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Humphrey OWEN of Bryn


  • Born: 16 Jun 1830, Dolgellau, Merioneth, Wales 1
  • Christened: 19 Aug 1830, Hen Chapel Congregational, Brithdir, Merioneth, Wales 1
  • Married: 9 May 1854, Dolgellau, Merioneth, Wales 2
  • Died: 21 Dec 1915, Bryn, Llanegryn, Merioneth, Wales 3 5
  • Buried: 23 Dec 1915, Talyllyn, Merioneth, Wales 4

  Research Notes:

Jane daughter of John Griffith, mason, Dolgelley, & Margaret his wife (baptismal record)


In 1879 Jane Owen was a witness at the marriage of her daughter Margaret to Edward Evans.

In 1891 Jane Owens (60) of Dolgelley, widow, farmwife, was living in Bryn, Llanegryn, Merioneth. Present was son Owen (34) of Llanegryn, single.

In 1901 Jane Owen (70) of Dolgelley, widow, farmer, was living in Bryn, Llanegryn, Merioneth. Present were son Owen (44) of Llanegryn, single, works on farm, cousin Bennet Pughe (58) of Llanegryn, married, general agricultural labourer

In 1911 Jane Owens (80) of Dolgelley, widow, farmer, was living in Bryn, Llanegryn, Merioneth. Present was son Owen Owens (54) of Towyn, single, 'morwyn gyffredin'


Jane Owen of Bryn Llanegryn died aged 85 years (burial record).


Jane Owen of Bryn Llanegryn Merionethshire, widow, died 21 December 1915. Probate St. Asaph 11 May 1916 to Owen Owen, farmer. Effects £179 11s. 5

  Marriage Information:

Jane married Humphrey OWEN of Bryn, son of Owen OWEN of Hendre Abergwynolwyn, Gent. and Margaret PUGH, on 9 May 1854 in Dolgellau, Merioneth, Wales. (Humphrey OWEN was born in 1823 in Pen-y-gareg, Tal-y-llyn, Merioneth, Wales, christened on 4 Aug 1823 in Tal-y-Llyn, Merioneth, Wales and was buried on 11 Aug 1883 in Tal-y-Llyn, Merioneth, Wales, aged 60 years.)

  Marriage Notes:

Humphrey Owen, of full age, bachelor, farmer, of Hendre in the Parish of Towyn, son of Owen Owens, farmer, and
Jane Griffith, of full age, spinster, of Nantyg---rdd-ddail, daughter of John Griffith, mason

Married by Licence

Witnesses: Owen Owen, Catherine Harriet Griffith


1 England & Wales Non-conformist births and baptisms, Hen Chapel Congregational, Births & Baptisms, p. 93.

2 Dolgellau Parish Registers, Marriages, p. 132, no. 263.

3 England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007, Dolgelly district, 4th Quarter, vol. 11b, p. 488.

4 Tal-y-llyn Parish Registers, Burials, p. 5, no. 38.

5 England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966..., p. 380.

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