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WOODCOCK SHOOTING . 2 ON

UNFAIR

Engraved by Raddon, from a Paint-

UNSPORTSMANLIKE DE-

ing by A. Cooper, R.A.

STRUCTION of Foxes by

MASTERS of Fox-HOUNDS 41

Fox-Hounds in Great Bri-

tain, for the Year 1831, A Scene in “ Fairy Land”-

with the Countries they

“ Interior of a Wild-Beast

Hunt and Names of the

Show.” By Menander ... 44

Masters

2

The Sussex HARRIERS.

The KENT AND SURREY

By DASH WOOD

46

Hounds. By Nim South 5

“ HYMENEALS.” By Syd-

REMARKS the NEW

VANUS SWANQUILL

51

GAME BILL

9

Editor's SCRAP Book .... 54

“ NOVEMBER." By SYLVA-
Nus SwANQUILL

13 REMARKS on Mr. Os BAL-

DEston's

REVIEW of the Shooter's

approaching

Match

57

COMPANION

16

Racing: Newmarket First

The Coach DINNER, by the

and Second October Meet-

Author of “ A Day with

ings..

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the Surrey".

18

THE AMERICAN SPORTING

ABSTRACT of SPRING GUN

MAGAZINE - A Fox-

and Max TRAP Bill ... 24

HUNT in AMERICA

66

ABSTRACT of HACKNEY

ZOOLOGICAL THEATRICALS 69

Coach BILL ...

24

GENERAL MONTHLY Mis-

HORSE-DEALING.
By Q. 26

70

SPORTING REMINISCENCES The TURF: Races Past; Shrews-

-Fishing

34 bury - Heaton Park - Lincoln

-Epsom-Worthing - Charbo-

THE WILD-BOAR and the

rough Park-Coursing Meetings

Sau-FINDER ..

37

-Steeple Chases, &c. &c.-De-

cisions of the Jockey Club -

A View on the Klein, Winterburg,

Newmarket and Goodwood En-

Saxony, drawn and etched by

tries—Bettings at Tattersalls'

Colonel Batty.

Ilay and Corn Markets --Notices

to Correspondents.

SPORTING IN GerMASY.

By Albert Engelhorn..... 37 RACING CALENDAR...... 1

No. 111,-POL, II.

CELLANY

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WOODCOCK SHOOTING.

Engraved by Raddon, from a Painting by A. COOPER, R.A.

Tus Picture tells its own story, and we leave it to our friends and the lovers of the art in general to appreciate the excellence of it.

For-Wounds.

We here present to our readers a list of the Fox-hounds at present in Great Britain, with the countries they hunt, the names of the masters, and the names of the packs when bearing different ones to those of the masters. We have spared no pains in making it correct, but as we intend publishing a similar one at the commencement of each season for the purpose of recording the changes which take place among the followers of this great national amusement, we shall be under an obligation to any one who will point us out any error or deficiency. Countries. Masters' Names.

Names of Packs.
Bedfordshire ... Mr. Berkeley..

The Oakley.
Mr. Sebright
Berkshire

Hon, Mr. Moreton.. The Vale of White Horse
Sir John Cope.
Mr. T. Smith ..

The Craven.
Buckinghamshire The Duke of Grafton..
Captain Sullivan....

The Old Berkeley.
Mr. Berkeley.

The Oakley.
Mr. Drake.
Cambridgeshire Mr. Barnet.

The Gransden.
Cheshire... Sir Thomas Stanley

Sir H. Mainwaring. The Delamere Forest. Cornwall... Sir Rose Price

Mr. Phillips .. Derbyshire .... Sir George Sitwell..

Mr. Meynell ... The Sherwood Forest. Dorsetshire.... Mr. Farquharson Mr. Portman

The Blackmoor V'ale. Mr. Grove

The Cranborne Chase. Devonshire .... Mr. Newton Fellowes..

Mr. Walter Carew.. The Devon.

Mr. Bulteel....
Denbighshire ... Sir R. Puleston
Durham

Marquis of Cleveland..
Mr. Ralph Lambton
Mr. Wilkinson

The Hurworth
Essex ..

Mr. Conyers
Mr. Hanbury
Mr. Mule
Mr. George Mure
Mr. C. Newman..

Countries.
Masters' Names.

Names of Packs.
Gloucestershire .. Duke of Beaufort

Lord Seagrave
Mr. Moreton's

The Vale of White Horse
Glamorganshire .. Mr. Jenkins
Hampshire ... Mr. Villebois

The Hampshire.
Hon. N. Fellowes

The Vine.
Mr. King

The Hambledon.
Mr. Assheton Smith .. The Tedworth.
Mr. Wyndham

The New Forest.
Sir John Cope.
Mr. Hankey

The Union.
Huntingdonshire.. Earl Fitzwilliam.
Hertfordshire

Mr. Sebright
Mr. Hanbury
Captain Sullivan.

The Old Berkeley.
Herefordshire ..., Mr. Dansey
Kent....
Mr. Oxendon.

The East Kent.
The West Kent.

West Kent Subscription
Mr. Dyke
Mr. Haigh

The Old Surrey.
Leicestershire.... Lord Forrester

The Earl of Lonsdale..
Sir H. Goodricke

The Quorn.
Mr. Applewhaite
Lincolnshire Lord Forrester

Earl of Yarborough
Sir Richard Sutton.. The Burton.

Captain Freeman The South Wold.
Middlesex
Captain Sullivan.

The Old Berkeley.
Monmouthshire .. Mr. Williams

The Langibby.
Mr. Morgan
Northamptonshire The Duke of Grafton..

Earl Fitzwilliam...
Mr. Osbaldeston.. The Pytchley.

Mr, Drake .
Northumberland.. Sir M. W. Ridley, Bart The Northumberland.
Mr. Bogue ...

The Doxford.
Nottinghamshire.. Lord Forrester
Sir H. Goodricke

The Quorn.
Lord Middleton

Hon. Lumley Saville
Oxfordshire

The Duke of Beaufort
Sir John Cope...

Mr. Drake
Pembrokeshire Colonel Scornfield
Rutlandshire The Earl of Lonsdale ..
Radnorshire.

Mr. Benyon
Shropshire

Sir E. Smyth
Mr. Boycott

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Names of Packs. The West Somerset. Somerset Subscription.

Staffordshire

The Woore.

The Sherwood Forest.

Suffolk Surrey

The Old Surrey. The Union.

Sussex.

The East Sussex.
The Union.
The Warwickshire.

Warwickshire....

Mr. Horlock
Mr. Shaw
Mr. Boycott
Mr. Wickstead
Mr. Applewhaite
Mr. Meynell
Mr. Mule
Mr. Haigh.
Mr. Hankey
Colonel Wyndham
Mr. C. Craven
Mr. Hankey
Colonel Russell
Mr. Hay....
Mr. T. Smyth.
Mr. Horlock
Mr. Codrington
Mr. Moreton
Mr. Shaw
Mr. Parker..
Marquis of Cleveland..
The Earl of Harewood .
Lord Hawke ....
Sir Tatton Sykes
Mr. Foljambe
Mr. Andrews

Wiltshire.

The Craven.

The Vale of White Horse

Worcestershire

The Worcester.

Yorkshire

The Badsworth.

[brough's.) (Late the Earl of ScarThe Roxby & Cleveland. The Bilsdale. The York and Ainsty. The Holderness. The Sinnington.

Mr. Lloyd Mr. Hodgson

Mr. Hill of Thoraton ..
Mr. Wilkinson
Mr. Garbutt

The Hurworth. The Hambledon.

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THE KENT AND SURREY HOUNDS.

BY NIM SOUTH.

“ Saddle white Surrey for the field.”

SURREY-the most abused-at the and the Westerham one in Kent; same time about the most hunted giving Chudham Lodge and all the county in England, has undergone covers to the left up to the Mr. a considerable change in her esta- Dykes's, of Lullingstone Castle blishments since the close of last (formerly known as the masters of season; chiefly arising from Col. a very superior pack of dwarf foxJolliffe's retirement from the field, hounds); in lieu whereof they purcausing a division of his country chased Col. Jolliffe's hounds with with the other packs.

Until this the intention of bunting that part year Surrey has boasted her three, of Kent three days a week. At and sometimes her four packs of present, therefore, there are but fox-hounds, one of stag-hounds, two packs of fox-hounds in Surrey, and the Lord knows how many of viz. “ the Surrey,” and “the harriers, though Mr. Meager's, and Union;" the former continuing unthe Sanderstead were the most pro- der the management of their former minent in the scene.

excellent master Mr. Haigh, the I never knew the exact division latter passing into the hands of Mr. of the country, when hunted jointly Hankey, who was one of the by the Surrey, the Union, and Col. principal supporters of them when Jolliffe, though of course, as in all in the hands of Mr. Bolton. The cases, where three are concerned, managers of the Surrey stagthe share of one lay between those hounds, with that consideration of the other two (the improved which has ever marked their promode of dividing a whole into three ceedings, have resolved to hunt two parts, by the divider giving “half alternate days a week with the to you two, and reserving half for fox-hounds, viz. the Tuesdays and himself too,” being a modern in- Thursdays, by which means any troduction); but I believe Box- deficiency of sport will be supplied, hill, about due south of Epsom, and those interferences in the field, was the Colonel's extreme cover on which sometimes occurred owing the Union side, and the Godstone- to the proximity of the pack, will road formed the boundary between be done away with. These hounds the Surrey country and his on the are carried on by subscription, other. This, however, is not which I believe are received by Mr. material to our purpose, the present Tattersall at “the Corner.” Mr. and not the past interesting the Meager's harriers hunt as usual generality of readers. The arrange- three days a week, but being a ment now made between the Union private pack, and Mr. M. not very and Surrey fox-hounds, I under- partial to a London mob, they are stand, is such as to divide the not often advertised; they are, howcountry between them, the former erer, a beautiful pack, and well coming as far as the Sutton-road, worthy the attention of a stranger. taking all the covers on their side I generally contrive to have a gallop of it, and the Surrey taking all the or two with them at the beginning country between the Sutton-road of the season, nor do I ever see any

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