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Langton is a centrally situated Parish in the County of Berwick being bounded on the north by the Parish of Duns, on the east by the Parishes of Edrom, and Polwarth, on the south by the Parishes of Polwarth and Longformacus and on the west by the Parish of Longformacus.
Old Parish Birth Records exist from 1728 to 1854.
1841 census Langton.
The Society has not as yet recorded the Langton Memorial Inscriptions although a copy done privately is available in our Archive.
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|Langton Parish Church|
Memorial Inscription Gavinton Churchyard.
Pre 1855 Memorial inscriptions of Berwickshire by David Cargill.
The Churches and Churchyards of Berwickshire by G.A.C. Binnie.
C.D. The Churches and Churchyards of Berwickshire by James Robson 1896.
Index to Particular Register of Sasines for Berwickshire.
Pigot's 1837 Directory of Berwickshire and Roxburghshire.
Rutherford's Southern Counties Register and Directory 1867.
C.D. Slater's Director of Berwickshire 1903.
County Directory of Scotland 1912 - Borders Towns and Villages.
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|Title||Synopsis||Size Description||Issue No||Author|
|Cockburns of that ilk||The origins of Cockburns in Berwickshire||3 pages or more||36||Russell Wilson Cockburn|
Langton Parish Church;
Langton Free Church;
Dunse History Society holds Articles of Roup and various records and photographs relating to Langton House also various photographs of Gavinton Village.
Plans of the Estate of Langton 1774 to 1821 by Alexander Low.
The Lillies of Langton The website of the The Lillie Family, blacksmiths, Gavinton.
First Statistical Account by the Rev. Mr. Alexander Girvan. (click "browse scanned pages" and insert Parish name).
Second Statistical Account by the Rev. John Brown D. D. (click "browse scanned pages" and insert Parish name.)
1841 census: Langton, Gavinton, Haininrigg, Choicelee, Polwarth Toll, Woodend, Lady Flat, Girtrig, Middlefield,
Old Craes, Whitehill, Langton Mill, Scotstown, Pouterlynie, Upper Wellrig, Hardens, Stobswood, Blacksmill, Blackrig, Langton Lees,
Raecleughead, Langton Mains.
1851 census: Langton, Woodend, Choicelee, Langton Lees, Blackrig, Blacksmill, Stobswood, Raecleughhead, Hardens, Upper Wellrig, Langton Mains, Haininrig, Scotstown, Pouterlynie, Whitehill, Craes, Middlefield, Girtrig, Lady Flat, Gavinton.
1861 census: Langton, Gavinton, Woodend, Choicelea, Langton Lees, Blackrig, Stobswood, Raecleughhead, Hardens, Wellrig, Haininrig, Scotstown, Pouterlynie, Whitehill, Middlefield, Craes, Gitrig, Lady Flat.
The population has been recorded as follows: 1755 - 290, 1793 - 435, 1801 - 428, 1811 - 418, 1821 - 477, 1831 - 443, 1841 - 479, 1851 - 484, 1861 - 502.