Place:Langar, Nottinghamshire, England

Alt namesLangar cum Barnstonsource: Family History Library Catalog
TypeParish (ancient), Civil parish
Located inNottinghamshire, England
See alsoBingham Wapentake, Nottinghamshire, Englandwapentake in which the place was located
Bingham Rural, Nottinghamshire, Englandrural district 1894-1974
Rushcliffe District, Nottinghamshire, Englanddistrict covering the area since 1974
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog

A Vision of Britain through Time provides the following description of Langar from John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales of 1870-72:

"LANGAR, a village and a parish in Bingham [registration] district, Notts. The village stands 2 miles N of the boundary with Leicestershire, and 4¼ SSE of Bingham [railway] station. The parish contains also the hamlet of Barnston; and its post-town is Elton, under Nottingham. Acres, with Wiverton Hall extra-parochial tract: 3,442. Real property: £6,696. Population of [Langar] alone: 320. Houses: 61. The manor belongs to F. Wright, Esq. The living is a rectory united with the chapelry of Barnston, in the diocese of Lincoln. Value: £208. Patron: F. Wright, Esq. The church is partly of early English date, partly of the year 1670; was partially restored about 1845 and 1 851; underwent farther restoration, at a cost of nearly £1,000, in 1865; comprises nave and aisles, with a tower; and includes transepts, which are the burial places of Earl Howe and of the Chaworth family, now represented by J. Chaworth Musters, Esq. There are a national school and charities £15."

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