In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Langton By Wragby like this:
LANGTON-BY-WRAGBY, a parish in Horncastle district, Lincoln; 1 mile SE of Wragby, and 7 NNE of Bardney r. station. It has a post-office, of the name of Langton, under Wragby. Acres, 2,249. Real property, £2,437. Pop., 321. Houses, 59. The property is divided among five. The manor belongs to Earl Manvers. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Lincoln. Value, £319. Patron, alternately Earl Manvers and C. Turnor, Esq. The church, excepting the tower, was rebuilt in 1866. There is a free school.
Langton By Wragby is now part of East Lindsey district. Click here for graphs and data of how East Lindsey has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Langton By Wragby itself, go to Units and Statistics.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Langton by Wragby, in East Lindsey and Lincolnshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 28th April 2017
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