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LLOYD , VAUGHAN ( 1736 - 1817 ), general ;

b. at Ffos-y-bleiddiaid (near Ystrad Meurig, Cards. ), 17 Jan. 1736 , youngest son of John Lloyd and his wife Mary ( Phillips , of Pembrokeshire ) — on the family (which afterwards removed to Mabws in Llanrhystud ), see Some family records … of the Lloyds , by Lloyd-Theakston and Davies (indexed). Lloyd joined the artillery ; he was at Minden , 1759 , one of the garrison of Gibraltar in 1779-80 , and with Abercromby in the West Indies , 1795-6 . He was full general , and commander at Woolwich , when he d., 16 Jan. 1817 .

Sources:

  • Cambrian Register , three volumes, 1795–1818 , iii, 525.

Author:

Emeritus Professor Robert Thomas Jenkins, C.B.E., D.Litt., Ll.D., F.S.A., (1881-1969), Bangor

Published date: 1959