This article was published by Lew Sutton in 2008 and is reproduced here with his kind permission. It was written to commemorate the 15th Anniversary of Gordon’s passing.
The 18th January 2008 marks the fifteenth anniversary of Gordon’s passing to spirit but the memory of him is still fresh in the hearts of those who knew him well. Not only was he an excellent mental and physical medium but also a fine orator. What is not generally known is that he was also a very good healer.
Gordon started demonstrating at an early age as a boy medium. Years later his life was to change dramatically. In 1970 Gordon Higginson somewhat reluctantly became president of the Spiritualist National Union – a role that the spirit world appeared to have deemed necessary for the sake of Spiritualism in the UK.
This was a particularly difficult time for the SNU. In spite of a huge administrative burden and a need to earn a living, Gordon continued to teach and demonstrate his mediumship. This included for many years holding materialisation séances at Stansted Hall and occasionally at other venues. His whole life was devoted to Spiritualism.Continue Reading