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I am pleased to see a Letton village website very well done i would be interested to no how the name originated as we find it very hard to trace family history

Martin Letton, New Zealand, Sunday, October 26, 2008 at 03:26:09


Good Luck to Gary on his forthcoming Cathedral Quest. Love the website. God bless you all, dearly xxx

Joyce, Merseyside, Saturday, April 12, 2008 at 10:31:32


Thank you for the generous access to your site and beautiful church. My visit was part of some research re: 4 churches in your area. It has been absorbing and encourages us to return and to try to learn more

Jill Hollands , Monday, October 22, 2007 at 10:36:02


great web-site, we are on the map! view on the home page looks familiar!

robert connell, letton, Sunday, August 5, 2007 at 00:01:56


a nice name for a village

dan Letton, south carolina, usa, Monday, March 12, 2007 at 03:02:02


As my maiden name was Letton, I am curious about the originallity of our name and whether it has anything to do with this village

Jill Burnside nee Letton, Western Australia, Sunday, March 11, 2007 at 08:51:21


Thank you Derys for suggesting I look at your village website. I was very impressed and will be suggesting that my village follows your example.

Margaret Royle, North Yorkshire, Tuesday, January 30, 2007 at 11:32:56


Nice to see this web site My family came from this area and sme are buried in Letton churchyard anybody got directorries of this Whieting whiting lewis

Liz Pemberton, UK, Monday, May 29, 2006 at 21:22:21


I'm looking for any relations to an Edmund Waring who leased Old Letton Court in the 1700's, and his son Thomas leased it after Edmund's death. Would love to hear from you.

Renee Waring, USA/Pennsylvania, Saturday, April 1, 2006 at 21:13:07


It is interesting to find a village with the same name as my family name. I would love to know how the village was named.

John F. Letton, USA, Wednesday, March 8, 2006 at 21:10:36

NB: Saxon words 'Ley/Lea' mean clearing and 'Ton/Tun' mean House/Farm/Settlement so perhaps Letton means 'settlement/village in the/a clearing'.


Your website was sent to me by Kathy Cameron and I so loved seeing Letton. This site is surely a labor of love and so well done. Next time we visit the UK we will surely visit in person. I didn't notice if you had B&Bs though. You can visit our country inn at .

Sandra Cartwright-Brown , Rappahannock County, Virginia, USA, Saturday, December 24, 2005 at 11:49:38


I was and am absolutely delighted to see the website up and running. I learned more in the period it took me to peruse the site than I learned in the years I and the children were domiciled in Letton. Its part of our history and thank you for bringing it to light.

Kathy, Will, Jamie and Catherine, USA, Friday, December 23, 2005 at 22:31:08


An excellently presented website. Congratulations to Don Maddox for gathering together so much interesting history of the area.

Philip Walters, Wales, Friday, December 2, 2005 at 10:06:22


Great Website and contents. Will visit Letton again soon sister in law willing...

Chris Papadopoulos, UK, Sunday, March 27, 2005 at 17:36:03


Great looking through site. My mother grew up in Letton during and after the 2ndWW. She lived with her Grandparents (Buried in the church yard) who lived in a farmhouse called the Vallots I believe. If anyone has any info if the farm still exists I would love to here from them.

Dave Robinson, Shropshire, Monday, February 28, 2005 at 16:42:22


Does anyone have ANY info, photos or history of the Vicarage at Letton, as I lived there as a lad for a little while and I am writing a book on my childhood, be grateful for anything - Lovely site keep up the good work ! Kind Regards - Robin Box

Robin ,The Isle of Wight , Sunday, January 16, 2005 at 15:12:44


An excellent web-site. I'd love to see more pictures of the old school house. I believe it closed in the 1950's. If anyone has any pictures then please e-mail me on I'd love to show my children what their house and the pupils looked like when it was still a school.

Andrew Morris, Letton, Tuesday, December 28, 2004 at 16:38:03


Good to see Letton on the global village network. Little difference when compared with the Domesday Book except in presentation.

Derys Maddox, Wales, Tuesday, July 13, 2004 at 11:18:18


Restore Letton (and Staunton-on-Wye) to Wales. Thank you for a splendid Website

Henry Verwey (Staunton-on-Wye) Occupied Wales, Thursday, July 1, 2004 at 10:31:55


It's wonderful that Letton is world famous at last. My mum's pictures look brilliant, as does all of the site.

Marlie, Thursday, May 6, 2004 at 21:14:12