Gwent Record Office
Catalogue, Lord Abergavenny’s estates
Lease for lives, Forest Hene
Lease for lives, Sept 12, 1693
(1) Rt Hon George Lord Abergavenny
(2) Walter Watkins of par Clodock, yeoman
A messuage occupied by (2) with 24 covers and 1 decayed cottage and 1 cover of land adjoining the 24 covers, all within Forest Hene belonging to (1).
For natural lives of (2), Margery his wife and Noah his son.
Rent 12/- with an ancient rent of 4d and 8/- as a heriot.
Witnesses: Will Prichard and Andrew ?Wine
(a) ‘Margery only in being (19 June 1718)
(b) Memo that mining and hunting rights are reserved to (1) and that (1) will grant a new lease to the next relation of the last tenant under the present rent, fine and heriot, should all 3 lives expire before (1).