Griffith ROBERTS
Evan EVANS of Tan y Bwlch, Gent.
Robert GRYFFYDD of Bāch-y-Saint, Gent.
Catherine EVANS
(-Aft 1729)
Evan GRYFFYDD of Bāch-y-Saint & Tan-y-Bwlch, Esq.


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  • Anne GRYFFYDD (d.y.)
  • Robert GRYFFYDD, Esq.+
  • Catherine GRYFFYDD (d.y.)
  • Jonet GRYFFYDD (d.y.)
  • Margaret GRYFFYDD (d.y.)
2. Jane ANWYL
  • William GRYFFYDD
  • Elizabeth GRYFFYDD (d.y.)

Evan GRYFFYDD of Bāch-y-Saint & Tan-y-Bwlch, Esq. 1 2

  • Born: 1688, Criccieth, Caernarfonshire, Wales
  • Married (1): 22 Jan 1716/7, Maentwrog, Merioneth, Wales 3
  • Married (2): Between 1721 and 1734
  • Buried: 18 Aug 1735, Criccieth, Caernarfonshire, Wales 4

  Orthographic variation: GRIFFITH

  Research Notes:

Named in the Will of his father-in-law Thomas Meyricke of Plās Tan y Bwlch, Esq. (1724) as son and heir of Robert Griffith of Bach y Saint, and husband of his deceased daughter Jonet Meyricke.

One of the overseers of the Will of the Rev. Ellis Wynne of Lāsynys (1734)


Evan Griffith of Bach-y-Saint Esqr. (burial record)


Evan Griffith of Criccieth in the county of Caernarvon died intestate. Jane Griffith of Criccieth, widow, and William Anwyl of Llandeckwyn in the county of Merioneth, Gent. paid a bond of £300. Administration of his personal estate was granted to his widow and relict Jane Griffith on 22 Feb 1735/6. 5

  Marriage Information:

Evan married his 1st/4th cousin Jonet MEYRICKE, daughter of Thomas MEYRICKE of Plâs Tan y bwlch, Esq. and Anne EVANS, on 22 Jan 1716/7 in Maentwrog, Merioneth, Wales. (Jonet MEYRICKE died in Sep 1721.)

  Marriage Information:

Evan also married Jane ANWYL between 1721 and 1734. (Jane ANWYL was buried on 21 Nov 1737 in Criccieth, Caernarfonshire, Wales.)


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 Maentwrog Parish Registers, Marriages.

4 Caernarfonshire, Wales, Lleyn and Eifionydd Church Registers and Gravestone Inscriptions, 1600-1902, in Gleanings from God's Acre: Within the Hundred of Lleyn and Commot of Eifionydd, p. 169.

5 B / 1736 / 66 / B, Bangor Probate Records, held at the National Library of Wales.

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