Held at:

Gwent Record Office


D.668.71 (bundle of loose folded sheets)


ELSG digital images & transcription


Bailiff’s Warrant, April 1731, Clothy Hopkin

Place name:

Urishay, Michaelchurch Escley, Peterchurch




Transcription of image 339


Clothy Hopkin
Easter Ware[nt] 1731
summons for a court.


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


Transcription of image 340


Manerium de Clothie Hopkin.


The Baylife of the said manor be These


These are to require you upon sight hereof to give [?ustue] and warning to all the freeholders free sutors & resiants within the said mannor that the Court Leete & Court Barron of John Delahay gent lord of this mannor wilbe held at the dwelling house of Evan Jones inholder on Friday the fourteene of the same day where all tenants freesutors & resiants are required to make their personall appearance and the to doe and performe such suite & service as by their several tenures they ow to the said courts or either of them giving them to witt that if they or either of them make default they shalbe severally amerced and you are alsoe required to be then present to make return of this your war[ent?] Given under my hand and seale the 29th day of Aprill Anno domini 1731.



Job Gilbert senescallus ibidem


Nomina Juratores


Johannes Price de Urishay gent


a  Willelmus Harries


a  Thomas Smyth

Thomas Single  a

a  Thomas Prichard


a  Ricardus Gronnow


a  Thomas Gough

Philipus Perrott  a

  Johannes Jones de Oatele


Henricus Jenkins


a  Ricardus Watkins


a  Thomas Lewis


Willielmus Griffith


Daniel Smyth


a  Ricardus Thomas


a  Thomas Griffith


Walterus Beavan


Ricardus Handle


a  David Smyth


a  Johannes Jones


a  Evannus Jones





ELSG image accession ref. - cwmbran1 - 339 & 340



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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