The Bucks and Herts Rothschilds

On Wed 8 Feb 2017, it’s our sixth talk of the season, by Bill Willett, Society member: ‘The Bucks and Herts Rothschilds’. Society meetings take place at 8:00pm in the Wellcome Great Hall, Town Hall, Berkhamsted. Visitors are always welcome @ £3 at the door.

rothschild-zebras_sunday-mirror_apr-1915

Photo is of Lord Rothschild driving his zebra team. He was the first man to tame these animals for draught purposes. For some years they were kept at Tring Park, the family seat in Hertfordshire, but were afterwards presented to the London Zoological Gardens (Sunday Mirror, Apr 1915).

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