Wickham St Paul, Essex

Historical Description

Wickham St Paul, a village and a parish in Essex, 3 miles ENE of Castle Hedingham station on the Colne Valley branch of the G.E.R., and 4 ½ N by E of Halstead. There is a post office under Halstead; money order and telegraph office, Castle Hedingham. Acreage, 1225; population, 324. The manor has belonged to the Dean and Chapter of St Paul's from the 10th century. Wickham Hall is a chief residence. The living is a rectory in the diocese of St Albans; net value, £226 with residence. Patrons, the Dean and Cliapter of St Paul's. The church, restored in 1866, is a small building of brick in the Early English style.

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


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

Ancient County Essex
Ecclesiastical parish Wickham St. Paul All Saints
Hundred Hinckford
Poor Law union Sudbury

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