Maps of Wickhamford
Ordnance Survey drawings about 1812
These 'drawings' are the earliest known detailed map of Wickhamford and the surrounding area.
Plans of Pitchers Hill Farm about 1812
Plans of Pitchers Hill Farm (Wickham Farm) and a proposed new cow shed. The plan is from 1812, but the layout is similar to today. The proposed cow shed plans are of similar date and the sketch matches part of the farmyard plan. From the Worcestershire Record Office. Here are some photos that show how the farm looks today.
Mr Yeate's farm about 1815
This map of Mr Yeate's farm is undated but it was with other documents from the 1810-1820 era at the Worcestershire Record Office. It shows the fields attached to Pitchers Hill Farm (Wickham Farm) in yellow.
Wickhamford Mill 1815
This 1815 map from the Worcestershire Record Office shows the extent of the lands associated with Wickhamford Mill at that time.
Wickhamford tithe map about 1843
The 1843 tithe map is a large scale map of the parish.
A digitised version of this map is on the Worcestershire Archive and Archaeology Service website. Click on the 'Tithes' button at the top left of the page. Then to find Wickhamford you can use the 'Find Tithes' search box on the bottom left. This brings up Wickhamford results at the bottom of the screen. Clicking on one of the entries will zoom into that parcel of land, you can then zoom out to the whole Parish. (With thanks to Oliver Russell.)
Another source is the 1913 Board of Agriculture & Fisheries map which appears to have been traced from the 19th century tithe map - see below.
1869 Estate Plan
1883 OS 25 inch map
1883/1900/1903 OS 6 inch map
1910 - 1915 land valuation maps
Maps from the land valuation survey are superimposed on a large scale OS map from about 1900.
1913 Board of Agriculture and Fisheries map
Here is an annotated version of the same map produced by Tom Locke. Using the 1869 auction document he has added the missing field names. This now give a complete set of field names for the village in the second half of the 19th century.
1923 large scale OS map
1927 electricity supply map
This is a plan for installing poles for an electricity supply line between Hampton and Wickhamford in 1927. It is a six inch to the mile map showing individual fields. Here is the central portion of the map showing Wickhamford and the whole map as a large 1.62 MB jpeg file.
1930 auction map
A large auction of 'The Wickhamford Estate'.
1953 OS one inch map
This post war map shows the old route of the A44. (With thanks to Martin Waring).
Here is a map showing the historical parishes that surround Wickhamford.
Listed buildings in WickhamfordListed buildings are one of several types of thematic maps on the Evesham Mapped website. The site also has some historical maps.
Open Street Map has a lot of detail:
Finding an address in Wickhamford
For modern addresses go
into OpenStreetMap and search for
'Hodys Place' or '8 Wickham Close' or 'Sunnyside, Wickhamford' or
something similar. If you are looking for an historical address, try
searching for it on the 1911
census or in our alphabetical place name index.
There is a separate list of
There is a separate list of these.