History of Church of St Andrew, Wickmere
Monument to William Dix and wife at Church of St Andrew, Wickmere with kneeling figures. Ionic columns, strapwork around coat of arms, panels with raised shields.
. Founded in Saxon times; Saxon round tower. Church of St Andrew, Wickmere rebuilt around 1400.
On Sunday after the feast of the Conversion of St. Paul, 1453, and proved 8th of April, 1454; Roger Harsick -1453 desires to be buried in the chancel of South-acre; bequeaths to the fraternity of St. Mary at Dunham 6s. 8d. to the churches of Wickmere and Calthorp, 13s. 4d. to Edmund his brother 5 marks, and to the Lady Margaret Harsyk his sister a legacy.
On 09 Jun 1760 Elizabeth Vanneck 1730-1760 (30) died. She was buried in the Church of St Andrew, Wickmere on 17 Jun 1760.
On 01 Apr 1876 Frederick Walpole 1822-1876 (53) died. He was buried at St Andrew's Church, Kingsbury. Memorial in Church of St Andrew, Wickmere. Note the memorial incorrectly describes his father as 7th rather than 3rd Earl Orford.
On 27 Sep 1931 Robert Walpole 5th Earl Orford 1854-1931 (77) died. Monument in Church of St Andrew, Wickmere sculpted by Esmond Burton Sculptor 1886-1964 (45). The stone brought from St Paul's Island in the Pacific where HMS Magaera in which the Eal of Orford served as a midshipman was wrecked in 1871. Armorials include impaled . Motto fari quae sentiat. Saracen's Head Crest.