• Dunston Harriers (England) Hares Bkmk Pitt & Co.

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    Dunston Harriers:  Two-piece. Raised design. Brass. English. Pitt & Co. backmark.

    The information from Baily’s Hunting Directory 1974-1975 indicates the country lies in S. Norfolk and is about 25 miles square. The type of country is described as one-fourth pasture and three-fourths ploughed. The earliest pack to hunt the country was the Shotesham Harriers. There were other name changes cited in Baily’s.

    The pack became known as the Dunston Harriers in 1897 when Mr. G. F. Buxton purchased the pack. In 1956 the pack was run by a committee. In 1974-75 it was comprised of 22 1/2 couple of hounds.  The uniform was Scarlet, black collar.  The evening Dress was Scarlet, with white silk facings and a black collar.

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