She was Grace Jenkins, daughter of Cunningham Jenkins, of Glasgow, and married George Thomson (b 16 Jan 1921) in 1948. Her husband was Lab MP for E Dundee, 1952-72, Minister of State and the Foreign Office under Harold Wilson; Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, 1966-67, and again 1969-70, Sec of State for Commonwealth Affairs, 1967-68, Minister without portfolio, 1968-69; PC (1966); cr a lifer as Baron Thomson of Monifieth, 1977; appointed a Knight of the Order of the Thistle (1981); he died 3 Oct, 2008.
Lady Thomson leaves 2 daughters, Caroline and Ailsa.
Funeral at St Mary's, Putney, 5 Sept, 2014.
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