The Queen is grieving among her closest good friends Sir Timothy Colman after he passed away in the house aged 91.
The previous Royal Navy officer was a scion of the Colman’s mustard household from Norfolk and a regular visitor at the Sandringham estate with his spouse Mary, who passed away in January aged 88 and was the Queen’s cousin.
Sir Timothy broke the world record for speed cruising 7 years in a row, checked out Antarctica and the Falkland Islands in the 1960s and served on the boards of Reckitt and Colman, Whitbread and Anglia Tv Group.
He fulfilled Mary– who was the older child of Michael Bowes-Lyon, the Queen Mom’s sibling– while on leave from the militaries in 1948, and they were privately engaged for 2 years prior to weding in 1951 in London.
The Queen and among her closest good friends Sir Timothy Colman going to Norfolk and Norwich Medical Facility in February 2004
Queen Elizabeth II hosts a garden celebration at Sandringham Home in Norfolk with her pal Sir Timothy Colman in July 2002
Sir Timothy, who had 5 kids– Sarah, Sabrina, Emma, James and Matthew– was likewise a director of Eastern Counties Newspapers (now Archant), and important in the structure of the University of East Anglia in the 1960s.
The business owner, who passed away at his house at Bixley Manor last Thursday, was likewise a biologist, Knight of the Garter and popular in his house county– being explained in an Eastern Daily Press obituary as ‘among Norfolk’s children’.
He was an eager sailor who dealt with Rod McAlpine-Downie to develop and construct the catamarans Crossbow I and II. They made it to 26.3 knots in 1972 prior to reaching 36 knots in 1980– a record that lasted up until 1986.
Born in the Norfolk town of Henstead on September 19, 1929, Sir Timothy was the kid of Geoffrey Colman and Lettice Adeane– and the great-grandson of Jeremiah James Colman, who was the developer of Colman’s Mustard.
In 1951, Sir Timothy Colman wed Mary, who was the older child of Michael Bowes-Lyon– the Queen Mom’s sibling
Sir Timothy fulfilled Mary (above, together)– the child of Michael Bowes-Lyon– while on leave from the militaries in 1948
Sir Timothy’s daddy passed away when he was simply 6 years of ages in 1935, so his mom brought him up him in addition to his 2 bros and 2 sis– David, Juliet, Penelope and Russell.
David remained in the second King’s Royal Rifle Corps throughout the 2nd World War and was eliminated at El Alamein in Egypt in November 1942 aged 21, which was the very same age that Russell passed away in a train mishap in 1958.
Sir Timothy participated in Heatherdown Preparatory School in Berkshire prior to signing up with the Royal Naval College in Dartmouth aged 13. He acted as a midshipman, then a 2nd lieutenant on HMS Frobisher and Indefatigable.
He likewise served in Malta and the Mediterranean, consisting of in Palestine in 1948– and while on leave that year he fulfilled his fiancÃ©e Mary Bowes-Lyon, the child of Michael Bowes-Lyon and Elizabeth Margaret Cator.
Margaret Thatcher is assisted down actions by Sir Timothy Colman at St George’s Chapel in Windsor Castle in June 2005
Sir Timothy passed away at his house at Bixley Manor near Norwich. The ‘South Lodge’ of the estate is imagined above from the roadway
Michael Bowes-Lyon’s sibling Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mom and Princess Margaret were both visitors at their wedding event at the middle ages church of St Bartholomew-the-Great at Smithfield in the City of London.
They resided in Dorset in their very first years of marital relationship while Sir Timothy served in the Royal Navy on the Island of Portland near Weymouth, prior to he left service and they go back to his county of birth, Norfolk, in 1953.
He then signed up with the household business, which was referred to as Reckitt and Colman at the time, and ultimately ended up being supervisor of the Carrow Functions website. Sir Timothy later on left that function to manage the household estate at Crown Point.
In 1957 he ended up being a director of Eastern Counties Newspapers– following in the steps of his grandpa Russell, a Lord Lieutenant of Norfolk, who played a significant function in establishing the paper group.
Colman’s employees are seen packaging mustard tins into boxes throughout the 2nd World War at the factory in Norwich in 1940
Sir Timothy Colman was a scion of the Colman’s mustard household from Norfolk, whose factory in Norwich is imagined in 1900
Sir Timothy was Eastern Counties Newspapers chairman from 1969 to 1996, and he was likewise on the board of Reckitt and Colman from 1978 to 1989, Whitbreads from 1980 to 1985 and Anglia from 1987 to 1994.
In addition, he was a previous Justice of the Peace, chairman of the bench and introduced an appeal in 1961 to establish a university in Norwich– which saw ₤ 1.3 million raised in a year and UEA developed in 1963.
Sir Timothy is endured by his 5 kids, 10 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren. His household stated: ‘He was a fount of understanding, a big impact on a variety of individuals of any ages, who sought his smart counsel.
‘ He had a love and big understanding of the natural world, however, most notably he liked his household. With his late spouse Mary, he developed the happiest of household houses at Bixley Manor.’
How Colman’s traces its roots back 207 years to mustard and flour business owner Jeremiah Colman
Colman’s has actually been based in Norfolk since Jeremiah Colman began his mustard and flour service in 1814 in Stoke Holy Cross, simply 4 miles south of Norwich.
His nephew, James, participated 1823, and the company was rebranded as J. and J. Colman. In 1830 James had a boy, Jeremiah James, who signed up with when he was 17 and took control of production in 1854 aged 24, after his daddy and terrific uncle passed away.
In 1850 Jeremiah James moved business to a much bigger factory at Carrow in Norwich due to the fact that it had excellent access to train links and the river for exports.
Colman’s mustard has actually been offered in a range of various containers over the previous 2 centuries– a few of which are antiques
Appeal for the dressing went from strength to strength and in the 1880s they started to use various kinds of containers for consumers to purchase it in. These varied from tins costing simply one cent to collectible, pictorial bundles.
In 1938 Colman’s signed up with forces with Reckitt and Sons starch makers, however simply one year later on both business suffered in the air raids and numerous departments were harmed.
Mustard left allocating throughout the 2nd World War and was utilized as a method of making boring war-time dishes appear more fascinating. Nevertheless, due to the fact that paper remained in brief supply the size of the labels were significantly minimized.
Colman’s has actually been based in Norfolk since Jeremiah Colman began his mustard and flour service in 1814
Colman’s continued to partner with other business and items and in 1968 they got a red wine company and a sauce item. In 1995 Colmans Mustard was bought from Reckitt and Colman PLC and it entered into Unilever.
In Might in 2015, the plant in Norwich closed for the last time the last time later on after more than 160 years of production in the city– with a brand-new factory situated 8 miles west of the city in Honingham.
Sir Timothy Colman was the kid of Geoffrey Russell Rees Colman (1892-1935). Sir Timothy’s grandpa was Russell James Colman, and his great-grandfather was Jeremiah James Colman (1830-1898).
The creator of Colman’s was Jeremiah Colman (1777-1851), whose nephew was James Colman– great-great grandpa of Sir Timothy
Sir Timothy’s great-great grandpa was James Colman (1801-1854), who was the guy who accompanied uncle Jeremiah Colman in 1823 in a relocation that saw the business rebranded as J. and J. Colman.
Sir Timothy wed Woman Mary Cecilia Bowes-Lyon in 1951, who was the child of Michael Claude Hamilton Bowes-Lyon. He was the sibling of Woman Elizabeth Angela Marguerite Bowes-Lyon– later Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mom.