Elizabeth Jane Cecil Hill
26th Feb 1925 - 25th August 2013
Elizabeth Jane Cecil Hill was born on the 26th February 1925 at Lynchmere near Guildford into what one can only describe as a non hunting family. Jane’s father was a Naval Commander who after the War went on to become an engineer with Rolls Royce. Whilst Jane’s mother’s maiden name was Purkis, a well known sporting name in the New Forest going back many generations, it would appear however that neither family had any previous involvement in the chase. This though was all set to change when the activities of both horse and hound entered into her life and it was hunting that certainly brought her a huge amount of satisfaction and pleasure in the coming years.
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