[Transcribed and edited information from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland - 1868]
"MIDLOE, was extra-parochial, and it still is for ecclesiastical purposes.
[Transcribed from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland 1868]
The civil parish rises from the River Kym on the south-west and the Diddington Brook
on the north-east,
and is crossed by a small stream running into the River Ouse. The soil is clay, growing
wheat, oats and beans.
The land is mostly arable, only a third being pasture with some woodland at Midloe
There is neither a church nor a village; the sparse population being scattered in
farm houses and cottages.
Midloe Grange near the southern boundary marks the site of the grange of Warden Abbey
mentioned in the 12th
century. The present house was built about 1590 and was surrounded by a moat, the
east side of which has
The civil parish of Midloe was abolished in 1935 to help create the Southoe and
Midloe civil parish.
See also Midloe on the extra-parochial page."
by Colin Hinson ©2010
- There are no monumental inscriptions in this parish.
- Census information for this parish (1841 - 1891) is held in the
Huntingdon Records Office.
- A surname index of the 1881 Census of the St. Neots Registration District, in which Midloe was enumerated (RG11/1612,
Folios 97a - 97b), and which took place on 3rd April 1881, is available as fiche set C5.
- A full transcription of the 1891 Census of the Kimbolton Registration District (RG12/1243) in which Midloe was
enumerated, and which took place on 5th April 1891, is available as fiche set C14.
The above mentioned fiche are available from the
- There is no church in this parish nor has there ever been. Great Staughton or Southoe served this purpose to the inhabitants.
- There are no church records for this parish.
- Midloe was in the St Neots Registration District from 1st July 1837, which later became a sub-District. It is now in the Huntingdon Registration District.
- Mydelhoo (xii-xvi cent.),
- Medlowe (xvi cent.).
- The parish of Midloe was in the St Neots Union for Poor Law administration.
- Births and Deaths registered in the St Neots Union Workhouse (1913 - 1952) are available, as fiche set D11, from the
- Population in 1801 - 30
- Population in 1851 - 49
- Population in 1901 - 35
- Population in 1951 - 33
- The population figures from 1961 were included in those of Southoe.
- The parish of Midloe occupied some 881 acres.
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