Friends of Hastings Cemetery

Colonel Robertson & Fanny Larkins

DF A54

In Loving Memory of

Colonel Robertson Larkins.

Born 17th Sep 7.1821. Died 8th Feb. 1885

Also of his wife

Fanny Eliza Larkins

Who died on the 23rd October 1925

"Thou will keep him in perfect peace, whose mind is stayed on Thee
Because he trusteth in Thee
." Isaiah xxvi.3.

Bengal Army - To be Lieutenant-Colonels.
Major Robertson Larkins, late 49th Native Infantry  Dated  1Oth December, 1865.

"I eventually succeeded in seeing more service with a newly-raised Punjab regiment, the 17th Punjab Infantry, which had been raised and was commanded by a cousin of mine, Colonel Robertson Larkins." from  "Through the mutiny, reminiscences of thirty years' active service and sport in India, 1854-83" by Colonel Thomas Nicholls Walker  

Frequent mention in Hotel Arrivals of Col. and Mrs Larkins, Miss Larkins and Miss E. Larkins in HSLO, Hotel Arrivals.

Hastings and St Leonards Observer - Saturday 11 August 1877
Dymock house, Ore sold to Col. Larkin for a permanent residence

Naval & Military Gazette and Weekly Chronicle of the United Service - Wednesday 18 February 1885
Colonel Robertson Larkins, formerly of the Indian Army (49th Bengal N.I. and late 25th Punjaub Infantry), died on the 8th February at Silverhill Lodge, Hollington, Sussex, at the age of sixty-three years.