Gwent Record Office
D.668.71 (bundle of loose folded sheets)
ELSG digital images & transcription
Bailiff’s Warrant, October 1736, Manor of Wilbrook
Transcription of image 444
Wilbrook alias Wirkbrook.
[These details were added to the dorse of the document by a later hand. Perhaps in 1818 ]
Transcription of image 445
Mannor of Wilbrook otherwise Wickbrook.
To Evan Jones bayleif of the said mannor greeting.
These are in his majesties name to will and require you forth to give due & lawful summons to all and singular the inhabitants tenants & resians within the said mannor that they & every of them be and personally appear before me at the dwelling house of Thomas Draper in the parish of Peterchurch within the said mannor upon the 28th day of October instant by ten of the clock in the morning of the same day at the court leet of our sovereign lord the king & view of Frank pledge. And also the court baron of John Delahay esq lord of the said mannor then & there to do their suit . And you are hereby likewise required to give due and lawful summons to 24 able freeholders that are tenants within the said mannor that they and every of them be and personally appear before me at the time & place aforesaid at the said court to be sworn & impannelled to enquire for our sovereign lord the king & of the said mannor of all such matters & things as shall be given them in charge And have you then and there the names of the said inhabitants tenants & resiants jurors & this precept given under my hand and seal this twentieth day of October in the year of our lord 1736.
Thomas Powell jun.
William Price jun.
ELSG image accession ref. cwmbran1 – 444 & 445
Transcription details are based on the work of Dewi Bowen Williams, see http://www.ewyaslacy.org.uk/Michaelchurch-Escley-and-Peterchurch/Manorial-Court-Records-for-the-Manors-of-Clothy-Hopkin-Urishay-Trenant-amp-Wellbrook/1466-1833/tg_mic_0127
For zoomable images see http://www.ewyaslacy.org.uk/docs/rs_ewy_0060_6.pdf
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