Edward Lloyd of Cwm Bychan
(Est 1670-1728)
Dorothy ferch Evan
(-Aft 1736)
John Jones of Trawsfynydd
(Est 1670-)
Evan Lloyd of Cau-Coch, Gent.
Dorothy Jones
Edmund Lloyd of Caenest, Gent.


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Elizabeth William

Edmund Lloyd of Caenest, Gent. 5

  • Born: 1735, Trawsfynydd, Merioneth, Wales
  • Christened: 19 Oct 1735, Trawsfynydd, Merioneth, Wales 1
  • Married: 23 May 1760, Llanbedr, Merioneth, Wales 2 5
  • Died: 12 Jan 1798, Caenest, Llanbedr, Merioneth, Wales 3 6
  • Buried: 15 Jan 1798, Llanbedr, Merioneth, Wales 2

  General Notes:

compiler's 5 x great grandfather

  Research Notes:

"William Pugh's predecessors as tenants of Caenest were Edmund Lloyd and his son Evan Lloyd, a son and grandson of Evan Lloyd of Cwm Bychan, gent." 4


"Underneath in hope of a Blessed Resurrection Lieth the Body of Edmund Lloyd Gent, of Caenest late of Cwm Bychan. Second son of Evan Lloyd who departed on the 12th Day of January 1798 in the 61rst years of his age. Life is uncertain. Death is sure. Sin is the wound. Christ the cure. Also to the memory of Elizabeth wife of the above named Edmund Lloyd who departed this life on the 11th day of May 1814 in the 81rst year of her life." 6

Of Caenest in the burial record.


Will of Edmund Lloyd of Caenest, yeoman, written 29 May 1797, proved 14 Mar 1798.

In the Name of God Amen, I Edmund Lloyd of Canest in the Parish of Llanbeder in the County of Merioneth and Diocese of Bangor, Yeoman being of a sound disposing Mind Memory and Understanding and considering the Uncertainty of Human Life, do make, publish and declare my last Will and Testament in manner and Form following — That is to say, First of all I give and bequeath unto my Son William Lloyd the Sum of Five Pounds five shillings, to be paid him by my Executors within twelve months after my Decease.

I give and bequeath to my Son Evan Lloyd an Ounce of the Sloop Eleanor-Robert Lloyd Master.

I give and bequeath unto my Grandson Edmund Lloyd after my Wife's Decease, my Clock - a Beechen Bureau and a Settle.

I give and bequeath to my Grandson Griffith Lloyd son of the aforesaid Wm Lloyd, the Sum of Five Pounds and five Shillings.

I give and bequeath to my Grand-Daughter Elizabeth Lloyd the Daughter of Wm Lloyd aforesaid, the Sum of Five Pounds five Shillings.

I also give and bequeath the Sum of Twenty Pounds Sterling which are in the Hands of my Brother in Law Evan William, unto my Dear Wife Elizabeth, for her own Use and Disposal. All the Rest Residue and Remainder of my personal Estate of what kind soever, I give and bequeath unto my said Wife during the Term of her Life, and after her Death I give and bequeath the same (the aforementioned twenty Pounds excepted) unto my Son Evan Lloyd — and thereby constitute and appoint them, my said Wife Elizabeth and my said Son Evan Lloyd co-executors of this my last Will and Testament — and likewise appoint Humphrey Morris Talwrnbach and John Lloyd of Dinas to be Guardians or Trustees — and also hereby disannulling any Will or Wills by me heretofore made, and declaring this only to be my last Will and Testament. — In Witness whereof I hereunto set my Hand and Seal this 29th Day of May in the Year of our Lord 1797.

Signed, Sealed, published and declared by the said Testator Edmund Lloyd as and for his last Will and Testament in the presence of us, who in his Presence have subscribed our Names as Witnesses hereunto.
Wm. Jones, Clerk
William Griffith

March 14, 1798.
On which Day the within written Will was insinuated, proved, approved and in common Form of Law decreed valid and Administration of the Goods Chattels and Credits of the within named Testator granted to the Executors within-named — Elizabeth and Evan Lloyd, they being sworn as the Law directs — and that his Effects were above one hundred & below three hundred Pounds — before me Francis Parry, Surrogate.

Probate executed 1st May 1798. 3


A just and true Inventory of Cattle and Chattels both moveable and immoveable of Edmund Lloyd of Caenest in the Parish of Llanbeder, County of Merioneth and Diocese of Bangor, who died January 12th, 1798. 3

  £ s d
The wearing Apparel Saddle and Bridle 1 0 0
Milching Cows 40 0 0
Bullocks 20 0 0
Do 2 years old 10 0 0
Do Yearlings 6 0 0
Horses 12 10 0
Sheep 20 0 0
Hogs 4 0 0
Corn 10 0 0
Hay 10 0 0
Implements of Husbandry 5 0 0
Lime 2 2 0
Potatoes 1 10 0
Hemp 0 2 6
Poultries 0 2 6
Wool 3 0 0
Houshold Furniture 30 0 0
2 Ounces of two different Sloops 30 0 0
The Money in his Possession when he died 50 0 0
264 7 0

Appraised by Evan William,William Edward

  Marriage Information:

Edmund married Elizabeth William, daughter of William Bevan of Maês y Garnedd and Margaret Jones, on 23 May 1760 in Llanbedr, Merioneth, Wales. (Elizabeth William was born about 1733 in Llanbedr, Merioneth, Wales and was buried on 11 May 1814 in Llanbedr, Merioneth, Wales, aged 81 years.)

  Marriage Notes:

Edmund Lloyd of the parish of Llanfair, batch[elor], and Elizabeth William of the parish of Llanbedr, sp[inster], were married by Licence in this chapel by me John Hughes, Rector.

Both signed

Witnesses: Edward Lloyd, Evan William


1 Trawsfynydd Parish Registers.

2 Llanbedr Parish Registers.

3 B / 1798 / 115, Bangor Probate Records, held at the National Library of Wales.

4 Second Stages in Researching Welsh Ancestry, by John Rowlands, Sheila Rowlands (eds), 1999, p. 267.

5 Achau rhai o deuluoedd hen siroedd Caernarfon, Meirionnydd a Threfaldwyn (3rd edition), T. Ceiri Griffith, 2012, #114.

6 Gravestone inscription (private correspondence).

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