Gwent Record Office
Catalogue, Lord Abergavenny’s estates
Lease for lives, Longtown Castle
Lease for lives, Nov 24, 1692
(1) Rt Hon George, Lord Abergavenny
(2) John Watkins of par Clodock, cooper
Site of the castle of Longtowne with one aunchient house, a meadow of 4 acres (boundaries given), 2 closes of pasture, one of 3 acres and the other of 4 acres (boundaries given). Excepting liberty of steward(s) of (1) to hold Ewyas Lacy manorial court within the house as accustomed.
For natural lives of (2), Ann his wife, and Walter the son of James Parry of Lanvino.
Rent 18/6d. 5/- as a heriot.
Witnesses: Will Prichard, Will Williams, James Powell.
Endorsed: ‘The lives all in being’. (18 June 1718)