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Friday, February 06, 2015

Col. Ralph Stewart-Wilson, 11th of Balnakeilly, MC 1923-2015

_. Colonel Ralph Stewart-Wilson 11th of Balnakeilly, MC, who died 2 February, 2015, aged 92, was head of a Scottish landed family (formerly Stewart of Balnakeilly) of Pitlochrie, Perthshire. He was born 26 January, 1923, son of Aubyn Harold Raymond Wilson by his wife Muriel Athelstan Hood Stewart-Stevens, 10th of Balnakeilly (1899-1982), and succeeded his mother as head of the family; married 4 Oct, 1949, Rosalind Stedall,by whom he had two daughters, Maria and Lorna, and one son Aubyn (b 1963), who succeeds as 12th of Balnakeilly. 

Col Stewart-Wilson's younger brother was the late Sir Blair Stewart-Wilson, KCVO (1929-2011), a senior courtier in the household of the Queen.

Service of Thanksgiving at Holy Trinity, Pitlochry, Perthshire, Monday 16 Feb, 2015.

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