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Dykes, Thomas, fl 1903


Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Thomas Dykes, 02 March 1904

Identifier: Coll-14/9/10/23
Scope and Contents

Dykes offers his opinions on what horses are best to cross with, choosing the modern Hackney and an Arab Highland cross. He says he will inform Ewart about the white maned mare which belongs to a carting contractor whose stables are in Portobello.

There is also a copy, in Dykes' hand, of the programme for the Highland and Agricultural Society, Inverness Show, 1839 and a copy of a letter to Dykes on behalf of Lord Lovat about a pony stallion 'Alan Kingsburgh'.

Dates: 02 March 1904

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Thomas Dykes, 23 November 1903

Identifier: Coll-14/9/9/128
Scope and Contents

Dykes writes to arrange a time to visit Ewart to take some photographs. He states that a Mr Martin of Murieston will let him have a photograph of 'Roderick' and he has written to the owner or breeder for some background on the animal's history.

Dates: 23 November 1903

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Thomas Dykes, 16 December 1903

Identifier: Coll-14/9/9/137
Scope and Contents

Dykes informs Ewart that the name of an artist about whom he was enquiring was a Mr Palfrey who died a year ago and provides some biographical details.

Dates: 16 December 1903

Offprint from Sporting Notes containing the article 'A Day in Pony-Land' by T. Dykes, 1904

Identifier: Coll-14/5/7
Scope and Contents

The article, from the March 1904 issue of Sporting Notes, contains a description of the ponies and horses kept by Ewart at the Bungalow, Penicuik.

Dates: 1904

Additional filters:

Animal Pedigrees 1
Animals--Colour 1
Arabian Horses 1
Cross-Breeding 1
Hackney horse 1