Langton, East

LANGTON, EAST, a township, in the parish of Church-Langton, union of Market-Harborough, hundred of Gartree, S. division of the county of Leicester, 3½ miles (N.) from Harborough; containing 288 inhabitants. £38 per annum, the rent of 20 acres of land allotted under an act of inclosure, in 1792, in lieu of common right, are applied to the repair of the highways. Thomas Staveley, an antiquary and church historian, was born here in the year 1626.

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

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