Julia Midgley

1738–24 July 1808 (Age 70)
Pontefract, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Julia

When Julia Midgley was born in 1738, in Pontefract, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Thomas Midgley, was 43 and her mother, Jane Wright, was 43. She married John Thorp on 21 January 1756, in Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She died on 24 July 1808, in Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 70, and was buried in Pontefract, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

John Thorp
1734–1812
Julia Midgley
1738–1808
Marriage: 21 January 1756
Elizabeth Thorpe
1762–1823
John Thorpe
1769–

Spouse and Children

    John Thorp

    Male1734–1812Male

    Female1738–1808Female

MARRIAGE
21 January 1756
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom
children

(2)

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(9)

    Mary Midgley

    Female1718–Female

    Ambrose Midgley

    Male1719–Male

    Jane Midgley

    Female1722–Female

    Ann Midgley

    Female1725–1807Female

    Thomas Midgley

    Male1726–1798Male

+4 More Children

World Events (2)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 63

The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.
1808 · The British West Africa Squadron

Age 70

The British West Africa Squadron was formed in 1808 to suppress illegal slave trading on the African coastline. The British West Africa Squadron had freed approximately 150,000 people by 1865.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of several places in West Yorkshire, or minor places in Cheshire, named in Old English as ‘midge glade’, from micg(e) ‘midge’ + lēah ‘wood’; ‘clearing’, ‘glade’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • Julia Midgley, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "
  • West Yorkshire, England, Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, 1512-1812
  • Julia Midgley, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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