Simon Marquis, 3rd Earl of Woolton

Simon Frederick James Marquis, 3rd Earl of Woolton (born 24 May 1958), styled Viscount Walberton between 1964 and 1969, is a British peer and businessman.

Woolton is the son of Roger Marquis, 2nd Earl of Woolton and his second wife Josephine Gordon-Cumming,[1] now Countess Lloyd George of Dwyfor. He graduated from St. Andrews University in 1981 with an MA degree in Economics and Modern History.[2]

Family life

In 1987 he married Honourable Sophie Frederika Birdwood, daughter of the 3rd Baron Birdwood together they have three daughters

The couple were divorced, and both have since remarried, Sophie to David Montgomery.[3]

In 1999, the Earl married Carol Chapman, née Davidson, who had two daughters by a previous marriage. The Earl and his second wife have no children together. There is no current heir to the title.

He was a director of New Boathouse Capital [4] and is now Chief Financial Officer of Quayle Munro.[5]

Titles and styles



  1. "Woolton, Earl of (UK, 1956)". Cracoft's Peerage. Heraldic Media Limited. Retrieved 2 December 2010.
  2. "Our People: Simon Woolton". Quayle Munro.
  3. Harding, Louette. Daily Mail. London Missing or empty |title= (help)
  4. "NEW BOATHOUSE CAPITAL LIMITED". Directors in the UK.
  5. Simon Woolton, Chief Financial Officer - website Quayle Munro
Peerage of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Roger David Marquis
Earl of Woolton
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