James BRYNKIR of Brynkir, Esq.
(1600-1644)
Lowry ANWYL
(Est 1615-)
Robert WYNNE of Glynn, Esq.
(Est 1625-Abt 1670)
Catherine OWEN
(1622-1675)
Ellis BRYNKIR of Brynkir, Esq.
(1643-1671)
Jane WYNNE
(-1691)
Catherine BRYNKIR
(-1723)

 

Family Links

Spouses/Children:
1. John GLYNNE of Plas Newydd, Gent.
2. Lewis MEYRICK of Caernarvon, Esq.

Catherine BRYNKIR 1

  • Born: Brynkir, Llanfihangel-y-Pennant, Caernarvon, Wales
  • Married (1):
  • Married (2):
  • Died: Between 4 Jan 1722 and 23 Jul 1723, Caernarvon, Caernarvonshire, Wales

  Research Notes:

Eldest daughter, named as a beneficiary in her father's Will (1671)

Named as a beneficiary in the Will of her first husband John Glynne of Plas newydd, Gent. (1679)

Sole Executrix and residuary legatee of the Will of her second husband Lewis Meyrick of Carnarvon, Esq. (written 1684, proved 1691)

Sole Executrix of her mother's Will (1691), then widow of Lewis Meyrick Esq.

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Abstract of the Will of Catherine Meyrick of Caernarvon, widow, written 4 Jan 1721/2, proved 23 Jul 1723.

Refers to a deed of marriage settlement dated 14 Jan 1714 between James Brynker of Brynker in the county of Caernarvon, Esqr., & William Brynker Esqr. son and heir apparent of the said James Brynker, of the first part; Gwen Fletcher of Treberth in the said county, widow, of the second part; Hugh Griffith of Caernarvon in the said county, Esqr., and Robert Griffith of Nantlley in the said county, Gent., of the third party; Sr Griffith William of Marte in the said county, Baronet, George Coitmer of Coitmer in the said county, Esqr., William Owen of Cleneney in the said county, Esqr, & William Carter of Kinmel in the county of Denbigh, Esqr., of the fourth party; and William Price of Rhiwlas in the county of Merioneth, Esqr., & Lancelet Bulkeley of Llangelynyn in the county of Caernarvon, Clerk, of the fifth party, in which there is a power to give, devise and dispose of several messuages, lands and tenements called Coed cae, . . . . . . . . and Kefn Gwyn, as follows:

To her brother James Brynker Esqr to enable him to pay the following legacies and to discharge her funeral expenses

Gives & bequeaths to her nephew James Brynker son of the said James an annuity of £20 for five years following her death.

Gives & bequeaths to her nephew Robert Brynker an annuity of £20 for seven years following her death.

Gives & bequeaths to her nephew William Brynker an annuity of £20 for eight years following her death so that he can buy one or more plate or plates of silver.

Gives & bequeaths £100 to her niece Jane Brynker.

Gives & bequeaths £100 to her sister Elin Lloyd the late wife of Lewis Lloyd, Clerk.

Gives & bequeaths £20 to her nephew Lewis the son of her said sister Elin by the aforesaid Lewis Lloyd.

Gives & bequeaths £5 to her niece Barbara Lloyd daughter of Elin & Lewis Lloyd.

Gives & bequeaths £5 to her nephew Robert Wynne son of William Wynne of Maes y Neuadd Esqr her brother-in-law.

Gives & bequeaths £10 each to Ellis Wynne and Jane Wynne her nephew and niece.

Gives & bequeaths £10 to Lady Owen of Borkington, and to Jane Owen of Trevan widow 40 shillings to buy a ring.

Gives & bequeaths 40 shillings to the poor of the parish of Llandwrog.

Gives & bequeaths £3 to buy a plate to and for the use of the parish of Llanfihangel y Pennant in the county of Caernarvon.

Gives & bequeaths £5 as well as all her household goods at Nantley to her cousin Ales Griffith the late wife of Robert Griffith of Nantley deceased.

Gives & bequeaths 20 shillings to Mrs Mary Twiselton to buy a ring.

Gives & bequeaths 40 shillings to her cousin Catherine Wynne of Glascoed widow, and to her two daughters 20 shillings each.

Gives & bequeaths £5 to Margaret Griffith wife of John Griffith Esqr.

Gives & bequeaths £5 to Margaret Griffith late the wife of Edward Griffith of Caernarvon, mercer.

Nominates, constitutes, ordain and appoints her brother James Brynkir Esqr of Brynkir to be the sole executor and residuary legatee of her last will and testament.

(Signed)

Witnesses: Robert Foulkes, cler:, Thomas Knight, . . . . . . . . 2

  Marriage Information:

Catherine married John GLYNNE of Plas Newydd, Gent., son of William GLYNN of Plas Newydd and Anne OWEN, on an unknown date. (John GLYNNE was born about 1649 in Plas Newydd, Caernarvon, Wales and died between 19 Apr 1679 and 26 Sep 1681.)

  Marriage Information:

Catherine also married her 2nd cousin once/twice removed Lewis MEYRICK of Caernarvon, Esq., son of Edmund MEYRICK and Jonet VAUGHAN, on an unknown date. (Lewis MEYRICK died on 6 Jun 1690 in Llanbeblig, Caernarvonshire, Wales.)

Sources


1 Pedigrees of Anglesey and Caernarvonshire families, J. E. Griffith, pp. 251, 266.

2 B / 1723 / 62 / W, Bangor Probate Records, held at the National Library of Wales.


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