where the first record of the family was Walter de Langestret who was listed in the Assize Rolls of
in 1249. The name literally means "dweller by the long road from the Old English words "lang" + "straet."
Another source claims the name was " 'of the lang strother,' i.e. the long marsh, a North-English and Border name.
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