James Williams. Chip. Arm.
Coat of Brochtvel Tsgrithog, of Powys.
John Williams / Esqr. Chip. Arm.
Geoe. Williams Esqr. Wreath and Ribbon Arm.
[Rev. J. Williams M.A. /Bryntirion.] Early XIX th
Cent. Arm. Name and place added in writing.
Signed "Gawthorp, 16 Long Acre."
S. of Rev. John Williams (by Abigail Evans, his wife) ; b.
1797; M.A. Ch. Ch., Oxford; vicar of Spelsbury, Oxon ;
m. Jane, widow of John Patterson; ob. 1873.
(Father of S. C. Evans-Williams, of Bryntirion, M.P. for
co. Radnor, 1880-1884.)
Revd. Jno. M. Williams. Festoon, allegorical.
Wm. Williams Esqr. / Ivy Tower / Pembrokeshire.
Eldest s. of William Williams of Ivy Tower ; b. 1736 ; m.
Maria Jermyn ; H. Sheriff co. Pembroke, 1766; four times
mayor of Tenby ; author of Primitive History and other works ;
his d. and h. m. Orlando Harris- Williams, of Ivy Tower
(H. Sheriff, 1824), who assumed his wife's surname.
142 Welsh Book-Plates
Revd. John Williams / Vicar of Caer-Rhun / Carnar-
Revd. J. H. Williams / Rector of / Llangadwaladr.
The Library of Rowland Williams, D.D. Seal, with
crest and Welsh motto.
Eminent theologian and Vice-Principal of St David's
College, Lampeter ; s. of Canon Rowland Williams, of St
Asaph, rector of Meifod ; b. 1817 ; B.A. King's College,
Cambridge ; contributor to Essays and Reviews ; opposed the
fusion of the sees of Bangor and St Asaph ; ob. 1870.
The Library of Rowland Williams, D.D. The
[Williams.] Arm., two shields addorsed, with Order
of the Bath, and imp. Hill. Welsh motto.
General Sir William Williams, K.C.B., Col. of i3th Regt ;
m. (1820) Jenny, d., of Marcus Hill, and gd.-d. of Sir Hugh
Hill, Bart., of Brooke Hall, co. Londonderry.
Admiral Sir Thomas Williams. Crest, with wreath
and Order of the Bath.
S. of Capt. William Williams, R.N. ; b. 1762 ; knighted
1796; K.C.B. 1815; G.C.B. 1831; m. (1800)
Whapshare, of Salisbury ; ob. 1841.
John Charles Williams. XlXth Cent. Arm., signed
" B. Wyon sc.," with Grenville on an esc. of pre.
Joannes Williams, A.M. / E. Coll. Jes. Oxon. Soc. / 1783.
? S. of David Williams, of Llanraglan, co. Carnarvon; matric.
Jesus College, Oxford, 1776 ; M.A. 1783. (See Gentleman's
Magazine, 1830, i., p. 648.)
Wm. Williams. Early XIX th Cent. Arm.
Williams. Early XlXth Cent. Arm. Welsh motto.
Charles Williams. Early XlXth Cent. Arm.
Book- Plates 143
James Rice Williams. Early XlXth Cent. Arm. with
Dunn qtg Chitty on an esc. of pre.
J.P. and D.L. ; of Lee, Kent ; eldest s. of Thomas Williams
(by Joana, his wife, d. of Rev. James Powel, of Churton House,
Glam.), merchant, of Carmarthen; claimed to descend from
Williams of Edwinsford. (Burke's Armoury.)
Watkin Williams / Surgeon / Pant Cravog / 1757.
Watkin Williams / Surgeon / Pant Cravog. 1758.
Dated Label, probably by J. Ross of Carmarthen.
Arthur LL. Griffith Williams. Crest, with Welsh
James Williams. Crest.
Stephen Williams. Crest.
Robt. Williams. Early XlXth Cent. Arm.
David Williams. Early XIX th Cent. Arm.
Williams/ of /Blaina. Gwent. XIX th Cent. Arm.
[Williams.] Early XlXth Cent. "Aerial" Arm.
Imp. ? Cheney.
Coat of Williams ; Bart., of Gwernyfed, co. Brecknock
Williams/ of /Aberpergwm. Early XlXth Cent.
Arm. Welsh motto.
William Williams, celebrated for " his zealous culture of the
Cymric tongue " ; s. of Rees Williams ; m. (1837) Matilda, d.
and h. of Col. Thomas Smith, of Castellan, Pontypridd ; ob. 1855.
Williams. Early XlXth Cent. Arm.
Coat of Williams, Bart., of Eltham (ext. 1804).
Alfred Speed Williams. Early XlXth Cent. Arm.
H. Williams. Crest.
Sir W. Williams. Crest.
144 Pf^elsh Book- Plates
B. C. Williams. Early XIX th Cent. Arm.
(Coat of Bishop Williams, of Chichester, 1697.)
B. 0. Williams. Crest. Welsh motto.
John Williams. Ribbon Arm. c. 1790.
Edward Williams. Early XlXth Cent. Arm.
William Henry Williams, M.D., F.L.S. / of Gonville
& Gains College Cambridge & / Fellow of the Royal
College of Physicians / London. XlXth Cent. Arm.
Imp. ? Deering.
Medical author and specialist in military hygiene ; s. of
Richard Williams ; b. 1771 ; ob. 1841.
' Inventor of the field torniquet."
Sir John Bickerton Williams, Knt., LL.D., F.S.A.
Early XlXth Cent. Arm. Imp. Robins.
S. of Walter Williams, of Broseley, Salop; b. 1792; first
Nonconformist mayor of Shrewsbury, 1836, and knighted by
Queen Victoria, 1837, at the special request of H.R.H. the
Duke of Sussex ; author ; m. Elizabeth Robins, of Birmingham ;
Syr John Williams, Barwnig / Rhoddwyd lonawr laf,
1909. Modern Arm. Welsh motto. Gift plate
of Sir John Williams, G.C.V.O., to the National
Library of Wales.
John Williams Ab Ithel. XlXth Cent. Arm. Imp.
Williams. ? Celtic motto.
S. of Roger Williams of Tynant, co. Denbigh; b. 1811 ;
M.A. Jesus College, Oxford ; vicar of Llanymawddwy, co.
Merioneth ; joint founder (with Rev. H. Longueville Jones)
of the " Cambrian Archaeological Association " ; scholar and
antiquary; wrote as " Ab Ithel "; m. Elizabeth Williams, of
Dolgelly; ob. 1862.
John Williams (Ab Ithel). XlXth Cent. Arm. Imp.
Williams. Welsh motto.
The same owner.
Owen Williams Esq. Modern Arm. within a garter.
Welsh Book-Plates 145
Revd. H. H. Williams. XlXth Cent. Arm. Welsh
? Henry Herbert Williams, eldest s. of Henry Owen Williams,
arm., of London; matric. Wadham College, 1874; of Tre'
Arddur and Tre' Castell, Anglesey.
Reginald Freke Williams. XlXth Cent. Arm.
2nd s. of R. W. Williams, Isle of Wight; b. 1835 ; m.
Charlotte Rawson ; D.L. and J.P. for co. Brecknock.
The / Revd. Wm. Williams. Spade Arm.
Edwd. Williams, D.D. Wreath and Ribbon Arm.
? Emblematic mock-heraldry.
Sir Geoe. Griffies Williams Bart. Early XIX th Cent.
Arm. Punning Welsh motto.
S. of the Rev. George Griffies (by Anne Thackeray, his
wife) ; assumed the additional name of Williams under the will
of his uncle, David Williams, of Carmarthen ; cr. a Baronet,
1815 ; m. Anna-Margaretta Evans, of Highmead, co. Cardigan ;
of Llwyny wormwood Park, co. Carmarthen ; H. Sheriff, 1791 ;
Penry Williams. Early XlXth Cent. Arm.
Of Penpont, co. Brecknock; m. (1804) Maria Yeates ;
Lord-Lieut, co. Brecknock ; ob. 1847.
Father of Penry Williams of Penpont, b. 1807.
J. Penry Williams. XlXth Cent. Festoon Arm.
? ? Rev. John Williams, canon of St David's ; eldest s. of
Archdeacon Williams, of Cardigan (by Anne, d. of Penry
Williams, of Penpont).
Revd. G. Williams. XIX th Cent. Arm.
Sir M. Monier-Williams, K.C.I.E. Mod. Arm. and
Pict. A large plate. Signed "E. B. R. '97."
Coat of Ednyfed Vychan.
B. 1819; s. of Col. Monier-Williams, of Bombay; m.
Julia Faithfull ; Professor of Sanskrit at Oxford University ;
knighted 1886 ; ob. 1899.
146 Welsh Book- Plates
Leonard James Williams. XlXth Cent. Arm. Welsh
Sir Rhys Williams, Bart. Mod. Arm. Welsh motto.
B. 1 865 ; s. of Judge Gwilym Williams, of Miskin Manor,
co. Glamorgan ; cr. a Baronet, 1918.
William Williams. Crest.
Thomas Williams, Dean of Llandaff. Crest, within a
Eldest s. of Thomas Williams, of Aberbran, co. Brecknock ;
b. 1801 ; m. Elizabeth, d. of Archdeacon Davies, of Brecon;
B.A. Oriel College, Oxford, 1822 ; Archdeacon of Llandaff,
1843 ; Dean 1857.
[William Williams.] Crests. Welsh motto. Name
Rev. George Williams. Crest.
John Williams, M.D. Crest. Welsh motto.
Edward Maunsell Williams. Crest.
Geoffrey S. Williams. / His Book. Modern Pict. with
small coat-of-arms introduced. Printed in umber.
R. James Williams. Modern Pict. Signed
"R. J. W."
Alexandra K. E. Williams / her Book. Modern Pict.
with crest. Printed in brown.
George Willis, M.D. of Monmouth. XlXth Cent.
Seal Arm. Imp. ? Owen.
Eldest s. of G. Willis, Florence Court, co. Fermanagh ; b.
1828 ; J.P. co. Monmouth; of Newton Hall, Monmouth.
Welsh Book- Plates 147
John Wogan / of Wiston, Pembrokeshire. Jac. Pict.
Of Wiston and Hean Castle, co. Pembroke ; H. Sheriff,
1745 ; s. of Lewis Wogan, M.P., of Wiston (by Martha, d.
of David Williams, of Hean Castle) ; m. Susanna Parsons ; ob.
, leaving a son, John Wogan, the last male of the Wogans
A scarce plate. (Not in Franks Coll.)
[J. E. Woodroffe / Lincolns Inn.] XIX th Cent. Arm.
within a garter. Name in writing. Welsh motto.
3rd s. of John Woodroffe, M.P., of Dublin; b. 1822 ; m.
Will. Worthington, M.A. /Vicar of Blodwel in Shrop-
shire. Jac. Arm. Book-pile. Greek motto.
A scarce plate in this state.
Will. Worthington, D.D. Jac. Arm. Book-pile.
The same plate with altered inscription.
S. of Thomas Worthington, of Aberhafesp, co. Montgomery ;
b> 1703; graduate of St John's College, Cambridge; M.A.
from Jesus College, Oxford ; vicar of Llanyblodwel and
prebendary of St Asaph, 1773; author of various theological
works ; ob. 1778.
Ri. Wynne. Early Jac. Arm.. In writing "Trin.
Coll. Cantab. A.B."
Richard Wynne, Trinity College, Cambridge, A.B. 1729;
The Reverend Ri. Wynne, M.A.
The same plate with altered inscription.
John Wynne, A.M. / Rector of Caerydruidion. Jac.
Arm. and Pict.
S. of Edward Wynne, of Llanyfudd, co. Denbigh, gent. ;
matric. Jesus College, Oxford, 1718; M.A. 1725.
148 Welsh Book- Plates
W. Wynne. Late Jac. Arm. Welsh motto.
Coat of Cynric Efell.
[Wynne.] Chip. Arm.
Coat of Peniarth, co. Merioneth,
No name ; probably William Wynne, of Wern, b. 1 708 ;
H. Sheriff co. Merioneth, 1 7 50 ; m. Eleanor Williams, of
Llandegwning ; ob. 1766.
[Wynne.] Pict. Arm. c. 1790. Printed in green
Name added in writing. Signed "Painter sc.
(The only known specimen by this engraver.)
Coat of Wynne of Llangedwyn.
0. W. Williams Wynn/Aedis Christi Alumnus.
Rt. Hon. Charles Watkin Williams Wynne, 2nd s. of Sir
W. Williams Wynne, 4th Bart., M.P. ; b. 1775; M.P. for
co. Montgomery; D.C.L., etc.; m. (1806) Mary Cunliffe ;
R. W. W. [ynne] / Garthewin Library. Wreath and
Ribbon with crest. Signed " Hicks set."
Robert William Wynne, of Garthewin, co. Denbigh ; m.
Laetitia Stanley; ob. 1844.
Sigillum William Henrici Watkin Williams Wynn.
Early XlXth Cent. Seal Arm. borne on an eagle,
with sixteen coats.
Rt. Hon. Sir W. H. Watkin Williams Wynn, G.C.H. ;
K.C.B. ; 3rd s. of 4th Bart, of Wynnstay; b. 1783 ; envoy
at Court of Denmark ; ob. 1856.
[Williams Wynne.] Early XlXth Cent. Arm. Two
shields accoles, three crests and four Welsh
Sir W. Williams Wynne, 6th Bart, of Wynnstay ; b. 1820;
m. (1852) his cousin, Mary Emily, d. of Rt. Hon. Sir Henry
W. Wynn (vide supra] ; ob. 1885.
Welsh Book- Plates 149
W. W. E. Wynne / Peniarth Library. XlXth Cent.
Arm. Imp. Slaney.
William Watkin Edward Wynne, s. of William Wynne, of
Bangor Iscoed, co. Denbigh ; b. 1801 ; matric. Jesus College,
Oxford, 1820; of Peniarth, co. Merioneth; m. (1839) Mary
Slaney, d. of R. A. Slaney, M.P., of Walford Manor, Salop.
[Wynne.] Wreath Arm. qting Salesbury.
Coat of Wynne of Garthewin.
William Wynne. Crest.
Arthur Meredyth Wynne. XlXth Cent. Arm.
Of Hazlewood, co. Sligo.
Rev. W. H. Wynne / of / Hazlewood. Modern Arm.
Wynne /of Hazlewood. Modern Arm. Another
state of same plate.
Probably Owen Wynne, of Hazlewood, co. Sligo ; b. 1843 ;
s. of Rt. Hon. J. A. Wynne, M.P. ; m. Stella Gore-Booth ;
H. Sheriff co. Sligo, 1875.
Of Welsh descent, claiming from Rind Flaidd, Lord of
Edvardus Yardley, A.M. Collegii di Johannis. Cantab.
Socius. 1721. Jac. Arm. Dated.
Edwd. Yardley B.D. / Archdeacon of Cardigan / 1739.
Jac. Arm. Dated. Same plate altered.
B. 1698; Fellow of St John's College, Cambridge, 1721 ;
rector of St Florence, co. Pembroke, 1732 ; Archdeacon of
Cardigan, 1739-1770; scholar and compiler of the MS.
treatise (in the library of St David's Cathedral) known as
Pierce Wynne Yorke. Crests.
Of Dyffryn Aled, co. Denbigh; b. 1784; m. Elizabeth
Hughes, of Plas Coch, Anglesey ; H. Sheriff co. Denbigh,
1817 ; father of Pierce Wynne Yorke, b. 1826, who m. Lucy P.,
d. of Sir Trevor Wheler, Bart.
150 Welsh Book-Plates
Chip. Arm. Welsh motto. Ermine a lion ramp. gu.
Wreath Arm. c. 1790. Qtly. i and 4, Ednowyn
Bendew ; 2 and 3, Madoc ap Tnen.
An interesting and frequent plate, evidently that of a
North Wales library.
Festoon Arm. i and 4 Collwyn ap Tagno; 2 and 3,
Montagu qtly. with Month erme.
XlXth Cent. Arm. Ermines a goat passant between 3
annulets arg. Welsh motto.
XlXth Cent. Arm. Coat of Collwyn ap Tagno.
XlXth Cent. Arm. i and 4, Sa. a lion ramp. arg. ;
2 and 3, Sa on a chevron arg. 3 roses gules. Welsh
Modern gothic Arm. Welsh motto. Arg. a chevron
between 3 bugle horns sa. p BassetJ]
Date uncertain. A strange-looking plate, with the
motto "Lock Sicker." No tinctures given. A
heart, in chief 3 mullets ; imp. a bulFs head and in
chief 3 pheons. The crest a boar chained to a
holly bush is that of Owen of Henllys. Below
is the word " Gyrn."
Paly of six, arg. and sa. Two plates, very doubtful
book-plates. Name of " Fran. Jones " on one.
Coat of Madoc Ddu. (See Papworth, p. 1018.)
? Early Jac. Arm.
Arm. Qtly. i st and 4th, Gu. 3 lions ramp. arg. :
2nd and 3rd, or a chev. . . . between 3 boys'
heads couped at neck and twined with snakes.
Label, with rising sun and book. Welsh motto.
Welsh Book- Plates 151
ADDENDA ET CORRIGENDA
Page i. Ablett. With Bury qting Ormerod on an esc.
6. Brigstocke, Owen. Collector of the fine library
at Blaenpant, which was dispersed in 1920.
He m. Anne, d. and h. of Edward Browne,
M.D., and gd.-d. and heiress-general of Sir
Thomas Browne, of Norwich, author of
Religio Medici, Urn-Burial, etc. (See
Charles Williams, M.D., Pedigree of Browne
8. Bulkeley, Sir John. He was of Presaddfed,
Anglesey. H. Sheriff, 1795.
1 2. Conway, Charles. Of Pontnewydd House, co.
Monmouth; b. 1820; ob. 1884; buried in
the Baptist chapel ground at Pontrhydyhun.
This plate must date from the middle of the
20. Edisbury, James Fisher. Of Wrexham; b.
1837; senior J.P. of Wrexham; prominent
Freemason; ob. 1920. (See Western Mail,
22nd October 1920.)
24. Evans, John, Lord Bishop of Bangor. The
arms of the see of Bangor are impaled with
those attributed to Cilmin Droed-ddu ("Cilmin
of the Black Foot "), of Glynllifon, founder
of the Fourth Noble Tribe of Wales, from
whom Bishop Brans claimed descent.
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