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Elizabeth Gough

Female 1728 - Yes, date unknown


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  • Name Elizabeth Gough  [1, 2
    Born of, Wilsbury, St. Briavels, Gloucestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened 25 Jun 1728  Hewelsfield, Gloucestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Female 
    Died Yes, date unknown 
    Person ID I181412  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 14 Mar 2014 

    Father William Gough,   b. Cal 1691, of, Wilsbury, St. Briavels, Gloucestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Dec 1773  (Age ~ 82 years) 
    Mother Catherine Portrey,   b. Abt 1698, of, Ynysgedwyn, Ystradgynlais, Breconshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Oct 1773  (Age ~ 75 years) 
    Married Aft 26 Jul 1717 
    • PRE-NUPTIAL ARTICLES OF AGREEMENT: 26 July 1717, (i) Charles Gough of Wilsbery, gent., wife Elizabeth and son William Gough, gent. (ii) Richard Portrey of Yniscedwyn, esquire, and Thomas Jones of Lydney, gent.; (iii) Christopher Bond of Redbrooke, gent.; and (iv) Katherine Portrey, spinster; on marriage of William Gough and Katherine Portrey: Property (similar to 534 and 535 below); personal property, except bed he now lies in, grey mare and yearling colt; (i) to (iii) for annuity of£20 to Charles Gough, annuity of £5 to Elizabeth Gough, which, with copyhold lands held of Duke of Beaufort, are of £16 value. To Ann Maires £130, to Mary Gough £150, to Charles Gough £60, to Warren Gough £70, to Douglas £80, to be paid on their attaining 21 years, the interest to be put towards their maintenance. Charles Gough to convey Nedgefield on death of Mary Gough and William Gough to redeem Mortgage of £100. Charles Gough to have keeping of a horse at Wilsbery, liberty to fish in lower Fishpond and to reside at Upper End, Woolaston. [English; 1 paper; seven seals] (Turner-Thomas, Celtic Royal Genealogy, http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=aet%2Dt&id=I90792> Aberpergwm, 2 Deeds and documents deposited by Major Idris M. Williams per Messrs Ashurst, Morris, Crisp and Co., 1964-5, complied by R. w. McDonald, 1968)


      POST-NUPTIAL SETTLEMENT: (Lease and Release), for £1,000, 1 and 2 February 1723/4, (i) Charles Gough of Willsbury, gent., wife Elizabeth, son William Gough of St Briavels, gent., and wife Katherine (daughter of Christopher Portrey, late of Yniscedwyn); (ii) Richard Portrey (son of Christopher Portrey of Yniscedwyn, esquire); (iii) James Rooke of Clanny, Alvington, esquire, and William Rea of Monmouth, esquire; (iv) Richard Maires, late of Bristol, mariner, and wife Anne, and Mary Gough, spinster, Charles Gough junior, Warran and Douglas Gough (sons of Charles Gough) and Richard and James Gough, William Gough junior and George Gough: (a) A capital messuage called Willsbury, inhabited by David Morgan; The Lower House, inhabited by Charles Gough senior; closes (150 acres) called Limestone Meadow, Little Willsbury, Willsbury Mead alias Tylers Meadow, The Horse Lease, The Dayhouse Meadow, Finch Hill, The Three Fishpools, The Bottom, The Cwm, The Lower Grove, Sheep Cott Leases, Heavengate Grove, Sleads Lease, The Barne Meadow and Conygree; (b) A barn called Waynhouse barn, with fold and hopyard and closes called Nedgefield and Waynehouse Meadow, lying between waste called Willsbury's Green, highway from St. Briavels through Willsbury's Green to Breeme, Priors Meene, The Tankard Hoops, land of William Higford called Radmore Grove, lands of Thomas Foley called The Hathawayes, lands of William Foorde called Bells Land, and Radmore Mead; (c) The Great House, now a dwelling-house and malthouse with stable, garden, orchard, and adjacent messuage (2 acres); a parcel of land, formerly two parcels, called Shaltocks (6 acres), lying between Pittmead, highway from St. Briavels to Hewelsfield, a way of husbandry from St. Briavels to Gwyns Park, and lands of William Brown; and a close called The Langett (2 acres); all in St. Briavels; (d) A messuage with garden and backside at Stroat (1/4 acre), lying between lane from Stroat to Horsepill, the street or waste , and lands of William Stephen, and a parcel of land (3/4 acre) in Ashfield, lying between land of the duke of Beaufort, land of James Gough of Pastors Hill and highway from High Woolaston to Stroat; both in Tidenham (e) A messuage at Upper End, in occupation of Douglas Gough, with a close (3 acres), and a messuage (1 acre) with garden and orchard, in occupation of John Butcher; a cottage, in occupation of Elizabeth Harris, widow, with a close (3 acres); a cottage, in occupation of William James, Llying between street Southwards lane and Alverstons Meene; and an orchard opposite this cottage; closes called Blind Lane (2 acres), The paddocks (1½ acres), Wharable (2 acres), Lower Cormyn and Hopps Ryddings; The Ruddins with a barn lately built (10 acres); a messuage with two closes called Broomy Lease and Thornespatch (8 acres); closes called Waynes Rudding and Little Cormin (9 acres), The Farr Lease (5 acres), Smocky Land alias Wickatts Pool (4 acres); also parcels in the common fields: In Conehouse field: 1/4 acre in first length, 3/4 acre in third length and 3/4 acre in fourth length, two swaths of pasture at the spitt, between lands of Mrs Sheere, lands of the Duke called the Wharth and lands of John Holloway, two other swaths at the Spitt, and half a day's earth adjacent Cone pill wharth. In middle field: 3/4 acre in second length, half a day's earth in fourth length, and 3/4 acre adjacent Fish pool acre and 1/4 acre in lowest length adjacent Clanny mead. In Clanny mead: 3/4 acre adjacent Clanny ditch. In Littlefield: 3/4 acre adjacent enclosed withy bed of the Duke, and 1/2 acre of arable; all in Woolaston; also a parcel (1 acre) in Redmore mead, in Ailberton, Lydney; also Woodside Lease alias Watkins Lease (20 acres), lying between common wood called Woolaston Wood, orchard of Elizabeth Gough, lands of Thomas Symonds and lands and grove of Elizabeth Gough; in Hewelsfield; Parties (i) to (ii) for annuity to Charles Gough from Willsbury property, except (b) and annuity to Elizabeth Gough from Woolaston, Hewelsfield and Lydney property; parties (i) to (i) and (iii) for 21 years, and to provide annuities to Ann Maires, to Mary Gough, to Warran Gough, and to Douglas Gough. (b) to future uses limited by William Gough and wife Katherine, (d) to Charles Gough and (iii), for 21 years, to the use of William Gough, then to (ii) to the use of William Gough, then to provide annuity to Katherine Gough. ; Includes covenant to levey a Fine. Signatures of Charles, Elizabeth, William, Katherine, Mary, Warran and Douglas Gough, and of Ann Maires. [English; 1 parchment of 4 membranes, four seals] (Turner-Thomas, Celtic Royal Genealogy, http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=aet%2Dt&id=I90792> Aberpergwm, 2 Deeds and documents deposited by Major Idris M. Williams per Messrs Ashurst, Morris, Crisp and Co., 1964-5, complied by R. w. McDonald, 1968)
    Family ID F96945  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S3126] #11915 British Genealogy (filmed 1950), Evans, Alcwyn Caryni, (Books A to H. National Library of Wales MSS 12359-12360D. Manuscript filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1950), FHL microfilms 104,355 and 104,390 item 2., book 4 p. D138 (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S3129] #1786 The Visitation of the County of Gloucester: Takes in the Year 1623, with Pedigrees from the Herald's Visitations of 1569 and 1582-3 (1885), Maclean, John, (Publications of the Harleian Society: Visitations, volume 21. London: [Harleian Society], 1885), FHL book 942 B4h volume 21., p. 68 fn. Hewelsfield: Gough (Reliability: 3).