Held at:

Gwent Record Office


D.668.71 (bundle of loose folded sheets)


ELSG digital images & transcription


Jurors’ Presentments, October 1729, Clothy Hopkin

Place name:

Urishay, Michaelchurch Escley, Peterchurch




Transcription of image 349

Clothy Hopkin
Jurors Presentments

Cottagers & [o ?]
Presented for turning upon the common
having no right.


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


Transcription of image 350


Manerium de Clothie Hopkin.


Ad curiam visus franci plegii cum curia baronis Johannis Delahay gent. domini mannerii predicti tentum apud domum mansional Evani Jones jacen et existen apud Urish Hay infra Manerium predictum supra vicesimo die Octobris Anno regni domini nostril George secundi Regis nunc Magne Britannie etc. tertio Annoque domini 1729


coram Job Gilbert

senescallus ibidem


Nomina le Grand Inquisition


Willus Harries  jur.

Evanus Jones sen

Thomas Jones  jur.

Evanus Jones  jun

Johannes Price

Willielmus Griffitts jur.

Ricardus Gronow

Thomas Prichard

Ricardus Watkins  jur.

Walterus Beavan

David Smyth

Daniel Smyth  jur.

Ricardus Handle



Wee the jurors above named being sworne & impanelled doe upon our oaths say & present that all persons that have been summoned to serve on the jury & that have made default to be in the lord’s mercy and amerre them at 6s 8d per capud (vidlt.) Thomas Lewis, Richard Ball, David Prosser & John Jones Tenants gent not summoned that have made defaults 1s per capud tenants yeom[en] that have made defaults 6d per capud resiants 3d per capud.


Item:  wee the said jurors do say and present that Jonet Jones for keep a mare upon the common.


Item:   Wee jurors doe present Richard Powell for overe charghing the common

Item:    We present David Prosser, Richard Powell, Jenet Jones,  Richard Williams, Thomas Price, Richard Handley, Daniel Smyth, Constance Thomas, Ann Madox, John Jones, Edith [    ?] as cottagers within this manner & for depastureing on the common not having any right thereto & order that they shall not turn or depasture on the said common on paine of 20s each.


Item:   Wee present Thomas Price, Edith Smyth & Thomas David for depasturing on the said common not having any [? ] right thereto & order that they shall not doe soe on paine of 20s each.


[signatures and marks of]

Will. Harries

John Price

the marke of William Griffitts


Richard Gronow

the marke of Thomas Prichard


the marke of Richard Watkins

the marke of Walter Beavan

David Smith

the marke of Daniel Smyth


the marke of Richard Handle

Evan Jones sen.

Thomas Jones

Evan Jones


Will. Harries & Johannes Price jur. [?affen et afeare Thomas Lewis , David Prosser, Ricardus Ball et Johannes Jones as un solid et al present. contin ut supra.




ELSG image accession ref. cwmbran1 - 349 & 350



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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