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.

1517 Domesday of Inclosures

1636 Ship Money

1740 Salcot Wigborough and Salcot Virley: Salmon's Essex

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

The Salcott Murder of 1890 by John Moore

Salcott or Salcot Wigbrough from Kelly's Directory 1894

1904 Peldon, Wigborough, Virley, Salcott, from Marsh Country Rambles by Herbert W. Tomkins

Salcott and Virley by George Biddell 1933

Place Names of Essex by P.H. Reaney 1935

Your Essex C.R. Jefferies 1930s. Tolleshunt D'Arcy, Salcot and Virley

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 Memorials

1995 Why the sun had to set on village's only pub

Newspaper article

Salcott Farm Account Books

Mistress of Broad Marsh - a Salcott novel

The Virley Devil - the Devil and the Wood

Salcott People

Will of Thomas Fookes blacksmith of Virley 1833

Stories of Old Salcott - Mr Francis, by Tom Parmenter

Reverend E. Musselwhite, Rector of Salcot

Elijah Ponder c1890-1971

Salcott Images
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For more Salcott and Virley history, see John Moore's work:

  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
Salcott School
Salcott School c1916