Gwent Record Office
Catalogue, Lord Abergavenny’s estates
Lease for lives, Forest Hene
1749 - 1750
Lease for lives, Mar 5, 1749 - 1750
(1) Rt Hon George, Lord Abergavenny
(2) John Jones of township of Crasswall, labourer
A house and several parcels of land of 10 covers, in the possession of (2) in Forrest Hene, township of Crasswall.
For the lives of (2) aged 38, Thomas Jones aged 8, son of Daniel Jones brother of (2), and John Jones aged 6, son of Samuel Jones also brother of (2).
Rent 5/4d pa with 5/- as a heriot and with suit of court.
Witnesses: E Staples, C Hawkins; John Gilbert, John Watkins, Benedict Gilbert.
Note that Thomas Jones, last surviving life, died 23 Dec 1810 after falling from his horse, and that Samuel Jones wishes to renew.
Note that Samuel Jones, blacksmith, was granted a new lease on 29 Sept 1812 for a fine of £105.