Midgley of Guiseley and Horsforth

 
 GUISELEY BDM's:


he Church of St. Oswald's, Guiseley  was built lduring late 1000s- early 1100s. Major alterations were undertaken in1909.
On the 29th December 1812 The Brontes were married here.

Baptisms St. Oswald's, Guiseley:
13th October 1594. John Midgley. Father: Richard/Richerd/Recherd Midgley.
9th October 1603. Ales (Alice) Midgesley (sic). Father: Richard/Richerd/Recherd Midgley.
10 August OR May 1606. Samuel Midgley. Father: Richard/Richerd/Recherd Midgley.
2nd May 1608. Elezabethe (sic) Midgley. Father: Not listed.
10th October 1613. John Midgley. Father: Not listed.
7th November 1619 AND 27th Nov 1619 Elezabethe (sic) Midgley OR Bushhell
1st February 1652 Sarah Midgley. Father Gabrill/Gabrell Midglay (sic).
2nd July 1654. Marie Midglay (sic). Father Gabrill/Gabrell Midglay (sic).
22nd May 1659. Frances Midglay (sic). Father Gabrill/Gabrell Midglay (sic).


10th August 1711 John Midgley. Father: Samuel Midgley of Guiseley.
10th August 1711. Elisabeth (sic) Midgley.
3rd May 1713. Elisabeth (sic) Midgley. Father: Samuel Midgley of Carlton. Husbandman.
3rd May 1713. Elisabeth (sic) Midgley. Father: William Midgley.
22nd November 1835 William Midgley. Father: John Midgley, of Yeadon, Cordwainer. Mother: Elizabeth.
5th June 1838. John Midgley. Father: John Midgley, of Yeadon, Cordwainer. Mother: Elizabeth.
18th October 1840. Joseph Midgley. Father: John Midgley, of Yeadon, Cordwainer. Mother: Elizabeth.
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Marriages St. Oswald's, Guisely:
28th Septembr 1624. Isabell Midgeley (sic). No spouse listed.
25th September 1645. Samewell Midglay (sic) and Dorehe (Dorothy).

Marriages 1780-1789 St. Oswald's, Guisely:

19th January 1792. Esther Midgley of Horsforth and Jonas Tasker of Leeds.
29th December 1783. Mary Midgley of Horsforth and William Claughton of Hosforth.

Marriages 1790-1799 St. Oswald's, Guisely:

28th December 1795. Mary Midgley of Guiseley and Henry Stead of Guiseley. Margaret Midgley one of the witnesses.
2nd August 1796. John Midgley of Guiseley and Elizabeth P__________ of Guiseley.

Marriages 1820-1829 St. Oswald's, Guisely:

24th March 1824. William Midgley of Guiseley and Elizabeth England of Guiseley.
25th July 1825. Sarah Midgley of Guiseley and Seth Hardaker of Guiseley.

Marriages 1830-1837 St. Oswald's, Guisely:

14th October 1832. Joseph Midgley of Horsforth and Hannah Prince of Horsforth.
21st September 1834. Ann Midgley of Horsforth and Joseph Fawcett of Horsfoth. 
3rd May 1835. John Midgley of Carlton and Elizabeth Powell of Carlton. 
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Burials 1820-1829 St. Oswald's, Guiseley:

15th October 1820. Elizabeth Midgley aged 87 Abode: Eshot. b~1733.
1st August 1838. William Midgeley (sic) aged 55 Abode: Carlton. b~1783.
No Midgleys buried >1838-1846.

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St. Peter's Rawdon Chapel, Guiseley -
A Chapel of Ease built 1645-1684. [Slow build due to Civil War]
Tower was added in 1707.
Major rebuild 1864.

Baptisms Rawdon Chapel, Guiseley:

24th October 1709. Mary Midgley. Father: Samuel Midgley. (1713- 'Husbandman')
5th April 1711 John Midgley. Father: Samuel Midgley. (1713- 'Husbandman'). Also 10th September 1711.
25th December 1800. Sarah Midgley. Father: Thomas Midgley, Paper Maker.


Burials Rawdon Chapel, Guiseley:

7th December 1796. George Midgley, abode: Woodhouse, son of John Midgley. 
19th October 1799. John Midgley, abode: Woodhouse, son of John Midgley.
7th May 1800. Eizabeth Midgley, abode 'Workhouse' (Woodhouse?), wife of John Midgley. 
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1841 census:
Thomas Midgley, 65 (b~1776) resided Woodside, Guiseley with wife Mary, 60 (b~1781) and son, Witham, 20, (b~1821).

 

    Midgley Wood near Saltaire

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HORSFORTH BDMs:

n a rare 1795 census:
Robert Midgley, married, 6 persons within the household, owned one acre of grass.

Baptisms Horsforth (Bell) Chapel:
24th October 1709. Mary Midgley. Father: Samuel Midgley.
5th April 1711. John Midgley. Father: Samuel Midgley.
25th December 1800. Sarah Midgley. Father: Thomas Midgley. In 1841census - Paper Maker.
19th April 1820. Witham Midgley. Father: Thomas Midgley. Mother: Mary.
13th November 1825. John Midgley. Father: William Midgley of Guiseley. Mother: Elizabeth England of Guiseley.*
23rd March 1828. Joseph Midgley. Father: William. Mother: Elizabeth.
13th June 1830. Isabella Midgley. Father: William Midgley. Mother: Elizabeth.
8th December 1833. Father: John Buttery Midgley. Mother: Hannah.
14th May 1833, Ebenezer Methodist Chapel. Hanna Midgley. Father: William Midgley of Guiseley. Mother: Elizabeth England of Guiseley.* 
21st July 1833. Thomas Midgley. Father: Joseph Midgley.(b~1807 Horsforth)
23rd August 1835. Mary Midgley. Father: Joseph. Mother: Hanna
* Married 24th March 1824, St. Oswald's, Guiseley.
                                 

                                            BELL CHAPEL
The Bell Chapel was built in 1758,  rebuilt in 1775 and used until 1881 when St. Margaret's replaced it. St. Margaret's Church was built in 1881

Burials Horsforth (Bell) Chapel:
11th July 1809. Frances Midgley buried. Daughter of Thomas Midgley. In 1841census - Paper Maker .
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LDS [UK Births, Deaths and Marriages]

William Midgley+ b. 1802 Meanwood and Mary (b. 1819, Leeds) parents of:-
Hanna Midgley b~1834, Horsforth
James Midgley. b. Leeds.
Eliza. b. Leeds.
Emma. b. Leeds.
George. b. Leeds.
Alfred. b. Leeds.
Elizabeth. b. Leeds.
+= Possible brother of Joseph b. ~1807.

23rd April 1833. Hannah Midgley, born . 

William Midgley b~1863 Horsforth. 1891census - Wheelwright , Residing Long Row, wife Ann b~1865 Horsforth. Parents of:-
William b~1863, Horsforth.
Herbert b~1884, Horsforth. 
Walter b~1887, Horsforth.
Alice b~1889, Horsforth.
Lenna b~1890, Horsforth.
Myra b~189, Horsforth.


Janet Midgley b`1864 Horsforth. Liv. 1901 census at Keighley.


William Midgley b~1843 Horsforth. Wife Leah b. 1840, Horsforth. Parents of:-
John Midgley b~1870, Windhill, Yorks.
Agnes A. Midgley b~1876, Shipley, Yorks.

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