Some interesting CIVILIAN PEOPLE in history who were associated with Wickham Parish.
(Click VIEW for more detail about their lives).
|VIEW||WILLIAM OF WICKHAM – Chancellor of England
Born in 1324 near Wickham Village of humble yet honourable parents, William rose to become the most powerful man in England after the King.
|VIEW||HENRY LUTTERLOH – Spy of Wickham
Resident of Wickham. Tried, along with Francis de la Motte, at the Old Sessions House in 1784 on a charge of High Treason.
|VIEW||SIR HENRY ALEXANDER WICKHAM – Victorian Adventurer
Sir Henry took rubber seeds from Brazil to Kew from where the Indonesian rubber production industry was founded. He is buried in St Nicholas Churchyard.
|VIEW||ALFRED STUBBINGTON – Market Gardener of Wickham Parish
Born in 1888, Alfred had a piece published in the Grower’s Gazette in 1949 in which he described the history of Hundred Acres hamlet.
|VIEW||BRUCE TAPPENDEN – Author and Historian.
Last Miller of Wickham. Read about him and about earlier millers of Wickham.
|VIEW||DAME DOROTHY MARY DONALDSON – First Female Mayor of London
Nurse, arbitrator, administrator, philanthropist and highly respected politician, Dame Dorothy was born in Wickham in 1921.
|VIEW||MEMORIES OF TWO WICKHAM LADIES – of the Second World War and after.|
|VIEW||WICKHAM HISTORY SOCIETY ANGELS – Advent Celebration of Some Wickham People.
“Tree” of Angels made by the Society included in a display in St Nicholas Church to celebrate Advent 2015.
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