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Norfolk - Langford

Kelly's Directory for Cambridge shire, Norfolk & Suffolk, 1883, p. 366.

[Complete entry. Transcription Copyright © E.C."Paddy" Apling, February 1999.]

LANGFORD is a parish 8 miles northeast from Brandon station, 8 southwest from Watton station, and 8 from Swaffham, on the river Wissey, in the Western division of the county, South Greenhoe hundred, Swaffham union and county court district, rural deanery of Cranwich, archdeaconry of Norfolk and diocese of Norwich. The church of St. Andrew is a stone structure, in the Early English style, consisting of chancel and nave, and contains a monument to Sir Jacob Garrard dated in 1660: it is now (1883) being restored. The register dates from the year 1770. The living is a rectory, consolidated with Ickborough, joint yearly value £128 and £120 1s. 6d. respectively, in the gift of W. Amhurst Tyssen Amherst esq. M.P. and held since 1881 by the Rev. Henry Chichelé Hart B.A. of Corpus Christi college, Cambridge, who resides at Ickborough. W. Amhurst Tyssen Amherst esq. M.P., D.L., J.P. Middlesex and J.P. Norfolk, is lord of the manor and chief landowner and cultivates the land. The soil is light loam, with a subsoil of chalk and gravel. The chief crops are wheat, barley, oats and turnips. The area is 1,405 acres; rateable value, £787; and the population in 1881 was 54.


Letters through Brandon. The nearest money order & telegraph office is at Mundford.

Note (ECA): The whole of the parish, has, since 1942, been incorporated in the Stanford Military Training Area, from which the public is normally excluded.

© Transcribed by E.C. ("{addy") Apling, February 1999; links updated January 2010.

1891 Census Names Index
Sale particulars Didlington Estate, 1910.
White's 1854
White's 1845, 1864 and 1883 [GENUKI-NFK]
More on Langford [GENUKI-NFK]
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