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Families covered: Conais of Richmond, Conway (Conwy) of Bodrhyddan (Bodrythan), Conway of Conway Castle, Conway of Killultagh, Conway of Ragley

                               
Somewhat aribtrarily, we show 'the Conais generations' in italics to reflect our scepticism about the early generations reported for this family. After those generatons, Griffith spells the family name "Conwy" throughout. We change to "Conway" for the lower section to reflect the spelling used by the other sources.
Sir William Conias or Coniers, Constable of England (a temp William I who r. 1066-1087)
m. Isabe (dau of Baldwin, Earl of Blois)
1. Sir William Conias, lord of Richmond
  m. Velias Corbet (dau of Sir Robert Corbet, baron of Caus)
  A. Sir Roger Conias, lord of Richmond
  m. Sibyl Mortimer (dau of Sir Roger Mortimer of Wigmore)
  i. Sir Ralph Conias, lord of Richmond
  m. Joyce Croft (dau of Sir Peter Croft of Croft Castle)
  a. Sir John Conias
  m. Avicia Butler (dau of Sir James Butler, lord of Ormond)
  (1) Sir Hugh Conwy
  m. Elizabeth Pitchart (dau of Sir William Pitchart)
(A) Sir Henry Conwy (a temp Edward I who r. 1272-1307)
  m. Ellen (or Ancreta) Crevecoeur (dau/heir of Sir Hugh (or Harry) Crevecoeur of Prestatyn)
  (i) Richard Conwy of Prestatyn
  m. Agnes Ratcliffe (dau of Sir Richard (or Robert) Ratcliffe)
  (a) John Conwy
  m. Ellen Torbois (dau of Sir Harri Torbois or Torbocks (or Forbes??))
  ((1)) Jenkin Conwy or Conway of Bodrhyddan - continued below
  m. Marsli (dau of Meredydd ap Howel ap Dafydd, of Cefn y fan)
  (b) William Conwy
  m. Isabel Harrington (dau of Sir Nicholas Harrington)
  (2) Sir Philip Conwy
  b. Sir Roger Conias
  m. Jane Fford (dau of Sir William Fford)
  (1) Sir Philip Conias (dsp)
  (2) Felix Conias
  m. Sir John Bryan
  ii. Julian Conias
  m. Sir Ralph Croft of Croft Castle
  B. Sir Richard Conias of Cornwall
  m. Denis Cornwall (dau of Sir Jefrey Cornwall)
  i. Sir Jeffery Conias
  m. Isabel (dau/heir of Sir Hugh Throp or THorp)
  a. Jane Conias
  m. Sir Hugh Moore, baron of Chirk
2. Jane Conias
  m. Sir Richard _
3. Elizabeth Conias
  m. Sir Thomas Baldwin
4. Joyce Conias
  m. Sir Richard Brwyste

 

 

Jenkin Conwy or Conway of Bodrhyddan - continued above
m. Marsli (dau of Meredydd ap Howel ap Dafydd, of Cefn y fan)
BEB1841 starts with the following John, noting that he "sprang" from Sir Hugh Conway of Bodrhyddan (a 1486). Noting the dates, originally we presumed that this meant that he was son of Sir Hugh. Griffith suggests otherwise, showing Jenkin & Marsli as parents of ...
1. John Conway of Bodrhyddan
  m1. Ellen Minshull (dau of Edward Minshull)
A. Sir Hugh Conway (dsp, treasurer of Calais)
  m2. Janet Stanley (dau of Edward Stanley, son of Sir William of Hooton)
  B. John Conway of Bodrhyddan or Bodrythan
  m. Janet Salusbury (dau of Thomas Salusbury of Llyweny)
  i. Thomas Conway
  m. Alice Chauntrell (dau of Robert Chauntrell)
  a. John Conway of Bodrhyddan
  m. Elizabeth Hanmer (dau of Sir Thomas Hanmer of Hanmer)
  b. Robert Conway
  c. Catherine Conway
  m. Ellis Price of Plas Iolyn
  d. Ellen Conway
  m. Llewelyn ap Rhys, of Wickwar
  ii. Grace Conway
  m. Robert Vychan ap Tudur
  iii. Elizabeth Conway
  m. Tudur ap Eliza ap Gruffydd ap Einion
  iv. Catherine Conway
  m. Rhys ap Bennet, of Vaynol
  v. Annes Conway
  m. David Lloyd ap Gruffyd ap Einion
  vi. Margaret Conway
  m1. Griffith Lloyd ap Evan ap Rhys
  m2. Howell ap Bell, of Downing
vii. Ellen Conway
  m1. Llewelyn ap Griffth ap Rhys of Vaynol
  m2. Llewelyn ap Rhys ap Cynwrig
  viii. Ales Conway
  m. Ifan ap David ap Llewelyn ap Madog, of Nantglyn
ix. Jonet Conway
  m. David ap Thomas ap Howel
  x.+ other issue - Robert, Ffoulk, Piers
  C. Edward Conway (a temp Henry VIII who r. 1509-1547)
  m. Anne Burdett (dau/heir of Richard Burdett of Arrow)
i. Sir John Conway 'of Arrow' (a 1547)
  m. Catherine Verney (dau of Sir Ralph Verney)
  a. Sir John Conway of Ragley, Governor of Ostend (d 1603-4)
  m. Elene Greville (dau of Sir Fulke Greville of Beauchamps Court)
(1) Sir Edward Conway of Ragley, 1st Viscount of Conway Castle and Killultagh (b c1563, d 03.01.1630/1)
  m1. (c1593) Dorothy Tracy (bur 05.03.1612, dau of Sir John Tracy of Toddington)
  (A) Edward Conway, 2nd Viscount (bpt 10.08.1594, d 26.06.1655, General)
  m. (c10.1621) Frances Popham (b c1597, d 07.05.1671, dau of Sir Francis Popham of Littlecote by Anne Dudley)
  (i) Edward Conway, Earl of Conway (b c1623, d 1683)
  m1. (11.02.1650/1) Anne (probably not Elizabeth) Finch (d 23.02.1678/9, dau of Sir Heneage Finch by Elizabeth Cradock)
(a) Heneage Conway (bpt 17.02.1658/9, bur 23.10.1660)
  m2. Elizabeth Booth (dsps 04.07.1681, sister (not daughter) of Henry Booth, Earl of Warrington)
  m3. (before 30.08.1681) Ursula Stawel (d 13.08.1697, dau of Col. George Stawel)
  (ii) Dorothy Conway (d 1676)
  m. (09.1654) Sir George Rawdon, Bart of Moira (d 08.1684)
  (iii)+ other issue - Francis, Anne
  (B) Frances Conway
  m. Sir William Pelham of Brocklesby
(C) Brilliana Conway (d 10.1643/4)
  m. Sir Robert Harley of Brampton Bryan (bpt 01.03.1579, d 06.11.1656)
  (D) Heligawrth or Hedgonway Conway
  m. (09.04.1627) Sir William Smith of Essex (b c1599, d 05.03.1631)
  (E)+ other issue - Sir Thomas (Lt. Colonel), Ralph, Mary
  m2. (sp) Catherine Hambler (d 30.06.1639, dau of Giles Hambler or Hueriblock of Ghent)
  b. Jenkin Conway (Captain) probably of this generation
  (1) Edward Conway of Castle Conway possibly of this generation
  (A) Avice Conway (d 1663)
  m. Robert Blennerhassett of Tralee, Sheriff of co. Kerry (a 1634, 1682)
  (2) Elisabeth Conway
  m. Robert Blennerhassett of Ballycarty & Ballyseedy (d before 1654)
  ii. Elizabeth Conway possibly of this generation
  m. William Arden, younger of Park Hall (dvp 1546)
  D. James Conway of Soughton (Sychdyn) & Ruthyn
  i. ?? Conway
  a. ?? Conway
  (1) ?? Conway
  Uncertain on number of intervening generations.
  (A) ?? Conway
  (i) ?? Conway possiby John of Soughton, father of Benedicta
  (a) ?? Conway
((1)) Catherine Conway (d 1775)
  m. John Potter (rector of Badgworth)
  ((A)) John Conway Potter, later Conway of Lower Soughton
  m. (1784) Mary Elizabeth Lloyd (dau of Howel Lloyd of Hafoduros)
  ((i))+ issue - Benjamin Conway, Susanna Benedicta
  (b) Benedicta Conway dau of John, possibly of this generation
  m. Edward Bythell of Llwnegrin
  ((1)) Dorothy Bythell (heir)
  m. Joseph Whitmore of Thurstanston
  E. Henry Conway of Perth Kinsey (Perkensey)
  i. Katherine Conway
  m. John Symond of Dyffryn Clwyd
F. Peter Conway or Conwy (a 1530, archdeacon of St. Asaph, rector of Northop)
  i. Elizabeth Conway
  m. Kenrick Hanmer
  ii. Margaret Conway
  m. Harri ap Dafydd ap Gruffydd, of Llaneurgain (Northop)
  G. Jonet (or Elizabeth) Conway
  m. John ap Cynwrig, of Holt
  H. Grace Conway
  m. Hugh Lloyd of Fox Hall
  I. Marsli Conway
  m. Gruffydd ap Dafydd ap Ithel, of Englefield
  J. Margaret Conway
  m. Rhys ap Robert ap Evan Vychan, of Coetmor
  K. Ellen Conway
  m. Richard Mutton of Rhuddlan

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section (uploaded 30.09.09) : Griffith's Pedigrees (Bodrhyddan, p260)
(2) For lower section (uploaded 03.01.06) : Griffith's Pedigrees (Bodrhyddan, p260), BE1883 (Conway of Ragley & Conway Castle) with some support from BEB1841 (Conway of Bodrythan)
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