Rev. Evan ANWYL, Rector of Panteinion
(1643-By 1703)
Catherine ELLIS
John ANWYL of Dolgleder, Gent.
Elizabeth ARGAS
Evan ANWYL of Harlech, Gent.


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Elizabeth WATKIN

Evan ANWYL of Harlech, Gent. 1

  • Born: 1702, Dolgellau, Merioneth, Wales
  • Christened: 18 May 1702, Dolgellau, Merioneth, Wales 2
  • Married: 18 May 1733, Llanaber, Merioneth, Wales 3
  • Died: 29 Jul 1759, Harlech, Llandanwg, Merioneth, Wales 1
  • Buried: 31 Jul 1759, Llandanwg, Merioneth, Wales 4

  Orthographic variation: ANWILL

  Research Notes:

eldest son


Evan Anwyl of Harlech (burial record)

Evan Anwyl died aged 57 years (slab inscription). 1


Abstract of the Will of Evan Anwyl of the Parish of Llandanwg in the County of Merioneth, Yeoman, written 28 Jul 1759, inventory taken 6 Aug 1759, will proved 19 Jan 1760.

Gives & bequeaths to his son Watkin a lease on a house he has in Harlech called Ty tan y celler.

Nominates & ordains his wife Elizabeth as sole executrix and residuary legatee of his last will and testament.

Wills that after his wife Elizabeth's decease, what remains of his personal estate be distributed between his daughters Jane, Elizabeth & Mary.


Witnesses: Thomas Edwards of Harlech, John Hughes, Clerk

Administration was granted to Elizabeth Watkin, widow & relict of Evan Anwyl of Harlech lately deceased. 5

  Marriage Information:

Evan married Elizabeth WATKIN, daughter of Watkin SOLOMON of Barmouth and Jane, on 18 May 1733 in Llanaber, Merioneth, Wales. (Elizabeth WATKIN was born in Barmouth, Llanaber, Merioneth, Wales and was buried on 31 May 1794 in Llandanwg, Merioneth, Wales.)


1 Welsh Founders of Pennsylvania, Thomas Allen Glenn, 1970, p. 52 [pedigree].

2 Ibid., citing Dolgellau Parish Registers.

3 Ibid., citing Llanaber Parish Registers.

4 Llandanwg Parish Registers, Burials.

5 B / 1760 / 115 / W, Bangor Probate Records, held at the National Library of Wales.

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