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Richard Hussey Vivian (1775–1842), a celebrated soldier
1775 Born son of John Vivian
1809/10 John Vivian established his own smelting works at Hafod, north of Swansea, going into partnership with his sons Richard Hussey and John Henry Vivian. Vivian and Sons soon established itself as a major manufacturer of copper.
1828 created a baronet
1841 created a peer as Baron Vivian