Tuesday, 5 January 2021

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

ICYMI:   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 Lord Michael Bowes-Lyon (1893-1953) and his wife Lady 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.

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