Farewell to Leicestershire hunting man Noel Pegge

Veteran Leicestershire hunting personality Noel Pegge died on 25 January.

He was 92 and had hunted with the county’s various packs for more than 60 years.

A highly respected livery owner and horse dealer, Mr Pegge produced top-end hunters from his yard at the Grove Stud, Somerby.

He was a superb horseman and continued to jump fences in the hunting field in his 88th year.

Mr Pegge was pre-deceased by his wife, Grace, in 1994.

His funeral is on Wednesday, 13 February at All Saints Church, Somerby at noon.