Sir Rhys Llewellyn, 2nd Baronet

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Sir Rhys Llewellyn, 2nd Baronet (9 March 1910-25 April 1978) [1] was a Welsh mining executive, soldier, author[2] and dignitary.

He was born in Aberdare, South Wales, the son of a colliery owner. Educated at Oundle School and Trinity College, Cambridge he was the Managing Director of Graigola Merthyr[3] from 1934 to 1947; Master of the Brecon and Talybont Foxhounds[4] from 1936 to 1940; an officer in the Welsh Guards during World War II;[5] and High Sheriff of Glamorgan from 1950 to 1951.[6]

Baronetage of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Sir David Llewellyn, 1st Baronet
(of Bwllfa)
Succeeded by
Sir Harry Morton Llewellyn, 3rd Baronet


  1. ^ Sir Rhys Llewellyn The Times (London, England), Friday, May 05, 1978; pg. 16; Issue 60293
  2. ^ Open Library
  3. ^ DMM
  4. ^ MFHA Archived 2013-04-23 at
  5. ^ London Gazette 2 August 1945
  6. ^ London Gazette 4 April 1950