Place:


Langley Marish  Buckinghamshire

 

In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Langley Marish like this:

LANGLEY-MARISH, a village and a parish in Eton district, Bucks. The village stands near the Great Western railway, 3½ miles NE by E of Windsor; and has a station on the railway and a post-office under Slough, both of the name of Langley. The parish contains also part of Colnbrook; and b-ears the alternative name of St. ...


Mary. Acres, 3,895. Real property, £11,408. Pop., 1,874. Houses, 393. The property is subdivided. The manor, with Langley Park, belonged to the Crown; was given, by Charles I., to Sir John Kederminster; and belongs now to R. B. Harvey, Esq. The present mansion was built, in 1755, by the second Duke of Marlborough; is a spacious edifice, in a finely-wooded park of about 360 acres; and contains a rich collection of pictures. The Black Park, on rising ground in the N, comprises 530 acres, and is almost wholly covered with firs. The living is a p. curacy, under the vicarage of Wyrardisbury, in the diocese of Oxford. Value and patron, not reported. The church has a nave partly Norman, a chancel and an aisle early decorated English, with two good early English windows, and a tower built by the Kederminsters in 1649. A small theological library was founded by Sir John Kederminster; is placed over the S porch; and is free to the clergymen of the county. Kederminster's alms-houses have £52 a-year from endowment; Seymour's alms-houses, £59; and other charities £132. There are a national school and two infant schools.

Langley Marish through time

Langley Marish is now part of South Bucks district. Click here for graphs and data of how South Bucks has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Langley Marish itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Langley Marish, in South Bucks and Buckinghamshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/1502

Date accessed: 17th November 2018


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