Captain Codd's XI playing cricket on Reach Meadow. 1906
Our archivist, Ruth Nicol has supplied the following information about Mr Codd who is included on the 1911 census return for the village.
Rowland Harrison Russell Codd was living in the cottage called Kod Kot, 11 Droveway Gardens in the 1911 census.
He was a 57 year old retired stockbroker born in Boxley, Kent, the son of Rowland Bentick Codd and his wife Sarah (nee Russell), an army captain who later became governor of the House of Detention, the prison in Clerkenwell, London.
Staying with Rowland in Kod Kot were his second wife Maude (nee Dolby born Newbury, Berkshire), their daughter (Victoria Rowena ) aged 14 (born Ashtead, Surrey) and Maude’s sister Dorothy Adair, 41 and her daughter Joan aged 4 (born Barnes, Surrey) .
In the street directories for St Margaret’s at Cliffe Mrs M. Codd is listed, first in the property called Undercliffe which was one of the villas on the beach, then from 1909 in Kod Kot in Droveway Gardens. The last directory for the surname and house name is 1919 .
Date of creation1906
Date of coverage1906
PlaceSt Margaret's at Cliffe, Reach Meadow
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