Annabel Astor, Viscountess Astor

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Annabel Astor
Born 1948 (age 67–68)
Woolwich, London, England
Known for Mother of Samantha Cameron, wife of Prime Minister David Cameron
Spouse(s) Sir Reginald Sheffield, 8th Baronet
William, Viscount Astor
Children Samantha Gwendoline Sheffield
Emily Julia Sheffield
Flora Katherina Astor
William Waldorf Astor IV
James Jacob Astor
Parent(s) Timothy Angus Jones
Patricia David Pandora Clifford

Annabel Lucy Veronica Jones, Viscountess Astor (born 1948 in Woolwich, London) is an English businesswoman and socialite who is the CEO of OKA, a home furnishings design company.[1] Prior to joining OKA, she was the owner and designer of the Annabel Jones jewellery business in London.

Her daughter Samantha is married to British Prime Minister and Conservative Party leader David Cameron.


She is the daughter of Timothy Angus Jones and his wife Patricia David Pandora Clifford. She was educated at Lycée Français de Londres. Her mother was married secondly in 1961 to Hon. Michael Langhorne Astor, based in London. Her paternal grandparents were Sir Roderick Jones, the Chairman of Reuters, and the novelist Enid Bagnold. Her mother Patricia was the daughter of Hon. Sir Bede Edmund Hugh Clifford, GCMG CB (son of William Hugh Clifford, 10th Baron Clifford of Chudleigh, a descendant of King Charles II of England) by his wife Alice Devin Gundry.


  1. Sir Reginald Sheffield, 8th Baronet; two daughters (including Samantha Cameron, wife of British Prime Minister and Conservative leader David Cameron)
  2. William Waldorf Astor III (nephew of her stepfather Michael Langhorne Astor); one daughter and two sons

Titles & Styles[edit]

1948-1969: Ms Annabel Jones 1969-1974: Mrs Reginald Sheffield 1974-1976: Mrs Annabel Sheffield 1976-present: The Rt. Hon. Annabel Astor, Viscountess Astor


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