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Transcription of Agent’s pocket book. Map 3 items

Place name:

Newton, Longtown


1760 -1862


Map No 3 – Newton and Longtown

(map taken from D1583/208)
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No. 1, 2
Copy granted 5 Sept 1800 to John Roberts of Newton, Yeoman
for the lives of Lessee then aged 43 (dead), Wm Watkins (son of Wm Watkins of Llanveynoe) then aged 11 and Elijah Rees (son of John Rees of Bacton, Gent) aged 9 months. - see Court Roll page 231.
Lessee and Wm Watkins both dead. Elijah Rees gone to America many years ago.
Now in pos of Wm Watkins and forms part of the “Green Farm where Wm Watkins resides.
Worth 8/- per acre
Elijah Rees said to be alive.
Newton Tithe Map 42 & 43
Quantity 5-2-10
Reserved Rent -/9d


No 3 to 16 Inclusive
Copy granted15 Sept 1823 to Henry Morgan of Newton, Gent
for the Lives of Lessee then aged 43, John Williams 8 (son of Wm Williams of Newton, Farmer), and John Jones 6 (son of Samuel Jones of Bacton, Farmer).
See Court Roll page 378
Lessee and John Jones both dead. John Williams only life lives at Cusop near Hay and is a Quarryman.
Purchased by James Farr and forms part of the “Maescoed” Farm.
Newton Tithe Map 355 to 359 inclusive 373 to 379 inclusive, 376a, 459 & 474
Quantity 49a.0r.15p
Reserved Rent 5/-


No. 17 to 25 inclusive
Copy granted 27 July 1832 to John Gwillim of Longtown, Farmer
for the Lives of John, William and Robert Gwillim (sons of Grantee) then aged resptly 16, 14 and 13.
see Court Roll page 419
All alive.
Nos. 21, 22, 23, 24, and 25 form part of the “Sunny Bank” Farm in the occupation of Mrs Ann Price.
Nos. 21 to 25 inclusive in Longtown Tithe Map 1271, 1271a, 1258, 1262, 1264, 1266 & 163
Quantity 13a.2r.22p
Nos. 17, 18, 19 & 20 in Newton Tithe Map 396, 397, 398, 384 & 453
Quantity 20a.3r.0p
Reserved rent 3/9


No. 26, 27, 28, 29, 30
Copy granted 4 Sept 1840 to John James of Stretton, Co. Hereford, Esq.
for the lives of Charles Garbett Peace then aged 9, Emma Ann Pearce 6 (children of Thos Pearce of Kenchester Co Hereford, Gent) and Thos Lanwarne 2 (son of Henry Lanwarne of Hereford, Druggist).
See Court Roll page 479
Now in the pos of [blank] Pearce and forms part of the Quarrelly Farm.
Newton Tithe Map part 401, 454, 456, 457 & 458
Quantity 30a.1r.39p
Reserved rent 3/9


No. 31, 32, 33, 34, 35
Copy granted 16 June 1830 to Joseph Austin Morgan of Kentchurch, Gent
for the Lives of the Lessee then aged 42 and Henry & Joseph Marsh Morgan then aged respectly 18 and 4 years (sons of Lessee)
See Court Roll page 409
Purchased by Mr George, Woolstapler, Hereford and forms part of “Gworlodith” Farm.
In the occupation of John Watkins.
Newton Tithe Map 407,408, 408a & 409
Quantity 23a.2r.25p
Reserved Rent 2/3


No. 36
Query - Copy granted 18Oct 1786 to Richard Hawkins of Lyons Inn, Co Middlesex
for the Lives of Wm Powell (son of Nathan Powell of Newton, Yeoman) then aged 20, Walter Morgan (son of Henry Morgan of Newton, Yeoman) then aged 16 and Walter Morgan (son of David Morgan of Bacton, Yeoman) then aged12.
Now in possession of John Powell and forms part of the “New House” Farm.
Query - Lives- No entry in Harris’s Book of any reserved rent (1/-) or other acknowledgment having been paid. Powell however pays 1/- per ann. Chief Rent.
Query - if it ought to be Reserved Rent. To be served with notice to prove lives.
See Court Roll page 176
Newton Tithe Map 340 – containing 3a.3r.7p
Reserved rent 1/- [ added ]




Use of capitals, spelling and punctuation have been retained. To ease readability some line breaks have been introduced. Some abbreviations have been expanded. Brackets - ( ) are as document. Brackets - [ ] indicate text struck out or added information. The Field numbers used for primary identification are those used in a survey made before 1800 (see D/1583/208) and predate those of the Tithe surveys of the 1840’s.

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