Friends of Hastings Cemetery
Unless otherwise stated the items below are from Hastings and St. Leonards Observer. Saturday. September 17. 1932
Mrs. J. E. Strickland Of 7 Regency Mansions, Verulam Place, Hastings.
A LIFE OF SERVICE. One of the greatest educational and social workers that Hastings has ever known. Mrs. Jane E. Strickland. J.P., 7, Regency Mansions, Verulam-
A woman of fine character, Mrs. Strickland was admired and respected by all who knew her. She was appointed magistrate in 1929 and sat regularly on the Hastings Bench. Education was her life study and she was elected to the Hastings School Board and in 1901 she became one of the first members of the Hastings Education Committee. She was on the board of management of several schools. The girls of the Hastings Central School, where she was also a manager, regarded her as one of their greatest friends and named one their houses after her. The schools for domestic training also received her close attention and interest. As vice-
Mrs. Strickland took a great interest in politics and was vice-
The funeral will at Robertson-
A Great Personality
Rev. J. Lloyd Davies’s tribute to the late Mrs. Strickland -
One of the great personalities of this town is how the Rev. J. Lloyd, former minister of Robertson-
Among them was Mrs. Prelooker (president of the local Women's Freedom League), and other members, including Mrs. Montefiore, Miss Prelooker. Mrs. Clift ……
THE VICTORIAN ERA. The service was conducted by the Minister (the Rev. E. J. Hawkins),
Rev. J. Lloyd Davies, who read the lesson, opened his address with expression of thanks for the kindness of the family and the Minister in allowing him to take part in their last tribute.
He recalled that he came to Hastings twenty years ago to that week as minister at Robertson-