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Little Langford, Wiltshire

Historical Description

Langford, Little, a parish in Wiltshire, on the river Wylye, 2 miles from Wylye station on the G.W.R., and 6 NW by W of Wilton. Post town, Bath; money order and telegraph office, Wylye. Acreage, 1015; population, 62. The manor belongs to the Earl of Pembroke. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Salisbury; value, £100 with residence. Patron, the Earl of Pembroke. The church was rebuilt in 1864, is in the Norman and Early English styles, of flint with stone dressings, and has an E memorial window to Lord Herbert of Lea, three other painted windows, and some good carving.

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


The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient CountyWiltshire 
Ecclesiastical parishLittle Langford St. Nicholas 
HundredBranch and Dole 
Poor Law unionWilton 

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.

Church Records

The register dates from the year 1699.

Findmypast, in association with the Wiltshire Record Office, have the following parish records online for Little Langford:



Church of England

St. Nicholas (parish church)

The church of St. Nicholas is a small cruciform building of flint and stone, in the Norman, Early English and Decorated styles, rebuilt, after the model of the ancient edifice, in 1864, and now consisting of chancel, south chantry chapel, nave, south porch and a central turret containing one bell, and will seat about 70 persons.

Civil Registration

For general information about Civil Registration (births, marriages and deaths) see the Civil Registration page.

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Little Langford from the following:


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Newspapers and Periodicals

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

RegionSouth West
Postal districtSP3
Post TownSalisbury