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
The latest articlesChurch Wardens 1663 -1790. Unlike the vicars, church wardens were usually local men born in the village. Val Harman and Tom Locke have an ongoing project to find out more about them and tell their stories.
Jack Haines – from Wickhamford to the England team: ‘A Sporting Life’. Born in Wickhamford in 1920, he played football for Evesham Town, Badsey Rangers, Liverpool, Leicester City, and for England in a 1948 match against Switzerland.
The Will of William White. He signed his will in 1697 and was buried in Wickhamford in 1699. His possessions included 'Six Drawing horses & two Colts', 'In the house one pigge of bacon about three hundred of Cheese', and 'Bookes and other tempory things in ye house'.
Electoral register 1939.
Play area - the 1994 project which led to the creation of a new children’s play area.
Elizabeth Huband: from Wickhamford to Australia
Benjamin Swift was an educationalist, fruit grower and local politician. He took over the tenancy of Longdon Hill House (now Oxley House) in 1909, just before his marriage. He stood as the Liberal candidate in the 1924 general election.
Three Moulbery sisters: Sarah Ann, Edith Florence and Beatrice Emily who married in Edwardian times.
19th century soldiers. The lives of two Wickhamford men who served in the Victorian era: William Knight and Charles Porter.
From the TV Times: a 1960 article featuring the village.
Wickhamford Wills (1641-1928) : Testators, executors, beneficiaries, witnesses and others mentioned in the wills.
The cottages in
this picture once stood on the site now occupied by Hody's Place on
Manor Road in Wickhamford. In 2014 local artist Ian Gibson painted this
impression of the cottages. More information...
Buildings and places
Life in Wickhamford
Church and vicars
Top picture: Cottages demolished to build Hody's
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.