Anthony POOLE of Llanbedr, Esq.
Hugh LEWIS of Pont Newydd, Esq.
Anthony POOLE, Rector of Mallwyd
Margaret LEWIS
Richard POOLE of Pencraig, Esq.


Family Links

1. Mary OWEN

2. Anne SKYE (née GRIFFITHS)

Richard POOLE of Pencraig, Esq. 1

  • Born: Cae Nest, Llanbedr, Merioneth, Wales
  • Christened: 10 Mar 1734/5, Llanbedr, Merioneth, Wales 2
  • Married (1): 25 Jan 1760, Llangefni, Anglesey, Wales 3
  • Married (2): 8 Feb 1775, Oswestry, Shropshire, England 4
  • Died: 3 Oct 1799, Llangefni, Anglesey, Wales 5
  • Buried: 7 Oct 1799, St. Cyngar's Church, Llangefni, Anglesey, Wales 6

  Orthographic variation: POOL

  Research Notes:

Richard the son of Anthony Poole Clr & Margaret his wife (baptismal record)


Named in the Will of his uncle John Poole of Dolgelley, apothecary (1769), as father of Mary and Anne.

Eldest son, named as such in his father's Will (1779)

Sole executor of his father's Will (1783)


Richard Poole Esqr (burial record)

Marble plaque, sacred to the memory of Richard Poole Esquire and Mary his wife only daughter of Robert Owen of Pencraig Esquire and their family whose remains lie interred near to this place. Jane Poole daughter died 6 March, 1765, aged 4 months, Richard their son died 7 Sept. 1768, aged 3 months, Robert Hugh another son died in 1771, aged 1 year, Mary the mother died 26 [sic] March, 1771, aged 38 years, Martha Poole, sister of the above named Robert Owen and widow of Anthony Pool surgeon died 22 March, 1794, aged 76 years, and Richard Poole the father died 3 Oct. 1799, aged 63 years. 5

  Marriage Information:

Richard married Mary OWEN, daughter of Robert OWEN "the Younger" of Pencraig & Ty Mawr, Gent. and Anne WYNNE, on 25 Jan 1760 in Llangefni, Anglesey, Wales. (Mary OWEN was born in 1732 and was buried on 20 Mar 1771 in St. Cyngar's Church, Llangefni, Anglesey, Wales, aged 38 years.)

  Marriage Notes:

Richard Poole de Caenest in Comitatu Merioneth et Maria Owen . . . . .

  Marriage Information:

Richard also married Anne GRIFFITHS, widow of the Rev. John SKYE, Vicar of Llansanffraid, and probably daughter of William GRIFFITHS and Mary, on 8 Feb 1775 in Oswestry, Shropshire, England. (Anne GRIFFITHS was born about 1741 in Oswestry, Shropshire, England, died on 11 Jul 1815 in Caernarvonshire, Wales and was buried on 15 Jul 1815 in St. Cyngar's Church, Llangefni, Anglesey, Wales, aged 74 years.)


1 Pedigrees of Anglesey and Caernarvonshire families, J. E. Griffith, p. 352.

2 Llanbedr Parish Registers, Christenings.

3 Llangefni Parish Registers, Marriages.

4 England Marriages, 1538–1973.

5 The Parish of Bro Cyngar in the Diocese of Bangor - History of the church, St. Cyngar's Church - Llangefni....

6 Llangefni Parish Registers, Burials.

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