MOSTYN family of Talacre, Flintshire

The Mostyns of Talacre descend from Peter (Peyrs, Piers), son of Richard ap Hywel by his wife Catherine, daughter of Thomas Salusbury the elder, of Lleweni (for Peter and Richard ap Hywel see the article on the Mostyn family of Mostyn). The baronetcy in this family was created in 1670, the first baronet being Sir EDWARD MOSTYN. To this family belonged FRANCIS EDWARD MOSTYN (1860 - 1939), fourth son of the 8th baronet, who became vicar apostolic of Wales in 1895, bishop of Menevia in 1898, and from 1921 until his death (25 October 1939) was Roman Catholic archbishop of Cardiff.


Published date: 1959

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