The Murgatroyds were corn millers at Warley Corn Mill at Luddenden [from the 1300s to 1854].
They subsequently had with premises at Queen's Mill, and weaving and worsted-spinning family, with premises at Oats Royd Mill.
John de Moregatrode was an early member of the family.
They owned much land and property, and James, John, Henry, and Thomas Murgatroyd and other members of the family built many houses in the district.
James Murgatroyd was probably the most significant member of the family.
During the Civil War, they were Royalists
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