Queen’s heartbreak as closest friend Sir Timothy Colman dies aged 91


THE QUEEN is mourning considered one amongst her closest mates, Sir Timothy Colman – who has died on the age of 91.

Sir Timothy, the husband of the Queen’s first cousin Lady Mary Colman, was a frequent buyer at (*91*) and shut friend of Her Majesty.

Sir Timothy Colman has died on the age of 91
He passed away on September 9 surrounded by his family
He handed away on September 9 surrounded by his household

He handed away on September 9 surrounded by his household, at his house at Bixley Manor, close to Norwich.

His dying comes after Lady Mary handed away at house on January 2 on the age of 88.

Mourning his loss, his household talked about: “He was a fount of data , an infinite impact on a great deal of folks of all ages, who sought his wise counsel.

“He had a love and huge knowledge of the natural world, but, most importantly he loved his family.

“With his late wife Mary, he created the happiest of family homes at Bixley Manor.”

At the time of her dying, Lady Mary’s obituary be taught: “Lady Mary Cecilia died peacefully at house on Saturday 2 January 2021, aged 88.

“Most dearly cherished companion of Sir Timothy Colman KG, adored mom of Sarah, Sabrina, Emma, James and Matthew, grandmother of ten, great-grandmother of sixteen.

“Private family funeral and a Service of Thanksgiving for Mary’s life to be held at a later date.”

Lady Mary married British businessman Sir Timothy Colman in 1951 at merely 19 years earlier.

And The Queen, Queen Mother and Princess Margaret all attended her marriage ceremony ceremony at St Bartholomew-the-Great at (*91*) in London.

Lady Mary and Sir Timothy, of the Colman Mustard household, had 5 youngsters – sons James and Matthew and daughters, Sabrina, Emma and Sarah.

She was a Lady-in-Waiting to Princess Alexandra, was born in 1932 to Captain Michael Bowes Lyon and Elizabeth Margaret Cator.


Captain Bowes-Lyon was one amongst many Queen Mother’s 4 brothers making her first cousin of the Queen.

Sir Timothy served contained in the Royal Navy as a midshipman, then a second lieutenant on HMS Frobsiher and Indefatigable – and he served overseas in Malta and contained in the Mediterranean, together with in Palestine in 1948.

The couple’s early married life was spent in Dorset, with Sir Timothy serving contained in the Royal Navy at Portland.

He then went on to be Lord Lieutenant of Norfolk for bigger than 25 years.

At the age of 32, Sir Timothy launched an attraction to create a faculty in Norwich – and a yr later £1.3m had been raised and the University of East Anglia was then constructed.

The deaths of Sir and Lady Colman observe a very mournful yr for Her Majesty after she misplaced her beloved husband Prince Philip in April.

Lady Mary Colman, a first cousin of the Queen, died in January - and now her husband has also passed away
Lady Mary Colman, a serious cousin of the Queen, died in January – and now her husband has furthermore handed away
Queen Elizabeth attending the wedding of Timothy and Mary in 1951
Queen Elizabeth attending the marriage of Timothy and Mary in 1951Credit: Times Newspapers Ltd

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