Wickhamford is a village and parish in Worcestershire, to the south of Badsey. The two villages have close connections and share a market gardening heritage.
Historical records for Wickhamford
Families and people
World Wars I & II
When Syd Carter died suddenly at his home in Wickhamford in 1953, the village lost a true character. He was well known in the Vale and also nationally for his BBC broadcasts. Here is his obituary ...
Defending the village in World War II
In the early days of the war, plans were drawn up for the Home Guard to defend Wickhamford against a possible German invasion. Tom Locke and Mick Wilks describe the strategy. Read the article ...
Tragedies in Wickhamford
Tales of misfortune, mostly from the twentieth century, including the story of the 1941 air crash near Corner Cottage
The Royal Arms in Wickhamford Church
Visitors to the church cannot fail to notice the impressive Royal Arms. Conservation work carried out in 1984 has not only preserved them, but also revealed a fascinating history. Read about the other Arms that lie beneath, and the late mediaeval wall painting hidden behind the panel ...
Buildings and places
Life in Wickhamford
Church and vicars
Top picture: Sandys
Arms about 1890.
Wickhamford residents of 1911 - a photographic archive
Following on from the transcription of the 1911 census for Wickhamford, we are trying to obtain photographs of as many of the 259 residents recorded as possible. Such images can be from the time of the census, from an earlier date or later in life. If you have any photographs that could be included please let us know on firstname.lastname@example.org
View larger Map. To find an address, search for 'Hodys Place' or '8 Wickham Close' or 'Sunnyside, Wickhamford' or something similar. See also historical maps of Wickhamford.