Charles Cathcart, 7th Earl Cathcart

Charles Alan Andrew Cathcart, the 7th Earl Cathcart (born 30 November 1952), styled Lord Greenock until 1999, is a Scottish peer and Conservative member of the House of Lords and Chief of the Name and Arms of Clan Cathcart.[1]

Lord Cathcart was educated at Eton, was a member of the Scots Guards, and an Associate Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants. He succeeded to the title Earl Cathcart upon the death of his father, Alan Cathcart, 6th Earl Cathcart, in 1999. In 2007 he was elected as one of the 92 remaining hereditary peers, replacing Charles Stourton, 26th Baron Mowbray.

Personal life

In 1981 he married Vivien Clare Skinner; she is an interior decorator under the name Vivien Greenock. [2]

They have two children:

  • Lady Laura Rosemary Cathcart (born 1984) she married William R. P. Cash (son of Sir Bill Cash) in 2014.
    • Cosima Cash (born 2015)
    • Rex William Charles Cash (born 2017)
  • Alan George Cathcart, Lord Greenock (born 1986)


Peerage of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Alan Cathcart
Earl Cathcart

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