Humphrey OWEN of Pen y gareg, Gent.
(Abt 1720-1806)
Catherine ANWYL
(Abt 1722-1802)
John JONES of Plâs brith, Gent.
Owen OWEN of Dolffanog, Gent.
(Abt 1751-1824)
Dorothy JONES
Humphrey OWEN of Tyn yn neint, Gent.


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Gaynor OWEN

Humphrey OWEN of Tyn yn neint, Gent. 1 2

  • Born: 1779, Tal-y-Llyn, Merioneth, Wales
  • Christened: 5 Jun 1779, Tal-y-Llyn, Merioneth, Wales 3
  • Married: 20 Jul 1810, Llanfihangel y Pennant, Merioneth, Wales 4
  • Died: 2 Apr 1852, Ty neint, Tal-y-Llyn, Merioneth, Wales 7
  • Buried: 8 Apr 1852, Tal-y-Llyn, Merioneth, Wales 5

  Orthographic variation: OWENS

  Research Notes:

Humphrey the son of Mr Owen Owens by Dolly his wife (baptismal record)


With the exception of the eldest son, Owen, the rest of Humphrey's and Gainor's children were born in Egryn [Abbey] Llanaber.


Mr. Humphrey Owen of Egryn was named as a beneficiary in the Will of his grandaunt Ellin Anwyl of Hengae, widow (1826) 6


In 1841 Humphrey Owen (60) was living in Dolffanog, Ystragwyn, Talyllyn Merioneth. Present were children: Owen (25), ag lab, William (20), Jane (15), Elinor (15), Lewisah (14), Howel (11), Cathrine (20), Gainor (20)

In 1847 Humphrey Owen was the informant on the death of his sister Anne Humphreys.

In 1851 Humphrey Owen (73) of Talyllyn, house holder, and wife Gay (63) of Llanfihangel y Pennant, were living in Tyn yn neint, Tal y llyn. Present were children (born in Llanaber): Howel (21), miner (dead), Elinor (25), Lewisa (23)


Humphrey Owen of Ty neint Talyllyn, Gentleman, died of bronchitis, aged 72 years. Informant Owen Owen of Ty coch Talyllyn, present at death. 7


Humphrey Owen of Tŷ Neint died aged 72 years (burial record).

  Marriage Information:

Humphrey married Gaynor OWEN, daughter of William Lewis OWEN of Caer Berllan, Gent., and Mary PUGH, on 20 Jul 1810 in Llanfihangel y Pennant, Merioneth, Wales. (Gaynor OWEN was christened on 26 Mar 1788 in Llanfihangel y Pennant, Merioneth, Wales and was buried on 7 Dec 1866 in Tal-y-Llyn, Merioneth, Wales, aged 78 years.)

  Marriage Notes:

Humphrey Owen of the Parish of Talyllyn, bachelor, and Gainor Owen of this Parish, spinster

Married by Licence

Witnesses: Robert Anwyl, Edward Owen


1 Collections Historical & Archĉological relating to Montgomeryshire and its borders..., London, 1890, Vol. XXIV, p. 269.

2 The History of The Princes, The Lords Marcher, and the Ancient Nobility of Powys Fadog and the ancient lords of Arwystli, Cedewen, and Meirionydd, by J. Y. W. Lloyd, of Clochfaen, Esq., M.A., K.S.G., London, 1885, Vol. IV., p. 426.

3 Talyllyn Parish Registers, Baptisms.

4 Llanfihangel y Pennant Parish Registers, Marriages, p. 88, no. 188.

5 Talyllyn Parish Registers, Burials, p. 55, no. 436.

6 Also names as beneficiaries Humphrey's daughters Catherine Anwyl Owen and Ellin Anwyl Owen. Ellin Anwyl of Hengae was married to Humphrey's granduncle Rev. Robert Anwyl of Cricieth Caernarfon. Ellin (otherwise known as Eleanor Anwyl of Hengae), was buried 29 Jul 1826 in Tal-y-llyn, aged 77 years. Ellin also names as beneficiaries of her Will her nephews Rice Anwyl of Manchester co. Lancaster, Thomas Anwyl of Vron Merioneth, David Anwyl of Bala, Esquire. Other beneficiaries were her sister Jane Roberts, her grand-nephew Lewis Anwyl (son of Thomas above, then under the age of 21), Mrs. Penson, eldest daughter of the Reverend William Anwyl late of Cheswardine Clerk deceased (Humphrey Owen's grand-uncle), Mrs. Butter, youngest daughter of the said William Anwyl of Cheswardine co. Salop.

7 General Register Office, Dolgelly district, 2nd Quarter, vol. 11b, p. 305, no. 291 (a copy of the death certificate held by the compiler).

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