Wickhamford

Wickhamford farming & land ownership

 

Wickhamford is an agricultural parish and has been so throughout recorded history. This article summarises the available information on land use in the parish. Among the topics covered are -

  • Roman times
  • Saxon & Norman times
  • Evesham Abbey ownership
  • The manor and village after the dissolution
  • John Pickup Lord
  • Wickhamford estate auction
  • Farms in the censuses of 1841 - 1911
  • Market gardening and the effect on village population
  • World War II
  • The post-war decline of market gardening

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Updated 23 March 2013. Contact email: Wickhamford@Badsey.net