Obituaries

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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Olive Weston East Lincs Basset Hounds 1926 – 2011

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Written by: Peter Brook

On 27th December, one of Lincolnshire’s most prominent horsewomen and hunting ladies was lost to us. She was born Olive Hind, the daughter of a Nottingham solicitor and she spent her childhood at home in Edwalton, where she was first educated privately by a governess, shared with the children of the Boots family. Olive was...

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Rodney Ellis – Retired Huntsman at United and Tedworth

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Written by: Peter Brook

Rodney Ellis, who died recently aged 72, spent a total of fifty five seasons in the hunting field either as a Whip, Huntsman or Master. Born at Ulceby and brought up in Goxhill, both in Lincolnshire, his first taste of hunting was as a lad with the Brocklesby Hunt. On leaving school, aged sixteen, he...

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Peter Warren MFH Previous Master of the Bicester with Whaddon Chase

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Peter Warren died peacefully on 23rd June at the great age of 89.He was the husband to June, father to Carol, Helen, Mary and David, Grandfather to 10 Grandchildren and Great-grandfather to 4 Great-Grandchildren, all of who adored him greatly. He was Master of the Whaddon Chase Hunt from 1982 – 1985 and then went...

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Ken Green – Colne Valley Beagles

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Written by: Peter Brook

Kenneth Green, aged 80, passed away peacefully in his sleep on Wednesday, 18th January 2012. Ken was born on 21st July 1931 in Lindley, West Yorkshire, the only child of Norman and Lottie. Ken remained in Lindley all his life. On 23rd October 1964 (at Scapegoat Hill Baptist Church) Ken married Julia, the only daughter...

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

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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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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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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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Mr Leslie Dungworth 26 Sept 10

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One of the best known hunting and equestrian personalities in the East Midlands, Leslie Dungworth of Toft, near Bourne, Lincolnshire , has died, aged 88. Leslie was a popular Joint Master of the Grove and Rufford from 1981-5, and of the Cottesmore from 1984-92. He was a respected breeder and judge of high-class hunters and...

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