Sunday, February 08, 2015

Fuller an "excellent shot"

British Field Sports, Embracing Practical Instructions in Shooting, Hunting, Coursing, Racing, Cocking, Fishing, &c.; with Observations on the Breaking and Training of Dogs and Horses; Also the Management of Fowling Pieces, and All Other Sporting Implements. London: Printed for Sherwood, Neely, and Jones, Paternoster-Row, 1818

"John Fuller, Esq. of Rosehill, Sussex, an excellent Shot, in beating for Partridges, sprung nine Land Rails, five of which were killed by Mr. Fuller, two by Mr. P. Willard, and one by the Game Keeper", page 260.


  • Land Rail is another name for Corn Crake (crex crex).

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