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Davin, Maurice (1842–1927), sportsman and farmer, was born on 29 June 1842 at Deerpark House, Carrick-on-Suir, co. Tipperary, the first of five children of John Davin (1814–1859), farmer, and his wife, Bridget Walsh (d. 1884). His parents were both natives of Carrick-on-Suir...

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Foster, Marjorie Elaine (1893–1974), rifle shot and poultry farmer, was born at 107 Canfield Gardens, Hampstead, London, on 20 June 1893, the only child of Lancelot Henry William Foster, syphon manufacturer, and his wife, Mary Aldridge Leetham. Encouraged by her father who had held a commission in the ...

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Hide, Mary Edith [Molly] (1913–1995), cricketer and farmer, was born in Shanghai, China, on 24 October 1913, the elder of two children of Arthur Hide and his wife, Edith, née Jansen. Her father ran a business in China and she was four years old when the family returned to ...

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Hill, Albert Edwin [Bertie] (1927–2005), equestrian and farmer, was born on 7 February 1927 at Birch Farm, Swimbridge, Devon, the son of Hubert Hill, farmer, and his wife, Margery Evelyn, née Thorne. His involvement with horses began at an early age. He is said to have followed the ...

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