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Tuesday, December 19, 2006

Lady Harford

Lady Harford, who died 9 December, 2006, aged 99, was the 2nd wife, and widow, of Sir James Dundas Harford, KBE, CMG (1899-1993), British diplomat, sometime Governor & Commander-in-Chief of St Helena. She was the former Lilias Madeleine Campbell, eldest daughter of Maj. Archibald Campbell, and married Sir James, a widower, in 1937, by whom she had 2 daughters. Her husband's previous wife (whom he married 14 Mar 1932) was Countess Thelma Alberta Louisa Evelyne Mextá, who had died in 1934. She was widowed, 26 Nov, 1993. The funeral takes place at Holy Trinity Church, Westcott, near Dorking, 5 January, 2007.

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