In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Langford like this:
LANGFORD, a parish in Newark district, Notts; on the Newark and Lincoln railway, and on the Fosse way, near the river Trent. and near the boundary with Lincolnshire, 3 miles NNE of Newark r. station. Post-town, Newark. Acres, 2,182. Real property, £2,471. Pop., 161 . Houses, 24. The manor and most of the land belong to Lord Middleton. Langford House is the seat of T. A. F. Burnaby, Esq. Bricks are made. A Roman settlement was here. The living is a p. curacy, annexed to the vicarage of Holme, in the diocese of Lincoln. The church is a plain building, with a tower.
Langford is now part of Newark and Sherwood district. Click here for graphs and data of how Newark and Sherwood has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Langford itself, go to Units and Statistics.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Langford, in Newark and Sherwood and Nottinghamshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 30th March 2017
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