Tag: Wales

Jack Poletty of the Glyn Celyn Beagles

Posted on Tuesday, December 6, 2016 in:
Subject: BeagleWales

In this second article from Gareth Jones he meets Jack Poletty huntsman of the Glyn Celyn Beagles Wiry, old Jack Poletty, the kennelman of the Glyn Celyn Beagles, came hurrying out of the stables with the unmistakable gait of a man who has spent his life in the saddle. What a Shakespearean figure he looked!...

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The Hounds of Glamorgan Frank Grant, the Huntsman and Philosopher

Posted on Monday, May 5, 2014 in:
Subject: FoxhoundWales
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This is the first in a series of articles written by Gareth Jones (1905-35) a young investigative journalist and which Bailys has gained exclusive permission from the family to reproduce here. His insights into the hunting men of Wales are as fresh today as the day they were written. As a prolific writer, Gareth left...

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