October 29th 2018
We are sad to announce, following a long illness, the death of Miss Jill Hanson – Headmistress 1972-1981
Jill Hanson was Headmistress at Cobham Hall from 1972-1981, having joined the School in 1963 as a teacher of English under Miss Hancock.
At that time the School had 60 students and was gradually being reclaimed and renovated. Student numbers increased to 250 boarders and 40 daygirls.
Under Jill’s leadership the School was invited to join Round Square.
Her funeral will take place on Monday 26th November at 2.30pm at Eastbourne Crematorium, and afterwards at The Priory Court Hotel, Pevensey. The family have requested no flowers; but would welcome donations to Smile Train UK for those wishing to honour Jill's memory.