Rev. Rice PIERCE, Rector of Llangelynin
(Est 1710-1785)


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Hugh THOMAS of Hendre, Gent.


  • Born: Est 1710
  • Married: 4 Sep 1731, Llangelynin, Merioneth, Wales 2
  • Buried: 10 May 1785, Llangelynin, Merioneth, Wales 3

  Research Notes:

Co-executor and residuary legatee of her husband's Will (written 1750, proved 1756)

Named as a beneficiary in her father's Will (proved 1767), by then a widow.


Mary Thomas of Hendre, widow (burial record)


Abstract of the Will of Mary Thomas of Hendre, Widow, written 4 May 1785, proved 15 Aug 1785.

Gives & bequeaths interest of £400 to her daughter Elizabeth Thomas

Gives & bequeaths £82 pounds to her daughter Mary Morgan of Plâs canol, widow.

Gives & bequeaths £300 to her children Hugh Thomas and Jane Thomas, share and share alike.

All the rest, residue & remainder of her personal estate, chattels, credits & effects she gives & bequeaths to her daughter Elizabeth Thomas, spinster

Nominates, constitutes & appoints her daughter Elizabeth Thomas sole Executrix of her last will and testament


Witnesses: David Owen, Jacob Prys 4

  Marriage Information:

Mary married Hugh THOMAS of Hendre, Gent., son of Anthony THOMAS of Hendre, Gent. and Mary WHITE, on 4 Sep 1731 in Llangelynin, Merioneth, Wales. (Hugh THOMAS was christened on 27 May 1709 in Llangelynin, Merioneth, Wales and was buried on 12 Sep 1756 in Llangelynin, Merioneth, Wales.)

  Marriage Notes:

Hugo Thomas de Hendre Armiger & Maria Pierce Ricæi Pierce hujus Parochiæ ---?--- filia secunda


1 Pedigrees of Anglesey and Caernarvonshire Families, J. E. Griffith, p. 288.

2 Llangelynin Parish Registers, Marriages.

3 Ibid., Burials.

4 B / 1785 / 141 / W, Bangor Probate Records, held at the National Library of Wales.

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