Langton, East Riding of Yorkshire
Langton, a village, a township, and a parish in the E.R. Yorkshire. The village is prettily situated in a valley of the Wolds, 3 miles SSE of Malton railway station. It has a post office under Malton; money order and telegraph office, Malton. The township comprises 2288 acres; population, 191. The parish contains also the township of Kennythorpe. Acreage, 2827; population, 259. The manor, with Langton Hall, belongs to the Norcliffe family. Traces of an anoint British camp exist near the village. The living is a rectory, with Malton annexed, in the diocese of York; net value, £412 with residence. Patron, the Lord Chancellor. The church was almost wholly rebuilt in 1822, has a fine E window and a tower, and contains an ancient font, and monuments of the Norcliffes. There are a Wesleyan chapel, and a school, supported entirely by the lord of the manor.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
|Ecclesiastical parish||Langton St. Andrew|
|Poor Law union||Malton|
Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.
Findmypast, in conjunction with various Archives, Local Studies, and Family History Societies have the following parish records online for Langton:
Directories & Gazetteers
We have transcribed the entry for Langton from the following:
- Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, seventh edition, published 1858. (Langton (St. Andrew))
Land and Property
The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for the East Riding of Yorkshire is available to browse.
Online maps of Langton are available from a number of sites:
- Bing (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
- Google Streetview.
- National Library of Scotland. (Old maps)
- old-maps.co.uk (Old Ordnance Survey maps to buy).
- Streetmap.co.uk (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
- A Vision of Britain through Time. (Old maps)
Newspapers and Periodicals
The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following East Riding newspapers online: