John EVANS of Tyn y coed, Gent.
John OWEN of Crafnant, Gent.
Elizabeth JONES
(Abt 1754-1834)
John EVANS of Tyn y coed, Esq.
(Abt 1783-1818)
John EVANS, Archdeacon of Merioneth


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  • John Owen EVANS, Rector of Cardiston
  • Ellen EVANS
  • Laura EVANS
  • Ann Sarah EVANS

John EVANS, Archdeacon of Merioneth 1

  • Born: 1815, Tyn y coed, Abererch, Caernarvonshire, Wales
  • Christened: 12 Mar 1815, Abererch, Caernarvonshire, Wales 2
  • Married: 29 Dec 1843, St. Peter's Church, Denio, Caernarvonshire, Wales 3
  • Died: 24 May 1891, The Canonry, City of Bangor, Caernarvonshire, Wales 4
  • Buried: 28 May 1891, Llanllechid, Caernarvonshire, Wales 5

  Research Notes:

In 1833 John Evans was a witness at the marriage of his sister Elizabeth to Hugh Hunter Hughes.

In 1851 John Evans (36) of Abererch Caernarvonshire, Perpetual Curate of Pentrevoelas, and wife Mary (30) of Pwllheli Caernarvonshire, were living in Bron Eglwys, Pentrevoelas, Denbighshire. Present were children (born in Pentrevoelas Denbigh): John Owen (6), Ellen (4), Laura (3), Anne Sarah (1).

Named as a beneficiary in the Will of his aunt Lowry Owen of Fronfair in the Parish of Llanfair-juxta-Harlech in the County of Merioneth, spinster (written 1854).

In 1871 John Evans (56), Rector of the Parish, and wife Mary (50) were living in the Rectory, Llanllechid, Caernarvonshire. Present were daughters (born in Denbighshire, unmarried): Ellin (24), Ann Sarah (21).

In 1881 Jno. Evans (66) of Abererch, Rector of Llanllechid, and wife Mary (61) of Pwllheli, were living in the Rectory, Llanllechid.

In 1891 John Evans (76) of Abererch, Canon in residence, and wife Mary (70) of Pwllheli, were living in Canonry, High Street, Bangor.


John Evans, Archdeacon of Merioneth, of Aber Rectory, died aged 76 years (burial record)


The Will of the Venerable John Evans late of the Rectory in the Parish of Aber in the County of Carnarvon and of the Canonry in the City of Bangor, Clerk, Rector of Aber, Archdeacon of Merioneth and Canon Residentiary of Bangor Cathedral, who died 24 May 1891 at the said Canonry, was proved 21 July at Bangor by Mary Evans of the said Rectory, widow, the relict, the sole executrix. Personal estate £383 18s. 7d. 4

  Marriage Information:

John married Mary WILLIAMS, daughter of William WILLIAMS, on 29 Dec 1843 in St. Peter's Church, Denio, Caernarvonshire, Wales. (Mary WILLIAMS was born about 1820 in Pwllheli, Caernarvonshire, Wales.)

  Marriage Notes:

John Evans, of full age, bachelor, Clerk, of Llanbedr, son of John Evans, Gentleman, and
Mary Williams, of full age, spinster, Gentlewoman, of Pwllheli, daughter of William Williams, mercer

Married by Licence

Witnesses: Owen Evans of Tyn y Coed, William Williams, Shop Goch


1 J. E. Griffith, Pedigrees of Anglesey and Caernarvonshire Families, p. 373.

2 Wales Births and Baptisms, 1541-1907.

3 Denio Parish Register, Marriages, p. 63, no. 125.

4 Probate Calendars of England & Wales 1858-1959, p. 557.

5 Llanllechid Parish Register, Burials, p. 50.

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