Lewis ANWILL of Llanfrothen, Gent.
(Abt 1535-1605)
William AP HUMPHREY of Pant Dû, Llanllyfni
Morris Lewis ANWILL of Nantmor, Gent.
(Abt 1574-1648)
Elizabeth WILLIAM
(-Bef 1648)
Robert ANWYL of Cae Dafydd, Gent.


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  • Ellin ANWYL
  • Katherine ANWYL+
  • Maurice ANWYL+

Robert ANWYL of Cae Dafydd, Gent. 1

  • Born: Parc, Llanfrothen, Merioneth, Wales
  • Married: 1 Aug 1642 2
  • Buried: 8 Jan 1703/4, Llanllyfni, Caernarvon, Wales 1

  Orthographic variation: ANWYLL

  Research Notes:

Youngest son, named as a beneficiary in his father's Will (1648)


In 1665, Emmanuel Roberts & Robert Anwyl (Caeddafydd) were Assessors of the subsidy in Nanmor. 1


Abstract of the Will of Robert Anwyll of Caeddafydd in Nanmor in the County of Merioneth and Diocese of Bangor, written 8 Jul 1702, proved 18 Jan 1703/4.

Directs his body to be buried in the parish church of Llanllyfnŷ, and gives & bequeaths 1 shilling toward the reparation of said church.

Gives & bequeaths £5 to his daughter-in-law Mary Jones, being part of a bond of £20 due to him from the honoured Madame Catherine Anwyll late of Penrhyn-Daudraeth in county Merioneth, widow, deceased.

Item. Gives & bequeaths £5 to each of his granddaughters Jane, Mary and Elizabeth, daughters of the said Mary Jones, being the second, third & fourth parts of the said £20.

Item. Gives & bequeaths £6 12 shillings to his granddaughter Catherine Anwyll daughter of the said Mary Jones, being the interest of the said £20, accrued from 1 Nov 1697 to 1 November next ensuing, for her attendance and care in looking after him in his old age.

Item. Gives & bequeaths 5 shillings to his grandson Robert Anwyll of Cae ddafydd, and 2 shillings sixpence to Robert's brother William Anwyll.

Item. Gives & bequeaths 10 shillings to his cousin Owen Maurice of Bangor.

Item. All the rest and residue of his goods, cattle, chattels & credits he gives & bequeaths to his daughter Ellin Garnons als. Anwyll whom he nominates & appoints sole executrix of his last will and testament.

Desires that his friend John Rowlands of Nant Esquire be overseer of his last will and testament.


Witnesses: Richard Garnons, William Hughes, Owen Maurice 3

  Marriage Information:

Robert married Mary LEWIS, daughter of Lewis WILLIAMS of Caeddafydd and Elizabeth FERCH ROBERT, on 1 Aug 1642.


1 Pedigrees of Anglesey and Caernarvonshire families, J. E. Griffith, p. 320.

2 Dating Old Welsh Houses, The Snowdonia Dendrochronology Project, Ty Mawr, Nantmor, Gwynedd, by Margaret Dunn, citing Lay Subsidy 222/332 Accounts & Appointments. 16-18 Chas II; in Anwyl Family p. 101.

3 B / 1703 / 35 / W, Bangor Probate Records, held at the National Library of Wales.

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