Place:


West Wickham  Kent

 

In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described West Wickham like this:

WICKHAM (West), a Parish, with a village, in Bromley district, Kent; 3 miles S by W of Bromley r. station. It has a post-office under Bromley, Kent, and a fair on Easter Monday. Acres, 2,645. Real property, £4,466. Pop., 737. Houses, 140. W. Court is the seat of Col. J. F.Lennard; W. Hall, of W. ...


Dickenson, Esq.; W. House, of A. Stewart, Esq.; and there are many neat villas. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Canterbury. Value, £514.* Patron, Col. J. F.Lennard. The church is late perpendicular, and good. There are a Wesleyan chapel, a national school, and charities £6.

West Wickham through time

West Wickham is now part of Bromley district. Click here for graphs and data of how Bromley has changed over two centuries. For statistics about West Wickham itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of West Wickham, in Bromley and Kent | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/6483

Date accessed: 21st October 2017


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