_. Sarah Phillips, who died 16 December, 2019, was a scion of the Palmer-Tomkinson family, descended from the Palmer baronets. She was a third cousin several times removed of the Queen through her descent from the Abel Smith landed gentry family.
She was born in 1949, a daughter of James Algernon Palmer-Tomkinson [1915-1952], by his wife the former Doris Friedrich [1919-1997]; married 1975, Michael L.E. [Micko] Phillips, by whom she had issue, two sons, Patrick and David and a daughter, Rebecca.
Sarah's brother, Charles, a close friend of the Prince of Wales, is father of Santa Sebag-Montefiore and the late socialite Tara Palmer-Tomkinson.