Walterstone and St Margarets
No 1 to 9 inclusive, 9a, 11
Leasehold, Lease granted 29 Sept 1849 to John Gwillim of Ewyas Harold, Yeoman
for the Lives of Lessee then aged 32, Sarah his daur 1 and Wm Powell (son of Thos Powell of the Firs Farm, Michaelchurch) then aged 4
[Walterstone Tithe Map] Nos. 53, 56, 57, 58, 59, 60, 61, 62, 63, 65, 66, 73,& 74
containing 12 acres (more or less)
No 10, and three small Encroachments 10a, 10b, 10c
In possession of Mrs Williams, Longtown who pays 1/- per ann. for 10b & 10c (so she says) 10 and 10a she claims as freehold.
All in occupation of Dennis Cheese as Tenant.
[Walterstone Tithe Map] Nos. 67, 68, 69, 70, 71 and 72
containing 1a.1r 24p
Lease granted 29 Sept 1819 to James Hicks of Machen Iron Works, Machen, Forgeman
for the Lives of Lease then aged 26, John Hicks his son 4 and Lewis Jones of Walterstone then aged 55 (dead)
[Walterstone Tithe Map] No. 11.
Encroachment in possession of John Dukes who pays 1/- per ann. Worth 50/-
to be put at full rent.
[Walterstone Tithe Map] No. 8.
No. 13, 14, 15
Lease granted 23 March 1860 to James Morgan of the Convict Establishment, Portsmouth, Managing Clerk
for the Lives of Lessee then aged 31, Fanny Jane his wife 28 and James their son 2yrs.
[Walterstone Tithe Map] No. 7, 13, 15, 16, 17 & 18.
Cottage and Garden claimed as freehold, enclosed by [blank] Gilbert and lately sold by David Gilbert to Mrs Price for £60
No 16, 17, 18
Lease granted 29 Sept 1837 to Jas. Powell of Abergavenny, Auctioneer for the Lives of John and Elizabeth Powell aged resptly 14 and 12 years and John Henry Evans 13 (son of Margaret wife of said Lessee by a former husband)
[Walterstone Tithe Map] No. 2 & 3
J.H. Evans dead, Eliz Powell now Eliz Bake wife of Wm Bake Aberg., John Powell works at Beaufort Iron Works
Claimed by [blank] Pitt and John Jones as freehold
No acknowledgment having been paid.
No 19, 20
[struck out – Copy granted 9the Nov 1804 to William Paine of Dulas, Yeoman
for the Lives of one Samuel Rumsey. See Court Roll page 246, Expired]
Regranted 23 August 1859 to James Thomas of St Margarets, Farmer
for the lives of Lessee then aged 37, Susan his wife 27 and Elizabeth James (daur of Wm James of Breinton Co Hereford) then aged 10
St Margarets Tithe Map 592 & 593
James Thomas & Wife both dead -/68
No. 21 to 29 inclusive
Copy granted 4 July 1807 t0 Sir Hungerford Hoskins, Bart.
for the lives of Grantee then aged 30 (dead), Sarah his wife 28 (dead) and Hungerford Hoskins their son then aged 2½ years
St Margarets Tithe Map 635, 636, 637, 647, 633, 634 & 641
Now in possession of John Hamp. Rent 3/6
Stated in Grant to be 90 acres
The Encroachments on Walterstone Common are [struck out - Six] Four in number – One by David Gilbert now claimed as freehold and recently sold to Mrs Price for £60 – another by one Thomas Williams (alias Howells) also claimed as freehold and for which no acknowledgment seems ever to have been paid – Another by Mrs Williams, Widow Longtown who claims a portion as freehold but pays 1/- per ann. for the remainder – And another by John Dukes who pays 1/- per ann. acknowledgment
Howells has recently however taken in two small piece of the Common for which some acknowledgement should be demanded.