Gwent Record Office
Catalogue, Lord Abergavenny’s estates
Lease for lives, Longtown Castle
Lease for lives, June 24, 1732
(1) Rt Hon William, Lord Abergavenny
(2) Lewis Watkins the elder of Longtown, yeoman
The site of Longtown Castle with an ancient house belonging thereto, a meadow of 4 acres (boundaries given) and 3 other pieces of arable and pasture land of 7 acres (boundaries given).
For the lives of (2)’s son Lewis aged 20, and Jane aged 23 and Elizabeth aged 15, his daughters.
Rent £3/8/6d for the 1st year and 18/6d pa thereafter with 5/- as a heriot and with suit of court.
Witnesses: John Day jr and Job Gilbert.