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Wynn (FAMILY), Cesail Gyfarch ( DWB , 1096).

Change the date of death of Ann , daughter of Humphrey Humphreys to 1 Jan. 1699/1700 .

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WYNN family, of Cesail Gyfarch , Penmorfa, Caerns.

This family numbered some well-known men among its members and was connected by marriage with many other influential North Wales families. To it belonged MEREDYDD (d. 1525 ), of Gwydir , descended from Owain Gwynedd ; he m. Margaret , daughter of Morris ap John ap Meredydd , of Clenennau , Penmorfa , and by her (she was his third wife), was the father of HUMPHREY WYNN of Cesail Gyfarch . Humphrey Wynn 's wife was Catherine , daughter and heiress of Evan ap Gruffydd ap Meredydd , of Cwmbowydd , Ffestiniog ; their son, JOHN (who was buried at Ffestiniog ), m. Catherine (buried at Penmorfa ), daughter of William Wynn ap William , Cochwillan . John Wynn ap Humphrey 's heir was ROBERT WYNN (d. 1637 ), who m. Mary , daughter of Ellis ap Cadwaladr , Ystumllyn , and was the father of eight children, including John Wynn (d. 1660 ), Ellis Wynn , Fellow of Trinity College , Cambridge , Owen Wynn (d. 1675 ), who was educated at Oxford and became a barrister ( Inner Temple ), Humphrey Wynn (d. 1664 ), vicar of Oswestry and master of the free school there, and Griffith Wynn , whose son, William , m. Ann ( Evans ) of Tan-y-bwlch , Maentwrog .

JOHN WYNN , the heir of Robert Wynn , m. Jane ( Lloyd ) , Dulasau , and by her was the father of ( a ) ROBERT WYNN (d. Jan. 1685/6 ), the heir, ( b ) MARGARET ( 1618 - 1679 ), who m. Richard Humphreys (d. 1699 ), Hendre Gwenllian , Penrhyndeudraeth , and ( c ) two other daughters. Robert Wynn , who was a barrister-at-law , left Cesail Gyfarch to his nephew, bishop Humphrey Humphreys (q.v.) , son of his sister Margaret and of Richard Humphreys . The bishop , by his wife Elizabeth , daughter of Robert Morgan (q.v.) , bishop of Bangor , left two daughters, ANN (d. 1699/1700 ), and MARGARET (d. 1759 ). The latter m. John Lloyd , barrister-at-law , son of William Lloyd (q.v.) , bishop of Norwich . ANNA LLOYD , the issue of the marriage between Margaret and John Lloyd , d. unmarried in 1784 , leaving the property to her father's brother, admiral Lloyd , of Tregaian , Anglesey .

Sources:

  • J. E. Griffith , Pedigrees of Anglesey and Carnarvonshire Families (1914) ;
  • Sir John Wynn , The History of the Gwydir Family (1927) .

Author:

Sir William Llewelyn Davies, M.A., LL.D., F.S.A. (1887-1952), Aberystwyth

Published date: 2001