_. [Sallie] Cynthia Margaret Thompson, died 31 March, 2020. She was 95.
She was born in 1924, a daughter of Alfred Pyne Ledsham [1887-1957], by his wife the former Sallie Elizabeth Fleck Saint [1890-1924]; she married 1947, John William McWean Thompson, CBE [1920-2013], journalist, sometime editor of the Sunday Telegraph, by whom she had a son, Matthew, and a daughter, Sarah. The son, Matthew John Thompson [born 1954], later Darroch-Thompson, married 18 Nov, 1978, Claire Nicola Darroch, 9th of Gourock [born 23 Dec, 1956].