Law and Order
PC William Morris Vaughan
William Vaughan was born in Presteigne in 1857, the son of Thomas Vaughan, a mason, and his wife Jane. He went into his father's trade of stonemasonry and worked in Presteigne where he settled with his wife Elizabeth. The first four of their children were born and baptised in the local church. In 1881 William decided to enter the Radnorshire Constabulary and became Police Constable 14.
By 1891 he was based initially at Llanbister station:
In November 1891 PC Vaughan was transferred to Llandrindod Wells, as shown in the daily return of constables for December 1891. In 1893 he was transferred to Boughrood. He died on 4th April 1905 while still a serving constable.
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