WILLIAMS, Gruffydd (by 1512-49 or later), of New Carmarthen, Carm.

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1509-1558, ed. S.T. Bindoff, 1982
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Family and Education

b. by 1512.1

Offices Held

Bailiff, Carmarthen 1533-4, mayor 1548-9.2


A prominent townsman of Carmarthen, Gruffydd Williams was assessed for the subsidy in 1544 as of King’s Street, New Carmarthen; his goods were said to be worth £30 6s.8d. He was one of the freemen named in Carmarthen’s new charter of 1546, but after his term as mayor no further trace has been found of him.3

Ref Volumes: 1509-1558

Author: P. S. Edwards


  • 1. Date of birth estimated from first reference.
  • 2. Principality of Wales: S. Wales (Univ. Wales Bd. of Celtic Studies, Hist. and Law ser. xxvi), 346-7; Lloyd, Carm. ii. 467; C. Spurrell, Carmarthen, 174.
  • 3. E179/264/1; LP Hen. VIII, xxi.