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Hastings and St Leonards Observer -
HOME FROM NIGERIA
Home on leave from Kano, the ancient walled capital city Northern Nigeria, Is Mr. Edward Robins, of 47, Ashbumham-
Mr. Robins, who is the brother of Miss K. R. Robins, a mlstress at Hastings High School, came to Hastings in 1919 when his father, the late Mr. T. E. Robins, retired as Harbour Master of Calcutta.
He received his early education at The Grange preparatory school which, of course, exists no longer. He Joined Shell on leaving school in 1931 and has since had extensive experience in Kenya, Tanganyika, Uganda, Lagos and Kano.
A keen golfer, like his sister, he was a member of the former Hastings Downs Club and is at present a member of the Rye and Cooden clubs. He was runner-
Hastings is an area in central Kolkata between the Maidan (large open park) and the River Hooghly, named after Warren Hastings, who was the first Governor-