Monday, July 14, 2014

Death of Joan, Baroness Clydesmuir, widow of the 2nd Baron

_. Joan Baroness Clydesmuir, who died 9 July, 2014, at Whim Hall, Lamancha, was the widow of the 2nd Baron Clydesmuir, KT, CB, MBE (1917-96) (Peerage of the Uk, cr 1948).

She was the former Joan Marguerita Booth, 1st daughter of Lieutenant-Col Ernest Brabazon Booth, DSO, of Darver Castle, co Louth, and married the then Ronald John Bilsland Colville, 10 Apr, 1946. Her husband succeeded his father as 2nd Baron Clydesmuir, 31 Oct, 1954, and died 2 Oct, 1996.

Lady Clydesmuir leaves issue, 2 sons. The elder son, David (b 8 Apr, 1949) os 3rd holder of the peerage.

A Thanksgiving Service will be held at Biggar Kirk, Friday 18 July, 2014.


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