Robert ap Morys als. Anwyl of Parc
(Abt 1500-1576)
Lowry ferch Lewys
Morys ab Ieuan
Lewis Anwyl of Llanfrothen, Gent.
(Abt 1535-1605)
Elizabeth ferch Morys
Morris Lewis Anwyl of Nantmor, Gent.
(Abt 1574-1648)


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Elizabeth William

Morris Lewis Anwyl of Nantmor, Gent.

  • Born: Abt 1574, Parc, Llanfrothen, Merioneth, Wales
  • Married: Abt 1605
  • Died: 1648, Nantmor, Merioneth, Wales

  Also known as Maurice Lewis Anwyl of Dolfriog

  Research Notes:

Named as a beneficiary in his father's Will (1604)


High Sheriff of Caernarvonshire, 1611


In the 1623 Rent Roll, Moris Lewis Anwyl paid 1s. 2d. in Dolferiog, 0s. 6d. in Talgrin & Dol Ddu, 0s. 6d. in Bryn y Bont, and 0s. 6d. in Cwm Caeth. 1


Abstract of the Will of Maurice Lewis Anwill of Nantmor in the County of Merioneth, Gent., written 20 Jan 1647/8, proved 20 Jan 1648/9. 2

Gives & bequeaths 12 pence towards the reparation of the Cathedral church of Bangor.

Gives & bequeaths 12 pence towards the reparation of the church of Bethkelert.

Gives & devises all those messuages, lands & tenements with their appurtenances in the townships of Crickieth, Botend, Berkin and elsewhere, with their associated deeds, evidences & writings, to his son Ellis Anwill, gent. for and during the term of his natural life, and after his decease, to his grandson Maurice Anwill, son of the said Ellis Anwill.

Gives & bequeaths £24 to his son Ellis Anwill.

Gives & bequeaths £180 to his son Lewis Anwill.

Gives & bequeaths £180 to his son Richard Anwill.

Gives & bequeaths 5 shillings to his son Robert Anwill.

Gives & bequeaths £18 to his grandchild Katherine Lewis, one of the daughters of his son-in-law Ellis Lewis, gent.

Gives & bequeaths £18 to Ellin Lewis, another daughter of his son-in-law Ellis Lewis

Gives & bequeaths £13 to Cadwaladr Lewis, son of his son-in-law Ellis Lewis.

Gives & bequeaths £4 to William Prichard, base son of his son Richard Anwill.

Wills that the £52 his son Robert owes him should be given to Robert's daughters Ellin and Catherine.

Gives & bequeaths £4 to Thomas Ellis, base son of his son Ellis Anwill.

All the rest of his goods, chattels & cattels he gives & bequeaths to his eldest son William Anwill whom he nominates & constitutes sole Executor of his last will and testament.

(Signed Morris Lewis Anwill)

Witnesses: How: Lloyde, Mau: Williams, Hugh . . . . . . . , Ellis Lewis

  Marriage Information:

Morris married Elizabeth William, daughter of William Humphrey of Pant Du, Llanllyfni.


1 Dating Old Welsh Houses, The Snowdonia Dendrochronology Project, Ty Mawr, Nantmor, Gwynedd, by Margaret Dunn.

2 UK National Archives, PROB 11/207/138.

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