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Philip Astley

Philip Astley

Equestrian performer and circus proprietor.  Born Newcastle under Lyme.  Aged 17 he joined the 15th Light Dragoons where he developed an exceptional ability breaking and riding horses.  Discharged ...

Person, Animals, Theatre

1 memorial

Band of Mercy

Band of Mercy

Locally led organisations aimed at teaching young people about kindness to animals. They also worked to prevent cruelty to animals. Founded by Catherine Smithies as a furtherance of the temperance ...

Group, Animals, Community / Clubs

1 memorial

Wilfrid Scawen Blunt

Wilfrid Scawen Blunt

Diplomat, poet, hedonist and traveller. Born Petworth House, Sussex. Advocated anti-Imperialism, and supported Irish nationalism. Legendary womaniser, one being William Morris's wife, Jane. Married...

Person, Animals, Poetry, Exploring

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