Recognise him…?

Witney and West Oxfordshire Gazette 1971

Early Sheriff picture in Witney and West Oxfordshire Gazette on 3 June 1971.

Looks familiar…? Back in 1971 , aged 4, my parents took me to Blenheim Palace to the Woodstock Horse Show where I decided to go dressed in my finest ‘Sheriff’ outfit. I was snapped by a local reporter who wrote…’Sheriff Richard Venables and Deputy Dog patrolling the Blenheim Palace grounds at the Woodstock Horse show this week.’ As of the 10th April the Sheriff is back in town this time with stockings rather than chaps and a cocked hat rather than a stetson……