Born 21 May 1820, eldest son of Thomas Lloyd of Bronwydd, Cardiganshire, (high sheriff in 1814), and Anne Davies, daughter of John Thomas of Llwydcoed and Llety-mawr, Carmarthenshire. He was educated at Harrow and Christ Church, Oxford. He married, December 1846, Henrietta Mary, daughter of George Reid of Bunker's Hill, Jamaica, and Watlington, Oxon., by Louisa, daughter of Sir Charles Oakeley, bart. In 1840 he joined the 13th Light Dragoons, and later served in Canada with the 82nd Foot, commanding a detachment at Ottawa. He was appointed D.L. for Cardiganshire and Carmarthenshire in 1847 and served as high sheriff for Cardiganshire in 1851, being created a baronet 21 January 1863. Sir Thomas served as Liberal member of parliament for Cardiganshire, 1868-74, and d. in London on 21 July 1877. As the 23rd lord in continuous succession of the barony of Cemais he claimed and exercised the right as a ‘lord marcher’ to appoint annually under his seal the mayor of Newport, Pembrokeshire.
Published date: 1959
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