Place:


East Wickham  Kent

 

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

WICKHAM (East), a parish in Dartford district, Kent; 1¾ mile SSW of Abbeywood r. station, and 3 S E of Woolwich. It contains part of Welling hamlet, which has a post-office under London SE. Acres, 885. Real property, £4,154. Pop. in 1851, 666; in 1861, 836. Houses, 171. W. House is the seat of R. Jones, Esq.; and there are other good residences. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Rochester. Value, £172. Patron, the Rev. W. Acworth. The church is tolerable; and there are an endowed school with £86 a year, and charities £59.

East Wickham through time

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

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/22483

Date accessed: 26th June 2017


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