Pamela Aloysia Forbes, who died 6 June, 2021, aged 97, was descended from the Tate baronets, of the Tate & Lyle sugar family. She was a half-sister of the late 26th Baron De Clifford.
She was born in 1923, daughter of George Vernon Tate [1890-1955], and his wife the former Evelyn Victoria Anne Chandler [b 16 May 1887, d 25 Jan 1979].
Her mother was the actress and 'Gibson Girl' whose stage name was Eva Carrington, whose first husband was the 25th Baron De Clifford [1884-1909], and was mother of the 26th peer [1907-82], the last peer to be be tried before his peers at the bar of the House of Lords.
Pamela Tate married 5 July, 1946, Henry Forbes [1914-2002], son of Admiral Sir Charles Forbes, GCB, DSO [1880-1960], and his first wife the former Agnes Millicent Ewen, by whom she had issue, a son, Timothy John [born 18 May, 1947], and two daughters, Amanda [born 4 Apr, 1950], and Vanessa [born 12 Jan, 1955].
Mrs Forbes was widowed, 24 Oct, 2002.
The private funeral takes place, 6 July, 2021, at the Royal Chapel in Windsor Great Park.