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John OWEN of Tan-y-bryn, Esq.


  • Born: 1782, Shropshire, England
  • Married: 15 Feb 1820, St. Marylebone, Middlesex, England 1
  • Died: 29 Mar 1871, Towyn, Merioneth, Wales 2
  • Buried: 1 Apr 1871, Tal-y-llyn, Merioneth, Wales 3

  Research Notes:

In 1841 Louisa Owen (59), ind[ependent] was living in Church St., Vainol, Towyn, Merioneth. Present were children: Dorothy (19), Mary (17), Owen (15)

In 1861 Louisa Owen (79) of Salop, widow, land proprietor, was living in Faenol, Towyn, Merioneth. Present were children: Dorothy (39) of Towyn, unmarried, son O. E. M. (32) of Towyn, nephew Edward (24) of Talyllyn, joiner


Louisa Owen of Towyn died aged 89 years (burial record).


The Will of Louisa Owen late of Towyn in the County of Merioneth, widow, who died 29 March 1871 at Towyn was proved 12 April at St. Asaph by Owen Owen of Towyn, Gentleman, the son, and Mary Jones of Towyn, widow, the daughter, the executors.
Effects under £100. 4

  Marriage Information:

Louisa married John OWEN, Gent., son of Owen OWEN of Dolffanog, Gent. and Dorothy JONES, on 15 Feb 1820 in St. Marylebone, Middlesex, England. (John OWEN was christened on 31 Mar 1781 in Tal-y-Llyn, Merioneth, Wales, died on 5 Mar 1839 in Tanybryn, Towyn, Merioneth, Wales and was buried on 8 Mar 1839 in Tal-y-Llyn, Merioneth, Wales, aged 58 years.)

  Marriage Notes:

John Owen of the Parish of Towyn in the County of Merioneth, bachelor, and Louisa Corbet of this Parish, spinster

Married by Licence

Witnesses: Edward Williams, Vincent Corbet


1 St. Marylebone Parish Registers, Marriages & Banns, p. 31, no. 93.

2 England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007, Machynlleth district, 2nd Quarter, vol. 11b, p. 135.

3 Talyllyn Parish Registers, Burials, p. 75, no. 594.

4 Probate Calendars of England & Wales 1858-1959, p. 309.

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