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 George Osbaldeston

George Osbaldeston

Birth
Westminster, City of Westminster, Greater London, England
Death 1 Aug 1866 (aged 79)
St Johns Wood, City of Westminster, Greater London, England
Burial Highgate, London Borough of Camden, Greater London, England
Memorial ID 10581 · View Source
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Master Sportsman. Born in London, England, he grew up on his family estate in Yorkshire, where he howned his skill as a sportsman, sharp shooter and a huntsman. Excelling in sports compitiations, he won an endurance horse race 200 miles in ten hours and shooting events in 1831. He was Lieutenant Colonel of the 5th regiment North Riding local militia (1809-11) and was made the High Sheriff of Yorkshire in 1829. At that time, he excelled as a noted shot at the Old Hat and Red House clubs, plus won many endurance and carriage races. In cricket, he was a fine all-rounder and a top bowler. Above all though, his passion was fox hunting, where he was a master of nine hunts. He died at age 80 in London, England.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 10 Jul 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 10581
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for George Osbaldeston (26 Dec 1786–1 Aug 1866), Find A Grave Memorial no. 10581, citing Highgate Cemetery (West), Highgate, London Borough of Camden, Greater London, England ; Maintained by Find A Grave .