Hunt: South Shropshire Foxhounds

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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Early History of the Shropshire Hunt

Posted on Monday, November 2, 2020 in:
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In 1899 a contemporary author wrote that the history of the Shropshire country is enough to puzzle anybody. It has been so cut up, divided, and subdivided overthe years, that it is difficult in the extreme to trace the list of masters of the Shropshire country proper. The father of Shropshire hunting was, of course,...

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