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Lowther Show 2014



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New Postings March 2017
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Going Home

 

 

 


Ron has been busy writing books and in January 2013 launched a new website where they could be purchased. These books have proved to be so popular that few of them are still in print.

However, most of them are available as ebooks and links are below. New publications are in the pipeline and we will keep you up to date with their progress.


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CHAPPIE

ChappieAnthony Chapman, a Lakeland huntsman, followed by many, respected by all. Another well researched book using original publications tracing his life and career.

Out of print.

Ebook now available from :  Amazon : Smashwords : and all major ebook retailers.

BOWMAN

Book coverThe story of Joe Bowman, 'Auld Hunty', legendary huntsman to the Ullswater Foxhounds. Using referenced material, this is the first book on Bowman since 1921.

Out of print.

Ebook now available from : Amazon : Smashwords : and all major ebook retailers.

THE FLYING WHIP

The Story of Braithwaite 'Brait' Wilson and the Ullswater Foxhounds

The Flying Whip Braithwaite 'Brait' WilsonThis book is the product of much research in libraries, family history sites and hunting reports. Parts of his story are a blank for the simple reason that although most of his hunting activities were recorded, most of the rest of his life was not...

PRINTED VERSION NOW SOLD OUT

Ebook now available from : Amazon : Smashwords : and all major ebook retailers.


THE LATHOM REMOUNT DEPOT OF WORLD WAR ONE

LathomRemountDepot of WWIA moving account of the selection, care and training of the horses and mules that were shipped across the English Channel to play their important part in WW1. Many of them had already crossed the Atlantic before reaching the remount depot in the UK.

Available as a FREE .pdf download here or FREE ebook from Smashwords and most ebook retailers.

Donate to an equine charity such as The Brooke.

 
THE ULLSWATER FOXHOUNDS
PART TWO 1914-1965

Book coverThe next fifty years, part two of a trilogy, compiled meticulously and chronologically from original reports and accounts.

Now out of print

Ebook now available from: Amazon : Smashwords : and all major ebook retailers.


HUNTING SONGS VOLUME TWO
THE LAKELAND PACKS

Hunting Songs Vol 2

143 pages, 51 songs interspersed with text and amusing anecdotes. Most of the songs in this book have been passed down from generation to generation, each an important part of Lakeland oral history.

Out of print.

Ebook now available from : Amazon : Smashwords : and all major ebook retailers.


THE ULLSWATER FOXHOUNDS
1863-1913
THE FIRST FIFTY YEARS

A history of the Ullswater carefully researched and compiled using reports and publications of the time. See above for Part Two.

Out of print.

Ebook now available from : Amazon : Smashwords : and all major ebook retailers.


BOBBY TROUGHTON & THE KENDAL OTTER HOUNDS

Bobby Troughton Book Cover This collection of records, from court appearances to grand rescues, gives an insight into the character, humour and struggles of Robert “Bobby” Troughton, 1835-1912, a man who left a legacy in the town of Kendal (Cumbria, UK), with his construction work, as well as his passion for otter hunting and establishing one of the foremost hunting packs in the otter hound world.

Out of print.

Ebook now available from : Amazon : Smashwords : and all major ebook retailers.


THE MARDALE HUNT
A HISTORY

The Mardale Hunt-A HistoryUsing material written at the time, this book tells the story of the annual Mardale Shepherds' Meet, the characters who attended and the hunt and hound trail before the valley became a reservoir in the 1930s.

Out of print.

Ebook now available from : Amazon : Smashwords : and all major ebook retailers.


LAKELAND HUNTING MEMORIES
Volume One

Lakeland Hunting Memories 1A recollection of Lakeland fox hunting in the '50s and '60s using pages and images archived from this site.

Ebook now available from : Amazon : Smashwords : and all major ebook retailers.

 
LAKELAND HUNTING MEMORIES
Volume Two
 

Book cover More recollections of Lakeland hunting in the 50' and '60s using pages and images soon to be or already archived from this site.

Ebook now available from : Amazon : Smashwords : and all major ebook retailers.


HUNTING SONGS VOLUME ONE:
THE LAKELAND FELL PACKS

Hunting Songs 1 Full colour cover with photos and hand drawn illustrations; 80 pages; 40 songs; introductions to each of the Fell packs.

PRINTED BOOK from Blurb

Ebook now available from : Amazon : Smashwords : and all major ebook retailers.


THE LUNDESDALE & OXENHOLME STAGHOUNDS: A HISTORY

Book coverUsing material written at the time, this book tells the story of the Lunesdale & Oxenholme Staghounds.

PRINTED BOOK NOW SOLD OUT

Ebook now available from : Amazon : Smashwords : and all major ebook retailers.

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