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Saturday, November 15, 2014

Sir William Stratford Dugdale, CBE, MC, DL, 2nd Baronet 1922-2014

_. Sir William Stratford Dugdale, CBE, MC, DL, 2nd Baronet, who died 13 November, 2014, was a Warwickshire landowner, sometime Chairman of the Nat Water Council, and uncle of the Prime Minister, David Cameron.

He was born 29 Mar, 1922, son of Sir William Francis Dugdale, 1st Bt (1872-1965), by his wife the former Margaret Gilmour (d 1965), dau of Sir Robert Gordon Gilmour, 1st Baronet; succeeded to his father's baronetcy (created 1936) 18 Apr, 1965; married  1st 1952 Lady Belinda PLEYDELL-BOUVERIE (d 1961) d of 7th Earl of RADNOR and had a son and 3 daus. He married 2nd 1967 Cecilia Mary (b 1931) d of Sir William Malcolm MOUNT 2nd Bt TD (1904-93, grandfather of Prime Minister David CAMERON) and had a further son and a dau. He is succeeeded  in the baronetcy by his eldest son, William Matthew Stratford Dugdale, who was born 22 Feb, 1959.

Funeral and Committal on Friday 28th November 2014 at .— 12 noon Merevale Church, Merevale Lane, Atherstone.

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