Gwent Record Office
Catalogue, Lord Abergavenny’s estates
Lease for lives, Forest Hene
Lease for lives, June 15, 1775
(1) Rt Hon George, Lord & Baron of Abergavenny
(2) Mary Jones of Crasswall township, spinster
A dwelling house with buildings, gardens and 17 acres of land occupied by (2) lying on Forrest Hene and in the possession of (2) and John Jones, her nephew.
For the lives of Daniel Jones, sole surviving life in a surrendered lease, John Jones aged about 32, son of Samuel Jones and nephew of (2), and Hannah Watkins aged about 37, daughter of Thomas Watkins of Merdee in Clifford.
Rent 13/4d pa with 6/8 as a heriot and with suit of court.
Witnesses: Charles Hawkins, John Attersall; John Gilbert, Thomas……..
Note re livery of seisin by John Gilbert, 7 July, 1775. Witnesses Thomas…….and John Davies.
A new lease granted to Samuel Jones 29 Sept 1812, fine £210.