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Great Langton, North Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Langton, Great, or Langton-upon-Swale, a township and a parish in the N.R. Yorkshire. The township lies on the river Swale, 3 miles NW of Ainderby railway station, and 5½ NW by W of Northallerton, and has a post office under Northallerton; money order office, Scorton; telegraph office, Kirby Fleetham. Acreage, 854 of land and 18 of water; population, 99. The parish contains also the township of Little Langton, and comprises 1878 acres, of which 35 are water; population, 168. The living is a rectory in the dio-eese of Ripon; gross value, £285 with residence. Patron, the Dean and Chapter of York. The church is a plain but good edifice, without a tower. There is a Wesleyan chapel.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5

Church Records

Findmypast, in conjunction with various Archives, Local Studies, and Family History Societies have the following parish records online for Great Langton:

BaptismsBannsMarriagesBurials
1695-19141763-17841813-18421695-1812

Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for the North Riding of Yorkshire is available to browse.


Maps

Online maps of Great Langton are available from a number of sites:


Newspapers and Periodicals

The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following North Riding newspapers online:

DistrictHambleton
CountyNorth Yorkshire
RegionYorkshire and the Humber
CountryEngland
Postal districtDL7
Post TownNorthallerton