Anglian Trithing pendant of 500's From the Genealogical Research Directory 2004
by K.A. Johnson & M.R. Sainty and other sources.

The following people are prepared to assist you to trace your MIDGLEY antecedants. Please abide by the rules of contact (see below*) and respect  their voluntary capacity.

1. 1850+ Koroit, Victoria, Australia & 1730-1850 Collingham. WRY. Mrs. Marian Crew, 1, Fraser St., Gingin, W.A. 6503, Australia. Email

2. Pre 1800 Leeds. Mrs. R. Hodgson, 50, Malton Road, Beecroft, N.S.W., 2119, Australia
3. 1750+ Cawthorne, Normanton, Selby area.Contact: See guestbook on main page

4. Pre 1880 Calder Valley WRY. Contact Aubrey Town, 33, New Lane, Skelmanthorpe, West Yorks., HD89EY,. England. Email

*If you write by normal mail, make sure the request is not onerous, please be courteous in your communication. These people are  knowledgeable about their area of expertise (genealogy). Include a return addressed envelope and an international bank draft for a nominal amount to remunerate for postage and expenses, e.g. for a person residing in the County of York, a request for a search of  Yorkshire Archives may involve fees.

Square headed brooch of the 500's Other Ways to find your Midgley predecessors#:

Search on-line at the L.D.S. (Mormon) site- have dates , names and places ready.

Join the YORKSGEN Mailing List- Run by Brian Richerby, subscribe to the digest version, there are about 1200 members and about 200 emails a day to your mailbox packaged in bundles. There are many people here who have an interest in Yorkshire genealogy who may be able to assist you and likewise you may be able to assist others.

Contact the Wakefield Archives  for most of West and South Yorkshire at:

West Yorkshire Archive Service H.Q
Registry of Deeds
Newstead Rd
West Yorks WF1 2DE

Country Records Office North Yorkshire County Council, County Records Office, Malpas Road, Northallerton.

Borthwick Institute of Historical Research
University of York
St. Anthony's Hall, Peasholme Green
York YO1 2PW
Holds a great number of records for York and elsewhere. For instance, many parish registers for places in the North Riding are at the Borthwick, including the Selby area .

Yorkshire Archaeological Society (WYAS)
23 Clarendon Rd
Leeds S2 9NZ

for West Yorkshire Archives.

There are also further district offices for West Yorkshire archives in Bradford, Halifax, Huddersfield, Sheffield and Doncaster.

East Riding of Yorkshire Council (Archives and Records Service)
County Hall
Champney Rd
Beverley HU17 9BA

which holds the records for the East Riding.

Cleveland Archives Dept
Exchange House
6 Marton Rd
Middlesbrough, Cleveland TS1 1DB

for records for that part of North Yorkshire now in Cleveland.

Leeds District Archives (WYAS)
Chapeltown Rd
Leeds LS7 3AP

# Muchly provided by Roy Stockdale through the YORKSGEN Mailing list.

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