Evan WILLIAM of Ffridd bryn côch
(Est 1670-1719)
(-Bef 1719)
(-Bef 1734)
William BEVAN of Maês y Garnedd
Margaret JONES
(Est 1700-)
Elizabeth WILLIAM
(Abt 1733-1814)


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Edmund LLOYD of Caenest

Elizabeth WILLIAM

  • Born: Abt 1733, Maês y Garnedd, Llanbedr, Merioneth, Wales
  • Married: 23 May 1760, Llanbedr, Merioneth, Wales 2
  • Buried: 11 May 1814, Llanbedr, Merioneth, Wales 3

  General Notes:

compiler's 5 x great grandmother

  Research Notes:

Bequeathed £5 in the 1734 Will of her great-grandfather Henry Evan of Maesygarnedd.

2nd daughter, bequeathed £15 in her father's Will (1767)

Co-executor and beneficiary of her husband's Will (1798)


Elizabeth had a brother Evan WILLIAM, living in 1797 (named in her husband's Will as Brother in Law). Elizabeth and Evan married siblings. Evan WILLIAM was a witness at Elizabeth's marriage to Edmund LLOYD in 1760. Probably this Evan WILLIAM was present at the marriage of Edmund LLOYD's nephew, Evan LLOYD of Cilcychwyn, to Catherine JONES, in 1797. Evan WILLIAM was one of those who took inventory of Edmund LLOYD's goods and chattels after he died. Evan WILLIAM in his 1803 Will, nominated Evan LLOYD of Caenest (Elizabeth's eldest son) as a Trustee.


The Will of Elizabeth William of Cae Nest, Llanbedr, Widow, written 28 May 1798, proved 7 Jul 1814.

In the Name of God amen — I Elizabeth William of Caenest in the Parish of Llanbeder in the County of Merioneth Widow, 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 & Form following — That is to say — First of all I give and bequeath unto my Son Evan Lloyd of Caenest aforesaid the Sum of five shillings.

I also give and bequeath unto my said Son's Children namely Edmund Owen Eleanor and Elizabeth the Sum of one Shilling each.

I likewise give and bequeath unto Griffith and Elizabeth Children of my youngest Son William Lloyd the Sum of one Shilling each. I also give and bequeath my Cloaths unto my last mentioned Grand Daughter Elizabeth, Daughter of my said Son William Lloyd.

All the Rest Residue and Remainder of my personal Property of what kind soever I give and bequeath unto my aforesaid Son William Lloyd of Barmouth in the Parish of Llanaber in the said County of Merioneth Mariner and I constitute and appoint him my said Son William Lloyd my Executor and I do hereby revoke and disannull any Will or Wills by me heretofore made and declare this to be my last Will and Testament. In Testimony whereof I hereunto set my Hand and Seal this 28th Day of May in the Year of our Lord 1798.

Signed, sealed, published and declared by the said Testatrix Elizabeth William as and for her last Will and Testament in the Presence of us who in her Presence at her Request and in the Presence of each other have set our Names as Witnesses hereto: Francis Parry, Lowry Lewis.

On the 7th Day of July in the Year of our Lord 1814 the within written Will was insinuated, proved, approved & in common Form of Law decreed valid and Administration granted to the within named Executor William Lloyd — he being first sworn in common Form of Law and that the whole of the Goods, Chattels & Credits of the said deceased do not amount in Value to one Hundred Pounds.

Before me Francis Parry, Surrogate.

Probate granted 27th May 1815. 4


Elizabeth William of Caenest died aged 81 years (burial record)


An Inventory of the Goods, Rights and Credit of Elizabeth William of Caenest in the Parish of Llanbedr in the County of Merioneth and Diocese of Bangor Widow Deceased -- taken and appraised this 5th Day of July 1814. 4

  £ s d
Wearing Apparel 5 0 0
House Furniture 25 0 0
Cash 40 0 0
70 0 0

Valued and Aprais'd by us, W. Jones, Surr., Barmouth, Griffith Jones, Penrallt.

  Marriage Information:

Elizabeth married Edmund LLOYD of Caenest, son of Evan LLOYD and Dorothy JONES, on 23 May 1760 in Llanbedr, Merioneth, Wales. (Edmund LLOYD of Caenest was born in 1735 in Trawsfynydd, Merioneth, Wales, christened on 19 Oct 1735 in Trawsfynydd, Merioneth, Wales 1 and was buried on 15 Jan 1798 in Llanbedr, Merioneth, Wales 2.)

  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 Ibid., Burials, p. 1, no. 7.

4 B / 1815 / 1619, Bangor Probate Records, held at the National Library of Wales.

5 Cammaes Parish Registers, Marriages.

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