The Four Daughters of Colonel John Anstruther Thomson


Of the first marriage - to Caroline Gray (1852)

Clementina Caroline Anstruther Thomson - d. 1921

Relationship with Violet Paget (writer - Vernon Lee)

Rosia Mary Anstruther Thomson - She married firstly (1892) Colonel David Bryce Burn of the 18th Hussars (d.1915).

She married secondly (1920) Edward Chapman Clayton of Cottesmore, Oakham. (d. 1935). She died in 1956.

Olivia Beatrice Louisa Anstruther Thomson - She married (1895) Francis William Blackburne (d. 1921) of Tankardsdown, Slane, Co. Meath, Ireland.

She died in 1941. There were children of the marriage.

Of the second marriage - to Isabel Bruce (1891)

Rachel Jean Anstruther Thomson - She married (1923) Michael Willoughby Gordon-Cumming, youngest son of William Gordon-Cumming. The marriage was dissolved in 1943. They had no children.

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