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1929: William Herrington - a beloved Cuckfield headteacher passes on

Updated: Dec 4, 2023

West Sussex Gazette - Thursday 24 January 1929


Older residents have learned with much regret of the death of Mr. W. Herrington, of Eastbourne, which occurred early on Sunday morning, following a stroke.

William Herrington c1901 (colourised)

Deceased. who was 63, was head teacher of Cuckfield schools from 1891 to 1923 He was for many years a member of the Parish Church choir and was a well-known lecturer on historical and geographical subjects, his collection of lantern slides being a very large one. Since his retirement he had resided at Eastbourne. He leaves a widow and one daughter. The funeral service will be held to-day, at Christ Church, Eastbourne. the interment following at Langney Cemetery.

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