Old Court

Old Court

Old Court is a grade II* listed building

Map of Old Court Farm in 1843
(witn many field names)


Early 1900s (south view)


Early 1900s (north view)

1940s
1940s

Medieval window

Early 2000s


Early 2000s

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1664 Deeds: Sir Thomas Morgan purchased from Humphrey and RoseTailor the property that formerly belonged to his father Lewis Morgan.

1668 April 8: Warrant for discharge of the baronet fee of 1,095 l . due from Sir Thomas Morgan, of Llangattock co. Monmouth, Kt. (Treasury Miscellanea Warrants Early XVIII, p5)


1806 Wills David Lloyd of Old Court, Gent.

1816 Bradney (I, 255): Charles, son of David Lloyd, sold the estate to Thomas Davies of Tal-y-coed in the parish of Llantilio Crossenny. The next purchaser was John Richards of Abergavenny, horse dealer, from whom it descended to his nephew, John Pye of Abergavenny, horse dealer.

1819 Memorials Mary, wife of Thomas Davies of Oldcourt departed this life August 12th, aged 23

1833 Hereford Times Thomas Davies retired from business and sold Old Court Farm

1835 Memorials Thomas Davies, Esq., Solicitor of Abergavenny died July 25th, aged 54

1841 Census: Old Court
Elenor Morgan
Elenor Pritchard
Elenor Meredith
Cristianna Winstone
William Hoskins
William Hoskins
John Thomas
John Sterrey
Thomas Johnstone


60
20
12
11
28
10
25
12
15
Farmer
Female servant
Female servant

Male servant

Agricultural labourer
Male servant
Male servant
Monmouthshire
Not Monmouthshire
Monmouthshire
Monmouthshire
Monmouthshire
Monmouthshire
Monmouthshire
Monmouthshire
Monmouthshire

1843 Parish tithe survey The owner was Thomas Davis and the tenant Eleanor Morgan.

1847 Monmouthshire Merlin Old Court Farm offered for sale

1847 Hereford Times Old Court Farm sold by Mrs Eleanor Morgan

1851 Hereford Times Old Court advertised as available to be let

1851 Census: Old Cort
William Parsons
Ann Parsons
Laura Parsons
Kilvert Parsons
Eliza Evans
Head
Wife
Dau
Son
Serv
Mar
Mar


Unm
35
28
2
10m
20
Farmer of 175 acres employing 5 labourers
Farmer wife


House servant
Blavorris?, Berkshire
Chepstow
Llangattock Lingoed
Llangattock Lingoed
Llangattock Lingoed

David Price
Elizabeth Price
Ann Price
George Llewellin

Head
Wife
Dau
Serv

Mar
Mar
Unm
Unm

32
25
11m
19

Farmer
Farmer wife
Farmer daughter
Farm servant

Breconshire
Breconshire
Breconshire
Monmouthshire

1861 Census: Old Court
John Morgan
Anne Morgan
George Morgan
Charles Morgan
Sarah E. Morgan
Catell Morgan
Ann Morgan
Mary Wilcox
Edwin Lloyd
Head
Wife
Son
Son
Dau
Dau
Dau
G?-mother
Serv
Mar
Mar
Unm




Unm
Unm
56
45
21
13
10
7
5
70
17
Farmer of 170 acres employing 3 men and 1 boy
Farmer's son 
Scholar 
Scholar 
Scholar 
Scholar

Carter
Herefordshire
Herefordshire
Herefordshire
Herefordshire
Herefordshire
Herefordshire
Herefordshire
Herefordshire
Llangattock Lingoed

1871 Census
No return.


1881 Census: Old Court
Thomas Davies
Ann Davies
Warren Davies
Edgar Davies
Agnes Davies
Tom Davies
Head
Wife
Son
Son
Dau
Son
Mar
Mar
Unm
Unm
Unm
Unm
61
49
21
16
14
8
Farmer of 176 acres
Farmer’s wife
Farmer’s son
Farmer’s son
Farmer’s daughter
Scholar
Llanvetherine
Abergavenny
Llanvapley
Llanvapley
Llanvetherine
Llangattock Lingoed

1887 Bradney (I, 255): After the death of John Pye, about 1886, the estate was purchased by Mr. Simon Bar-jonas Preece of Penrhos (Old Court Farm was sold at auction at the Greyhound Hotel, Abergavenny on Sept. 20th 1887).

1891 Census: Oldcurt Farm
Thomas Davies*
Ann Davies*
Warren Davies
Agnes Davies
John Davies
Alfred Humphrys
William Price
John ??
*speaks English & Welsh
Head
Wife
Son
Dau
Son
Serv
Lodger
Lodger
Mar
Mar
Unm
Unm
Unm
Unm
Mar
Unm
71
59
31
24
18
17
50
27
Farmer (employer)

Son

Son 
Farm Servant 
Timber haulier 
Timber haulier
Llanellen
Llangattock Juxta
Llanvapley
Llanvetherine
Llangattock Lingoed
Llangattock Lingoed
Welsh Newton, Herefordshire
Worcestershire

1901 Census: Old Court Farm
Thomas Davies
Ann Davies
Warren P. Davies
Thomas H. Davies
Thomas Higgs
Minnie M. Evans
Head
Wife
Son
Son
Serv
Serv
Mar
Mar
Unm
Unm
Unm
Unm
81
69
41
28
25
14
Farmer (employer)
Farmer (employer)
Farmer’s son
Farmer’s son
Waggoner on farm
Domestic servant
Llanellen
Llanellen
Llanvapley
Llangattock Lingoed
Llanthony
Llanvihangel Crucorney

1911 Census: Old Court
Ann Davies
Warren Davies
Herbert Higgs
Mary Oliver
Head
Son
Servant
Servant
Widow
Single
Single
Single
79
51
40
19
Farmer Joint Occupier
Farmer Joint Occupier
Cowman on farm
General Servant (Domestic)
Monmouth, Abergavenny
Monmouth, Abergavenny
Monmouth, Abergavenny
Monmouth, Monmouth

Welsh and English


Last updated August 2018