Great and Little Wigborough

Essex villages on the north side of the Blackwater Estuary
Great Wigborough was also known in earlier times as Muches Wigborough, and for a while was closely connected to Salcott as the Parish of Salcot-Wigborough.

Images - Pictures and Documents


The Wigboroughs

Carriers and Buses


Great Wigborough

1831 History & Topography - Wright & Bartlett
1905 description of Parish of Great Wigborough
1938 article - History and Romance - Great Wigborough
The Parish Church of St Stephen, Great Wigborough
The Reformation and the Wigborough Martyrs
War Memorial in the Church
The Kings Head, Great Wigborough
The School


Little Wigborough

1831 History & Topography - Wright & Bartlett
1905 description of Parish of Little Wigborough
The Parish Church of St Nicholas, Little Wigborough
The School
Copt Hall


Events

The earthquake of 1884
Zeppelin L33 in Copt Hall Lane


People

John Simson and John Ardley - the Wigborough Martyrs
Bullock Family
Victor Gray of New Hall Farm (audio)
Harry Ponder 1882 - 1979
Bernard Ratcliffe of Little Wigborough


Local Tales

Edward Ponder
Barges, Pole Cats, local names for wild flowers

  Great Wigborough Church
St Stephen's Parish Church, Great Wigborough
 
Kings Head Wigborough
Kings Head, Great Wigborough
 
Little Wigborough Church
Little Wigborough after the earthquake
 
Zeppelin L33 Little Wigborough
Zeppelin L33 September 1916
 
Victor Gray and Gay Gordon
Victor Gray and Gay Gordon