Wickford

    Wickford

    A History

    Judith Williams

    Phillimore 2006

    Hardback 142pp Illustrated

    9781860773822   Product Code: 97724

    The town of Wickford is situated in a meander of the River Crouch, just north of Basildon in south Essex. Its name is Saxon in origin and means 'a sheep farm on a river crossing'. This detailed history traces Wickford's fortunes from its humble beginnings as a tiny hamlet beset by regular flooding and poverty, to the bustling commuter town of today.

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