Lewis ANWILL of Llanfrothen, Esq.
(Abt 1535-1605)
Edward HERBERT of Maesmachre, Gent.
(Abt 1550-1639)
Mabli PUGH
(Abt 1553-1634)
William Lewis ANWILL of Parc, Esq.
(Abt 1570-1642)
Elizabeth HERBERT
(-Aft 1642)
John ANWILL of Llanfendigaid, Esq.
(Abt 1600-1659)


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John ANWILL of Llanfendigaid, Esq. 1 2

  • Born: Abt 1600, Parc, Llanfrothen, Merioneth, Wales
  • Married: Abt 1622
  • Died: 8 Feb 1658/9, Llanfendigaid, Llangelynin, Merioneth, Wales 4
  • Buried: 17 Feb 1658/9, Llangelynin, Merioneth, Wales 4

  Research Notes:

High Sheriff of Merionethshire, 1655 1


Joannes Anwyl mortuus ffeb: 8 & sepultus ffebruary 17 (burial record)


Abstract of the Will of John Anwill of Llanvendigad, Merionethshire, Esquire, written 8 Feb 1658/9, proved 7 Aug 1660.

To be buried within the parish Church of Llanglynyn [Llangelynin]

Gives & bequeaths to his grandchild Jane Nanney all his several messuages tenements and lands currently occupied by Griffith Tiddyr and John Rees, known by the several names of Tyddyn du yn y llan, Tyddyn bach Caer Crybnor Caer ymrysson? and Carnedd yr orsedd? situated in the township of Bodgadvan Merioneth until payment to her of £200 by his grandchild John Nanney, after which he gives & bequeaths to John Nanney the said messuages tenements & lands...

Gives & bequeaths to his servant Owen William one cow and one filly

Gives & bequeaths to his servant John Humphrey four yearling sheep

Gives & bequeaths to the rest of his menservants and maidservants one yearling sheep each

Gives & bequeaths to his wife Margaret Anwill the moiety of all the rest of his goods, cattle & chattels according to the customs of North Wales

Gives & bequeaths to his said grandchild Jane Nanney all the rest of his goods, cattle & chattels moveable & unmoveable.

Nominates & appoints his grandchild Jane Nanney as sole Executrix of his last will and testament

Witnesses: John Nanney, William Pugh?, Edward Lewis, Eubulus Lewis, Rees ap Richard, Hugh Price, John Edwards, Thomas Price, John Lloyd 3

  Marriage Information:

John married Margaret FERCH HUGH, daughter of Hugh AP JOHN of Llanfendigaid and Mary VAUGHAN, about 1622. (Margaret FERCH HUGH was born est 1600 in Llanfendigaid, Llangelynin, Merioneth, Wales and died after 1659.)


1 Landed Families of Britain and Ireland: Anwyl of Parc and Llugwy Hall.

2 Pedigrees of Anglesey and Caernarvonshire families, J. E. Griffith, p. 241.

3 UK National Archives, PROB 11/300/24.

4 Llangelynin Parish Registers, Burials.

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