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High Wych, Hertfordshire

Historical Description

Wych, High, an ecclesiastical parish, with a village, in Sawbridgeworth parish, Herts, 1½ mile WSW of Harlow station on the G.E.R. The ecclesiastical parish was constituted in 1861, and its post town is Sawbridgeworth. Population, 875. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of St Albans; net value, £300 with residence. Patron, the Vicar of Sawbridgeworth. The church was built in 1861, and is a building of flint and stone in the Early English style.

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

Land and Property

A full transcript of the Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Hertfordshire is online.


Online maps of High Wych are available from a number of sites:

Newspapers and Periodicals

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

Visitations Heraldic

The Visitations of Hertfordshire, 1572 and 1634. Edited by Walter C. Metcalfe, F.S.A. is available on the Heraldry page.

DistrictEast Hertfordshire
Postal districtCM21
Post TownSawbridgeworth