Doomsday Book - Wicklewood
THE DOOMSDAY BOOK provides the earliest information on Wicklewood, and is written as Wiclurde and Wikelepude.
Wick - Anglo Saxon.
WIC a dwelling place of one or more houses.
LEY Anglo Saxon. A field or district.
WODE a wood.
1347 - the Black Death killed one third of the population of Wicklewood.
1440 - King Henry VI granted Wicklewood a market and two fairs, which were held annually. They continued for two centuries.
a licence was issued for the sale of the bell of All Saints Church, which had a split in it. As the village was so poor it could not afford to have it mended.
1760-1820 - Land enclosures were enforced in the Village.
1851 - There were 159 houses in the Village.