Gwent Record Office
Catalogue, Lord Abergavenny’s estates
Lease for lives, Lower Maescoed
D.1583.2.46 : Lease for lives, Sept 29, 1701.
(1) Rt Hon George, Lord Abergavenny
(2) Jane Morgan of Longtowne, widow
A cottage and 11/2 acres of land, part of the Lower Mescoedd in the possession of (2).
For lives of William Morgan, David Morgan and Mary Morgan, sons and daughter of (2).
Rent 1/6d with 2/6d as a heriot and with suit of court.
Witnesses: Thomas Atkinson and Arthur Lloyd.
Endorsement by Mary Davies of Par Lanover co Mon, widow (previously Mary Morgan daughter and heir-in-law of (2)) surrendering to (1) the above property, so that (1) might grant a new lease for 3 lives to John Davies of par Bacton, yeoman, grandson of Mary Davies. 1779, June 8
D.1583.2.47 : Note (originally with 2.46), undated.
Mary Davies (nee Morgan) of par Lanover agrees to surrender premises in par Clodock to (1) for their releasing to John Davies; that Jane Morgan had 2 sons who died unmarried in her lifetime, leaving Mary Morgan her heir-in-law.