Memories of Langley

I was born in Langley, Bucks, in March 1924 and have lived in Bucks the best part of my life. We used to walk through fields and over the farm land which stretched for miles around and wander along the stream running into Datchet. Over the last few years many houses and new housing estates have been built
£ and all farms and fields done away with. In the village there was a blacksmith in a tiny row of houses, now turned into a block of modern houses, and also a home-made bakery which was there for years. It was run by Mr and Mrs Rymes and family. They are quite old now.

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Education Provision 1833

Langley Marish Parish, with part of Colnbrook Chapelry (Pop. 1,797)

Five Daily Schools, containing 49 males and 66 females, and Two Boarding Schools, about 50 males; these are all educated at the expense of their parents.



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Notes on Langley Marish

Description of Langley Marish from J.J. Sheahan, 1861.

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