Elizabeth Clyde

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Lady Elizabeth Clyde
Born Elizabeth Wellesley
(1918-12-26) 26 December 1918 (age 98)
Spouse(s) Thomas Clyde (1939 – div. 1960)
Children Jeremy Clyde
Robin Clyde
William Jonathan Ckyde
Parent(s) Gerald Wellesley, 7th Duke of Wellington
Dorothy Violet Ashton

Lady Elizabeth Clyde (born 26 December 1918) is an English socialite. She is the daughter of Gerald Wellesley, 7th Duke of Wellington, and Dorothy Violet Ashton, and is thus a great-great-granddaughter of Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington.[citation needed]

She married Major Thomas Clyde of the Royal Horse Guards, son of William Pancoast Clyde, on 18 November 1939. The family lived at Dorney, Buckinghamshire. The marriage ended in divorce in 1960. She retired to Bramley, Hampshire.[1]

Her children are:

  • Jeremy Clyde (born 22 March 1941), actor
  • Robin Clyde (19 April 1943 – 13 February 1950)
  • William Jonathan Clyde (born 27 May 1948).


  1. ^ Life Magazine, 30 March 1953, p. 122 [1]