Monday, December 13, 2021

Robin Pleydell-Bouverie 1937-2021

 Robin Pleydell-Bouverie, who died 9 December, 2021, aged 84, was a scion of the Earls of Radnor, and a younger half-brother of the late 3rd Baron Montagu of Beaulieu.

He was born 16 June, 1937, son of Capt the Hon Edward Pleydell-Bouverie [1899-1951], and his wife the former Alice Pearl Crake [1895-1996]. 

His father, the Hon Edward Pleydell-Bouverie, a younger son of the 6th Earl of Radnor [1868-1930], and married 2 May, 1936, the above-mentioned Alice, widow of the 2nd Baron Montagu of Beaulieu [1866-1929], and mother of three daughters, and a son, the 3rd Baron Montagu of Beaulieu [1926-2015].

Robin Pleydell-Bouverie married firstly, 2 June, 1960 [div 1975], Anne-Louise Durham [1940-96], daughter of Cecil Frank Drury-Lowe Bruce Durham [1906-84], and his 2nd wife the former Olivia Frances Kinsella Robinson [1903-84]. He married 2ndly, 21 Dec, 1978, Felicity Ruth Downer [born 1945], daughter of David Towers Downer, and his wife the former Ruth Pollett.

Robin Pleydell-Bouverie leaves issue from his second marriage, a son Nicholas [born 6 Jan, 1983], and a daughter, Camilla [born 8 Feb, 1981].


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