Gwent Record Office
Catalogue, Lord Abergavenny’s estates
Lease for lives
Lease for lives, Ap 12, 1740
(1) Rt Hon William, Lord Abergavenny
(2) William Harris of par St Michael’s Church Eskley
A messuage, barn, buildings and lands called the Pouk lands of 40 acres in par St Michael Church Eskley (boundaries given)
For the lives of Mary aged 21, Elener aged 12, and James aged 7, daughters and son of (2).
Rent 4/- with 5/- as a heriot and with suit of court.
Witnesses: William Gatton, William Osman; John Day, Job Gilbert.
Endorsed: Note re livery of seisin by Job Gilbert, 12 Dec, 1740. Witnessed by Ann Lewis and William Gilbert.
See D.1583.4.20 for note re Pauk [Pouk] Lands (1800) and D.1583.4.21 re death of James Harris in 1799.