The following are entries in the quarter sessions held four times a year.
William Phillips for being absent from church
James Edwards, James Watkins and James Latty for a nuisance with goats.
Lomsey Griffiths for being a nuisance with goats.
William Francis for being a nuisance with goats.
William Jenkins for being a nuisance with goats.
William Jones for being a nuisance with goats.
1727 – 27th October
John Price of Goytre for profaining the Lord’s day by playing bowls.
Morgan Williams for being a nuisance with goats.
Lucia Willi Edwards Goytrey for speaking scandalous words of Martha Andrews.
Catherine Edwards for speaking scandalous words of Esther Edwards.
Rachel, wife of John David for a common disturbance of the peace.
Morgan Williams for profaning the Lord’s day by playing bowls.
Lucy, wife of William Edwards for defaming against Martha Andrews.
Walter Morgan for destroying fish with the rods in the Brithin brook.
Francis Jenkins, corridor for speaking scandalous words of Walter Edwards.
1736 – 16th January
Roger Cadogan of Goytrey owe to Thomas Jenkin ye sum of two shillings for ye year 1736 due at Christmas last.
Catherine Edwards spinster, late of the parish of Goytrey for defamation of Esther Edwards.
1749 – 12th July
Cecil Edwards of the parish of Goytrey widdow, for trespass in keeping11 goats in woods meadows and pasture ground of Francis Jenkins esq., and several grounds of people and commons and highways within the said parish to common nuisance and damage of her neighbours.
1759 – 11th July
Margaret, wife of James Howell of the parish of Goytrey for breaking open the house of Walter William with an intent to steal the goods and chattels of the said Walter William Jenkin.
Elizabeth, the wife of David Valons others Valont (Valentine) late of the parish of Goytrey indicted for assault, John Jones presented.
John Jones, yeoman of the parish of Goytrey for threatening William Arthur, the chief constable of the Abergavenny Upper Division.
Ordered that John Jones, parish of Goytre, parish of Goytrey, having submitted to a presentation processed against him by Philip Arthur for an assault, be fined 6d, which was paid to the sheriff in court.
Ordered that the dwelling house of Miles Edwards of the parish of Pantague. Benjamin Andrew of the parish of Goytrey and Thomas Moses of Monythusloyn be licenses for Protestant dissenters called Presbyterians to perform divine worship.
Thomas Jones, late of the parish of Goytrey, yeoman, for forcible entry and detainer, Mary Williams, widdow presented fined 1s which was paid to the sheriff in court.
Edward Jeremiah, charcoal collier, assault on Edward Williams.
Walter Morgan for fishing in the Brythin brook with the rods and also at Monkswood.
1780 – 10th January
John Jones yeoman for assault on Sarah Cadogan.
William William, parish of Goytrey indebted to our sovereign Lord the King in the sum of £20.
Rachel, wife of Michael Lewis for not obeying ? Richard James, chief constable presented.
Ordered that John Morgan, parish of Goytrey, in this county, having sworn that he is seventy years and upwards be discharged from serving on juries and that he has his justices.
Thomas Lewis, parish of Goytrey, labourer, acknowledge himself indebted to the sovereign Lord the King in the sum of £20.
William Morgan of the same place £10 on the condition that Thomas Lewis tries his ? to a bill of indictment presented against him by Morgan Evan for an encroachment in the parish of Goytrey at the next quarter sessions, to be called this county with notice being given to the prosector.
Ordered that William Andrew of the parish of Goytrey, be released from serving on juries having sworn he is seventy years of age and upwards.
John Jones, the younger, tailor for £5 for not maintenance paid by the parish to maintain his wife and family after he deserted them.
Ordered that John Jones parish of Goytrey, tailor be committed to the custody master of the house of correction for ascending from his wife and family and to be whipped next Friday at the whipping stock in the town of Usk and discharged and that the indictment found against him by the grand jury at this session quartered insufficiency
William Williams, overseer of the poor for not paying his county taxes.
William William, overseer of the poor for not paying the county stock, Richard Thomas, accountant presented.
1790 – Michaelmas
William Jones farmer and John Jones carpenter for not bringing in their land tax assessments.
1791 – Michaelmas
Edward Jones, carpenter for assault on widdow George..
1792 – Easter
Timothy Burton, yeoman for assault on James Lewis.
Timothy Burton for forcible entry and ejectment.
James Lewis, farmer, John Williams, labourer and John Evans for forcible entry and ejectment.
1793 – midsummer
Timothy Thomas for keeping a disorderly house and lodging vagabonds.
1802 – Midsummer
John Tanley, labourer presented for assault on 9th June on John Higgins.
1806 – Midsummer
Richard and James Jeremiah, labourers presented for stealing 2 cream cheeses to the value of 6d from Joseph Hoskins.
Richard Williams, labourer and John Jones, yeoman, owing the sum of £20 each if they do not appear at the next quarter sessions.
1821 – Midsummer
John Osland labourer, Thomas Richards labourer, presented for stealing 1 cwt hay valued 5d, 1cwt grass valued 3d, 1 cwt sainfron valued 6d, Trefoil valued 3d 1cwt valued 6d, 1 cwt ryegrass valued 3d.
1823 – Midsummer
Thomas Watts, wood collier for keeping a dog and engines called nets for purposes of killing game.
John Morgan convicted of being a rogue and a vagabond.
William Lewis, yeoman, presented for assault on James Gwatkin on 24th November 1826. James Watkin, yeoman, presented for assault on William Lewis 24th November 1826.
1828 – Easter
Elizabeth Lewis, widow convicted of keeping a net to kill and destroy game. Fined 5s.
Edmund Dixon, (Monkswood) presented for stealing half a bushel wheat, value 3/-, goods and chattels of Richard Miles on 24th April.
John Jones, yeoman, presented for assault on William Evans 19th July 1830.
1834 – Midsummer
John Robinson, labourer and Francis Watkins labourer presented for stealing one pair of trousers value 5/- goods and chattels of John Edwards 10th April 1834.
1841 – Midsummer
David Lewis, labourer, Philip Evans, labourer presented for stealing nine quarters of potatoes valued 4/-, goods and chattels of Richard Jones on 19th April 1841.
David Lewis, labourer and Philip Evans, labourer presented for stealing two tame fowls valued 2/-, goods and chattels of Walter Williams on 19th April 1841.
Henry Howells, labourer, presented for stealing one plank valued 2/-, goods and chattels of John Jones on 3rd April 1841.
Thomas Watts, labourer presented for stealing 1 hempen sack valued 1/- property of Roderick Roderick the elder on 5th February 1834.
John Robinson, labourer and Francis Watkins, labourer, presented for stealing 1 pair of trousers value 5/-, the goods and chattels of John Edward.
1838 – 17th September
Thomas Morgan, labourer, for stealing a hammer, value 1/- property of David Evans, 1 axe, value 1/-, property of Charles Maddox and 1 anvil, value 1/-, property of Thomas Parker.
Elizabeth Neate, single woman for stealing 3 gallons of beer, value 3/-, 3 gallons of ale, value 3/-, 3 gallons of wort, value 3/-, goods and chattels of Sarah Edwards on the 12th June 1840 and John Evans labourer for receiving stolen goods, knowing them to be stolen.
Deposition of David Davies, Goytrey, victualler, Charles Prosser, Goytrey labourer, John Jordan, Trevethin, police officer, against Thomas Watkins and Joseph Prosser labourers for stealing a hat, property of David Davies.
1841 – 19th April
David Lewis, labourer, Philip Evans labourer presented for stealing 9 quarters of potatoes, value 4/-, goods and chattels of Richard Jones.
David Lewis labourer, Philip Evans, labourer for stealing 2 tame fowls, value 2/- property of Walter Williams.
Deposition of Edward Thomas Walter, tender of the Brecon canal. Richard Proger of Goytrey, carpenter, William Phillips, water tender Brecon canal, against Henry Howells, labourer for stealing 1 plank, property of John Jones.
Henry Howells, labourer, presented for stealing 1 plank, value 2/-, goods and chattels of Walter Williams.
Deposition of Walter Williams, Goytrey, innkeeper, against David Lewis and Philip Evans for stealing 2 hens, property of Walter Williams.
1842 – 28th January
John Francis, labourer, presented for stealing 21lbs of pork, value 1/- the goods and chattels of Sarah Edwards.
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