Gwent Record Office
Catalogue, Lord Abergavenny’s estates
Lease for lives, Lower Maescoed
Lease for lives, Mar 29, 1755.
(1) Rt Hon George, Lord Abergavenny
(2) John Lewis of par Clodock, joiner
A barn or hovel with about 1 acre of land, lately inclosed from the common or waste of Lower Mescoedd together with 3 acres of poor land, formerly the lease lands of John Phillips situate on Lower Mescoedd...and in the possession of (2).
For the lives of (2) aged about 40, Mary his wife aged about 28, and John their son aged about 8.
Rent 2/- pa with 5/- as a heriot and with suit of court.
Witnesses: E Staples, Rice Price; Rowland Lewis, John Gilbert.
Note re livery of seisin by John Gilbert, 23 May 1755. Witnesses Rowland Lewis and James Lloyd.
Memo. John Lewis son of (2) and the surviving life, died on or about 7 Mar 1786.