Richard ap Meyrick was born 1503 in Bodorgan, Anglesey, Wales to Meyrick ap Llewelyn (c1480-1538) and Angharad verch Roland (c1480-) .

Research Notes[]

Richard ap Meyrick, 1st son of Meyrick ap Llewelyn (c1480-1538), the High Sheriff of Anglesey, and the first generation of children to begin retaining the anglicized version of Meyrick as the family surname. He succeeded his father as High Sheriff of Anglesey.

Marriage and Family[]

  1. Richard Meyrick (1535-1597) - succeeded his father to Bodorgan Manor
  2. William Meyrick (1537-)
  3. Elizabeth Meyrick (1542-)
  4. Margaret Meyrick (1545-)


Offspring of Richard ap Meyrick and unknown parent
Name Birth Death Joined with
Richard Meyrick (1535-1597)
William Meyrick (1537-)
Elizabeth Meyrick (1542-)
Margaret Meyrick (1545-)


Offspring of Meyrick ap Llewelyn (c1480-1538) and Angharad verch Roland (c1480-)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Richard ap Meyrick (1503-) 1503 Bodorgan, Anglesey, Wales 9999 Wales
Roland ap Meyrick (1505-1565)
William ap Meyrick (c1508-)
Ovain ap Meyrick (c1510-)
John ap Meyrick (c1513-1538) 1513 Wales 1538 Wales Sage verch Griffith (1521-1554)
Edmund ap Meyrick (c1515-)
Reynault ap Meyrick (c1516-)


The name Meyrick is pronounced Mayrick with a long "a" When the family came to the new world, those who went into the south changed the spelling to Myrick.

Meyrick Family Links[]

This person is a member of the Meyrick Family of Bodorgan Manor which has been prominent family of Royal Welsh blood since the 6th Century. The family resided at Bodorgan Manor in Bodorgan, Isle of Anglesey, Wales and a lineal descendants of both the soverign Prince of Wales of the Welsh Royal family and from King Edward I, eldest son, the first Prince of Wales of the English Royal family.