Robert Vaughan of Garthmaelan. Coming of Age Leaflet from 1887.

1887 Eisteddfod Winning Poem by Rhys Cain (Welsh)

Eisteddfod Entry Winning Poem by Rhys Cain about Robert Vaughan’s Coming of Age in 1887 (In Welsh).
Robert Vaughan of Garthmaelan. Coming of Age Presentation from the Villagers of Llanfachreth and the Nannau Estate Workers. Outside Plas Nannau Hall in 1887. Photo © Philip Nanney Williams.

Sir Robert Vaughan of Garthmaelan – Llanfachreth Address and Presentation 1887

We the inhabitants of Llanfachreth Parish and the tenants of the Nannau Estate desire to offer you warmest congratulations, on the attainment of your majority...
Robert Vaughan Obituary from the Prestwood Parish Magazine, 1941.

Sir Robert Vaughan of Garthmaelan – More Obituraries

“He was my greatest friend,” Sir Henry added, “and always tried to do good to everyone. If anyone was in trouble, he would do anything to help...”
Robert Vaughan Obituary by John Caseby.

Sir Robert Vaughan of Garthmaelan – 1941 Obituary by John A. Caseby

Robert Vaughan, Knight of the British Empire, died on January 16th, 1941, at Garthmaelan, Dolgelley, Merioneth. A true democrat with a great heart has passed on to his Father.
Robert Vaughan of Garthmaelan. Obituary Newspaper Clippings from 1941.

Sir Robert Vaughan of Garthmaelan – Obituary from The Cambrian News, 1941

Great Western Railway officials from Chester and other stations arrived by train at Dolgelley on Monday to pay the last tribute of respect to the late Sir Robert Vaughan, K.B.E., Garthmaelan, who was popularly known as “The railwaymen’s friend.”
Robert Vaughan's Coming of Age Festivities in Eldon Square, Dolgellau, 1887. Photo © Philip Nanney Williams.

Sir Robert Vaughan of Garthmaelan – Coming of Age, 1887

The rejoicings were continued at Llanfachreth, in beautiful weather, on Tuesday morning. The servants of the House of Nannau assembled on the lawn to meet Mr. and Mrs. Vaughan, Mr. Robert Vaughan, and the various members of the family.
Painting by Barbara Morrison - Painted in Paris When She Was 21 - Photo Courtesy of Pat Evans.

Edward & Barbara Morrison

Nannau was in a terrible condition when it was bought by Edward A. Morrison III, D.F.C. in the 1960s...
David Shovelling Snow of the Roof of Nannau in February 1963 (Courtesy of Philip Nanney Williams)

Nannau in the Winter of 1963

All Photographs Courtesy of Philip Nanney Williams.

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