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Image and transcript of sale catalogue of Freehold Farms and Lands in Michaelchurch Escley, Lot 43
Ewyas Lacy, Michaelchurch Escley
For sale by auction on the 30th October 1866 at the Angel Hotel, Abergavenny
on the instructions of the Marquess of Abergavenny, Lord of the Manor of Ewyas Lacy
Parish of Michaelchurch Escley
tithe map no.
In the occupation of Thomas Jones as yearly tenant
Reserve price at auction £637.10.0
No bidding on the day – Unsold
from sale details
from tithe map- © g gwatkin
Some previous history of this holding:
Copy granted 29 Sept 1790 to John Brewster of Burton Court Co. Hereford Esq.
for the lives of Simon Exton (son of Simon Exton of Peterchurch, Surgeon) then aged 10, Wm Piper (son of Wm Piper of Hereford, Ironmonger) 5, and Robert Piper another son then aged 3.
See court Roll Page 191. Expired.
Now  Revd. Thomas Powell, Dorstone as Tenant at rack rent.
Farm part of “Upper House” Farm belonging to said Thos Powell.
Valued by Harris and self [ Baker Gabb?] at £14.11.6 per ann.
Michaelchurch Tithe Map 506, 507, 508, 509, 590, 591 & 592
Acreage 25a 1r 39p