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If I Should Ever By Chance

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IF I should ever by chance grow rich
I'll buy Codham, Cockridden, and Childerditch,
Roses, Pyrgo, and Lapwater,
And let them all to my eldest daughter.
The rent I shall ask of her will be only
Each year's first violets, white and lonely,
The first primroses and orchises--
She must find them before I do, that is.
But if she finds a blossom on furze
Without rent they shall all forever be hers,
Codham, Cockridden, and Childerditch,
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Sue Opelt 05 January 2007
I would like to ask Robert West if he did manage to find a link between Edward Thomas and the Brentwood area. I currently live in Cockridden (built in 1901, opposite Thorndon country park south, on the A 128) and am keen to find out more about the history of the house and the farm estate. I would also like to find out how he managed to obtain pre-war OS maps so that we can check that we have the right Cockridden.
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