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Sir Henry Browne Hayes

From ‘the press gang’ Brodsky 1974

No snakes at Vaucluse House

First owner was Sir Henry Brown Hayes. He was an Irishman and was scared of snakes. He dug a trench around the house and filled it with imported Irish soil.

Sir Henry

From RHS Story of Vaucluse House. 1915.
(Tune: Merrily Kissed The Quaker)

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Sung as a taunt after the case of Sir Henry Brown Hayes who built Vaucluse House.

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