Grant of Monymusk

Lady Priscilla Jean Fortescue Grant of Monymusk

Rush ID: 6059

Details

Born:
25 January 1915
Died:
11 March 1978
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Female
Ethnicity:
Unknown
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Public relations consultant
Election occupation:
Company director
Parentage:
Brigadier Alan Fortescue Thomson
Notes:
Best known under her second married name Lady Tweedsmuir. Held further ministerial offices after elevation to Peerage.
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Non-Cabinet minister
Who's Who volume:
4

References

Rush ID:
6059
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q7245582
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. BUCHAN, Priscilla (1915-1978) **
  2. GRANT OF MONYMUSK, Lady (1915-1978)
  3. THOMSON, Priscilla (1915-1978) **
  4. TWEEDSMUIR, Lady (1915-1978) **

Alternative names

  1. Priscilla (Priscilla Jean Fortescue) Thomson (née)

    1915 - 1934

    unmarried surname

  2. Lady Tweedsmuir (married surname)

    1948 - 1970

    title arising from second husband's peerage, used until life peerage under similar name 1970

  3. Priscilla (Priscilla Jean Fortescue) Buchan (married surname)

    1948 - 1970

    second married surname

Peerages

  1. Baroness Tweedsmuir of Belhevie

    Life

    1970

Constituencies

  1. Aberdeen South

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1946*
    Date of election: 26 November 1946
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1966
    Date of exit: 31 March 1966
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: None

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Aberdeen North

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1945
    Date of election: 1945-07-05 00:00:00 UTC
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative

Ministerial offices

  1. Under-Secretary of State 1962-1964

    Scottish Office

Marriages

  1. Grant of Monymusk, Sir Arthur Lindsay

    Year: 1934

    Notes: 2 daughters

  2. Tweedsmuir, Baron

    Year: 1948

    Notes: 1 daughter

Relationships

  1. Related by marriage to John Buchan

Parties

  1. Conservative Party member

Clubs

  1. International Sportsmens' Club