Sunday, January 3, 2021

Lady Mary Cecilia Colman (1932-2021), First Cousin of the Queen

 

The Prince of Wales with his first cousin once removed Lady Mary Cecilia Colman, 2002.
Photograph (c) Getty Images/PA Images.

Lady Mary Cecilia Colman died on Saturday, 2 January 2021 at the age of eighty-eight. She was a maternal first cousin of HM The Queen. Born on 30 January 1932, Mary Cecilia Bowes-Lyon was the first child of Captain Michael Bowes-Lyon (1893-1953) and his wife Elizabeth (1899-1959; née Cator). Mary Cecilia was a granddaughter of Claude, 14th Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne, and his wife Nina Cecilia Cavendish-Bentinck. One of Mary Cecilia's paternal aunt's was the Queen Mother. In 1951, Mary Cecilia Bowes-Lyon married Sir Timothy Colman, KG (b.1929). Lady Mary Cecilia Colman is survived by her husband, by her five children, by her ten grandchildren, and by her sixteen great-grandchildren.

The obituary of Lady Mary Cecilia Colman.

May Lady Mary Cecilia Rest in Peace.

1 comment:

  1. She was a godmother of Lady Diana Spencer (1961-1997)

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