Robert CORBET of Moreton Corbet
Bridget PRYCE
William VAUGHAN of Cors-y-gedol
(Abt 1632-1669)
(Abt 1640-1701)
Vincent CORBET of Ynysmaengwyn
(Abt 1650-1723)
(Abt 1656-1732)


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Athelstan OWEN of Rhiwsaeson & Ynysmaengwyn, Esq.

  • Corbet OWEN of Rhiwsaeson, Esq.
  • Elizabeth OWEN+
  • Anne OWEN+
  • Richard OWEN of Ynysmaengwyn, Esq.

Anne CORBET 1 2 6

  • Born: 1684, Ynysmaengwyn, Towyn, Merionethshire, Wales 1
  • Married: Abt 1715
  • Died: 18 Jul 1760, Ynysmaengwyn, Towyn, Merionethshire, Wales 5
  • Buried: 21 Jul 1760, Towyn, Merionethshire, Wales 3

  Research Notes:

Mrs Owen died aged 76 years. 5


Ann Owen of Yn ys-y-maengwynn (burial record)


Abstract of the Will of Ann Owen of Ynysymaengwyn in the County of Merioneth, Widow, written 15 Apr 1760, codicil 12 Jul 1760, proved 20 Dec 1760.

Directs that her body be buried beside her late husband Athelstan Owen Esqr at her seat in the parish church of Towyn in the County of Merioneth.

Refers to an Indenture of Lease & Release dated 13-14 Jan 1758 by which she settled her real estate upon Thomas Wynne of Glynllyvon in county Carnarvon Esquire and Evan Vaughan of Bodidrist in county Denbigh Esquire, wherein certain provisoes, conditions & limitations are described. Since having made this family settlement she has purchased from William Owen of Porkington and Edward Kynaston of Hardwick Esquires several messuages, tenements, cottages, lands & hereditaments in the townships of Gwyddelfyndd Trefry, Llanerthoidog, Kefn Rhos, Aberdovy and Vaniol in the parishes of Talyllyn and Towyn in county Merioneth, which she gives & devises to the said Thomas Wynne & Evan Vaughan in Trust.

Gives & bequeaths £20 to her daughter Ann Maurice to buy mourning.

Gives & bequeaths £20 to Hugh Morton the son of her servant William Morton.

Gives & bequeaths £10 to her housekeeper Mary Jones.

All the rest & residue of her personal estate she gives & bequeaths to her son Richard Owen whom she nominates & appoints sole executor of her last will and testament.


Witnesses: Richard Jones, William Morton, Henry Bowdler


Gives & bequeaths to her son-in-law Mr William Powell of Nanteos in county Cardigan, Clerk, her Monteath or silver punch bowl.

Gives & bequeaths to her son-in-law Pryce Maurice of Lloran in county Denbigh, Esqr., all her pictures, plate, china, linnen and household goods at Ynysmaengwyn.

Gives & bequeaths £500 to her son-in-law Pryce Maurice in Trust so that he will complete the building of her new house in Ynysmaengwyn.

Whereas she originally appointed her son Richard Owen Esquire executor of her will, he being now incapable of bearing the burden due to sickness, she nominates & appoints instead her said son-in-law Pryce Maurice as sole executor of last will and testament. 4

  Marriage Information:

Anne married her 1st/3th/5th cousin Athelstan OWEN of Rhiwsaeson & Ynysmaengwyn, Esq., son of Athelstan OWEN of Rhiwsaeson, Gent. and Elizabeth VAUGHAN, about 1715. (Athelstan OWEN was born in 1676 in Rhiwsaeson, Montgomery, Wales, christened on 26 Nov 1676 in Llanbryn-Mair, Montgomeryshire, Wales, died on 14 Aug 1731 in Ynysmaengwyn, Towyn, Merionethshire, Wales and was buried on 19 Aug 1731 in Towyn, Merioneth, Wales.)


1 Pedigrees of Anglesey and Caernarvonshire families, J. E. Griffith, p. 237.

2 A Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Commoners of Great Britain and Ireland Enjoying Territorial Possessions Or High Official Rank, But Uninvested with Heritable Honours, Vol. 2, John Burke, p. 92.

3 Towyn Parish Registers, Burials.

4 UK National Archives, PROB 11/861/349.

5 Heraldic Visitations of Wales and Part of the Marches..., Vol. 2, Lewis Dwnn, p. 231.

6 Picture from British School circa 1720.

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