Lewis ANWYL of Hengae, Gent.
(Est 1640-1698)
(-By 1677)
Thomas LLOYD of Plās Llandecwyn, Gent.
(Est 1645-1703)
Elizabeth ANWYL
(Abt 1648-1708)
Rev. William ANWYL of Plās Llandecwyn
(Abt 1671-1729)
(Est 1670-1756)
Rev. Lewis ANWYL of Abergele
(Abt 1705-1776)


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Rev. Lewis ANWYL of Abergele 3 4

  • Born: Abt 1705, Llandecwyn, Merioneth, Wales
  • Married 6 Jul 1733, Llandecwyn, Merioneth, Wales 5
  • Buried: 18 Apr 1734, Maentwrog, Merioneth, Wales 1

  Orthographic variation: ANWILL

  Research Notes:

In 1723 he became a member of All Souls College, Oxford, and graduated in 1726. He was appointed curate-in-charge of Ysbyty Ifan in 1740, becoming vicar of Abergele in 1742.

He published at least four works: Y Nefawl Ganllaw, Neu'r Union Ffordd i Fynwes Abraham (The Nefawl Guide, or Exact Way to Abraham's bosom, 1740), Cyngor yr Athraw i Rieni ynghylch dwyn eu plant i fyny (The advice of a teacher on the upbringing of children, 1740), and Cristianowgrwydd Catholig, neu Draethawd Byrr Tuagat Leihau Awrth Ddadlau Ymhlith Cristianogion. 2


The Revd. Lewis Anwyl Vicar of Abergele (burial record)

  Marriage Information:

Lewis married Gwen GRYFFYDD, daughter of Robert GRYFFYDD of Bāch-y-Saint, Gent. and Catherine EVANS, on 6 Jul 1733 in Llandecwyn, Merioneth, Wales. (Gwen GRYFFYDD was christened on 7 Feb 1704/5 in Criccieth, Caernarfonshire, Wales and was buried on 26 Dec 1763 in Abergele, Denbigh, Wales.)

  Marriage Notes:

Lud: Anwyl, Cler: & Gwenna Gryffydh


1 Maentwrog Parish Registers, Burials.

2 Dictionary of Welsh Biography, Anwyl, Lewis (1705? - 1776), cleric and author.

3 File 8: P. H. (Philip Hugh) Lawson, Pedigrees, genealogical notes, and extracts relating to the Anwyl family of Hengae, parish of Tal-y-llyn, co Mer., Anwyl of Talybont and Dolgelley, XVIIa, held at The National Library of Wales.

4 Pedigrees of Anglesey and Caernarvonshire Families, J. E. Griffith, p. 267.

5 Llandecwyn Parish Registers, Marriages.

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