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|Posted: Fri Nov 16, 2007 1:34 am Post subject: Scott Thomas family update
|The lineage of Kristin Scott Thomas, actress, star of Four Weddings and a Funeral and The English Patient, etc, and her links to the Vestey family.
Commander William Scott Thomas, DSC, RN, b at St Asaph, 5 Nov 1903; died at Worthing, Sussex, 1983, married Mary Hilda Bertha Hemelryk, & they had issue:-
(i) Admiral Sir (William) Richard Scott Thomas, KCB (1987) OBE (1984), born 22 March 1932, educated at Downside, sometime Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod, House of Lords; married 1959, Patricia Margaret, dau of Dr John Henry Cullinan (d 1957) of Fressingfield, Suffolk, and has issue 4 sons (Dominic b 1972, Gareth b 1967, George b 1973, Gavin (deceased), and 4 daughters (Victoria b 1970, Emma b 1974, Harriet b 1968, and Jemima b 1970). Admiral Sir Richard Thomas is a brother of:-
(ii) Lieutenant Commander Simon Scott Thomas, Royal Navy pilot who was killed in a flying accident in 1964. He married a Miss Hurlbatt. Their daughters:-
(i) Kristin A. Scott Thomas, OBE, Academy Award-nominated English actress was b. 24 May 1960, at Redruth, Cornwall. She was educated at Cheltenham Ladies' College and St Antony's Leweston School for Girls, in Dorset. Kristin's sister:-
(ii) Serena Harriet Scott Thomas, actress, b Nether Compton, Dorset 21 Sept 1961. Engaged, 7 Mar 1995, to Andrew S. Conrad, son of Mr & Mrs Neville Conrad, of Holland Park, London. (Times 7 Mar 1995).
After the death of Lt-Cdr Scott Thomas, his widow (nee Hurlbatt) married (ii) Commander Simon Idiens, RN (who d circa 1970), having had issue:, a son:-
Matthew Charles Idiens, b. at Sturminster, 1970, who married at Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, May 1996, the Hon Saffron Alexandra Vestey b 1971, 1st dau of the 3rd Baron Vestey, by his 1st wife, Kathryn. They have issue:-
(i) Alfred John S. Idiens, born at Westminster, London, May 1997.