Gwent Record Office
Catalogue, Lord Abergavenny’s estates
Lease for lives
Longtown and Newton
Lease for lives, Sept 29, 1701
(1) Rt Hon George, Lord Abergavenny
(2) William Lloyd of Longtowne, yeoman
A cottage and half an acre of land in Longtowne and 1 acre of land in Newton in the possession of Joane Lloyd.
For lives of (2), Martha his wife and William their son.
Rent 1/- with 1/- as a heriot and with suit of court.
Witnesses: Hum(phrey) Thomas, John Lewis and Robert Harries.
(a) 1/- to be paid as a heriot to (1)
(b) ‘All the lives in being’. (18 June 1718).
(c) Memo: ‘The original was not produced and is assigned to Thomas Lewis in consideration of £11 ‘ (undated).