Summary Information

Gwent Archives
EJ Gordon
Mr EJ Gordon, Papers
0.015 Cubic Metres

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Biographical/Historical note

Manors were administrative, social, legal and economic units, which came into existence in England and parts of Wales during the Middle Ages. Manors produced a variety of documents. These include court rolls and other court documents; surveys, extents and rent rolls, giving written accounts of the manor and listing tenants; and accounts and other financial records

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Scope and Contents note

Copies of court rolls 1661–1735

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

 Gwent Archives

Conditions Governing Access note

There are no restrictions on access

Conditions Governing Use note

Usual copyright conditions apply

Custodial History note

Deposited by Gloucester Record Office on 2nd January 1951 (GRO/D1316) being documents found at the Shire Hall, apparently arrived from the private probate of the late Mr EJ Gordon

Accruals note

No further accruals are expected

Appraisal note

All records have been retained

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Other Finding Aids note

Copies of finding aids are available at Gwent Archives

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Collection Inventory

 D29/1 Copy Court Roll, Manor of Magna Porta. Surrender and Admittance 27 Apr 1726   1.0 item

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1. Elizabeth Shepherd of town of Cardiff, co. Glam, spinster

2. George Stephens

1 customary messuage or tenement, 1 barn, 1 garden, 1 orchard, 5 parcels of customary land, pasture and meadows called Gwaine Tyaraw, Cae yr minas, Cae Benedium Isha, Cae Benedium Ucha and Caven Isha, containing 21 covers situate in parish of Llanvihangell Uxta Lantarnum, co. Mon. between lands of John Morgan, John David, land late of Roger Edmund, land of William Jones, Evan Edmunds, Roger John David, to land of Elizabeth Stephens, the horseway leading from Tom Sandler towards Crose [ ] and to a horseway leading from Tya Gllan y Nant towards Crosswen

 D29/2 Copy Court Roll, Manor of Magna Porta: Surrender and Admittance 18 Feb 1730   1.0 item

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1. Edward Andrews of parishg of Llanvihangell Lantarnum, yeoman

2. William Andrews

One half 1 orchard, 2 parcels of customary land and 1 small parcel of underwood containing 8 covers in parish of Llanvihangell Lantarnum abutting land of William Andrews, the horseway leading from Llanvihangell towards Pentre Bach, to land late of Henry David Howell and land of John Jones in tenure of Edward Jones Fine 3/-

 D29/3 Copy court Roll (Court Baron), Manor of Magna Porta: Surrender and Admittance 3 May 1735   1.0 item

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1. Thomas Arnold of parish of Llanvrechva Upper End co. Mon. yeoman

2. Susan Edwards of parish of Llanvrechva, spinster

All of the piece or parcel of land being part of Garn wen lands containing 9 covers situate in par. Llanvihangell nigh Lantarnum co. Mon. abutting a lane leading from Pen peddar Heul to Landerwal, lands of Rowland Arnold in tenure of John Williams to other lands of Thomas Arnold and to another lane leading from Cwm Brane to Mynidd Marr. Fine 4d

To be resurrendered on payment of £17 by Thomas Arnold

 D29/4 Recovery 1661   1.0 item

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1. Walter Rumsey, esq

2. Henry Rumsey, gent

3. Charles Griffith, gent 1st vouchee

4. George Hunston

7 messuages 1 water grist mill, 7 gardens, 388a. land, 50a. meadow, 100a. pasture, 100a. wood with apportionments in Llanvrechva and Llanvihangel