In the Gentleman’s Magazine of August 1738 appeared a poem by Dr. Anthony Alsop, the poetical writer, penned in 1725 at his Brightwell, Berks., rectory.
It is entitled Epistle to the Rev. Sir, John Dolben and begins:
“Sir John or Doctor, chuse you whether;
Or Friend, a better name than either”.
A poem by Frederick Cole a Finedon boy who moved to Kent.
Memories of the 1920s & 30s.
THE FOLLOWING IS AN EXTRACT FROM THE PARISH MAGAZINE (August 2003)
This poem was written by Miss Rose Richardson many years ago and given to Mrs Winnie Stanley.
I received an email from Tony Bailey about his uncle Bob Cooper Tony has sent a poem he penned called,