopher of par St Margarett’s, labourer, and Sarah his wife
A house, garden, orchard and 3 acres of land on Upper Mescoed par St Clodocke, in the occupation of (2), excepting timber and mineral rights.
For the lives of David Pitt, son of the said Sarah, aged 21, Samuel Sanders, grandson of the said Sarah, aged 2, and Sarah Sanders, granddaughter of the said Sarah, aged 8.
Rent 3/- with 5/- as a heriot and with suit of court.
Witnesses: John Day and Job Gilbert
Note: ‘The lease signed by Sarah Christopher due to the decease of Thomas Christopher’.