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Assheton-Smith, Charles Garden, Sir, 1851-1914


Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

A Hero of the Steeplechase Goes Into Retirement, 1870s-1930s

Identifier: Coll-1434/2157
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Photograph of the horse, "Jerry M", 'the famous steeplechaser owned by Sir C G Assheton-Smith, Bart.' in honour of it going into retirement in 1913.

Dates: 1870s-1930s

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Charles L. Sutherland, 09 January 1904

Identifier: Coll-14/9/10/3
Scope and Contents Sutherland expresses interest that Duff Assheton-Smith has purchased 'Romulus' and the wild asiatic ass. He refers to Percy St Michael Podmore's recent article in The Feathered World, asks where he can obtain one of his pamphlets to which Ewart refers and discusses aspects of Podmore's dove breeding. He states that he has sent for two Rockbeare white wild rabbits to be sent to Ewart in Penicuik. He concludes by stating that if Henry Flower had been a practical...
Dates: 09 January 1904

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Lady Estella Mary Hope, 27 January 1902

Identifier: Coll-14/9/8/4
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Hope encloses a note (not present) from Mr Assheton Smith who she believes Ewart would be interested in contacting in relation to his hybridisation experiments. She mentions some friends in Norfolk who have a very old breed of cattle, and who are anxious to discover exactly from which breed of wild cattle they are likely to have descended.

Dates: 27 January 1902

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from R.T Wickham, 18 August 1905

Identifier: Coll-14/9/11/25
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Wickham writes to confirm when Ewart and his wife will be visiting them in Chester, as he is trying to arrange a convenient time for them to visit Assheton-Smith.

Dates: 18 August 1905

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from R.T Wickham, 26 August 1905

Identifier: Coll-14/9/11/27
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Wickham thanks Ewart for confirming when he will visit him and confirms that he has made arrangements with Colonel Congreve and the agent of Assheton-Smith to visit them and provides details about travel to Wales.

Dates: 26 August 1905

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Sir Claud Alexander, 09 August 1913

Identifier: Coll-14/9/19/38
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Alexander suggests that one of them should try to get the fertile mule, and that he is happy to purchase her if need be. He reports that Sir Charles Assheton Smith has purchased a zebra hybrid for £200.

Dates: 09 August 1913

Various notes and newspaper cuttings about the Chartley cattle, c. August 1905

Identifier: Coll-14/9/11/30
Scope and Contents Contains: Handwritten notes on the back of an envelope regarding the Chartley cattle and mentioning Assheton-Smith (August 1905); clipping from The Field newspaper regarding the 'Pembroke White Cattle' by John R.B Masefield of Cheadle, Staffordshire (nd); clipping from The Times newspaper entitled 'The Wild White...
Dates: c. August 1905

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Cattle 3
Animal sale 2
Hybrids 2
Publications 2
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