Little Langford, Wiltshire
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.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
|Ecclesiastical parish||Little Langford St. Nicholas|
|Hundred||Branch and Dole|
|Poor Law union||Wilton|
Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.
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.
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:
- Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, 1848 (Langford, Little (St. Nicholas))
Online maps of Little Langford are available from a number of sites:
- Bing (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
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- 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
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