William ANWYL of Hendre'r Mur, Gent.
Margaret PIERCE
(Abt 1710-1793)
Rev. Rice ANWYL, Rector of Llanycil
Margaret ROBERTS
David ANWYL of Bala, Esq.
(Abt 1771-1831)


Family Links


David ANWYL of Bala, Esq.

  • Born: Abt 1771, Bala, Merioneth, Wales
  • Married: 18 Jan 1802, Llanenddwyn, Merioneth, Wales 1
  • Died: 18 Sep 1831, Bala, Merioneth, Wales
  • Buried: 23 Sep 1831, Llanycil, Merioneth, Wales 2

  Research Notes:

Eldest son


A Trustee of the Will of his uncle Thomas Lloyd Anwyl of Shrewsbury, Gent. (written 1794, proved 1797)

One of the Trustees of the Will of his wife's aunt Elizabeth Thomas of Caernarfon, spinster (1807)

Granted Administration of his father's estate (1825)



Clerk of the Peace in Merioneth (from 1827)


One of the Trustees, executors and residuary legatees of the Will of his brother Thomas Anwyl of Vron, Gent. (1830)

Named as deceased in the Will of his brother William Watkin Anwyl of Pidford, Esq. (1831)


David Anwyl of Bala died aged 60 years (burial record)


On the 18th ult. at Bala, David Anwil, Esq. solicitor, and Clerk of the Peace for the County of Merioneth. He was much respected in private life, and in his professional avocations always evinced a high sense of honour and integrity.

Birmingham Journal, October 1, 1831


Abstract of the Will of David Anwyl of Bala, Gentleman, written 19 Jan 1831, proved 7 Feb 1832.

Gives & devises two messuages or dwellinghouses in Bala, one currently occupied by Mr Williams, surgeon, and the other the late residence of his sister, along with a plot in Plas coch and a garden near the town of Bala called Caeglas Garden, to his younger children Margaret, Robert and Mary Elizabeth Anwyl, share and share alike as tenants in common rather than joint tenants.

Gives & bequeaths £2,400 among his younger children, that is:

- £600 to his daughter Margaret Anwyl
- £400 to his son Griffith Owen Anwyl
- £700 to his son Robert Anwyl
- £700 to his daughter Mary Elizabeth Anwyl

Leaves & devises the said messuages, lands and hereditaments to the use of his eldest son Rice Owen Anwyl his heirs & assigns.

Gives & leaves all his law books and manuscripts to his eldest son Rice Owen Anwyl.

All the rest of his goods, chattels and personal estate he gives & bequeaths among all his children, share and share alike.

Nominates & appoints his eldest son Rice Owen Anwyl Executor (in Trust).


Witnesses: Edw. Rowlands, Thos. Edwards, Clks to Mr Anwyl, Robert Hughes, servt. to Mr. Anwyl 3

  Marriage Information:

David married Mary OWEN, daughter of Rev. Griffith OWEN, Rector of Llanenddwyn, and Catherine THOMAS, on 18 Jan 1802 in Llanenddwyn, Merioneth, Wales. (Mary OWEN was christened on 2 Sep 1781 in Llanaber, Merioneth, Wales and was buried on 5 Jul 1822 in Llanycil, Merioneth, Wales, aged 41 years.)

  Marriage Notes:

David Anwyl, bachelor, of Llanycil, esq. and Mary Owen, spinster, minor, of Llannenddwyn.

Marriage Bond 18 Jan 1802 (Bangor A 35/9 ).
Marriage at Llanenddwyn.


David Anwyl of the Parish of Llanyckil in the County of Merioneth & Diocese of St. Asaph, bachelor, and Mary Owen of this Parish, spinster

Married by Licence

Witnesses: Griffith Owen, Richard Williams, Mary Edwards



1 Llanenddwyn Parish Registers, Marriages, p. 157, no. 157.

2 Llanycil Parish Registers, Burials, p. 93, no. 740.

3 UK National Archives, PROB 11/1795/99s.

Home | Table of Contents | Surnames | Name List

This Web Site was Created 30 Nov 2015 with Legacy 4.0 from Millennia