Gwent Record Office
Catalogue, Lord Abergavenny’s estates
Lease for lives, Lower Maescoed
Lease for lives, Feb 28, 1760
(1) Rt Hon George, Lord Abergavenny
(2) Thomas Powell of Longtown, labourer
A little cottage inhabited by (2) with a garden about 1/2 acre of land on Lower Mescoed...in the possession of (2).
For the lives of (2) aged about 33, Elizabeth his wife aged about 29, and Thomas their son aged about 7.
Rent 1/- pa with 2/6d as a heriot and with suit of court.
Witnesses: E Staples, John Welsh; James Harris, John Gilbert.
Endorsed: Livery of seisin by John Gilbert, 16 July, 1760. Witnesses Walter Williams and James Harries.