Gwent Record Office
Catalogue, Lord Abergavenny’s estates
Lease for lives, Newton parish Clodock
Lease for lives, June 24, 1733.
(1) Rt Hon William Lord Abergavenny
(2) Thomas Lewis of Newton, joiner
A house, gardens, orchards and 2 acres of land called Shop Vach on the Lower Mescoed, Newton par St Clodock.
For the lives of John son of (2) aged 21, Anne daughter of (2) aged 14, and Thomas Edwards grandson of (2) aged 1.
Rent 1/6d with 5/- as a heriot and with suit of court.
Witnesses: Robert Mathew, John Day; Ro Jenings sr, Job Gilbert
(a) Note re livery of seisin by Job Gilbert, Nov 1734. Witness ?William Edwards, Thomas Thomas and John Jones.
(b) Ann Lewis, one of the above lives, dec’d; the other 2 in being. Sept 1781