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The town of Wickford nestles in a meander of the River Crouch, just north of Basildon in south Essex. Its name, at various times written as Wickeford, Wyckford or Wygford, is Saxon in origin and means 'a sheep farm on a river crossing'. This book provides insight into the town's history and development. It is for local historians and residents.
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Book Description Phillimore, 2006. Condition: New. 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. Seller Inventory # 297724
Book Description Phillimore & Co., 2006. Hardcover. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # DADAX1860773826