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BULKELEY-OWEN , FANNY MARY KATHERINE ( 1845 - 1927 ), author .

The only daughter of J. R. Ormsby-Gore ( 1816 - 1876 ) , 1st baron Harlech . She was first m. in 1863 to the Hon. Lloyd Kenyon (d. 1865 ) ; their son, Lloyd , succeeded his grandfather in 1869 as 4th baron Kenyon . Her second marriage in 1880 was to the Reverend Thomas Mainwaring Bulkeley-Owen , of Tedsmore , West Felton (d. 1910 ).

Mrs. Bulkeley-Owen took an active interest in Welsh cultural movements and received the bardic title of Gwenrhian Gwynedd . In 1927 she published a history of the parish of Selattyn ( Oswestry , n.d.) which includes the Ormsby-Gore seat of Brogyntyn . She also supplied the Welsh Land Commission in 1894 with a detailed memorandum on the history of Maelor Saesneg . She d. 25 Nov. 1927 at Shrewsbury .

Sources:

  • Burke's Landed Gentry .

Author:

Sir John Edward Lloyd, D.Litt., F.B.A., F.S.A. (1861-1947), Bangor

Published date: 1959