Midgley


Midgley

Coordinates: 53°44′03″N 1°57′20″W / 53.734244°N 1.955638°W / 53.734244; -1.955638

Midgley
Midgley is located in West Yorkshire
Midgley

 Midgley shown within West Yorkshire
OS grid reference SE030264
Metropolitan borough Calderdale
Metropolitan county West Yorkshire
Region Yorkshire and the Humber
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town HALIFAX
Postcode district HX2
Dialling code 01422
Police West Yorkshire
Fire West Yorkshire
Ambulance Yorkshire
EU Parliament Yorkshire and the Humber
UK Parliament Calder Valley
List of places: UK • England • Yorkshire

Midgley is a hill-top village in Calderdale, West Yorkshire, England. It is 1 mile (1.6 km) east-north-east of Mytholmroyd, 2.5 miles (4.0 km) east-south-east of Hebden Bridge and 4 miles (6.4 km) west-north-west of Halifax. It is home to Midgley School and a village shop and community room. The Old Co-op has been refurbished to become the site of a new shop and community room. The shop opened in February 2010.

There is also another Midgley in Yorkshire. That one is near Wakefield.

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  • Midgley, Thomas, Jr. — born May 18, 1889, Beaver Falls, Pa., U.S. died Nov. 2, 1944, Worthington, Ohio U.S. engineer and chemist. After studying at Cornell University, he worked as an industrial researcher and administrator. In 1921 he discovered the effectiveness of… …   Universalium

  • Midgley, Thomas, Jr. — (18 may. 1889, Beaver Falls, Pa., EE.UU.–2 nov. 1944, Worthington, Ohio). Ingeniero y químico estadounidense. Luego de estudiar en la Universidad de Cornell, trabajó como investigador industrial y administrador. En 1921 descubrió la efectividad… …   Enciclopedia Universal


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