The Duke of Edinburgh 1921 – 2021

The Duke of Edinburgh

It is with deep sorrow that Her Majesty The Queen announces the death of her beloved husband, His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.

​His Royal Highness passed away peacefully this morning at Windsor Castle.

The Royal Family join with people around the world in mourning his loss.

Friday, 9 April 2021

An online Book of Condolence is now available on the Royal website for those who wish to send a personal message of condolence.

The Royal Family ask that members of the public consider making a donation to a charity of their choice instead of leaving floral tributes. See


A message from The Lord-Lieutenant of Sutherland, Dr Monica Main

The death of His Royal Highness Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh has been met with a sense of great sadness. On behalf of the Lieutenancy and the people of Sutherland, I extend our deepest sympathy to Her Majesty the Queen and to all members of the Royal Family.



The Lord-Lieutenant

Dr Monica Main MBChBDRCOG FRCGP was appointed Lord-Lieutenant for Sutherland in June 2005.

Born in Dingwall Ross-shire on 9th August 1952 and educated in Dingwall Academy followed by Aberdeen University, Dr Main had a career as a General Practitioner from which she retired in August 2011.

Dr Main is married to William, a retired pharmacist, and they have two children Robert and Jennifer.

Dr Main’s posting as Lord-Lieutenant will last until 2027.

Dr Main’s contact details -

Home address – Ballamhor, 35 , Golf Road, Brora, Sutherland .KW96QS

Telephone  01408 621234


Lieutenancy Team

Clerk: Margaret Mackintosh

Based at Council Offices
Tel:01408 635239
To contact a member of the Lieutenancy Team please use the contact page and select the person you would like to get in touch with.

Vice Lord-Lieutenant

Lt Col Colin Gilmour MBE, Rosehall

Deputy Lord -Lieutenants

David Grant, MBE, Lochinver
Frances Gunn, Durness
Christine MacKay, Ardgay
Maj Gen Patrick Marriot CB CBE, Golspie
Graeme Smart, Kinlochbervie
Sheila Stewart, Lairg
Kim Tulloch, Dornoch
Catriona Whitfield, Helmsdale