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Kingston Langley, Wiltshire

Historical Description

Kington Langley or Langley Fitzurse, a tithing and a chapelry in Kington St Michael parish, Wilts. The tithing lies 1 mile N of Kington St Michael village, and 2½ miles N of Chippenham station on the G.W.R., and has a post office under Chippenham; money order and telegraph office, Chippenham. Acreage, 1570; population, 529. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol. Patron, the Vicar of Kington St Michael. The church was built in 1855. There are Baptist and Methodist chapels.

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

Church Records

The register dates from the year 1855.


Church of England

St. Peter (parish church)

The church of St. Peter, built in 1855, is an edifice of stone, in the Early English style, consisting of chancel, nave, vestry, south porch and a small western turret, containing one bell: the east window is stained, and there are 230 sittings.


Baptist Chapel


Primitive Methodist Chapel

Newspapers and Periodicals

The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following Wiltshire papers online: