Johannes filius Gulielmi Anwyl Gen: et Catherinĉ uxoris ejus (baptismal record)
Named as a beneficiary in the Will of his uncle Robert Vaughan of Dolmelynllyn (1738)
A trustee in the marriage settlement of Ann Owen of Dolgaer and Humphrey Evan (1770)
Suffered a recovery by Lewis Nanney, esq. 22 Aug 1778 of 8 messuages, 8 gardens, 200 acres of land, 200 of pasture, 40 of wood, 100 of heath and bruen with common of pasture and of turbary, in the townships of Ceiswyn, Camlan, Dugoed and Mowddwy. 2
Residuary legatee and sole executor of his father's Will (1779)
Beneficiary and trustee of the Will of his 2nd cousin Ellinor Evans of Gellilwyd in Dolgelley spinster (1779)
1787, July 25-26
1. William Nanney of Maesyneiodd, co. Merioneth, esq., only son and heir-at-law and sole executor of the will of Lowry Wynne late of Maesypandy in the same county, widow, deceased, (sole executrix of the will and one of the sisters and coheirs-at-law of John Nanney late of Maesypandy aforesaid, esq., deceased), and nephew and one of the coheirs-at-law of Elizabeth Nanney late of Dolgelley, co. Merioneth, spinster, also deceased, another of the sisters and coheirs-at-law of the said John Nanney, and Elizabeth, wife of the said William Nanney;
2. Robert John Harrison of Gaer, esq., and Mary, his wife, and Martha Devereux of Forest, spinster, all of co. Montgomery, which said Mary and Martha are the great-nieces and two other of the coheirs-at-law of the said Elizabeth Nanney and are also the grand-daughters and coheirs-at-law of Mary Devereux, late wife of George Devereux formerly of Cefngwernfa, co. Montgomery, esq., (both deceased) which said Mary Devereux was another of the sisters and coheirs-at-law of the said John Nanney, John Williams of Penniarth ucha, co. Merioneth, esq., and Gaynor, his wife, which said John Williams is the great-nephew and other coheir-at-law of the said Elizabeth Nanney and is also the eldest son and heir-at-law of William Williams late of Peniarth ucha aforesaid, esq., deceased, who was the nephew and other coheir-at-law of the said John Nanney;
3. Dorothy Jones of Aberystwith, co. Cardigan, relict of William Jones late of the same place, gent., deceased, heretofore Dorothy Evans, widow, one of the daughters and co-heiresses of Jenkin Vaughan late of Maesywerngoch, co. Merioneth, gent., deceased, and John Jones and Richard Jones, both of Aberystwith aforesaid, gentlemen, eldest and younger sons of the said Dorothy Jones by the said William Jones;
4. John Anwyl of Hengae, co. Merioneth, gent., executor of the will of his late father William Anwyl of Hengae aforesaid, gent., deceased;
5. Evan Anwyl of Lligwy in the parish of Pennal, co. Merioneth, gent.;
6. Hugh Evans of Dolgiog, co. Montgomery, esq.
LEASE AND RELEASE (assignment and further mortgage) of the properties specified in Nos. 236-7; with COVENANT to levy a fine and ASSIGNMENT of a term to a trustee to attend the inheritance.
Release to make a tenant to the freehold for suffering recoveries with double voucher of the m., farm and lands
10 Jul 1792
1. John Owen, otherwise John Owen Jones, of Ddolgoed, p. Talyllyn, co. Mer., gent., only son and heir of Evan Jones, late of Ddolgoed aforesaid, gent., by Sidney, his late wife, both dec., and Mary, wife of the said John Owen, otherwise John Owen Jones, eldest daughter and heir of Hugh Vaughan, late of Tyddyn glan crewi, otherwise Tyddyn yn llawr Penegos, p. Penegos, co. Mont., gent., dec., and Evan Jones Owen of Dolgoed [sic] aforesaid, gent., eldest son and heir apparent of the said John Owen, otherwise John Owen Jones, by the said Mary, his wife.
2. Humphrey Jones of the town of Machynlleth, co. Mont., gent.
3. Humphrey Owen of Penygarreg, p. Talyllyn, co. Mer., gent.
4. John Anwyl of Hengae, p. Talyllyn, co. Mer., and David Davies of Brynllwydwyn, p. Machynlleth, co. Mont., gent's. Release to make a tenant to the freehold for suffering recoveries with double voucher of the m., farm and lands called Ddolgoed, t. Ceiswyn, p. Talyllyn and the m. and lands called Tyddyn glan crewi, otherwise Tyddyn yn llawr Penegoes, p. Penegoes, and deed to lead the uses thereof.
Here lieth the Remains of John Anwyl of Hengae Esq.
who departed this life
the 14th day of July 1803
in the 77th year of his
Administration of his goods was granted in the P.C.C. 10 Dec 1803, to William Owen and Anne wife of Gwilym Williams his nephew and niece; the Rev. William Anwyl his brother and next of kin, having first renounced. Effects under £1000. 2