Salcott and Virley

Essex villages at the head of Salcott Creek on the River Blackwater. Virley was once an important village and Salcott just a hamlet of Great Wigborough known as Salcott Wigborough. They are now known as Salcott-cum-Virley.

1768 History of Salcott-Wigborough by Morant
1768 History of Salcott Virley by Morant

1831 History & Topography - Wright & Bartlett - Salcot Virley

1881 Boundary Map
Salcott, Virley with detached portion, surrounding villages

Salcott or Salcot Wigbrough from Kelly's Directory 1894

'Your Essex' at Tolleshunt D'Arcy Salcot and Virley 1930s

Salcott and Virley by George Biddell 1933

Salcott and Virley - Essex Countryside 1962

The Parish Church of St Mary Salcott, and Virley Church

Salcott Church c1830

Chantry at Salcott-Wigborough

Salcott Coffin-Slab

Salcott War Memorial

Salcott Farm Account Books

Salcott Images
    - Pictures and Documents

This is not a comprehensive history of Salcot and is mainly based on papers from Tom Millatt. He was schoolmaster at Birch, Lay Reader, and always had a special interest in Salcot.
Further papers and photographs have come from his former pupils at Birch School.

  Salcott Parish Church
St Mary's Parish Church, Salcott
Salcot Street. Sun Inn and School beyond
Salcott Street. Sun Inn. School.
Virley Church
Virley Church
Church Wharf Salcot
Church Wharf, Salcot
Virley Bridge
Virley Bridge