Anthony THOMAS of Hendre, Esq.
(Est 1690-)
Rev. Rice PIERCE, Rector of Llangelynin
Hugh THOMAS of Hendre, Gent.
(Est 1710-1785)
Catherine THOMAS


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Rev. Griffith OWEN, Rector of Llanenddwyn

  • Mary OWEN+
  • Rev. Griffith OWEN, Rector of Penmorfa+
  • Elinor OWEN
  • Hugh OWEN
  • Catherine OWEN

Catherine THOMAS 1

  • Born: 1746, Hendre, Llwyngwril, Llangelynin, Merioneth, Wales 2
  • Christened: 26 Jun 1746, Llangelynin, Merioneth, Wales 2
  • Married: 15 May 1780, Llangelynin, Merioneth, Wales 3
  • Buried: 6 Nov 1824, Llanenddwyn, Merioneth, Wales 4

  Research Notes:

Catherina filia Hugonis Thomas de Hendre Armiger & Mariæ uxoris ejus (baptismal record)


Named as a beneficiary in her father's Will (1750)

Named as a beneficiary in the Will of her maternal grandfather Rice Pierce, Rector of Llangelynin (1766), then unmarried

Co-executrix and a residuary legatee of the Will of her sister Elizabeth Thomas of Caernarfon, spinster (1807)

Originally appointed sole executrix of her husband's Will (written in 1822) but died before he did.


Catharine Owen of Llanenddwyn Rectory House died aged 78 years (burial record).

  Marriage Information:

Catherine married her 1st cousin Rev. Griffith OWEN, Rector of Llanenddwyn, son of Rev. Griffith OWEN of Dolgelley & Jane THOMAS, on 15 May 1780 in Llangelynin, Merioneth, Wales. (Griffith OWEN was born about 1751 probably in Dolgellau, Merioneth, Wales and was buried on 8 Jun 1826 in Llanenddwyn, Merioneth, Wales, aged 75 years.)

  Marriage Notes:

Griffith Owen, Curate of this Parish, bachelor, and Catherine Thomas of the same Parish, spinster

Married by Licence

Witnesses: John Vaughan, Eliza. Thomas


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

2 Llangelynin Parish Registers, Baptisms.

3 Ibid., Marriages.

4 Llanenddwyn Parish Registers, Burials, p. 11, no. 85.

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