Gwent Record Office
Catalogue, Lord Abergavenny’s estates
Lease for lives
Lease for lives, June 1, 1740
(1) Rt Hon William, Lord Abergavenny
(2) Philip David, late of St Clodock, Officer of Excise, now residing near Preston, co Lancs
A messuage, garden, orchards and 30 acres of land in par St Michael Church Eskley, late in the occupation and in lease to Thomas David for 3 lives which expired about 6 weeks since (boundaries given).
For the lives of (2), Thomas, the son of Timothy Pritchard of Craswell husbandman, aged 1 and Evan, son of Evan Thomas of Craswell tailor, aged 6.
Rent 3/6d with 5/- as a heriot and with suit of court.
Witnesses: William Gatton, William Osman; John Day, Job Gilbert
Note re livery of seisin by Job Gilbert, 23 Aug, 1740. Witnessed by Timothy Prichard, William Morgan and David Watkins.