Friday, August 30, 2013
Hon Susan Elizabeth Foster 1935-2013
_.The Hon Susan Elizabeth Foster (nee Bridgeman), who died 26 August, 2013, aged 77, served as 'Lady in Waiting' to Lady May Abel Smith, wife of the Governor of Queensland 1958-60, and was a scion of the Viscounts Bridgeman (Peerage of the UK,, cr 1929). She was born 19 Oct, 1935, second daughter of Robert Clive Bridgeman, 2nd Viscount Bridgeman, KBE (1896-1982), by his wife the former Hon Mary Kathleen Lane Fox, dau of the 1st & last Baron Bingley; married 1 Aug, 1962, David Kenneth Dudley Foster, by whom she had issue, three sons. Lady May Abel Smith, was wife of Sir Henry Abel Smith, and a daughter of the Earl of Athlone, brother of Queen Mary, and a 1st cousin of King George VI, &c. Funeral at St Peter's RC Church, Ludlow, Shropshire, Friday 6 Sept.