John Frederick Campbell, 1st Earl Cawdor of Castlemartin, was born 8 November 1790 in United Kingdom to John Campbell, 1st Baron Cawdor (c1753-1821) and Isabella Caroline Howard (1771-1848) and died 7 November 1860 in Stackpole Court, Stackpole Estate, Pembrokeshire, Wales, United Kingdom of unspecified causes. He married Elizabeth Thynne (1795-1866) 5 September 1816 in Grosvenor Square, Greater London, England, United Kingdom. Notable ancestors include Charlemagne (747-814), Henry II of England (1133-1189), William I of England (1027-1087), Hugh Capet (c940-996), Alfred the Great (849-899), Robert I of Scotland (1274-1329). Ancestors are from the United Kingdom, France, Belgium, Spain, Germany, England, Russia, Ukraine, Portugal, Israel, Hungary, Ireland, the Netherlands, Belarus, Italy, the Czech Republic, Switzerland, Scotland, Turkey, the Byzantine Empire, Sweden, Canaan.

John Frederick Campbell, 1st Earl Cawdor was a British earl and MP.

He was born the son of John Campbell, 1st Baron Cawdor and Lady Caroline Howard and educated at Eton and Christ Church, Oxford, graduating BA in 1912. In 1827 he became Viscount Emlyn of Emlyn and Earl Cawdor of Castlemartin in the county of Pembroke.

In June 1812 he was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society.[1]

He was MP for Carmarthen from 1813 to 1821 and Lord Lieutenant of Carmarthenshire from 1817 to 1860. He died on his family estate at Stackpole, Pembrokeshire.


Offspring of John Frederick Campbell, 1st Earl Cawdor of Castlemartin and Elizabeth Thynne (1795-1866)
Name Birth Death Joined with
John F. V. Campbell, 2nd Earl of Cawdor (1817-1898) 11 June 1817 Grosvenor Square, Greater London, England, United Kingdom 29 March 1898 Stackpole Court, Pembrokeshire, Wales, United Kingdom Sarah Mary Compton-Cavendish (1813-1881)

Emily Caroline Campbell (1819-1911)
Georgiana Isabel Campbell (1820-1884) 1 May 1820 3 December 1884 John Balfour (1811-1895)

Elizabeth Lucy Campbell (1822-1898)
Mary Louisa Campbell (1825-1916)
Archibald George Campbell (1827-1902)
William Henry Campbell (1829-1830)
Blanche Charlotte Campbell (1831-1831)
Adelaide Campbell (1832-1833)
Henry Walter Campbell (1835-1910)

Elizabeth's wedding was reported thus in the Perthshire Advertiser of 7 July 1842, page 4[2]:

At St George's, Hanover Square, London, on the 28th ultimo, the Earl of Desart, to Lady Elizabeth Campbell, third daughter of the Earl of Cawdor.


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Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
George Campbell
Member of Parliament for Carmarthen
Succeeded by
John Jones
Honorary titles
Preceded by
The Lord Dynevor
Lord Lieutenant of Carmarthenshire
Succeeded by
The Earl Cawdor
Peerage of the United Kingdom
New creation Earl Cawdor
Succeeded by
John Frederick Campbell
Peerage of Great Britain
Preceded by
John Campbell
Baron Cawdor
Succeeded by
John Frederick Campbell

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