Place:


Kirk Langley  Derbyshire

 

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

KIRK-LANGLEY, a township and a parish in Belper district, Derbyshire. The township lies 4½ miles NW by W of Derby r. station, and has a post office under Derby.—The parish contains also the township of Meynell-Langley, and comprises 2, 900 acres. Real property, £4, 314. Pop., 648. ...


Houses, 132. The property is divided among a few. The manor belongs to Godfrey Meynell, Esq. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Lichfield. Value, £400. * Patron, G. Meynell, Esq. The church is ancient; was repaired in 1840; consists of nave, aisles, and chancel, with low embattled tower; and contains monuments of the Meynells. There are a national school, and charities £14.

Kirk Langley through time

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

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Kirk Langley, in Amber Valley and Derbyshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/4074

Date accessed: 19th September 2021


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