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KIRK LANGLEY, Derbyshire - Extract from National Gazetteer, 1868

[Description(s) from The National Gazetteer (1868)]
"KIRK LANGLEY, a parish in the hundred of Morleston, county Derby, 4½ miles N. W. of Derby, its post town. The parish includes the township of Langley Meynell. The village is considerable, but wholly agricultural. The living is a rectory* in the diocese of Lichfield, value £318. The church, dedicated to St. Michael, was much damaged by a violent tempest in 1545. The parochial charities produce about £14 per annum, of which £12 goes to Bayley's school. Langley Hall is the principal residence."

"MEYNELL LANGLEY, a township in the parish of Kirk-Langley, hundred of Morleston, county Derby, 4 miles W. by N. of Derby. This township is exempt from tithes, although not separately rated to the poor. Godfrey Meynell, Esq., is lord of the manor."

"MEYNELL LANGLEY, a township in the parish of Kirk Langley, hundred of Morleston, county Derby, 5 miles N.W. of Derby." [Recorded as LANGLEY, MEYNELL in Gazetteer -RL 2003]

[Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868)
Transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003]

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