Place:Middop, West Riding of Yorkshire, England

TypeHamlet, Civil parish
Coordinates53.895°N 2.239°W
Located inWest Riding of Yorkshire, England     ( - 1974)
Also located inYorkshire, England     ( - 1974)
Lancashire, England     (1974 - )
See alsoGisburn, West Riding of Yorkshire, Englandcivil parish in which Middop located
Bowland Rural, West Riding of Yorkshire, Englandrural district in which it was located 1894-1974
Ribble Valley (borough), Lancashire, Englanddistrict municipality in which it has been situated since 1974
source: Family History Library Catalog

NOTE: Middop should not be confused with Midhope, further east, which was also in the West Riding of Yorkshire until 1974, but is now in the Sheffield Metropolitan Borough of South Yorkshire.

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Middop is now a rural hamlet and civil parish in Lancashire, England. It is in Ribble Valley District. Middop is near the villages of Rimington and Gisburn and approximately 8 miles (13 km) north-east of its post town, Clitheroe. It shares its parish council with Rimington. In the 2001 United Kingdom census, Middop had a population of 43.

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Historically, Middop was in the ecclesiastical parish of Gisburn in Staincliffe Wapentake. From 1894 until 1974, Middop was located in Bowland Rural District. It was transferred to Lancashire in 1974.

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