Saturday, June 26, 2021

Lady Tailyour 1919-2021

 Lady Tailyour, who died 19 June, 2021, aged 102, was the widow of General Sir Norman Tailyour, KCB, DSO [1914-79], and a scion of the Colvile landed gentry family.

She was born Juliet Felicia Colvile, 9 March, 1919, third daughter of Kenneth Newton Colvile [1884-1956], and his wife the former Kathleen Ire Sells, daughter of Arthur Sells, of Bombaym India.

She married firstly, 12 Oct 1940, James Anthony Greig [who died 1967], son of Stuart Douglas Greig, of Caterham, Surrey; married 2ndly, 1973, as his second wife, General Sir Norman Tailyour, KCB, DSO, who died in 1979.

Lady Tailyour leaves three children from her first marriage, two sons, Philip [born 1943], and Anthony [born 1957], and a daughter Angela [born 1947].

A Funeral Service will be held on 13 July, 2921, at St Gregory and St Martin’s Church, Wye. 


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