Red squirrel; Hitchin, Herts, TL185291; 1/NZ/1267




Red squirrel

About this object

The native red squirrel has been extinct locally since 1944. This red one was cared for by Miss Hailey, a resident of The Biggin, about 1910, after she found some boys tormenting it in St Mary’s Churchyard.

Field Collector

Miss Hailey

Field Collection Date

c. 1910

Field Collection Place Description

Hitchin, Herts, TL185291


Hitchin Museum

Credit Line

Mrs M Wilson, 24 Langbridge Close, Hitchin

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