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Obituary - Lady Hugh Russell
30 March 2005

It is with sadness we record the news of Lady Rosemary Russell. Lady Rosemary along with Lord Hugh and their dogs were a very familiar sight at most of the National Events before they chose to retire.

Lady Rosemary was much admired by all her fellow Pony Pair competitors and also in the Driving World. She was a very determined and courageous Lady when competing, enjoying every minute. We well remember an incident at Drumlanrig when she had stopped on the marathon having a problem with one of her traces. We asked if we could help but she insisted we carried on but would we please tell Lord Hugh she was alright and not to worry about her. That shows how devoted they both were to each other.

Our deepest sympathy goes to her family and hope they find comfort in knowing just how much she was respected and thought of by all her driving friends.

Joan & Edmund Goodwin

A Memorial Service will be held on Monday 24th April at Bleddfa Church in Powys at 2pm. For more details and those wishing to attend please phone 01722 716744 (no mourning). Private burial at home, no flowers please. Donations to Llandrindod Wells Hospital, Doctors and Nurses.