Wychnor in 1868
The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland - 1868
[Description(s) from The National Gazetteer (1868)]
"WICHNOR, a chapelry in the parish of Tatenhill, county Stafford, 6 miles N.E. of Lichfield. It is a junction station on the Lichfield and Derby branch of the South Staffordshire railway. It occupies the site of a Roman camp on the ancient Icknield Street, near the Grand Trunk canal and the river Trent. It was visited by James I. in 1621, who held a court in Wichnor Hall, the old seat of the Somervilles, who held the manor under the honour of Tutbury by the tenure of the "Flitch of bacon," as at Dunmow, in Essex.
The living is a perpetual curacy in the diocese of Lichfield, value £100. The church is dedicated to St. Leonard."
[Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) - Transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003]