Cockayne Hatley Estate
Coxes Orange Pippin Orchards ("COPO"): 1929 - 1946
John Alexander Whitehead purchased the Cockayne Hatley estate in 1929 and, within ten years, developed the largest apple orchard in Europe.
With thanks to Antony Crossley, of The Well House, Cockayne Hatley, for the use of some of the details that are chronicled in the "Apple Years at Cockayne Hatley". More information from the "Apple Years" will be shared in due course.