Obituaries

Ben Hardaway- “A living legend, now a legend “never outfoxed”

Posted on Saturday, October 28, 2017
Written by: Virginia Allen Austin

Ben Hardaway, affectionally known to many in Bullock County as Mr. Ben, passed away in October 2017 at his home in Midland, Georgia. This apreciation ofMr Hardaway is republishd courtesy of the author Virginia Allen Austin and Union Springs Herald Ben Hardaway loved the rolling grassland of Fitzpatrick. It was the perfect terrain for him,...

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Lodewijk de Beer Veluwe Hunt Netherlands

Posted on Friday, October 27, 2017
Written by: Krijn Tol

Mr Lodewijk de Beer, Master of the Veluwe Hunt has passed away aged 89 on the 25th November he would have become 90. From 1961 to 1994 he was an active Master of the Veluwe Hunt. He also at times acted as huntsman. He also had hounds at his home. In 1994 he became Honorary...

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Patrick Till – 21st July 2017

Posted on Friday, September 22, 2017
Written by: Rosie Till

Patrick Till who died, in his eightieth year, on July 21st 2017 founded  the Hunsley Beacon beagles in the East Riding of Yorkshire, the county, in which he lived, worked and hunted for many years. The son of a Beverley solicitor, who was also a keen beagler, Patrick went to Haileybury public school where he...

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Anne Rosamund Millar – New Forest Buck Hounds

Posted on Wednesday, August 30, 2017
Written by: Graham Wilson and Peter Barfoot
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On Wednesday 28th of June 2017 , a service of celebration and thanksgiving for the life of Mrs Anne Rosamund Millar was held in the church of the New Forest village of Burley. Born 6 October 1919, Anne moved to the New Forest as a teenager, when her mother, suffering from tuberculosis, came to be...

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Two Losses- Bruce Jessep & Tom Grigg

Posted on Saturday, December 3, 2016
Written by: Peter Brook

It was with sadness that we noted the passing of a great hunting stalwart, Bruce Jessep in March 2010. Bruce was Master of the Christchurch Hunt for 12 years, from 1978 until 1989. He continued to actively hunt for many years following that. The last time he rode out with Christchurch Hunt was at the...

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Mrs. John B. Hannum, of Unionville

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Written by: Peter Brook

On Tuesday, March 30, 2010, Mrs. John B. Hannum, of Unionville, peacefully passed on to her reward. She was fortunate to have been spared any great suffering during her final illness. The myriad horse-related injuries she suffered more than satisfied her fair share of that. Of her injuries, she she explained in 1996..”I have this...

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Memorial to Alex Pimbley

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Written by: Peter Brook

The horse and hunting world in the North West of England recently mourned the passing of one of its favourite sons. Alex Thomas Pimbley tragically passed away on the 4th June 2010 after a short but hard fought illness. Alex was Joint Master of the Vale of Lune Harriers and Three Counties Bloodhounds since 2004....

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Richard Charles Robertson March – Jt Master of the Glamorgan Hunt 31/1/1929 -19/7/2010

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Written by: Peter Brook

Richard was born in Cardiff and from an early age he loved farms and animals. He worked on local farms and rode a pony and hunted with the Nantfawr Hounds. He was educated at the Cathedral School, the Downs in Colwall and at Marlborough College and then at Seale Hayne Agricultural College and Exeter University....

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James Aldous 1933 -2010

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Written by: Peter Brook

The Suffolk Hunting scene has recently lost one of its longest standing Masters and keenest supporters. James Aldous was born into a keen Suffolk hunting family. His hunting got properly started after the Second World War with the Suffolk Hunt. He particularly enjoyed his early hunting in the days of Major Pearson and later under...

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Charles Parker- A Foxhunting Legend

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Written by: Peter Brook

Charles Parker, who has died aged 87, was known to many in the foxhunting world as “the Old Etonian terrierman”, although this description was far short of his accomplishments. He acquired a legendary status for his extraordinary understanding of foxes which he shared with the famous huntsman Capt Ronnie Wallace, for whom Charles worked with...

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