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Saturday, February 23, 2019

Hon Pamela Rose Plunkett-Ernle-Erle-Drax 1931-2019

_. The Hon Pamela Plunkett-Ernle-Erle-Drax, who died at Poole, Dorset, 22 February, 2019, aged 87, was a scion of the Barons Weeks (Ext), and mother of the Conservative MP, Richard Drax.

She was born Pamela Rose Weeks, 9 November, 1931, a daughter of the 1st (and last) Baron Weeks (1890-1960), by his second wife the former Cynthia Mary Irvine.

She married 6 April, 1957, Henry Walter Plunkett-Ernle-Erle-Drax (1928-2017), scion of the Barons Dunsany, by whom she had issue, five sons, Richard, Jeremy, Charles, Mark & Edward.

Her eldest son, Richard Drax, is the Conservative MP for South Dorset.

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