Reprinted from the Transactions of the Lancashire and Cheshire Antiquarian Society, vol.XVII.
Why Middleton had so many detached townships and when they were created, remains a mystery. The map of Middleton parish shows the detached parish townships to the North and West of Middleton. The detached area below Bolton church is the township of Great Lever. Read more about the history of Middleton and the 8 townships here. Middleton (St. Leonard) MIDDLETON (St. Leonard), a market-town and parish, in the hundred of Salford, S. division of Lancashire; containing, with the chapelries of Ainsworth and Ashworth, and the townships of Birtle cum Bamford, Hopwood, Great Lever, Pilsworth, and Thornham, 15, inhabitants, of whom are in the town, 6 miles (N. N. E.) from Manchester, 55 (S. E. by S.) from Lancaster. Oct 16, · Kate Middleton. Catherine Elizabeth Middleton is the eldest of three siblings. She grew up in Bucklebury, Berkshire and was known as a bit of a tomboy. Kate went on to study art history in Scotland at the University of, which is where she met Prince William in Author: Corynne Cirilli. Arthur Middleton was born at Middleton Place on June 26, , the first-born child of Henry and Mary Williams Middleton. At the age of twelve he was sent to school in England, accompanying his Uncle William and his family when the latter emigrated there.
Salford Hundred Parishes. Salford Hundred was divided into 11 parishes. they were: Ashton Bolton Bury Deane Eccles Flixton Manchester. Middleton Prestwich cum Oldham Radcliffe Rochdale. This densely populated part of the UK is perhaps the least known when it comes to early history and archaeology, see “Blogroll” for more details. Surprising. Historically a part of Lancashire, Middleton took its name from being situated in the centre of several circumjacent settlements. Its early history is marked by its status as an ecclesiastical parish of the hundred of Salford, ruled by aristocratic families. Trust funds had been established from the fortunes of Michael Middleton's grandmother - heiress Olive Middleton (–), a member of the Lupton family. Olive was a boarder at Roedean and was accepted to study at Cambridge University. Olive's husband was Richard Noel Middleton Connected families: Lupton, Goldsmith, Martineau, . Middleton Baggot and Middleton Priors in Shropshire have early spellings that suggest gem¯ðhyll (from gem¯ð ‘confluence’ + hyll ‘hill’) + tun as the origin. Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©, Oxford University Press. Similar surnames: Milton, Hilton, Singleton, Pendleton, Duddleston, Huddleston, Moulton.
From her birth in until , Kate lived in this four-bedroom, semi-detached Victorian house in the village of Southend Bradfield about 77 kilometres west of London. It’s been valued at around half a million pounds: The family also lived in Amman, Jordan where Michael Middleton worked from It was an ecclesiastical parish of the hundred of Salford, ruled by aristocratic families. The Church of St Leonard is a Grade I listed building. The Flodden Window in the church's sanctuary is thought to be the oldest war memorial in the United Kingdom, memorialising the archers of Middleton who fought at the Battle of Flodden in Country: England. Hopwood, a township in Middleton parish, Lancashire, on the Manchester and Leeds railway and the Rochdale Canal, 1 mile N of Middleton station on the L. & Y.R. There is a post, money order, and telegraph office (T.S.O.) under Heywood. Acreage, ; population, Middleton Hall, a seat of Lord Middletons, is an ancient moated mansion, finely situated, and surrounded by an extensive park. The Birmingham and Fazeley canal passes in the vicinity. The living is a donative; net income, £; patron and impropriator, Lord Middleton.