Little Wigborough, Essex

Historical Description

Wigborough, Little, a parish in Essex, 1 mile SE of Great Wigborough. Post town, Peldon, under Colchester; money order and telegraph office, Tolleshnnt D'Arcy. Acreage, 1104; population of the civil parish, 84; of the ecclesiastical, with Great Wigborough, 413. The manor belongs to the Charterhouse, London. The living is a rectory in the diocese of St Albans, annexed to that of Great Wigborough. The church, which stands near the seashore, is a building of stone in the Early English style.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England and Wales, 1894-5

Administration

The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient County Essex
Ecclesiastical parish Little Wigborough St. Nicholas
Hundred Winstree
Poor Law union Lexden and Winstree

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.


Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Little Wigborough from the following:


Maps

Online maps of Little Wigborough are available from a number of sites:


Newspapers and Periodicals

The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following newspapers covering Essex online: