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1929: William Herrington - a beloved Cuckfield headteacher passes on

Updated: Dec 4, 2023

West Sussex Gazette - Thursday 24 January 1929

DEATH OF MR. W. HERRINGTON.


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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