Roger Jenkin 1723

This indenture made the thirtieth day of November in the third year of the reigne of our soveraigne Lord James the second by the grace of God of England Scotland France and Ireland King defender of the faith &c Annoq Dni 1687 betweene the Right Hono’ble George Lord Bergavenny of the one part and Roger Jenkins of the parish of Goytrey in the County of Monmouth yeoman of the other part. Witnesseth that the said George Lord Bergavenny for and consideration of the sume of ten pounds of lawfull English money to the said George Lord Bergavenny paid by the said Roger Jenkins in the name of a fine and of the rents and covenants hereinafter reserved hath demised granted and to farme letten and by these p’sents doth demise grant and to farm lett unto the said Roger Jenkins all those two parcells of rough ground called or known by the severall names of Coom Kellyn and Brin Vaur now or late in the tenure or occupation of the said Roger Jenkins lying and being in the said parish of Goytrey except out of this p’sent demise all mines and quarryes of stone oar or any other mettall other than stones to be imployed and used in and upon the p’misses to have and to hold the said p’misses with the appurtenances unto the said Roger Jenkins his heirs and assigns for ands dureing the lives of the said Roger Jenkins, William Jenkins & James Jenkins two of the sonnes of the said Roger Jenkins and lives and life of the survivors & survivor of them yeilding and paying therefore yearly unto the said George Lord Bergavenny his heirs or assigns the sume of eight pence current money at or upon the feasts of the Annunciation of the blessed Virgin Mary and of St Michaell Th’arch Angell by equall porcons and also the sume of five shillings for and in the name of a herriott at the death of every person dying seized of the p’misses by vertue of these p’sents and likewise doeing suit to the Court of the said Lord Bergavenny his heirs and assigns to be held for the Lordship of Bergavenny. And if it shall happen the said yearly rent of eight pence or any part thereof to be behind and unpaid by the space of fifteen days next after any of the said feast days in which the same ought to be paid (being lawfully demanded) then it shall and may be lawfull to and for the said George Lord Bergavenny his heirs and assigns into the p’misses to reenter and the same to have againe repossess and enjoy as in his or their former estate any thing herein contained to the contrary notwithstanding and the said George Lord Bergavenny doth by these p’sents authorize and in his place putt Andrew William of Lanvayr Gilgidin in the said County of Monmouth to be his true and lawfull attorney for him and in his name and place to enter upon the p’misses or any part thereof in the name of the whole and to give possession thereof unto him the said Roger Jenkins according to the tenor of these p’sents. In witness whereof the parties above said to these p’sent indentures have interchangeably putt their hands and seales the day and year first above written. The mke of Roger Jenkin

(On document cover) Sealed and delivered in the presence of Hug Harries; …? Morgan; the marke of Andrew (X) Parry

Roger Jenkins. Dat 30th Nov 1687. Md June 16th 1718 examined, agrees wth ye original. Roger is dead.


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