The Vaughan Vault
Originally built to hold six graves, the vault holds just four.
The Inscription on the Vault
HERE LIE THE REMAINS OF SIR ROBERT WILLIAMES VAUGHAN OF NANNAU BART WHO DIED APRIL XXII MDCCCXLIII (1843) AGED LXXV (75) AND OF DAME ANNA MARIA VAUGHAN OF NANNAU WHO DIED MAY XXX MDCCCLVIII (1859) AGED LXXXI (81)… SIR ROBERT WILLIAMES VAUGHAN BART DIED XXIX APRIL MDCCCLIX (1859) AGED LV (55). DAME FRANCES MARGARET HIS WIFE DIED XVI SEPTEMBER MDCCCLVIII (1858) AGED XLVII (47)
“ASGRE LAN DIOGEL EI PHERCHEN”
The Nannau Motto Meaning “A GOOD CONSCIENCE IS THE BEST SHIELD”
The Vaughan Family Plot
John Vaughan (1829-1900), his wife Eleanor Anne and their daughter Eleanor Vaughan (née Enthoven) of Dolrhyd (1863-1944). Also, P.H. Enthoven, Colonel RA, husband of Eleanor (d.1944).
Major General John Vaughan (1871-1956) and his widow Louisa Evelyn.
C.H.V. Vaughan (1905-1976), his wife Mary (1911-1996)
and their daughter Patricia (1941-1999).
Sir Robert Vaughan KBE (1866-1941)
and his wife Lady Patricia Stewart Vaughan (d.1941).
David Spencer Muirhead (1933-1977),
dearly loved husband of Susan Katharine Vaughan Muirhead of Nannau
Ian Hewitt Davies (1931-2002)
Beloved & loving husband of Molly Cecilia Vaughan Davies
Another daughter of John Vaughan, Mary Patricia Vaughan, is buried in Llanelltyd.
Also buried in Llanelltyd is another owner of Plas Nannau Hall, Edward Morrison and his wife Barbara.