Friday, October 20, 2006

Hon. Lady Mayall (1914-2006)

The Hon Lady Mayall, who died 26 September, 2006, was the 2nd wife, and widow, of Sir (Alexander) Lees Mayall, KCVO, KCMG (b. 14 Sept, 1915; d. 27 Dec, 1992), sometime Ambassador to Venezuela and vice-marshal of the diplomatic corps. She was born the Hon Mary Hermione Ormsby-Gore, in 1914, a daughter of the 4th Baron Harlech, KG, GCMG, PC (1885-1964), by his wife, the former Lady Beatrice Gascoyne-Cecil, daughter of the 4th Marquess of Salisbury. She married 1stly, 1936 (div. 1946), Capt. Robin Francis Campbell, CBE, DSO, who died in 1985, only son of the Rt Hon Sir Ronald Hugh Campbell, GCMG; married 2ndly, 1947, Sir Alexander Lees Mayall. She leaves issue from both marriages. The funeral took place 6 Oct, 2006.

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