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Fred Hunter

(1914-1966), Jockey

Sitter in 3 portraits

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Fred Hunter, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x104406

Fred Hunter

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate glass negative, 10 October 1936
NPG x104406

Fred Hunter, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x104407

Fred Hunter

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate glass negative, 10 October 1936
NPG x104407

Fred Hunter, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x104408

Fred Hunter

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate glass negative, 10 October 1936
NPG x104408



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James McMorrough

20 February 2021, 16:31

Freddie Hunter moved from his stables yard in Brownstown on the Curragh to 146 Mangerton Road, Drimnagh, Dublin around 1957 where he died in 1966. He had four children. Bob continued a career with the horses over Epsom Downs, my last contact was in 1995. Padge was a senior aviation maintenance engineer with Aer Lingus living in Drumcondra. Eileen was a senior nursing office at the Kingsbridge hospital. Elsie joined the WRAF, rode out for Frenchie Nicholson, Prestbury, Cheltenham. She married Dermott McMorrough 1955 and together they owned and managed the Adelphi Hotel in Dublin until she died 1980.

Heidi Hunter (Notley)

08 March 2017, 22:50

Fred Hunter was my grandads twin brother.(Maurice Hunter)They were both jockeys. What does the portrait look like?

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