Thursday, March 09, 2023

Simon John Elliot 1940-2023

 Simon Elliot, who died 6 March, 2023, aged 82, was a brother-in-law of Queen Camilla.

Simon John Elliot was born in Hertforshire in 1940, a son of Air Chief Marshal Sir William Elliot, GCVO, KCB, KBE, DFC (1896-1971), of Stourpaine House, Dorset, and his wife the former Elizabeth Rosemary Alice Chancellor (1906-1971), scion of that landed family, and was a cousin of the actress Anna Chancellor.

He married 27 April, 1972, Sonia Annabel Shand (born 2 Feb, 1949), second daughter of Maj. Bruce Middleton Hope Shand, MC (1917-2006), and his wife the Hon Rosalind Maud Cubitt (1921-1994), daughter of the 3rd Baron Ashcombe (1899-1962).

He is survived by his wife and issue, a son, Benjamin William Elliot (born 1975), married to Mary-Clare Winwood, daughter of Steve Winwood, the musician and songwriter; and two daughters, Alice Rosalind (born 1977), and Catherine Camilla (born 1981).


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