Hide

Wickham Bishops

hide
Hide
"WICKHAM (BISHOP'S), a parish in the hundred of THURSTABLE, county of ESSEX, 2 miles (S. by E.) from Witham, containing 467 inhabitants. The living is a rectory, in the peculiar jurisdiction of the Commissary of Essex and Herts, concurrently with the Consistorial Court of the Bishop of London, rated in the king's books at £12. 3. 4., and in the patronage of the Bishop of London." [From Samuel Lewis A Topographical Dictionary of England (1831) - copyright Mel Lockie 2016]
Hide
topup

Census

  • Census returns are available from the usual sources for 1841-1911, which includes most copies held at the ERO, Wharf Rd, Chelmsford. More information on other ways to view these census returns on the Essex
topup

Church History

topup

Gazetteers

topup

Historical Geography

  • Wickham Bishops was a member of the Thurstable Hundred

You can see the administrative areas in which Wickham Bishops has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.

topup

Maps

You can see maps centred on OS grid reference TL840120 (Lat/Lon: 51.776417, 0.665719), Wickham Bishops which are provided by:

topup

Poor Houses, Poor Law

  • Wickham Bishops was a member of the Maldon Poor Law Union