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1 Last of the Vaughans of Golden Grove. Dying without legitimate issue, he left his estates to his friend John Campbell of Stackpole, 1st Baron Cawdor.
2 M.P. for the County, 1784-90.
3 M.P. for the County, 1790-3; succeeded his mother as 3rd Baron Dynevor in 1793.
4 M.P. for the County, 1784-96, 1796-1803.
5 Sir William Mansel (1766-1829), 10th Baronet.
6 Sir William Paxton (1744-1831), who bought Middleton Hall, a Carmarthenshire estate. Defeated by Sir James Hamlyn Williams in the county election of 1802; M.P. for Carmarthen 1803-6 and for the County 1806-7.
7 Sir James Hamlyn, 1st Bt. (1735-1811), of Edwinsford; M.P. for the County 1793-1802; created baronet 1795; married Arabella Williams, heiress of Edwinsford. Sir James Hamlyn Williams, 2nd Bt. (1765-1829), of Edwinsford, took his mother's surname. M.P. for the County 1802-6 after enormous expense on his election.
8 A younger son of the 1st Marquess of Hertford. M.P. for the County (1807-20).
9 Subsequently bishop of Rochester 1793-1802, and of St. Asaph 1802 until his death, a controversial figure.
10 Fifth son of John, 3rd Earl of Bute; bishop of St. Davids 1793-1800, archbishop of Armagh 1800 until his death from accidental poisoning.
11 Fourth son of John, 3rd Duke of Atholl. Best known for improvements he suggested for the semaphore system in wartime.
12 Married Barbara, daughter of Abel Gower of Glandoran, Cilgerran. She outlived him, and died 14 June 1840, aged 90.
13 Youngest son of Admiral David Edwardes of Rhydygors, Carmarthen, and later rector of Gileston, Glamorgan. He married secondly Margaret, daughter of the Rev. William Willis of Gileston; their daughter Elizabeth married John Johnes of Dolaucothi.
14 Younger son of John Adams of Whitland Abbey; served in the Peninsular War and died (1809) in Spain.

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