Place:Wickham Bishops, Essex, England

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NameWickham Bishops
Alt namesBishops-Wickhamsource: Family History Library Catalog
Wichamsource: Domesday Book (1985) p 106
Wickham-Bishopssource: Family History Library Catalog
TypeVillage
Coordinates51.783°N 0.667°E
Located inEssex, England
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Wickham Bishops is a village in Essex, England.

The place-name 'Wickham Bishops' is first attested in the Domesday Book of 1086, where it appears as 'Wicham', meaning 'dwelling place with a (dairy) farm'. 'Bishops' refers to the fact that the land belonged to the Bishop of London.

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