In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Wicken Bonhunt like this:
WICKEN-BONANT, a parish in Saffron-Walden district, Essex; 2 miles WSW of Newport r. station, and 5 SW of Saffron-Walden. Post town, Newport, under Bishops-Stortford. Acres, 841. Real property, £1,255. Pop., 173. Houses, 36. The property is divided among a few. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Rochester. Value, £300.* Patron, H. Bliss, Esq. The church has been restored and partly rebuilt. There is a national school.
Wicken Bonhunt is now part of Uttlesford district. Click here for graphs and data of how Uttlesford has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Wicken Bonhunt itself, go to Units and Statistics.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Wicken Bonhunt, in Uttlesford and Essex | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 29th March 2017
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