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Darwin Correspondence Project

Letter

Charles Langton

1801–86

Rector of Onibury, Shropshire, 1832–41. Left the Church of England in 1841. Resided at Maer, Staffordshire, 1841–7, and at Hartfield Grove, Hartfield, Sussex, 1847–63. Married Emma Darwin’s sister, Charlotte Wedgwood, in 1832. After her death, married CD’s sister, Emily Catherine Darwin, in 1863. After her death, he resided at Eastwood House, Bournemouth, Hampshire.

Sources

Alum. Oxon.

Census returns of England and Wales 1881 (The National Archives: Public Record Office RG11/1194/120/14)

Emma Darwin (1915)

England & Wales, national probate calendar (index of wills and administrations), 1858–1966 (Ancestry.com, accessed 19 August 2016)

Freeman 1978