Langham Village History Group

Publications

This section contains a selection of our recent publications

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Langham Lads

The stories in this booklet take a nostalgic look at village life in Langham in the early part of the twentieth century. Charming Illustrations by Brenda Witcombe - Published March 2011 To read a page please visit http://www.langhaminrutland.org.uk/publications.htm...

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Langham Remembers Them

Langham Remembers Them tells the stories of the men of Langham and Barleythorpe who lost their lives in the Great War: their photographs, their backgrounds, their regiments, where they fought and the circumstances of their deaths. It is the Village History Group's 2014 tribute to these brave men. Contents include - Author’s Introduction; Background to the Great War; Call to Arms; 5th Battalio...

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Langham School Days - A Rutland School 1876 - 2000

Excerpts from the school logbooks; Brief history of the school; Early photographs; List of Head Teachers; Memories;...

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Looking Back at Langham

A series of articles written for the Langham News and exhibition texts from the Lookback at Langham exhibition and the Langham 2000 exhibition. Delightful illustrations drawn by Anthony Wright. Published Jan 2011 - To read a page please visit http://www.langhaminrutland.org.uk/publications.htm...

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Mills and Millers of Langham (Rutland)

Langham (Rutland) Mills, Millers and their Families from 1305 into the 20th c...

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Simon de Langham - Village Boy to Cardinal Bishop

One of the many strange things about the life of Simon de Langham is how little he is known or appreciated, given how important he was in the affairs of both church and state in England during the middle years of the 1300s. Which other figure began life as a Benedictine monk, became Abbot of Westminster and then in turn Treasurer of the Exchequer, Bishop of Ely, Chancellor of England, Archbish...

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Tales of Langham"Things Were Different Then"

Bill Nourish (now in his nineties) has been writing down his memories of his boyhood and youth in Langham for a number of years and all of them are included in Langham Village History Group’s archive. On several occasions, Bill has told us that he has “run dry” but fortunately, this has not been the case. Thanks are due to Freda Smithson, Bill’s typist, and to Brenda Witcomb for her ill...

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The Life and Families of 17th Century Langham

For full details please visit: http://www.langhaminrutland.org.uk/bookdetails.htm **Overseas Customers**...

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The Life and Families of 17th Century Langham

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They Left Langham

The stories of families who, over the centuries, have emigrated from Langham in Rutland. Written by Ann Grimmer \[Palmer\], - To read a page please go to http://www.langhaminrutland.org.uk/books/TLL28.pdf...

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Three Women of 17th Century Langham

This booklet is an account of three women living at different social levels in Langham during the 17th century. Women leave fewer records behind than the men, looking at their lives often means looking at the wills and inventories of their husbands. Grace Fracey is an exception to this. Whilst research about 17th century society in general, and these women in particular, underpins the accounts ...

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