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GeoffLawes Lyr Req: Worst Old Ship/Collier Brig (39) RE: Lyr Req: Worst Old Ship/Collier Brig 01 Nov 16


I see that the verse with the second line
"steering like a waggon with a wheel adrift"
has a variety of first lines.

"Up the cobbles to Cromer Cliff" (Steve Gardham )

"Through the Cockles to Cromer cliff," (Charley Noble )

The Singing Histories site, on the link I gave two posts above this, says
    "Through the Cockle to Cromer Cliff,"
The capital letter for Cockle and Cockles suggested to me that this might a reference to a geeographical feature called the Cockle or the Cockles. Is there such a feature near Cromer?


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