File NLW MS 12502E. - Pedigrees, genealogical notes, etc.,

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NLW MS 12502E.


Pedigrees, genealogical notes, etc.,


  • [1601x1925]. (Creation)

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Miscellaneous papers including genealogical notes on the descendants of [the Rev.] Hugh Williams, D.D. [father of Sir William Williams ('Speaker Williams') and founder of the family of Wynn of Wynnstay]; a pedigree tracing the descent of the children of [the Rev.] Rich[ar]d Howard [rector of Denbigh, 1818-1843, and of Llandegfan with Beaumaris, 1826-1843] and Dorothea, his wife [née] Clough, from the aforementioned Hugh W[illia]ms; a pedigree headed 'The Carreglwyd Pedigree Copied at Carreglwyd [co. Anglesey] the 20th Sept. 1820' tracing the descent of John, William, Sarah and Barbara, children of the Rev. Rich[ard] Griffith, vicar of Carnarvon (Llanbeblig) [1746-1762], and Margaret, his wife [née Griffith of Carreglwyd], from Ednyvet Vychan and thence from 'Marchudd one of the 15 Tribes of North Wales'; a record of the births and christenings [at Llanbeblig] of John, Edw[ar]d, Emm [sic], W[illia]m and Sarah [children of the aforementioned Rev. Richard Griffith and Margaret, his wife], 1730-1737, and of the births, 1733-1734, of two other children of the said Richard and Margaret who were not christened; a pedigree tracing the descent of Maria Emma Elisabeth Conway [nat. 1840], only child and heiress of Rich[ar]d Trygarn Griffith [of Carreglwyd] and wife of Sir Chandos Stanhope Hoskyn Reade [8th Bart.], from Edward Griffith of Carnarvon, mercer [grandfather of the aforesaid Rev. Richard Griffith]; a copy of a memorial inscription to the Rev. William Griffith, son of the aforesaid Rev. R[ichard] Griffith, vicar of Carnarvon (Llanbeblig) [1762-1766], in the parish church of Frodsham, co. Chester; genealogical memoranda relating to the family of Powell of Glanywern in the parish of Llandyrnog, co. Denbigh, including a pedigree showing the 'Descent of the Cloughs from the Powells of Glanywern & their Consequent Half Blood Relations'; a copy of a memorial inscription to Howel Lloyd of Hafodunos and Dorothea, his wife; a pedigree (with armorial bearings) showing the parents, paternal grandparents, and children of the aforesaid Howell and Dorothea Lloyd; a record of the births and of the christenings in St. Mary's chapel, Carnarvon, 1772-1785, of Thomas, Emma, Margaret, Wynn, Richard Coytmor, Robert and Hugh, children of Richard Howard [of Carnarvon, ob. 1792] and Barbara, his wife; genealogical memoranda relating to Katherine of Berain and her descendants; a copy (? translation from Latin) of the memorial inscription to Sara Horsley, ob. 1805, wife of Samuel Horsley, bishop successively of St. Davids [1788-1793], Rochester [1793-1802], and St. Asaph [1802-1806]; a copy of an obituary notice in respect of Mrs. [Anne] Wynne, relict of John Wynne, bishop [successively of St. Asaph, 1715-1727, and] of Bath and Wells [1727-1743]; a draft of a memorial inscription to the Newborough family which was to be set up [in the parish church of Berkley, Somerset] in 1751; a pedigree tracing the descent of [the Rev.] Benjamin Conway Potter [who circa 1825 assumed the surname Conway in lieu of Potter] from Henry de Novoburgo, [cr. 1st] earl of Warwick [1088]; biographical notes on [the Rev.] Robert Potter, 1721-[1804], his father, grandfather and great grandfather; and papers relating to law suits in connection with a messuage and lands called Nant yr Helfa, parish of Llanyckill, Merioneth (second half of the seventeenth century).

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The description is also available in the Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume IV (Aberystwyth, 1971).

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For the memorial inscription to the Newborough family at Berkley, Somerset, see J. Collinson: The History and Antiquities of the County of Somerset ..., 1791, vol. II, p. 203. For biographical details relating to the Reverend Robert Potter, see NLW MS 12433D.

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Formerly known as Wigfair 102.


Preferred citation: NLW MS 12502E.

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  • Text: NLW MS 12502E.