Talk by Sue Knox: “General Lawrence and His Tower”
The Mint Methodist Church, Exeter
General Stringer Lawrence became known as the “Father of the Indian Army”. While in India, he made friends with Robert Palk. He spent much of his retirement at Haldon House, home of the Palk family, and in 1788 Palk built the Haldon Belvedere in memory of his friend.
Sue is a retired doctor having spent most of her career working at the RD&E.
In retirement she became a Red Coat Guide for the City of Exeter for 14 years.
Sue is a Trustee of the Stringer Lawrence Memorial Trust which owns the Haldon Belvedere.