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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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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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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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