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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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The Pelhams

So my family worked for the Earls of Chichester for many years. Here are some of Frederick’s thoughts on them. The Pelhams were always splendid men physically and intellectually. Living under, and having the honour of serving four Earls of … Continue reading

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The Water Supply on the Stanmer Estate.

More stuff on Stanmer from Fredericks memoirs: In the later part of my fathers life, he was a great sufferer. I have so often seen him sit in his old walnut chair, the sweat rolling of is pale cheeks in … Continue reading

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Stories of the Stanmer Estate

Thomas Jones stayed on the stanmer estate until he died. He told his son, Frederick Jones, many stories here are just some them along with other stories told by other members of the estate: When a herd boy my father … Continue reading

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Thomas Jones

Thomas Jones was Mary Jones’s first son and my great great great grandfather. He must have been a pretty inspiring character. Born into poverty and sent to work as a farm boy at the age of eleven he worked his … Continue reading

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