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Langtoft

[Transcribed information mainly from the early 1820s]

"LANGTOFT, a parish in the wapentake of Dickering and liberty of St. Peter's; 6 miles N. of Driffield. The church (see Churches for photograph) is dedicated to St. Peter and the living, which is a vicarage, in the patronage of the Prebendary of Langtoft, is enjoyed by the Rev. Jones Thompson. Pop. 416,

Peter Langtoft, an eminent Chronicler, so called from this place, was a Canon regular, of the order of St. Austin, at Bridlington, and wrote a Chronicle of England in French verse, in the time of Edward I. or II. which was afterwards translated in the latter of those reigns, by Robert of Brunne, and edited by Hearns in 1725. He died in the beginning of the reign of Edward II."


"COTTAM, in the parish of Langtoft, wapentake of Dickering, and liberty of St. Peter's; 1¾ miles SW. of Langtoft, 5 miles NNW. of Driffield. Here is a Chapel of Ease (see Churches for photograph) to Langtoft. Pop. 16."

[Description(s) edited mainly from various 19th century sources by Colin Hinson. ©2010]

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Churches

Church History

Church Records

Description and Travel

  • Cottam (on the Driffield on line site).
  • Langtoft (on the Driffield on line site).
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Memorial Inscriptions

Names, Geographical

  • The following places are within the boundaries of this (ancient) parish, but I have no further information on them other than the Ordnance Survey Landranger Grid reference shown:
    • (SE987657) Cottam Grange
    • (SE999649) Cottam House
    • (TA020675) Langtoft Field (now Field House)
    • (SE997660) Langtoft Grange
    • (TA010655) Tranmere House
    • (TA002662) Woodbine Cottage (now Woodbine Farm)
    • (TA001665) Wold House

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