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Rowland Fothergill

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Rowland Fothergill (1794-1871)

Son of Richard Fothergill

1846 After a costly lawsuit, the whole of Aberdare Ironworks were put to auction; Rowland Fothergill acquired them and with his able management soon amassed considerable riches, and retired to Hensol Castle, near Cowbridge.

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