Category Archives: Obituary

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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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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East Hoathly’s Big Loss Death of Mr Frederick Jones

(From the front page of the Sussex County Herald May 29 1931) Four old pupils of East Hoathly School acted as bearers at the funeral on Tuesday of Mr Frederick Jones, at the High-street, East Hoathly. He died on Thursday … Continue reading

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Margaret Shanks

Margaret Shanks was my great great Aunt. She wrote for the Scottish Farmer from 1893 to her death in 1925. I have just started another blog in which I intend to publish many of her columns. You can find it … Continue reading

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