Britain’s most senior master, Ian Hedley of the Border, has died aged 99.
Mr Hedley joined the mastership of the Border in 1952 and was in office until his death on 4 February.
He also hunted the hounds from 1952 to 1973.
His son Michael is also a Border MFH, joining the mastership in 1973.
This news story was first published in the current issue of H&H (23 February 2012)