Graves at St Mary’s churchyard, Conwy

Graves at St Mary’s churchyard, Conwy

Use the map below to find the interesting graves we’ve selected outside St Mary’s Church. Press the person’s name for details about them.

When you go to look at the graves, please take care and remember that the ground at churchyards can be uneven.

Our information about the grave associated with William Wordsworth’s poem We Are Seven is available here, including an audio reading.

With thanks to Prof Gerwyn Wiliams, of Bangor University's School of Welsh, Ray Castle and Rev Peter Jones, and to Llew Groom of Aberconwy Historical Society

Where is this HiPoint?

  1. Hephzibah Williams (d.1824) – lived in Plas Mawr, the grand Tudor town house
  2. Hugh Griffith (d.1865) – missing and wrongly presumed dead
  3. Richard Edwards (d.1806) – Conwy ferry disaster victim
  4. Table grave of Jones family (c.1847) – commemorates five babies
  5. Thomas Foulkes (d.1847) – Battle of Waterloo veteran
  6. John Jones (d.1865) – ship’s captain, pub landlord and Colwyn station master
  7. Griffith Owen (d.1860) – seaman on ship which defeated France’s flagship at Trafalgar
  8. Abraham Mills (d. 1828) – geologist who wrote a science paper on the disovery of Irish gold
  9. Thomas Roberts (d.1856) – poet, headmaster and pub landlord
  10. Elizabeth Holland (d.1850) – three poets wrote poems of tribute for her

Locations of interesting graves in Conwy cemetery