Langley (St. Mary)

LANGLEY (St. Mary), a parish, in the union of Hollingbourne, hundred of Eyhorne, lathe of Aylesford, W. division of Kent, 4 miles (S. E.) from Maidstone; containing 294 inhabitants. It comprises 1263a. 1r. 24p., of which 923 acres are arable and pasture, 280 woodland, and about 60 acres heath and waste. The living is a rectory, valued in the king's books at £6. 19. 9½.; net income, £390, with a house; patron, P. Pusey, Esq. The church is an ancient structure. There is a place of worship for Wesleyans.

Transcribed from A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, 7th edition, published in 1848.

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