Watkin ANWYL of The Red Lion
Catherine JONES
(Abt 1736-1821)
Evan ANWYL of Harlech
(Est 1770-Aft 1841)
David ANWYL of Barmouth & Harlech, Gent.


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David ANWYL of Barmouth & Harlech, Gent.

  • Born: 1795, Harlech, Llandanwg, Merioneth, Wales
  • Christened: 3 May 1795, Llandanwg, Merioneth, Wales 1
  • Married (1): 13 Jan 1824, Llanddwywe, Merioneth, Wales 2
  • Married (2): 27 Apr 1860, Llanaber, Merioneth, Wales 3
  • Died: 27 Aug 1876, Clogwyn House, Harlech, Llandanwg, Merioneth, Wales 4
  • Buried: 1 Sep 1876, Llanaber, Merioneth, Wales 5

  Research Notes:

David son of Evan Anwyl, Mariner, and Anne Williams his wife (baptismal record)


In 1796 David Anwyl was a witness at the marriage of his cousin James Anwyl of Llandanwg to Catherine Owen.

In 1841 David Anwyl, aged about 45, and wife Ann, aged about 40, were living in Llandanwg Merioneth. Present were children: Evan (12), John (10), Jane (8), Catherine (5), Mary (2)

In 1851 David Anwyl (55) of Llandanwg, corn factor, and wife Ann (51) of Llanenddwyn were living in Glan dŵr Mill, Uwch y Mynydd, Llandanwg. Present were children (born in Llanaber): John (19), Mary (12)

For 1861 and 1871 Census entries, refer to notes under wife Jane Lewis.


David Anwyl of Clogwyn Harlech died aged 81 years (burial record).


The Will of David Anwyl formerly of Barmouth but late of Clogwyn House Harlech both in the County of Merioneth, Gentleman, who died 27 August 1876 at Clogwyn Harlech, was proved 18 October by Ann Anwyl of Clogwyn House, spinster, the daughter, the sole executrix. Effects under £2000.

  Marriage Information:

David married Ann WILLIAMS, daughter of John WILLIAM and Jane, on 13 Jan 1824 in Llanddwywe, Merioneth, Wales. (Ann WILLIAMS was christened on 11 Sep 1799 in Llanenddwyn, Merioneth, Wales and was buried on 18 Mar 1857 in Llanaber, Merioneth, Wales, aged 57 years.)

  Marriage Notes:

David Anwyl of Llanaber, bachelor, shopkeeper, and Ann Williams of this Parish, spinster

Married by Licence

Witnesses: Owen Jones, Prichard Williams

  Marriage Information:

David also married Jane HUMPHREYS, widow of Edward HUMPHREYS of Borthwen, Gent., daughter of Owen LEWIS and Eleanor MORGAN, on 27 Apr 1860 in Llanaber, Merioneth, Wales. (Jane LEWIS was christened on 27 Nov 1796 in Llanaber, Merioneth, Wales, died on 8 Jan 1877 at 1 Fronfelen Terrace, Barmouth, Merioneth, Wales and was buried on 12 Jan 1877 in Llanaber, Merioneth, Wales, aged 80 years.)

  Marriage Notes:

David Anwyl, full age, Widower, Merchant, of Fron-aig, son of Evan Anwyl, Merchant, and
Jane Humphreys, full age, Widow, of Borthwen, daughter of Owen Lewis, Master Mariner

Witnesses: William Anwyl, Anne Anwyl


1 Llandanwg Parish Registers, Baptisms.

2 Llanddwywe Parish Registers, Marriages, p. 10, no. 29.

3 Llanaber Parish Registers, Marriages, p. 118, no. 236.

4 England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966..., p. 95.

5 Llanaber Parish Registers, Burials, p. 32, no. 252.

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