Wicken  Cambridgeshire


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

WICKEN, a parish, with a village, in Newmarket district, Cambridge; 2¾ miles SSW of Soham, and 7 NW of Newmarket r. station. Post town, Soham. Acres, 3,812. Real property, £7,363. Pop., 995. Houses, 237. The property is much subdivided. Ancient coins and other antiquities have been found. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Ely. Value, £90. Patron, the Church Patronage Society. The church is ancient. There are two Methodist chapels and an endowed school.

Wicken through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 24th September 2021

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