Rev. Rice ANWYL, Rector of Llanycil
Margaret ROBERTS
Rev. Griffith OWEN, Rector of Llanenddwyn
(Abt 1751-1826)
Catherine THOMAS
David ANWYL of Bala, Esq.
(Abt 1771-1831)
Rice Owen ANWYL of Plas coch, Bala, Esq.


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Rice Owen ANWYL of Plas coch, Bala, Esq.

  • Born: 1803, Bala, Merioneth, Wales
  • Christened: 9 Aug 1803, Llanycil, Merioneth, Wales 1
  • Buried: 10 Jan 1843, Llanycil, Merioneth, Wales 2

  Research Notes:

Rice Owen son of Mr. David Anwyl and Mary his wife of Bala (baptismal record)


Named as a beneficiary in the Will of his maternal aunt Elizabeth Thomas of Caernarfon, spinster (1804)

Named as a beneficiary in the Will of his maternal grandfather (1822)

Named as a beneficiary in the Will of his paternal uncle William Watkin Anwyl of Pidford, Esq. (1831)

Eldest son, sole executor of his father's Will (1832)



David Anwyl, Clerk of the Peace, appoints Rice Owen Anwyl and Edward Rowlands as his deputies, with authority to call and hold the G.Q.S. in Dolgelley [Dolgellau] on 8 Apr. 1831 3


In 1841 Rice Owen Anwyl (37), solicitor, was living in High Street Bala Merionethshire. Present was [sister] Mary Elizth. Anwyl (23), ind[ependent].


Abstract of the Will of Rice Owen Anwyl of Merionethshire, Esquire, written 12 Oct 1842, proved 18 Dec 1843.

Gives & bequeaths all his household furniture and linen to his sister Mary Elizabeth Passingham

Gives his plate to be shared between his said sister and his brother Robert Anwyl.

Gives & bequeaths all his outdoor furniture and implements of husbandry to his said brother Robert, along with his professional & law books, office furniture, wearing apparel.

Gives & bequeaths £50 to his cousin Margaret Jane Anwyl.

Requests that his brother Robert procure handsome mourning rings for his cousins Thomas Pryse Anwyl and Rice Hugh Anwyl.

Gives & bequeaths all of his real estate to his said brother Robert.

Gives & bequeaths £2,000 to his sister Mary Elizabeth Passingham.

Makes, ordains & appoints his uncle Rice Anwyl of Vron and his aforesaid brother Robert co-executors of his last will and testament.


Witnesses: Edward Williams of Vron, John Jones of Tremynfa, Bala. 4


1 Llanycil Parish Registers, Baptisms.

2 Llanycil Parish Registers, Burials, p. 143, no. 1138.

3 Gwynedd Archives, Meirionnydd Record Office, Reference ZQS/E1831/5.

4 UK National Archives, PROB 11/1989/126.

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