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Thursday, February 28, 2013

Elizabeth, Lady Campbell (Lizbeth Webb) 1926-2013

The actress Elizabeth, Lady Campbell, who died 17 January, 2013, aged 86, was better known as Lizbeth Webb, one of the stars of British musical theatre. She was the wife of Col Sir Guy Theophilus Halswell Campbell, 5th Baronet, OBE, MC (Bt, UK, cr 1815).

She was born 30 January, 1926, as Elizabeth Sandra Holton, daughter of Frederick Holton, of Tilehurst, near Reading, by his wife Ethel. She was briefly engaged to Peter Sellers, and married 1stly, D.H Parker, a RAF pilot, from whom she was divorced; married 2ndly, 17 Aug, 1956, Col Sir Guy Campbell, Bt, who died in 1993. She leaves two sons from her second marriage, Sir Lachlan Campbell, 6th Baronet (b 9 Oct 1958), an artist and illustrator, and Rory Campbell (b 1961), the actor and opera singer.

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