Evan LLOYD of Cau-coch, Gent.
Dorothy JONES
William BEVAN of Maês y Garnedd
Margaret JONES
(Est 1700-)
Edmund LLOYD of Caenest, Gent.
Elizabeth WILLIAM
(Abt 1733-1814)
Evan LLOYD of Caenest


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Evan LLOYD of Caenest

  • Born: 1761, Cae Nest, Llanbedr, Merioneth, Wales
  • Christened: 24 May 1761, Llanbedr, Merioneth, Wales 1
  • Married: 23 Oct 1787, Llanfair Juxta Harlech, Merioneth, Wales 2 4
  • Died: 5 Jul 1844, Tyddynsiocyn, Llanfair Juxta Harlech, Merioneth, Wales 3

  Research Notes:

Eldest son

Named as a beneficiary in the 1st codicil to the Will of his maternal grandfather William Bevan (1770)

Co-executor and residuary legatee of his father's Will (proved 1798), in which he is also bequeathed an Ounce of the Sloop Eleanor-Robert Lloyd Master.

Bequeathed 5 shillings in his mother's Will (proved 1814)

Evan Lloyd of Caenest was one of the Trustees nominated in the Will of his uncle Evan William of Gerddi-bluog in Llanfair-Juxta-Harlech (written 1803, proved 1805).


In 1841, Evan Lloyd (80), Ind[ependent], was living in the household of [son-in-law] William Owen, farmer, and wife Mary, in Tyddynsiocyn, Llanfair, Merioneth.


"William Pugh's predecessors as tenants of Caenest were Edmund Lloyd and his son Evan Lloyd, a son and grandson of Evan Lloyd of Cwm Bychan, gent. William Pugh certainly became tenant prior to Evan Lloyd's death in 1844 since he signed an account book as 'William Pugh Caenest' in September 1838." 5


Evan Lloyd, farmer, died of dropsy at Tyddynsiocyn, aged 83 years. William Owen of Tyddynsiocyn in attendance (his mark). 3

  Marriage Information:

Evan married Catherine HUMPHREYS on 23 Oct 1787 in Llanfair Juxta Harlech, Merioneth, Wales 2 4. (Catherine HUMPHREYS was born about 1764, died on 10 Mar 1821 in Caenest, Llanbedr, Merioneth, Wales and was buried on 19 Mar 1821 in Llanbedr, Merioneth, Wales, aged 57 years.)

  Marriage Notes:

Evan LLOYD of the Parish of Llanbeder, Bachelor, and Catharine HUMPHREYS of this Parish, Spinster, were married in this Church by Licence by me, William Pugh, Curate.

Witnesses: Owen HUMPHREY, John LLOYD


1 Llanbedr Parish Registers.

2 Llanfair Juxta Harlech Parish Registers, Marriages, no. 80.

3 General Register, Ffestiniog district, 3rd Quarter, vol. 27, p. 111, no. 396 (a copy of the death certificate held by the compiler). William Owen, in attendance, was Evan's son-in-law.

4 Achau rhai o deuluoedd hen siroedd Caernarfon, Meirionnydd a Threfaldwyn (3rd edition), T. Ceiri Griffith, 2012, #114.

5 Second Stages in Researching Welsh Ancestry, by John Rowlands, Sheila Rowlands (eds), 1999, p. 267.

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