In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Salcot like this:
SALCOTT, a parish in Lexden district, Essex; on acreek of the Blackwater estuary, 7½ miles S E of Kelvedon r. station. Post-town, Kelvedon. Acres, 255. Real property, £912. Pop., 188. Houses, 41. The property is divided among a few. Part of the land is salt marsh. A fair is held on 4 Sept. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Rochester. Value, £125. Patron, the Rev. W. T. Bullock. The church is early English.
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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Salcot, in Colchester and Essex | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 08th March 2014
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