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)
Richard ANWILL of Parc, Esq.
(Abt 1620-1685)


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Richard ANWILL of Parc, Esq. 1 2

  • Born: Abt 1620, Parc, Llanfrothen, Merioneth, Wales
  • Buried: 28 May 1685, Dolgellau, Merioneth, Wales 3

  Research Notes:

One of the overseers of the Will of his brother-in-law David Lloyd of Croesonen, Gent. (1649)


High Sheriff of Merioneth between 1659 and 1660.


One of the Trustees named in the Will of his nephew William Vaughan of Caethle, Esq. (1678)


Richard Anwill Esqr was buried the eighth & twentieth day of May in woollen, and ... Madam Catharine Anwill, widdow, Executrix of his will, paid the fine & forfeiture.... (burial record)


Abstract of the Will of Richard Anwill of Parke in the County of Merioneth, Esquire, written 26 Apr 1684, proved 24 Jun 1686.

Item. Gives & bequeaths 40 shillings to the poor of Llanfrothen.

Item. Gives & bequeaths 40 shillings to his cousin Richard Anwill of Dolefraig, Gent. to buy himself a ring.

Item. Gives & bequeaths 12 pence to his brother William Anwill.

Item. Gives & bequeaths all his messuages, lands, tenements & hereditaments both in possession and in reversion to his sister-in-law Catherine Anwill of Llwyn in the county of Merioneth, widow, during the term of twelve years, after the expiration of which he gives & devises the same to his nephew Owen Anwill of Llwyn, Esq. his heirs & assigns. And in default of such issue, he gives & devises the same to his nephew and godson William Lewis Anwill of Parke, Esq. and his heirs....

Makes, constitutes & appoints his said sister-in-law Catherine Anwill sole Executrix of his last will and testament.


Witnesses: John Roberts, John Roberts, Charles Lloyd? 4


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 Dolgellau Parish Registers, Burials.

4 UK National Archives, PROB 11/382/452.

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