Indenture of settlement at Great Sessions which explains the acquisition of Myfyrian Isa by the house of Presaddfed

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Whose main significance is to specify the extent of the estate of Bodowyr, at the time held by Edmund Fitzgerald "of Ireland" who had married Mary, sister and co-heiress of the Edward Price who had been drowned in 1671. The fine was levied on the capital messuage of Bodowyr itself, the two corn mills at Pentre Felin, the messuages of Tyddyn Hoel ap Gwyn, Sarhadidir (sic.), Cariambwll, Carrog Dyfnallt Ucha and Isa, Rhos y Cerrig, Siamber Wen alias Tyddyn Gwilym, Ynys Acken, Myfyrian Isa, Cae Itehn, Tyddyn David Gam, Tyddyn Phillip ap Ednyfed, Tyddyn y naw ceiniog, Tyddyn Iockyn, Tyddyn Evan Gethin, rents arising out of Tyddyn y Wythen and Dryll y delyn in Bodlew, &c. in the parishes of Llanidan, Llanddaniel and several others - only the moiety in each case, the other moiety falling to the lot of Anne Price, sister of Mary. Then on the 19 August 1699, the said Anne, her sister Mary, Edmund Fitzgerald, and their son Henry Price Fitzgerald, agree to sell their interest in Myfyrian Isa to William Owen of Cremlyn for £350 (actual conveyance, lease, and bond of performance). W.O.died in 1713; his lands descended to his nephew William who died in 1721; on his death the Cremlyn-Presaddfed estate (including Myfyrian) devolved upon John Owen, brother of the second William Owen - John Owen the M.P. who died in 1754 laden with debts and mortgages.

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