Gwent Record Office
Catalogue, Lord Abergavenny’s estates
Lease for lives, Forest Hene
1693 - 1694
Lease for lives, Jan 19, 1693 - 694
(1) Rt Hon George Lord Abergavenny
(2) Malachi Jones of par Clodock, tanner
A dwelling house, lately occupied by Samuel Thomas, with 20a of land lying within a forest belonging to (1) called Forest Hene (mining and hunting rights excepted).
For natural lives of Samuel Thomas and Daniel and Dinah, his brother and sister.
Rent 13/-, 4d for an ancient rent and 6/8 as a heriot.
Witnesses: W Mitchell and Henry Roger. With memo re possible renewal of lease.
(a) ‘All the lives in being’. (19 June, 1718)
(b) Memo: (1) promises (2) that if (1) survives the within-named lives, that he will regrant the premises to the next relation of the last tenant for 3 lives, the rent, fine and heriot not to exceed that stated in the lease. Witnesses: W Mitchell and Henry Roger. Dated as lease.