Held at:

Gwent Record Office


D.668.71 (bundle of loose folded sheets)


ELSG digital images & transcription


Bailiff’s Warrant, April 1730. Clothy Hopkin

Place name:

Urishay, Michaelchurch Escley, Peterchurch




Transcription of image 347

Clothy Hopkin
Warrant to Bailiff.


[These details were added to the dorse of the document by a later hand. Perhaps in 1818 ]



Transcription of image 348


Mannerium de Clothie Hopkin


To the baylife of the said manner be      these.


These are to require you forthwith to give notice & warning to the severall persons whose names are underwritten & alsoe to all other the tenants & resiants within the precincts of the Leete there that the court Leete & Court Baron for this manor is to be held at the dwelling house of Evan Jones scituate at Urish Hay Common inholder on Tuesday the 25th day of this instant Aprill by ten of the clock in the fore noone of the same day at which time & place the persons whose names are under written & also all other the tenants freesutors & resiants of the said mannor are to make their personol appearance thereto doe & perform such suite & service which by their respective tenures or otherwise they are to the said court or either of them (giving them to witt) if they they sic. or either of them make default they shalbe severally amerced and that you your selfe be there present to make return of this your warrant given under my hand & seale the 14th day of Aprill Anno domini 1730.


Job Gilbert

senescallus ibidem


Nomina Magnu. Inquisicion


a  Johannes Price de Urish Hay gent

a  Williamus Harris de Michell Church

a  Ricardus Gronow de Urish Hay

a  Thomas Prichard

a  Thomas Gough

a  David Smyth

   Carolus Price

a  Willielmus Griffitts

[? Johannes Jones de Oatele

a  Ricardus Watkins

a  Ricardus Palle

[?] Carolus Jones

a  Jacobus Prichard

   Thomas Lewis de Ouldhaye

   Thomas Griffitts de Combe

a  Thomas Griffitts de Gwerngwil[im  ?]

   Ricardus Thomas   [  ?]

a  David Prosser

a  Johannes Jones

a  Ricardus Williams


persons [?Esoined]

Walter Beavan


ELSG image accession ref. cwmbran1 - 347 & 348



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_1.pdf


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