Gwent Record Office
Catalogue, Lord Abergavenny’s estates
Lease for lives, Upper Maescoed
Lease for lives, Nov 8,1728
1) Rt Hon William, Lord Abergavenny, and Lady Catharine
(2) Philip Watkins of Bowchurch [Vowchurch], gardener
A messuage on the Upper Mescott with 4 acres of land in the occupation of Sarah Watkins, widow.
For the lives of (2) aged 32 years, Henry Watkins brother of (2) of Michael Church, aged 24, and Sarah Watkins their sister aged 14.
Witnesses: Elfd Staples, John Day and Job Gilbert.
Endorsed: Note re livery of seisin by Job Gilbert on behalf of (1) to (2). Witnesses Abednego Price and John Prichard, 20 Dec, 1728.