Sir Herbert Lloyd, 1st Baronet

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Sir Herbert Lloyd, 1st Baronet (22 July 1720 – 19 August 1769) was a Welsh politician.

He was born in Llanddewibrefi and educated at Jesus College, Oxford. His father, Walter Lloyd of Voelallt, Cardiganshire, was attorney-general for south Wales and was succeeded in that post by Herbert's elder brother, John Lloyd. Herbert Lloyd also trained as a lawyer, and was called to the bar by the Inner Temple in 1742. In 1761 he became MP for Cardigan Boroughs, and in 1763 he was created a baronet. His later years were marked by increasing debt, the loss of his parliamentary seat and poor health. He died en route to Bath; there is no foundation for the tradition that he committed suicide.[1] Although he was married twice, he left no heir.


  1. ^ Phillips, Bethan (2004). "Lloyd, Sir Herbert, first baronet (1720–1769)". Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. Oxford University Press. doi:10.1093/ref:odnb/62906. Retrieved 2015-07-15.  (subscription or UK public library membership required)

Parliament of Great Britain
Preceded by
John Symmons
Member of Parliament for Cardigan
Succeeded by
Pryse Campbell
Baronetage of Great Britain
New creation Baronet
(of Peterwell)