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Pamela Jackson (Freeman-Mitford)

Also Known As: "Tante Femme", "Pam"
Birthdate: (86)
Birthplace: Amesbury, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom
Death: April 12, 1994 (86)
London, Greater London, United Kingdom
Immediate Family:

Daughter of David Freeman-Mitford, 2nd Baron Redesdale and Sydney, Baroness Redesdale
Ex-wife of Derek Ainslie Jackson, DFC, AFC, OBE, FRS
Sister of The Hon. Nancy Mitford; Thomas Mitford; Diana Mitford, The Hon. Lady Mosley; Unity Mitford; Jessica Lucy Treuhaft and 1 other

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About Pamela Mitford

Born Pamela Freeman-Mitford, the second daughter of Lord and Lady Redesdale. She was the the least known of the Mitford sisters. Mitford married Derek Jackson, an an expert horseman who won many steeplechases and rode in the Grand National. He was also an airman of legendary courage, pioneer of radar defence systems, a distinguished physicist and Professor of Spectroscopy at Oxford University. After a few years the Jacksons left academia for a life devoted to horses in Ireland. They eventually divorced.

Source: The Independent


Hon. Pamela Mitford (November 25, 1907 – April 12, 1994). Married and divorced the millionaire scientist Derek Jackson. John Betjeman, who for a time was in love with her, referred to her as the "Rural Mitford". After her divorce from Jackson, she spent the remainder of her life as the companion of Giuditta Tommasi (died 1993), an Italian horsewoman.

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Pamela Mitford's Timeline

November 25, 1907
Amesbury, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom
April 12, 1994
Age 86
London, Greater London, United Kingdom