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Footprint on the Ridge - Sir John Done

26/05/24
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Thanks to everyone who continues to forward information regarding individuals who have left a legacy footprint on the Cheshire Sandstone Ridge.

Their stories are remarkable and add to our collective memory associated with this 'magical place'.

Today we feature the story of Sir John Done, the 17th century Master Forester of Delamere Forest (formerly the forests of Mara and Mondrem).

Sir John Done, the 19th Master Forester, was knighted at Utkinton Hall in 1617 by King James I.

To read the full story of this individual, the life of whom centred around Utkinton, Tarporley and Delamere CLICK HERE.

We now feature 29 'Footprints on the Ridge' — CLICK HERE to be directed to these diverse stories.