Christine McRae Sinclair1

F, #109111, b. 24 September 1895, d. 22 May 1972
Last Edited=8 Apr 2009
Christine, Viscountess Churchill (centre)
With her baby daughter Sarah, 1931 2
     Christine McRae Sinclair was born on 24 September 1895.1 She was the daughter of William Sinclair.1 She married, firstly, Major Victor Albert Francis Charles Spencer, 1st Viscount Churchill, son of Francis George Spencer, 2nd Baron Churchill of Whichwood and Lady Jane Conyngham, on 29 August 1927 at St. Columba's Church, Pont Street, London, EnglandG.3 She married, secondly, Lt.-Col. Ralph Heyward Isham, son of Henry Heyward Isham, on 12 June 1937.1 She and Lt.-Col. Ralph Heyward Isham were divorced in 1938.1 She married, thirdly, Sir Lancelot Oliphant, son of Arthur Craigie Oliphant and Agnes Mary Horton, on 6 November 1939.1 She died on 22 May 1972 at age 76.1
     After her marriage, Christine McRae Sinclair was styled as Viscountess Churchill of Whichwood on 29 August 1927.1 From 29 August 1927, her married name became Spencer. From 12 June 1937, her married name became Isham.1 From 6 November 1939, her married name became Oliphant.1 She was awarded the Order of Leopold of Belgium.1

Citations

  1. [S8] BP1999 volume 1, page 573. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]
  2. [S300] Michael Rhodes, "re: Ernest Fawbert Collection," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 8 February. Hereinafter cited as "re: Ernest Fawbert Collection."
  3. [S2] Peter W. Hammond, editor, The Complete Peerage or a History of the House of Lords and All its Members From the Earliest Times, Volume XIV: Addenda & Corrigenda (Stroud, Gloucestershire, U.K.: Sutton Publishing, 1998), page 176. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage, Volume XIV.

Lt.-Col. Ralph Heyward Isham1

M, #109112, d. 13 June 1955
Last Edited=6 Jan 2009
     Lt.-Col. Ralph Heyward Isham was the son of Henry Heyward Isham.1 He married Christine McRae Sinclair, daughter of William Sinclair, on 12 June 1937.1 He and Christine McRae Sinclair were divorced in 1938.1 He died on 13 June 1955.1
     He was appointed Commander, Order of the British Empire (C.B.E.)1

Citations

  1. [S8] BP1999 volume 1, page 573. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]

Henry Heyward Isham1

M, #109113
Last Edited=27 May 2002

Child of Henry Heyward Isham

Citations

  1. [S8] BP1999 volume 1, page 573. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]

Sir Lancelot Oliphant1

M, #109114, b. 8 October 1881, d. 2 October 1965
Last Edited=8 Apr 2009
     Sir Lancelot Oliphant was born on 8 October 1881.2 He was the son of Arthur Craigie Oliphant and Agnes Mary Horton.3 He married Christine McRae Sinclair, daughter of William Sinclair, on 6 November 1939.1 He died on 2 October 1965 at age 83, without issue.2
     He was Acting 3rd Secretary at Constantinople in 1905.2 He was Acting 3rd Secretary at Teheran in 1909.2 He was Assistant Clerk, Foreign Office in 1916.2 In 1920 Acting Assistant Secretary.2 He was Acting Assistant Under-Secretary in 1928.2 He was appointed Companion, Order of the Bath (C.B.) in 1929.2 He held the office of Assistant Under-Secretary, Foreign Office between 1929 and 1936.2 He was appointed Knight Commander, Order of St. Michael and St. George (K.C.M.G.) in 1931.2 He held the office of Ambassador Extraordinary to Belgium in 1939.2 He held the office of Deputy Under–Secretary, Foreign Office in 1939.2 He held the office of Minister Plenipotentiary to Luxemburg in 1939.2 He was he was interred in Germany between 2 June 1940 and 27 September 1941.2

Citations

  1. [S8] BP1999 volume 1, page 573. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]
  2. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 2998. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  3. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

William Sinclair1

M, #109115
Last Edited=8 Apr 2009

Child of William Sinclair

Citations

  1. [S8] BP1999 volume 1, page 573. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]


Victor George Spencer Spencer, 3rd Viscount Churchill1

M, #109116, b. 31 July 1934
Last Edited=14 Feb 2011
     Victor George Spencer Spencer, 3rd Viscount Churchill was born on 31 July 1934 posthumously.2 He is the son of Major Victor Albert Francis Charles Spencer, 1st Viscount Churchill and Christine McRae Sinclair.1
     He was educated at Eton College, Windsor, Berkshire, EnglandG.2 He did his National Service as a Lieutenant in the Scots Guards between 1953 and 1955.2 He graduated from New College, Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, EnglandG, in 1958 with a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)2 He was an investment manager with Morgan Grenfell between 1958 and 1974.2 He graduated from New College, Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, EnglandG, in 1966 with a Master of Arts (M.A.)2 He succeeded as the 5th Baron Churchill of Whichwood, co. Oxford [U.K., 1815] on 21 December 1973.2 He succeeded as the 3rd Viscount Churchill [U.K., 1902] on 21 December 1973.2 He was an investment manager with the Charities Official Investment Fund between 1974 and 1995.3 He was an investment manager with the Central Board of Finance, Church of England between 1974 and 1999.3

Citations

  1. [S8] BP1999 volume 1, page 573. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]
  2. [S8] BP1999. [S8]
  3. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 786. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Lady Sarah Faith Georgina Spencer1

F, #109117, b. 5 June 1931, d. 11 October 2015
Last Edited=25 Oct 2015
     Lady Sarah Faith Georgina Spencer was born on 5 June 1931.1 She was the daughter of Major Victor Albert Francis Charles Spencer, 1st Viscount Churchill and Christine McRae Sinclair.1 She married Richard John Palmer, son of Reginald Howard Reed Palmer and Lena Florence Cobham, on 17 December 1951.1 She died on 11 October 2015 at age 84.2
     She was appointed Member, Order of the British Empire (M.B.E.)1 From 17 December 1951, her married name became Palmer. She lived in 1999 at Queen's Anne Mead, Swallowfield, Berkshire, EnglandG.1

Children of Lady Sarah Faith Georgina Spencer and Richard John Palmer

Citations

  1. [S8] BP1999 volume 1, page 573. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]
  2. [S466] Notices, The Telegraph, London, UK. Hereinafter cited as The Telegraph.

Richard John Palmer1

M, #109118, b. 5 November 1926, d. 2008
Last Edited=17 Jan 2013
     Richard John Palmer was born on 5 November 1926.2 He was the son of Reginald Howard Reed Palmer and Lena Florence Cobham.3 He married Lady Sarah Faith Georgina Spencer, daughter of Major Victor Albert Francis Charles Spencer, 1st Viscount Churchill and Christine McRae Sinclair, on 17 December 1951.1 He died in 2008.4
     He was educated at Eton College, Windsor, Berkshire, England.2 He gained the rank of Lieutenant between 1944 and 1948 in the Grenadier Guards.2 He was director of Huntley & Palmers.2 He was director of the Association of Biscuit Manufacturers.2 He held the office of Deputy Lieutenant (D.L.)1 He was director of Huntley, Boorne & Stevens.2 He was deputy chairman of the Great Western Railway Group Public Limited Company.2 He was chairman of Thames Valley Broadcasting Public Limited Company.2 He held the office of Justice of the Peace (J.P.) for Reading in 1960.1,2 He was joint Master of Fox Hounds (M.F.H.) of the South Berkshire Hunts in 1964.2 He held the office of High Sheriff of Berkshire between 1979 and 1980.2 He lived at Queen Anne's Mead, Swallowfield, Workingham, Berkshire, England.2

Children of Richard John Palmer and Lady Sarah Faith Georgina Spencer

Citations

  1. [S8] BP1999 volume 1, page 573. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]
  2. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3050. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  3. [S37] BP2003. [S37]
  4. [S3621] Jane Palmer, "re: Palmer family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger LUNDY (101053), 18 February 2009. Hereinafter cited as "re: Plamer family."

David Charles Palmer1

M, #109119, b. 3 May 1955
Last Edited=7 Jan 2010
     David Charles Palmer was born on 3 May 1955.1 He is the son of Richard John Palmer and Lady Sarah Faith Georgina Spencer.1 He married Lucy Belinda Drury-Lowe, daughter of Captain Patrick John Boteler Drury-Lowe and Belinda Mary Earle, in 1989.1
     He was educated at Eton College, Windsor, Berkshire, EnglandG.1

Citations

  1. [S8] BP1999 volume 1, page 573. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]

Lucy Belinda Drury-Lowe1

F, #109120, b. 1961
Last Edited=7 Jan 2010
     Lucy Belinda Drury-Lowe was born in 1961.2 She is the daughter of Captain Patrick John Boteler Drury-Lowe and Belinda Mary Earle.1,3 She married David Charles Palmer, son of Richard John Palmer and Lady Sarah Faith Georgina Spencer, in 1989.1
     From 1989, her married name became Churchill.

Citations

  1. [S8] BP1999 volume 1, page 573. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]
  2. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 1264. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  3. [S37] BP2003. [S37]