Farewell to… Border master Ian Hedley

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)

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