Mary Soames, Baroness Soames

daughter of Winston Churchill and his wife Clementine

Mary Soames, Baroness Soames LG DBE FRSL (born Mary Spencer-Churchill; 15 September 1922 – 31 May 2014) was the youngest of the five children of the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom Winston Churchill and his wife Clementine. Until her death, she was their only surviving child.[1]

Lady Soames in June 2006.

Soames was born in Chartwell, Westerham, Kent. She was married to Christopher Soames, Baron Soames or The Lord Soames from 1947 until his death in 1987. The two had five children, Nicholas, Emma, Jeremy, Charlotte and Rupert.

Soames died after a short illness on 31 May 2014 in London, aged 91.[2]


  1. "An Interview with Mary Soames". The Churchill Centre and Museum. Retrieved 1 June 2014.
  2. "Lady Soames, Winston Churchill's last surviving child, dies aged 91". The Daily Telegraph. 1 June 2014. Retrieved 1 June 2014.

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