The Ancient Parish of LANGTON
[Transcribed information mainly from the early 1820s]"LANGTON, a parish in the wapentake of Buckrose; 3½ miles S. of Malton. The church is dedicated to St. Andrew (see Churches for photograph), and the living, which is a rectory, in the patronage of the King, is enjoyed by the Rev. Francis Drake. Population, 280.
The Church was given by Burga, wife of Wm. Vesey, to the Priory of Malton, thence it came to the crown."
"KENNYTHORPE, in the parish of Langton, and wapentake of Buckrose; 1 mile SSW. of Langton, 3¼ miles S. of Malton. Population, 83."
- Photographs of the over 170 gravestones and plaques at Langton with linked surname index.
- Transcript of the entry for Langton in the "Collections relative to Churches and Chapels".
- Transcript of the entry of "professions and trades" in the Baines's Directory of 1823, of the East Riding.
- Transcript of the entry of "professions and trades" in the The Post Office Directory of the, East and North Ridings, 1857
- Transcript of the entry of "professions and trades" in the Bulmers Directory of 1892. of the East Riding.
- There is further information about this parish from the National Gazetteer 1868, Yorkshire extracts.
- There is further information about this parish from the Lewis's Topographical Dictionary of England 1835, Yorkshire extracts.
- There is further information about this parish from the Bulmer's 1892 History and Directory of the East Riding.
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You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SE797671 (Lat/Lon: 54.093641, -0.782891), Langton which are provided by:
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- National Library of Scotland (Old Ordnance Survey maps)
- Vision of Britain (Click "Historical units & statistics" for administrative areas.)
- English Jurisdictions in 1851 (Unfortunately the LDS have removed the facility to enable us to specify a starting location, you will need to search yourself on their map.)
- Magic (Geographic information) (Click + on map if it doesn't show)
- GeoHack (Links to on-line maps and location specific services.)
- A transcription of the School Timetables, around 1902-3 in Adobe pdf format.