Held at:

Gwent Record Office


D.668.71 (bundle of loose folded sheets)


ELSG digital images & transcription


Jurors’ Presentments, 1729, Clothy Hopkin

Place name:

Urishay, Michaelchurch Escley, Peterchurch




Transcription of image 351

Clothy Hopkin
Jurors Presentment.
Cottagers Presented for Surcharge


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


Transcription of image 352


Mannerium de Clothie Hopkin etc.


Ad curiam visus franci pledgii cum curia baronis Johannis Delahay gent domini mannerii predictii tentam apud domum manorial Evani Jones inholder super decimo quarto die Aprilis Anno [    ] domini nostri Georgii scundi regis nunc Magne Britannie etc. secundo Annoque domini 1729


coram Job Gilbert.


senescallus ibidem.


Nomina Juratores


Johannes Price

Willielmus Harries

Tho Smyth

Ricardus Ball

Johannes Jones junior

Thomas Gough

Ricardus Watkins

Thomas Lewis

Ricardus Gronow

David Smyth

Ricardus Handley

Walterus Beavan

Thomas Griffitts.


Imprimis:   We the jurors above named being sworin and impanneled doe upon our oaths say and present that all persons that hath been legally sommened to appeare heare this day and that have made default to be in the lord’s mercy and amere their three shillings per caput Tenants or resiants not summoned 1s per capud.


Item:   We the said jurors doepresent the death of Mary Lewis widdow one of the tenants of this maner and that she died seized of a heriot being the second best beast to the lord of this maner unless a very just cause can be showd to the contrary.


Item:   Wee present severall cottagers for over charging the common with more stock than they doe winter on their own lands and doe amearth them in ten shillings each.


Item:   Wee present all the cottagers and enchroachers now in being upon the lord’s wast to be and they are in the lord’s mercy.

[signatures of]


John Price

William Harries

Thomas Smith

Richard Ball

John Jones

David Smith

Thomas Gough

Richard Watkins

Thomas Lewis

Richard Gronow

Richard Handley

Walter Beavan

Thomas Griffiths


Johannes Price et Willielmus Harries jur. affear. et contin. pen. et supra.



ELSG image accession ref. cwmbran1 - 351 & 352



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_2.pdf


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