Evan WYNNE of Cefn Cymera, Gent.
(Abt 1754-1831)
William DAVID of Rhyd y reirin
John EVANS of Cefn Cymera
(1779-Bef 1829?)
(Abt 1780-Aft 1841)
Griffith EVANS


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  • Griffith EVANS
  • John EVANS
  • Lowry EVANS
  • Hugh EVANS+
  • Evan EVANS
  • Eleanor EVANS

Griffith EVANS

  • Born: 1806, Llanfair-juxta-Harlech, Merioneth, Wales
  • Married: 26 Oct 1829, Llanfachreth, Merioneth, Wales 1
  • Died: 1891, Llanenddwyn, Merioneth, Wales 2

  Also known as Griffith Evans WYNNE.

  Research Notes:

Named as a beneficiary in the Will of his paternal grandfather Evan Wynne of Cefn Cymera, Gent. (written 1829)


Cwm-yr-Afon is recorded "in the Tithe apportionment of the parish as an extensive farmstead of over 800 acres (324 hectares), owned and occupied by the then High Sheriff of Merionethshire, Griffith Evans Wynne." 3


In 1830 Griffith Evans Wynne was a witness at the marriage of his aunt Jane Evans Wynne to Owen Davies Owen.

In 1841 Griffith E. Wynne, aged about 30, farmer, and wife Ann, aged about 30, were living in Cwmyrafon Llanbedr Merionethshire. Present were children: Griffith (9), John (7), Lowry (4), Hugh (2).

In 1851 Griffith E. Wynne (45) of Llanbedr, farmer, and wife Anne (43) of Llanfachreth were living in the village of Gwynfryn Llanbedr. Present were children (born in Llanbedr): Lora (13), Hugh (11), Evan (8), Ellinor (6).

In 1871 Griffith Evans (64) of Llanfair, water bailiff, and wife Anne (62) of Llanfachreth were living in Park Llanbedr. Present was son Hugh Evans (31) of Llanbedr.

In 1881 Griffith Evans (74) of Merionethshire, water bailiff, and wife Anne (72) were living in Hafod y bryn, Llanenddwyn.

In 1891 Griffith Evans Wynne (84) of Llanfair, widower, living on his own means, was lodging with widow Jane Owen and her family in Moelfra Terrace, Llanenddwyn.


Griffith Evans Wynne died aged 85 years. 2

  Marriage Information:

Griffith married Anne PUGH, daughter of Hugh PUGH and Eleanor EVANS, on 26 Oct 1829 in Llanfachreth, Merioneth, Wales. (Anne PUGH was christened on 27 Feb 1809 in Llanfachreth, Merioneth, Wales.)

  Marriage Notes:

Griffith Evans Wynne of the Parish of Llanbedr, bachelor, and Anne Pugh of this Parish, spinster

Married by Licence

Witnesses: David Lloyd Barnett, Hugh Pugh


1 Llanfachreth Parish Registers, Marriages, p. 37, no. 109.

2 England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007, Dolgelly district, 4th Quarter, vol. 11b, p. 289.

3 British Listed Buildings: Cwm-yr-afon Farmhouse with attached farm-ranges to rear, a Grade II Listed Building in Llanbedr, Gwynedd.

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