Ways to find your Midgley predecessors#:
Search on-line at the Familysearch site.
Contact the Wakefield Archives for most of West and South Yorkshire at:
West Yorkshire Archive
Registry of Deeds
West Yorks WF1 2DE
Country Records Office North Yorkshire County Council,
County Records Office, Malpas Road, Northallerton.
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 .here.
Archaeological and Historical 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
Beverley HU17 9BA
which holds the records for the East Riding.
Cleveland Archives Dept
6 Marton Rd
Middlesbrough, Cleveland TS1 1DB
for records for that part of North Yorkshire now
Leeds District Archives (WYAS)
Leeds LS7 3AP
Many more genealogy sites at Midgley Genesites