Gwent Record Office
Catalogue, Lord Abergavenny’s estates
Lease for lives, Newton parish Clodock
Lease for lives, Jan 31, 1761
(1) Rt Hon George Lord Abergavenny
(2) William Lewis of Newton, tailor
A cottage occupied by (2) with outhouse, garden, orchard and 2 acres of land on Lower Mescoed
For the lives of Mary wife of (2) aged about 40, John aged about 8, and James aged about 5, sons of (2).
Rent 1/- pa with 2/6d as a heriot and with suit of court.
Witnesses: Stephen Wicking and Elfred Staples
Endorsed: note re granting of possession by John Gilbert, Witnesses John Reece and John Lewis.