Abergavenny and Llanwenarth deeds 1686-1877

Summary Information

Gwent Archives
Abergavenny and Llanwenarth - Deeds
1.0 not recorded
General Physical Description note
(14 items)

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Biographical/Historical note

LLANWENARTH, a village and a parish in Abergavenny district, Monmouth. The village stands on the river Usk, under the Sugarloaf mountain, 1 mile E of the boundary with Brecon, and 2¼ W by N of Abergavenny r. station; is a considerable place; and contains some curious houses. The parish is cut into two divisions, Citra and Ultra, and extends beyond the Brecon canal. Post town, Abergavenny.

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Scope and Contents note

Deeds relating mainly to lands in Abergavenny and Llanwenarth, 1686-1877. The fonds also includes wills of residents of Llanwenarth, 1836-1847.

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Arrangement note

Arranged into the following: Title deeds; Wills.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

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Usual conditions apply

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Accruals note

Accruals are not expected

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Appraisal note

All records deposited at Gwent Record Office have been retained.

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Controlled Access Headings


  • Deeds--Wales--Abergavenny; Deeds--Wales--Llanwenarth;

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Other Finding Aids note

Hard copies of the catalogue are available in Gwent Record Office and the National Library of Wales.

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Collection Inventory

Title Deeds 

 D3981/1 1. James Lewelin of par. Lantilio Gressenny and Dassy his wife. 2. James William of par. Lantilio Gressenny, tiler. MARRIAGE SETTLEMENT (by bargain and sale) of half an acre of land [? in par. LLANTILLIO CROSSENNY]. Left-hand of document only 1 May 1686 

 D3981/2 1. Daniel Gunter of Lanvihangel Cwmdu, co. Brec., and Susan his wife. 2. John Jacob of par. Llanwenarth, BOND in the sum of £40 LATIN AND ENGLISH 29 Sep 1705 

 D3981/3 1. Benjamin Jones of par. Lanarth, husbandman and Mary his wife. 2. William Pope of par. Hillingdon, co. Middx., gent. MORTGAGE (demise 1 year) of a moiety of a messuage occupied by Thomas Adams, with barns, stables, beasthouses, buildings, meadow, pasture and woods thereto belonging; in par. LLANWENARTH. PRINCIPAL: £100 Covenant to levy fine. 10 May 1763 

 D3981/4 1. John Hanbury Williams [? Of Coldbrook, co. Brec.]. esq. 2. William Wroth of Llanthewy [Rhydderch, farmer]. LEASE of messuage with barns, stables, mill, smith shop and edifices, in pars. LLANTHEWY RHYTHERCH and LLANVAPLEY. Left-hand of indenture only. 25 Oct 1773 

 D3981/5 1. Mary Jones of par. Lanarth, widow. 2. John Jones of the Lodge Farm, par. Abergavenny, yeoman. BOND in the sum of £240. 31 Jan 1786 

 D3981/6 1. Thomas Adams of par. Llantillio Pertholey, yeoman. 2. Elizabeth Jones of Llanveynoe, par. Clodock, co. Heref., spinster. 3. John Williams of par. Llantillio Pertholey, yeoman. 4. Thomas Probert of par. Clodock, co. Heref., yeoman. MARRIAGE SETTLEMENT by bargain and sale of a moiety of a messuage called Tay Yssa with all appurtenances, together with one half part of several parcels of land, meadow, pasture and wood ground called Cae Pen yr Errw, Yr Errw Cae Wrth y Tay Yssa, Cae glam y Rheed, Cae pen y pwlly, yr grange and Gworlod Yssa, thereto belonging., in par. LLANWENARTH., from 1 to 3., upon TRUST TO THE USE OF 1. Until his marriage with 2., thereafter TO THE USE OF 1. for life., thereafter TO THE USE OF 2. for life., TO THE USE OF 4. And his assigns for 500 years., thereafter TO THE USE OF the issue of 1. and 2. and for want of issue TO THE USE OF 1. and his heirs forever. Provision for payment of £100 from the estate to any issue of 1. and 2. Tenants named 22 Jul 1791 

 D3981/7 Particulars and Conditions of Sale of a malthouse in Monk Street, together with a passage leading from Monk Street to the yard of the malthouse., in ABERGAVENNY. 1811 

 D3981/8 1. Elizabeth Jones of Abergavenny, spinster. 2. John Lewis, glazier, and John Lewis, butcher, both of Abergavenny. LEASE FOR A YEAR of a messuage in the occupation of Richard Day, a messuage in the occupation of William Whitehead, of a piece of garden thereto belonging, in Monk Street, ABERGAVENNY, of a malthouse in the occupation of John Herbert, with a passage leading from the yard of the malthouse to Monk Street, of a brewhouse, parcel of land and side walls situated at the west end of the brewhouse, of the said yard, of an undivided moiety of the gable end dividing the malthouse from the adjoining messuage in the occupation of Ann Mullowney, widow, in Monk Street Ward., and of an undivided moiety of a messuage with outbuildings and land, in par. LANWENARTH. 28 Oct 1829 

 D3981/9 1. Benjamin Price of Abergavenny, gent. 2. Rachel Phillips of par. Llanwenarth, widow. 3. William Price, gent., and John Fox, saddler, both of Abergavenny, and the said Rachel Phillips. 4. Daniel Davis of par. Aberystruth, shopkeeper. ASSIGNMENT for the residue of a term of 2000 years by 1. and 2. to 4. of a messuage called Ty-pen-y-Bont, together with a garden, orchard, yard and other premises., in par. LLANWENARTH. Consideration: £160 10 Apr 1837 

 D3981/10 1. Thomas Brown of par. Llanwenarth, maltster. 2. Edward Blashfield of Abergavenny, esq. 3. Philip Phillips gent., and Benjamin Phillips, gent., both of par. Llanwenarth. 4. Baker Gabb of Abergavenny, gent. MORTGAGE by 2. by the direction of 1. and 2. To 3. of an undivided moiety of a messuage called Twy Ysha and of several parcels of land called Cae Pen Yr Errw, Yr Errw, Cae Wrth y Tay Isha, Cae Glan yr Rheed, Cae pen y Pulley, yr Greeg, and Gworlod Ysha., in par. LLANWENARTH ULTRA. Principal: £300 27 Dec 1842 

 D3981/11  1. Richard Jones of Glanbaidan, par. Llanwenarth, farmer. 2. Thomas Brown of par. Llanwenarth, maltster. RECONVEYANCE of premises as in mortgage of 27 December 1842. Reciting that the principal has been paid. 24 Jan 1855 

 D3981/12 1. John Williams of Penlan, par. Merthyr Cynog, co. Brec., farmer. 2. William Williams of Penlan, par. Merthyr Cynog, co. Brec., son of 1. DEED OF GIFT of farming stock, implements of husbandry, household furniture and other effects. Covenant to pay debts. 15 Dec 1877 

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 D3981/13 WILL of Anne James of par. Llanwenarth, widow and relict of Matthew James, formerly a sergeant in his Majesty's First Regiment of Foot Guards, devising all her real and personal property to her friend Simon Andrus of Abergavenny, ironmonger and Thomas Black of Newport, tea dealer, UPON TRUST firstly to pay her debts and afterwards for her niece Ann Roberts to receive an annuity of £20 for a term of 80 years and in case of the decease of Ann Roberts before the expiration of the term devising the annuity to her nephew John Jones and her niece Priscilla; devising a parcel of meadow land called Caedavale, in par. LLANWENARTH, to her nephew John Jones, devising all her messuages and hereditaments in Abergavenny to Simon Andrus and Thomas Black UPON TRUST to pay a moiety of the Principal to her niece Priscilla, wife of Charles Williams for life and after her decease UPON TRUST to divide the moiety between all her children and UPON TRUST to pay the other moiety to her nephew John Jones for life and after his decease UPON TRUST to divide it among his children. 29 Apr 1836 

 D3981/14 WILL of Philip Phillips of Llanbaydon, par. Llanwenarth, yeoman, devising all his messuages, buildings and lands, in pars. Abergavenny, Llanwenarth, Llanvapley and Llanvetherine, to his brother Benjamin Phillips for life; thereafter devising all his real property except his interest in an estate called Cwmmara, in par. Llanvetherine to Richard Jones, son of his nephew William Jones, thereafter devising his interest in Cwmmara to all children of William Jones. Numerous bequests. Extracted from principal registry in the prerogative court of Canterbury. 14 May 1847 

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