Owen Owen of Dolffanog, Gent.
(Abt 1751-1824)
Dorothy Jones
William Owen of Braich-goch, Gent.
Jane Morris
Edward Corbet Owen of Ty'n y Cornel
Catherine Owen
William Owen of Dolgelley
(Abt 1830-1907)


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Mary Griffith

William Owen of Dolgelley

  • Born: Abt 1830, Dolffanog, Tal-y-llyn, Merioneth, Wales
  • Christened: 25 Jan 1830, Tal-y-Llyn, Merioneth, Wales 1
  • Married: 8 May 1858, Dolgellau, Merioneth, Wales 2
  • Died: 16 Feb 1907, Liverpool House, Dolgelley, Merioneth, Wales 3
  • Buried: 19 Feb 1907, Llanelltyd, Merioneth, Wales 4

  Research Notes:

William son of Edwd. Corbet Owen of Dolfannog, farmer, and Catharine (baptismal record)


Bequeathed £2 in the Will of his maternal grandfather William Owen of Braichcoch (proved 1840)


In 1851 William Owens (21) of Talyllyn was with his widowed mother in Tyncornel Corris Merioneth.

In 1861 William Owen (31) of Talyllyn Merioneth, stone enameller/cutter, and wife Mary (24) of Dolgelley were living in West Street North Side, Dolgelley. Present was daughter Laura Anne (2) of Dolgelley

In 1871 William Owen (40) of Talyllyn, enamelor employing 2 men, and wife Mary (34) of Dolgelley, were living at 9 Smithfield St., Dolgelley. Present were children (born in Dolgelley): Laura Anne (12), scholar, Edward C. (8), scholar, David G. (1)

In 1881 William Owen (51) of Talyllyn Merionethshire, ironmonger, and wife Mary (44) of Dolgelley, were living in Liverpool House Dolgelley. Present were children (born in Dolgelley): Laura A. (22), Edward C. (17), David G. (11)

In 1891 William Owen (61) of Talyllyn, ironmonger, enameller, and wife Mary (54) of Dolgelley, were living in Liverpool House, Dolgelley. Present was son David Griffith Owen (21) of Dolgelley, ironmonger's assistant

In 1901 William Owen (69) of Talyllyn, ironmonger, and wife Mary (65) of Dolgelley, were living in Upper Smithfield St., Dolgelley. Present were sons (born in Dolgelley): Edward Corbet (37), single, shop assistant, David Griffith (31), single, shop assistant


William Owen of Liverpool House Dolgelley (ironmonger) died aged 77 years (burial record).

William Owen of Liverpool-house Dolgelley Merionethshire, ironmonger, died 16 February 1907. Probate St. Asaph 10 May to David Griffith Owen, ironmonger. Effects £1918 17s. 6d. 3

  Marriage Information:

William married Mary Griffith, daughter of David Griffith and Lowry Griffith, on 8 May 1858 in Dolgellau, Merioneth, Wales. (Mary Griffith was christened on 17 Sep 1836 in Dolgellau, Merioneth, Wales and was buried on 17 Oct 1906 in Llanelltyd, Merioneth, Wales, aged 70 years.)

  Marriage Notes:

William Owen, of full age, bachelor, enameller, of Dolgellau, son of Edward Owen, innkeeper, and
Mary Griffiths, of full age, spinster, of Dolgellau, daughter off David Griffith, innkeeper

Married by Licence

Witnesses: Edward Owen, Elizabeth Griffiths


1 Talyllyn Parish Registers, Baptisms, p. 35, no. 278.

2 Dolgellau Parish Registers, Marriages, p. 152, no. 303.

3 England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966..., p. 84.

4 Llanelltyd Parish Registers, Burials, p. 53, no. 421.

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