Richard ROWLAND of Cader Elwa, Gent.


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Gwladus EVANS of Cader Elwa

Richard ROWLAND of Cader Elwa, Gent. 1

  • Born: 1714, Abererch, Caernarvonshire, Wales 1
  • Married: Est 1740
  • Died: 29 Oct 1792, Cader Elwa, Llangybi, Caernarvonshire, Wales 1

  Research Notes:

Named in the Will of his father-in-law Evan Prichard of Llanarmon, Gent. (1751) as husband of his daughter Gladuce Evans.


Died aged 77 years. 1


Abstract of the Will of Richard Rowland of Caderelwa in the Parish of Llangybi in the County of Caernarvon, written 2 Sep 1790, proved 15 Nov 1792, probate granted 10 Jul 1793.

Refers to his marriage settlement dated 30 Jul 1767 wherein he was given a power to charge his estate called Caderelwa to the sum of £160, to be paid as follows:

- £2 10s. yearly to his son John Prichard for twenty years.
- £2 5s. yearly to his daughter Catherine for twenty years.
- £2 5s. yearly to his daughter Elinor wife of Richard Smallwood.

Gives and bequeaths to his wife Gwladys Evans all his personal estate and effects and appoints her sole Executrix of his last will and testament.


Witnesses: John Wynn, David Evans, William Nanney 2

  Marriage Information:

Richard married Gwladus EVANS, daughter of Evan PRICHARD of Llanarmon, Gent. and Anne LLOYD, est 1740. (Gwladus EVANS was christened on 9 Mar 1718-1719 in Abererch, Caernarvonshire, Wales and died shortly before 10 May 1798 in Cader Elwa, Llangybi, Caernarvonshire, Wales.)


1 Pedigrees of Anglesey and Caernarvonshire families, J. E. Griffith, p. 211.

2 B / 1793 / 132 / W, Bangor Probate Records, held at the National Library of Wales.

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