Griffith ROBERTS
Robert GRYFFYDD of Bâch-y-Saint, Gent.


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Catherine EVANS

Robert GRYFFYDD of Bâch-y-Saint, Gent. 1 2

  • Married: 24 Aug 1686
  • Died: Before 7 Nov 1729, Bâch-y-Saint, Caernarvonshire, Wales

  Orthographic variations: GRUFFYDD, GRIFFITH

  Research Notes:

Abstract of the Will of Robert Griffith of Bach y Saint, Criccieth, Caernarfon, Gent., written 25 Nov 1699, proved 7 Nov 1729.

Refers to an Indenture quadripartite dated 24 August 2 Jas. II [1686] made between himself Robert Griffith of Bâch y Saint in the county of Caernarvon, gent. of the first part, Jonet Edward of Tan y Bwlch in the county of Merioneth, widow, of the second part, John Lloyd of Ll-------- in the county of Merioneth, gent. and John Vaughan of Aberech in county Carnarvon, gent. of the third part, and Robert Wynne of Maes naedd in the county of Merioneth, Esqr. and Ffoulk Jones of Llanvrothen in the said county of Merioneth, gent. of the fourth part, wherein a power is reserved by which it is lawful for him to act in preferment of his younger children begotten on him by his wife Catherine...

Gives & bequeaths all his messuages, tenements and lands commonly known by the names of Cwm Trufewll, Tyddin --?--, En Eiddew & Ty'n y Grisie situated in the parishes of Llanfihangel-y-Pennant, Aberech, Llan Saint y Catherine, and Deneio in the county of Carnarvon to his wife Catherine. Devises that the rents, issues and profits from said messuages, tenements and lands be equally distributed between his second son John Griffith, his son Owen Griffith, his daughter Jonett Griffith, his younger son William Griffith and all other children begotten on him by his wife Catherine.

Nominates & appoints his wife Catherine as sole executrix of his last will and testament. 3

  Marriage Information:

Robert married Catherine EVANS, daughter of Evan EVANS of Tan y Bwlch, Esq. and Jonet VAUGHAN, on 24 Aug 1686. (Catherine EVANS was born in Tan y Bwlch, Festiniog, Merioneth, Wales and died after 1729.)

  Marriage Notes:

Date of Marriage Indenture.


1 Pedigrees of Anglesey and Caernarvonshire families, J. E. Griffith, p. 267.

2 A Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Commoners of Great Britain and Ireland Enjoying Territorial Possessions Or High Official Rank, But Uninvested with Heritable Honours, John Burke, 1834, p. 251.

3 B / 1729 / 111 / W, Bangor Probate Records, held at the National Library of Wales.

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