VAUGHAN, John (1693-1765), of Derwydd, Carm. and Shenfield, Essex.

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1715-1754, ed. R. Sedgwick, 1970
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21 Nov. 1745 - 1754

Family and Education

b. 1693, 1st surv. s. of Richard Vaughan of Terracoyd, Carm. by his 2nd w. Elizabeth, da. and eventually h. of Sir William Appleton, 5th Bt., of Shenfield, Essex. m. (1) Ellen, da. and coh. of Nicholas Partridge of Doddinghurst, Essex, 1s.; (2) Elizabeth, da. and h. of John Vaughan of Court Derllys, Carm., wid. of Thomas Lloyd of Danyrallt, Carm. and coh. of her uncle, Richard Vaughan of Derwydd. suc. fa. 1728; cos. Anne, Duchess of Bolton, to Golden Grove, Carm. estate 1751.

Offices Held

Chamberlain, Brec., Glam., and Rad. 1745-d.


Vaughan was returned on the interest of the Golden Grove estate, which he inherited in 1751. Succeeding to his predecessor’s office, he voted with the Government for the Hanoverians in 1746, when he was put down as Old Whig. Classed as a government supporter in the next Parliament, he did not stand again. He died 27 Jan. 1765.

Ref Volumes: 1715-1754

Author: Peter D.G. Thomas