Gwent Record Office
Catalogue, Lord Abergavenny’s estates
Lease for lives, Lower Maescoed
Lease for lives, Sept 29, 1702
(1) Rt Hon George, Lord Abergavenny
(2) Howell Williams of Longtowne, labourer and Joane his wife.
A cottage and 2 acres of land in Longtowne, being part of the Lower Mescoedd Comon and in the possession of (2).
For the lives of (2) and James Griffiths son of Gabriell Griffiths of Longtowne.
Rent 2/- with 2/- as a heriot and with suit of court.
Witnesses: William Gwine sr and jr.
Endorsed: ‘James Griffitt only living 1718’.