Thomas Lyon-Bowes, Lord Glamis

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Thomas Lyon-Bowes, Lord Glamis

Thomas George Lyon-Bowes, Lord Glamis (6 February 1801 – 27 January 1834) was an heir to the Earldom of Strathmore and Kinghorne. He was the only son of Thomas Lyon-Bowes, 11th Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne and Mary Elizabeth Louisa Rodney Carpenter. He is the great grandfather of Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother.

On 21 December 1820, he married Charlotte Grimstead, daughter of Joseph Valentine Grimstead, of Ewood Park and Merry Hall, and Charlotte Jane Sarah Walsh.

They had seven children:[1]

Thomas died at the age of 32 in Honfleur, France; leaving his wife – Lady Glamis – very little money to bring up their four surviving children.[3] His eldest son, Thomas Lyon-Bowes became the heir to the Earldom of Strathmore and Kinghorne.

  • Born: St. Pauls, Walden, Hertfordshire, England
  • Died: Honfleur, Lesieux, Normandy, France


  1. ^ Baron Thomas George Lyon Bowes 1801-1834 in: [retrieved 10 September 2015].
  2. ^ Bibliotheca Cornubiensis
  3. ^ Shawcross, William (2009). Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother. Macmillan. Retrieved 12 December 2013. 

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