Early Origins of the Midlar family
The surname Midlar was first found in Shropshire
at Middle, alternately spelt Myddle, Mydle, Midle, M'dle, Meadley and Medle, a parish, in the union of Ellesmere, partly in the liberties of Shrewsbury, but chiefly in the hundred
of Pimhill. CITATION[CLOSE]
Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.
Myddle Castle was built here c. 1308 by Lord John Le Strange but it fell into ruin and collapsed during the earthquake of 1688. One of the first records of the name was Richard le Midel who was listed in Oxfordshire
in the Hundredorum Rolls
of 1273. CITATION[CLOSE]
Bardsley, C.W, A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6)
Middele was listed in the Subsidy Rolls
in 1327. CITATION[CLOSE]
Reaney, P.H and R.M. Wilson, A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X)
Early History of the Midlar family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Midlar research.Another 175 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1270 and 1327 are included under the topic Early Midlar History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Midlar Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Middle, Middel, Midel, Mittel, Mittle, Middleho, Midelho, Mideleho, Middlehough, Midler, Middler, Midlar and many more.
Early Notables of the Midlar family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Midlar family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: J. Middle arrived in Pennsylvania in 1729.