Mrs E A Pettit Owner of Ch Prairie King (Bayswater Swell – Queenie) bred by Mr Harvey in 1894. By 1897 he was valued at £105 in show catalogues.
Hon. Mrs R J Foster – Clayton nr Bradford – Br/Exh first show dog Queensbury Pippin a black dog born 20/12/1893 by King Pippin - Bunchie bred by Mrs Housman. An LKA member
Mrs W R Temple – Carlisle Mansions London – Br/Exh of Leyswood Blackie, born 1895 by Ch Black Boy ex Marie
Mrs Lucy Vallance – Br/Exh - Breeder of Nonpareil born 1895 (Bayswater Swell ex Bebe) shown at Crufts ‘96. In 1892 she bought black bitch Niminy Piminy (Nubian Prince - Tips) and she also owned Montezuma (black) bred by Rev Bettison in 1893.
Mrs Addis – Ivy House Aigburth – Br/Exh An original member of the Pomeranian Club founded in 1891 and the Hon. Secretary at the time of her resignation in 1897 - the year in which she gave up breeding Poms. In 1892 she acquired Kitsey from Mrs Thomas who proved to be an invaluable asset – she was the dam of Aigburth Queen (whose son the prolific Aigburth Prince was the grandfather of Ch Dragonfly), Ch Tina born 1894 (see Miss Depasse’s notes) and her litter sister Mrs Hick’s Viva.
Owner of Viva bred by Mrs Addis the black litter sister of Ch Tina born 1894. Mrs Hicks bought Kitsey from Mrs Addis a significant dual purpose bitch found in many pedigrees. Later a 3lb black Pom bred by Mrs Hicks was sold to a society lady and featured in a well- known portrait. Author Charles Lane said of Mr Hicks ‘I am not sure (Mr Hicks) has ever been particularly doggie’- notwithstanding this comment Hicks was the Hon Secretary of The Pom Club circa 1896 – 1908. Mr Hicks was the author of
Miss H Chell Norfolk House Belper - Br/Exh Originally interested in larger white Poms after she acquired her father’s Belper Iveagh born 1894. Ch Belper Flossie born 1894 (Rob of Rozelle ex Rose) was the first of many Belper champs. Some of her toy black Poms were exported to the USA in the early 1900s.
Mrs Harcourt Clare – Birkenhead - Owner of first place winner Little Snowflake shown at Crufts 1896 bred by Mrs Merrill. Another of her dogs at the show Mite (black born 1894 bred by Mr Marples) by Blackboy ex Judy was valued at 1000gns in the catalogue
Mr Duckworth – Cotton Street Accrington (1893) - original owner of Koh-I-Noor – he showed him at Crufts 1894 valued at £1000! He was bought by Miss Hamilton and offered for sale by her a few years later for £12 – nobody purchased him.
H. H. Princess Sophie Duleep-Singh – (left ) Exh – The beautiful owner of Joseph a black 9lb dog bred by Mrs Lynn in 1895 (Ch Black Boy – Zoe) and other black Poms. The Princess also exhibited Borzois at shows in England and France.
Miss C A D Hamilton (right) – after 1887 Bannerdown House Batheaston. Breeder of Garda Booh Wooh in 1887. Owned and campaigned first two Pom champions and bred/owned numerous Poms (mostly white) up until her death in 1918 – her kennel name was Rozelle. In 1891, at the age of 29, she was elected as the first President of the Pomeranian Club.
Mrs E J Thomas (below) – Netley Road Southsea then Kensworth House Ealing Dean - Br/Exh of numerous top quality Poms mainly black, blue & chocolate. She titled the first black champion - Black Boy (born 1890) left photo - and was the original importer/owner of Ch King Pippin. One of her foundation Poms was German bred Schatzel in 1888 purchased from Rev Dutton. She concentrated her efforts on the miniature size using imported stock from Germany – Lady Dinah born August 1891, a Black Boy daughter
Miss Vi Thomas
Mrs Wearing – Wavertree Liverpool - Br/ Exh - The owner of Herr Hans born 1892 & also of Squib and Cracker - the first recorded cases of Colour Dilution Alopecia affecting blue Poms (see article about this on this web site)
Mrs E Horne Breeder of 5lb Mischief (Bayswater Swell - Mistress Lulu) in 1895
Miss H Chell – Norfolk House Belper - Br/Exh Originally interested in larger white Poms after she acquired her father’s Belper Iveagh born 1894. Ch Belper Flossie born 1894 (Rob of Rozelle ex Rose) was the first of many Belper champs. Some of her toy black Poms were exported to the USA in the early 1900s.
Mrs G M Hicks – Montpelier House Blackheath – Br/Exh - Owner of Viva bred by Mrs Addis the black litter sister of Ch Tina born 1894. Mrs Hicks bought Kitsey from Mrs Addis a significant dual purpose bitch found in many pedigrees. Later a 3lb black Pom bred by Mrs Hicks was sold to a society lady and featured in a well- known portrait. Author Charles Lane said of Mr Hicks ‘I am not sure (Mr Hicks) has ever been particularly doggie’- notwithstanding this comment Hicks was the Hon Secretary
Mr Charles Lane - Downend Bristol - Owner of Leof a mismarked black shown by Mr Hutton, in 1891, Lutzow black born 1891 and Lyric white son of Otto of Rozelle. Mr Lane was the author of two popular books about dogs and also a respected judge.
Miss Lilla Ives – Stockport, Blackpool, Devon – Br/Exh Foundation Pom ‘Mousely’ bought in 1895 (Merry Boy ex Spitz II) a blue +8lb bitch. Miss Ives’ famous blue Poms included Queen of the Blues, Blue Jacket, Blue Bertie and Ch Boy Blue. She also owned Ch Dragonfly (1904). The first President of North of England Pomeranian Club founded 1898, author of Show Pomeranians in 1911plus two revisions and writer for Our Dogs newspaper. She was an astute businesswoman and made a very good living ac
Mr Theo Marples– Br/Exh -Founder of Our Dogs canine newspaper and first Hon Secretary of The Pomeranian Club in 1891- Miss Ives wrote he was the first fancier to show Miniature Pomeranians in the North of England. Poms bred by him as of 1892 include Black Boy II, his dam Judy and the famous blue Ch Chocolat (94) litter brother of Merryboy.