Monthly Archives: March 2012

Gilbert, Charles, the Vicar and His Daughters

Arthur H Cooper (b 1854 in Great Yarmouth) was my Great Great Grandfather. He was the vicar of Haile in Cumbria and would have a been a close neighbour of other relatives of mine the Shankses (read some more here) … Continue reading

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The Building of Falmer Church

(Some notes from Frederick Jones’s memoirs on Falmer Church. Falmer is the nearest village to Stanmer. These days it is cut in half by the A27 dual carriageway, and I believe that there is now a football stadium there. I … Continue reading

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Caroline Jones (continued)

(Continuing on from yesterdays post, here is some more on Caroline Jones and her plight when her father died) In the fifties her master remarried and and moved from New Hill to Falmer Court, being a tenant of the 3rd … Continue reading

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Frederick and Caroline Jones

(This week I have posted the obituaries of both Frederick and Caroline.  Here in some of Fredericks own words on his wife and marriage) I married my wife Caroline Dale in Falmer Church on the 31st December 1864. We had … Continue reading

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Obituary of Caroline Jones

(Caroline Jones [nee Dale] 1841 – 1924, was the wife of Frederick Jones (his obituary is here) its nice to know she had a good write up too. I’m not sure of the paper this came from.) PASSING OF MRS. … Continue reading

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An Eye for History

Jude Jones and his son Francis  were builders and carpenters on the Stanmer Estate for many years. The two of them are pictured here with Jude’s wife Elizabeth. Both must have had an eye for history. A few years ago … Continue reading

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Retirement of Mr Frederick Jones

(I’m not sure what paper this was in, I only have the cut out newspaper article.) HALLAND Agent For This Paper:—Mr. J. Funnell. The yearly audit of the tenants on the Earl of Chichester’s Sussex estates was held on Friday … Continue reading

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