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Langley

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"LANGLEY, a parish in the hundred of CLAVERING, county of ESSEX, 7¾ miles (W. S. W.) from Saffron-Walden, containing 320 inhabitants. The living is a perpetual curacy, annexed to the vicarage of Clavering, in the archdeaconry of Colchester, and diocese of London. The church is dedicated to St. John the Evangelist. There is a place of worship for Baptists." [From Samuel Lewis A Topographical Dictionary of England (1831) - copyright Mel Lockie 2016]
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Census

  • Census returns are available from the usual sources for 1841-1911, which includes most copies held at the ERO, Wharf Rd, Chelmsford. More information on other ways to view these census returns on the Essex
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Church History

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Description and Travel

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Gazetteers

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Historical Geography

  • Langley was a member of the Clavering Hundred

You can see the administrative areas in which Langley has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.

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Maps

You can see maps centred on OS grid reference TL443351 (Lat/Lon: 51.995603, 0.100385), Langley which are provided by:

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Poor Houses, Poor Law, etc.