Midgley is a hill-top district of Calderdale east of Hebden Bridge, bounded to the west by Foster Clough and to the east by the Luddenden stream.
The township contains also parts of the Luddenden, Luddendenfoot and Mytholmroyd.
The name appears in Domesday Book as Miclie. A number of other spellings are found, including Micleie  Migeley Miggelay  Miggeley  Miglay Mydgeley .
The name means clearing with midges.
The place is mentioned in the Weavers' Rhyme
|Some sites, sights and other entries for Midgley|
Acre Farm, Midgley Albert Mills, Midgley Bird-in-the-Hand, Midgley Black Rock, Midgley Bloomergate House, Midgley Blue Bell, Midgley Boggard House, Midgley Boggart House, Midgley The Bracken family of Midgley Brearley House, Midgley Brearley Mills, Midgley Brierhey, Midgley Broad Door Stones, Midgley Brownhill, Midgley Carr House, Midgley Catherine House, Midgley Cliffe Hill, Midgley Clough Mill, Midgley Coal Dike, Midgley Dean Mills, Midgley Delvers' Arms, Midgley Dove's Rest, Midgley Dry Carr Farm, Midgley Ellen Royde, Midgley Ewood School, Midgley Garnett's Mill, Midgley Gate House, Midgley Goose Nest, Midgley Gordon Bank, Midgley Great House, Midgley The Greave, Midgley Gutter Houses, Midgley High House Farm, Midgley Lacey Hey Farm, Midgley Lavrock, Midgley Lord Nelson, Midgley Lower Brearley Hall, Midgley Lower Han Royd, Midgley Luddenden & Midgley War Memorial Luddenden, Luddendenfoot & Midgley Joint Hospital Middlefoot, Brearley Midgley & Luddenden Musical Festival Midgley & Luddenden Valley Methodist Church Midgley Board of Health Midgley Board School Midgley constables Midgley Co-operative Hall Midgley Co-operative Industrial Society Limited Midgley Council School Midgley District Council Midgley History Group
The Midgley Intelligencer Midgley Junior School Midgley Methodist Chapel Midgley National School Midgley Overseers of the Poor Midgley Pinfold Midgley Post Office Midgley Prosecution Society Midgley Radical Association Midgley School Board Midgley stocks Midgley Urban District Council Midgley War Memorial Midgley Workhouse Midgley Working Men's Club, Luddendenfoot Manor of Midgley Mill House, Midgley Mill Inn, Midgley Mount Skip New Earth Head, Midgley New Heath Head, Midgley New House Farm, Midgley Oats Royd, Midgley Pennine Perspectives: Aspects of the history of Midgley Providence Methodist Chapel, Midgley Royal George, Midgley Royal Oak, Midgley Scotland Quarry, Midgley Scotland, Midgley Scout Head, Midgley Shoulder of Mutton, Midgley Sportsman, Midgley Stoney Springs Mills, Midgley Stony Royd, Midgley Struglar's Hall, Luddenden Tinsell, Midgley Town Syke Well, Midgley Towngate, Midgley Tray Royd, Midgley Twine, Midgley Union Methodist Chapel, Midgley Upper Han Royd, Midgley Weavers' Arms, Midgley White Lion, Midgley Woodgate House, Midgley Woodman, Midgley Yate House, Midgley The Ambler family of Midgley & Warley The Midgley family
|Beerhouses & Pubs in Midgley|
Several beerhouses and public houses have been recorded in and around Midgley, including
See Calder Registration District, Greenwood Stone, Midgley Moor, Parish statistics and Midgley Moor
Revised 16:05 /16th February 2020 / mmm70 / 10950
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