'Sowdrey' burial ground, Cardiff

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Assignment of a Demise for 1000 years, in trust, for use as Quaker burial ground, for 5s.

Tobias Hodges of Cardiff, tailor; to Phillip Leanard of Llangibby, yeoman, Rich. Hanbury of 'Pantiage' [Panteg], yeoman, Sam David of Marshfield, mercer, Tho. Wisdome of Malpas, potter, Chas. Hanbury of 'Pantiage', a yeoman, Isaac Morgan of 'Mamhilett' [Mamhilad', 'cordiner' [cordwainer], (all co. Monmouth), Jenkin Howell of Llanblethian, butcher, Jn. Gronow of Llandough juxta Cowbridge, yeoman, Howell Thomas of St. Bride's, Cardiff, yeoman, Wm. Richards jun. of Cardiff, gent., and Christr. Jenkins of Llancarfan, yeoman.

A walled orchard with adj. curtilage near 'an old key there' [quay], at 'Sowdrey' in the liberties of Cardiff.

as lately purchased by Mary Erburie of Jane Morgan of Cardiff, wid., and son. Dav. Morgan.

Recites: Demise for 1000 years, 10 May 1667, Mary Erburie [as above] of Cardiff, wid., to Francis Gawler, Jn. Mayo, Tobias Hodges [as above], Jenkin Evan and Miles Jones, in trust, as Quaker burial ground.

[Mark and seal of said Tobias H.]

[Endorsed: wtn. V. Thomas, Wm. Wrinch, Jn. [surname illegible] receipt for 5s. of even date with mark of Tobias H.; wtn. [as above] ]