"WICKHAM (ST-PAUL), a parish in the hundred
of HINCKFORD, county of ESSEX, 3 miles (E. by N.)
from Castle-Hedingham, containing 328 inhabitants.
The living is a rectory, in the peculiar jurisdiction
and patronage of the Dean and Chapter of St. Paul's,
London, rated in the king's books at £9. The church
is dedicated to All Saints." [From Samuel Lewis A Topographical Dictionary of England (1831) - copyright Mel Lockie 2016]