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One of the leading families in Holyhead’s political and cultural life in the nineteenth century were the Stanleys from nearby Penrhos, who in the previous century had married into the local Owen family. This is the story of their last heiress, Margaret Owen.

Gareth Huws sat down with Ports, Past and Present and shared the story of Margaret, Lady Stanley (neé Owen), the last heiress of the Owen family, an old local dynasty who by the mid-eighteenth century had lost much of their political influence and material wealth.

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