Saltmarsh Farm in the Manor of Goldcliff , deeds 1867-1918

Summary Information

Gwent Archives
Saltmarsh Farm. Manor of Goldcliff.
Deeds relating to Saltmarsh Farm in the Manor of Goldcliff
1.0 not recorded
General Physical Description note

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Biographical/Historical note

Saltmarsh Farm is located in Goldcliff, Monmouthshire

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Scope and Contents note


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Arrangement note

Arranged according to dates

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

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Conditions Governing Access note

Usual conditions apply

Conditions Governing Use note

Usual copyright regulations apply.

Accruals note

Accruals are not expected.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Deposited, 1987

Appraisal note

All records deposited at Gwent Record Office have been retained.

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Controlled Access Headings


  • Deeds--Wales--Monmouthshire; Saltmarsh Farm, Goldcliff--Records and correspondence;

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Other Finding Aids note

A hard copy of the catalogue is available at Gwent Record Office

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Collection Inventory

 D2573/1 Declaration of John Roberts of Goldcliff, carpenter, that he knew Thomas Evans of Goldcliff, decd. and recollecting him being in poss. of 2a. land in par. Goldcliff (boundaries described) prior to 1841; also recollecting purchase of said land by Evan Evans of Goldcliff, farmer, in 1841 and its descent to Robert Evans, son of E. E., IN 1852 25 Apr 1867 

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 D2573/2 Admission of John Edwards Philips of Fair Oak Villa, Maindee, gent. at Court Baron of the Manor of Goldcliff before Frederick Charslely, steward, to parcel of land (2a. 1r. 3p) [as in D2573/1]. Reciting Will of John Phillips, father of J.E.P. Giving to the lords of the manor 5s for a heriot. Fine : 3s. 6d. (for each acre) 10 Sep 1885 

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 D2573/3 Conveyance of Freehold and Convenant to Surrender Copyhold 1. John Edwards Phillips, formerly of Saltmarsh, Goldcliff, farmer, but now of Saunders House, St. Joseph, Missouri, U.S.A., hotel keeper 2. Edward Phillips of Ebbw Vale, grocer. Messuage, barn and cowhouse (which were sometime since destroyed by fire) and gardens orchards and land (c. 14a) together with 16a. of wharf commonly called Goldcliff Wharf (and which wharf is now almost entirely washed away by the sea and incapable of being identified) in pars. Nash and Goldcliff formerly in occ. of Samuel Morgan and then Evan Evans and then John Phillips or his tenants and now of Thomas Hugget and Charles Williams - the later being the undertenant of the representatives of the late Thomas Jones decd. All prems. except the wharf being those devised by Will of J.P. (part recited). Also freehold parcel (7a.3r.36p.) of the Red House Farm numbered 191 in the tithe map and appointment of par. Nash now or late in occ. of Samuel Mogford being lands formerly belonging to George Thomas Marsh and Charles Prothero and are the same as those devised by the Will of J.P. (part recited). Secondly 7a.3r. of meadow in par. Nash formerly in occ. of Mrs. Harper, afterwards of Thomas Phillips and now of said Samuel Morgan (boundaries described, adjoining landowners given and plan cited in indenture of 1852 Sep. 14) which prems, are also devised in will of J.P. (part recited). (Plan extracts from the O.S. given showing above prems, except the Wharf, with schedule showing tithe and O.S. refs., tenure, tenants, parish and acreage). Also CONVENANT of 1 to surrender into the hands of the lord of the respective manors of Goldcliff, Liswerry and Libeneth, parcel of copyhold land (2a. 1r. 3p.) in par. Goldcliff (boundaries described adjoining tenants given) to which 1 was admitted tenant 1885 Sep. 10. Secondly copyhold parts (7a.3r.36p.) of the Red House Farm within the manor of Liswerry and Libeneth (shown on plan cited above). Consideration: £2,500 (freehold) ; £150 (copyhold) 28 Feb 1887 

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 D2573/4 Absolute Surrender and Admission 1. John Edwards Phillips late of Saltmarsh, Goldcliff now of Saunders House, St. Joseph, Missouri, Hotel Keeper (by Frederick Stephen Dauncey of Newport, gent., his duly constituted attorney acting under Power of Attorney dated 1887 Jan. 28) 2. Edward Phillips of Ebbw Vale, grocer In manor of Goldcliff beofre Frederick Charsley gent., steward of the manor out of court at Newport. Parcel of land in par. Goldcliff (boundaries described, adjoining tenants given) [as in D2573/3] 16 Mar 1887 

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 D2573/5 Conveyance 1. Mary Ann Jones, wife of Wyndham Jones par. Nash 2. John Cullimore of Clarenodn in the province of S. Australia, labourer 3. Thomas HIggest par. Goldcliff, surveyor Parcel of pasture on wharf ground in par. Goldcliff (2r. 8p) in occ. of 3 (plan given; tithe map no. 444). Reciting Will of James Cullimore 1877 Feb. 15 and that 1 and 2 have agreed with 3 to sell prems. Consideration : £5 (to 1 and 2) 24 Dec 1895 

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 D2573/6 Gift of interest in remainder 1. John Roberts Huggett of Goldcliff, mason 2. Mary Ann Huggett of Rose Cottage, Goldcliff, widow real and personal estate of Thomas Huggett. decd., (father of 1 and husbund of 2). Reciting Will of T.H. 1905 Dec 20 21 Jun 1910 

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 D2573/7 Admission (copy) of William Kinsey Morgan at the Court Baron of the manor of Goldcliff held at The Farmers Arms before Hugh Adolphus Carter, gent. deputy of Sir Frederick Albert Bosanquet, K.C. steward of the Manor; to a parcel of land in par. Goldcliff (2a. 1r. 3p.) (boundaries described, adjoining tenants given). Surrender of Alfred Seth Phillips by Robert Herbert Boyd Parnall of Newport, his attorney. Consideration; £140 Fine: 8s. 9d. (3. 6d. for each acre) Rent: 2s 29 Oct 1918 

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