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Elwes

Elwes is a surname, and may refer to:

  • Sir Gervase Elwes, 1st Baronet (1628-1706)
    • Gervase Elwes, junior(c 1657 - c 1687) politician
  • Elwes baronets, 1-4, 1660-1787
  • John Elwes (politician) (1714–1789), grandson of Sir Gervase, though born Meggot
  • Henry John Elwes (1846–1922) botanist and plant-collector
  • Robert Elwes (British Army officer) (1856–1881)
  • Gervase Elwes (1866–1921) singer
    • Simon Elwes (1902–1975) artist
      • Dominick Elwes (1931–1975) artist
        • Cassian Elwes (1959– )
        • Damian Elwes (1960– )
        • Cary Elwes (1962– )
  • Polly Elwes, television reporter and presenter
  • Luke Elwes, artist (1961- )
  • Columba Cary-Elwes (1903–1994) Benedictine monk
  • John Elwes (tenor) (1946– ), singer

Several of these, including Gervase Elwes, were of the Cary-Elwes branch of the family, but used plain "Elwes"