Family Group Sheet
Family Group Sheet
NameThomas GRIFFITH JP DL
Birth17 Jul 1786
Death9 Jul 1856
OccupationSurgeon in Chester
EducationStudied surgery in Chester Infirmary and London . Obtained diploma from the Royal College of Surgeons.
FatherThomas GRIFFITH (1756-1786)
Other spousesCatherine BOND
Marriage17 Jun 1830
SpouseElizabeth Mary “Betsy” BOSCAWEN
Birth1791
Death1875
BurialWest Teignmouth
FatherWilliam BOSCAWEN (1752-1811)
MotherCharlotte IBBETSON (1761-1804)
Children
Birth14th August 1835, Lower Bridge Street, Chester
Death30th December 1904, Trevalyn, Rossett, Wales
Notes for Thomas GRIFFITH JP DL
Born after the death of his father. Had 8 stepbrothers and sisters.

The Penpompren property was consequently left in his father’s will to his Uncle Charles Griffith. His other uncles emigrated to South Africa and to Tasmania (Van Diemen’s Land). He was from 1809 surgeon of the Merioneth Militia and with them in Ireland. He practised surgery in Chester fro 1816 until 1836.

Of Trevalyn, Rossett, Denbighshire. High Sherriff of Denbighshire 1849. For full biography see ESJ’s Trevors of Trevalyn. His portrait is with Mark C-J in Liverpool.

Memorial tablet in Gresford Church. His renovation work at Trevalyn Hall is described in Burkes “Seats and Arms” Edition of 1852 Vol 1. No doubt he learnt his trade from Thomas Simon, his stepfather, a surgeon in Holywell.
Notes for Elizabeth Mary “Betsy” BOSCAWEN
Joint heiress of the Trevalyn Estate. Lived at Trevalyn. Her portrait is with Mark C-J and family.
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