Hunt: Quorn Foxhounds

Mr William Childe of Shropshire or “The Flying Childe”

Posted on Monday, May 31, 2021 in:
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This article looks at William Childe and provides evidence that it was ‘the Flying Childe’ and NOT Hugo Meynell that was responsible for hunting to become faster and require faster hounds. The fair county of Shropshire, which may justly boast of being the native land of a greater number of sportsmen of high caste and...

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The Story of Jack Molyneux 33 years with Seven Packs

Posted on Wednesday, December 2, 2020 in:
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JACK MOLYNEUX, hunted the Meynell for two seasons, the Hertford­shire for seven seasons, and later the North and South Shropshire, had thirty-three years’ hunt service in all. The son of a huntsman, at the end of his last season he retired into private life with a flourishing riding school at Hexham in Northumberland, in which...

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