John Conwy, of Bodrhyddan
1607 map of Flintshire.
Shows "Rudland castel" (Rhuddlan Castle
and "Potruthan" (Bodrhyddan
To the South, St. Asaph
, Flintshire (now Denbighshire).
mar 1stly to Ellen Minshull [or Alice] and had issue.
John died 9 September 1486.
had issue by 2nd wife:
- John Conwy,
Ancestor of Sir Henry Conway, 1st Baronet (cr 1660).
- Edward Conwy,
of Arrow Court,
and thepeerage.com and
He had issue:
- John Conway,
of Ragley, Warwickshire,
- Sir John Conway, of Arrow.
- Edward Conway, 1st Viscount Conway (cr 1627).
His descendant built
Ragley Hall, Warwickshire.
- Sir Fulke Conway, of Co.Antrim.
or Peter Conway.
"Black Jack's Book" has him as "Pierce Conway".
Rector of Northop, Flintshire.
Archdeacon of St. Asaph from at least 1509-10 to his death 1532.
is just S of Rhuddlan and Bodrhyddan.
His will dated 16 December 1531.
Will describes him as "Peter Conwey, Archdeacon of Saint Asaph of Deserth, Flintshire".
i.e. He lived at Dyserth.
He died 1532.
17 July 1532.
See thepeerage.com and
See Fasti Ecclesiae Anglicanae 1300-1541.
He had issue:
or Conwy, or Henry.
"Peter Connewey, clk., archd. of St. Asaph" listed
in a Pardon Roll of 1509-1510.
Letters and Papers, Henry VIII
[Hickson, 24 Mar 1897]
suggests what to look at in order to prove the descent of Jenkin Conway.
Sources yet to be consulted
- Conway baronets
- Viscount Conway and Earl of Conway
- Conwy Castle
- Conwy Castle,
at the town of Conwy (or Conway),
at the mouth of the River Conwy (or River Conway),
was a Royal castle,
and apparently nothing to do with this family before 1627.
- In 1627,
Edward Conway, 1st Viscount Conway
bought Conwy Castle, then in disrepair.
- It never really became a family seat,
it was ruined in the Civil War,
and Edward Conway, 1st Earl of Conway sold it in