Monthly Archives: July 2013

34 Years School Head (1930)

East Hoathly Retirement Family Record Broken After nearly 34 years as headmaster of East Hoathly Schools, Mr Ernest Alexander Jones is retiring 30th April next, and his many friends will be glad to know that he does not intend to … Continue reading

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Ernest Alexander Jones – 1868 – 1946

In my previous post I had the obituary of Frederick Thomas Jones who died young. He was succeeded as headmaster of East Hoathly school by his brother Ernest Jones (my Great Grandfather). He was to be headmaster for 34 years, … Continue reading

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Frederick Thomas Jones – 1865 -1896

Frederick Thomas Jones (b. 12/10/1865 d. 29/04/1896) was my Great Great Uncle. He was headmaster at East Hoathly Primary school and died relatively young. He succeeded his father as headmaster and following his death his younger brother became headmaster. Here … Continue reading

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“WELL – AND ‘OW ARRE YOU THIS MORRNIN? – AS IF I CARED!”

Here’s another Tuck’s post card from my Grandfather Fred to my aunt Hilda (Tom’s wife), from 1947. The postmark is for Lewes, Sussex and from February 1947  I’m not sure what was wrong with Hilda, but it wasn’t life threatening … Continue reading

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Memory of Choir Master Enshrined in Music – Obituary 1969

(This is the obituary for my grandfather he died relatively young at the age of 57, when  I was 4, so I have very vague recollections of him. He died just over two years after my Aunt (his daughter), Uncle and … Continue reading

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