Conveyance (Lease and Release), for £1,200 Capel Leigh of Pontypool (co.Mon.), esq., and wife Molly Ann, to Henry Smyth Thomas of Neath, gent. "The Ship and Castle Inn" with gardens, stables and court yards, a dwellinghouse on N.E. side of it in occupation of Thomas Francis, saddler, a dwelling house on N.W. side of gateway leading to stable yard in occupation of John Lewis, cordwainer; all in Neath Recites: (1) Lease and Release, (i) Herbert Mackworth, esq., (ii) William Lord Digby, daughter Julian Digby, (iii) sons Edward and Wriothesly Digby, Bulkeley Mackworth of Buntingdale (co.Salop), esq., and Charles Cotes of Middle Temple, London, esq., 23,24 Apr 1730; (2) Deed to secure a yearly rent from estates, (i) Sir Robert Humphrey Mackworth, Bart, (ii) Dame Eliza Mackworth, (iii) Wriothesley Digby, esq., 22 Oct. 1791: (3) Articles of Agreement for Marriage, (i) Sir Robert Humphrey Mackworth, (ii) Rachel Miers and daughter Molly Ann Miers, 4 Dec 1792: (4) Deed to make a tenant to the Precipe, (i) Sir Robert Humphrey Mackworth, (ii) William Gwyn, gent., (iii) John ; Philpot, gent., 21, 22 Mar 1793; (5) Exemplification of Recovery (as in (4). 1793; (6) Will of Robert Humphrey Mackworth, 26 Sep. 1793; (7) Pre-nuptial Settlement by Lease and Release, (i) Molly Ann Mackworth, (ii) Capel Hanbury, (iii) John Coakley Lettsom, doctor of physic and Thomas Leyson, clerk, 11 & 12 Apr. 1797; (8) Lease and Release, (i) Capel Leigh and wife Molly Ann, (ii) (as in (7), (iii) (iii) John Nathaniel Miers and Thomas Lewis, gent., (iv) John Smith and Revd Edward Lewis, 6 & 7 Sep. 1798. 13 & 14 Jun 1799. Signature and seals of Capel Leigh and wife Molly Ann Leigh. Witnesses James Coke, agent to Capel Leigh, William Gwyn of Neath, attorney

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      GB 216 D/D Gn 483-484
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      14 Jun 1799
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