Place:Birdsall, East Riding of Yorkshire, England

Alt namesBrideshalasource: Domesday Book (1985) p 305
Briteshalasource: Domesday Book (1985) p 305
Briteshalesource: Domesday Book (1985) p 305
TypeVillage, Civil parish
Coordinates54.068°N 0.762°W
Located inEast Riding of Yorkshire, England     ( - 1974)
Also located inYorkshire, England    
North Yorkshire, England     (1974 - )
See alsoNorton Rural, East Riding of Yorkshire, Englandrural district in which the parish was situated
Ryedale District, North Yorkshire, Englandadministrative district in which it is now located
Buckrose Wapentake, East Riding of Yorkshire, Englandwapentake in which it was located
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source: Family History Library Catalog
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Birdsall is a village and civil parish now in the Ryedale district of North Yorkshire, England. According to the 2001 census it had a population of 180. The village is about four miles south of Malton.

Birdsall House is the home of Baron Middleton.

Thomas Willoughby (1694–1742), brother of Francis Willoughby, 2nd Baron Middleton, married Elizabeth Sotheby of Birdsall, and their son Henry inherited the barony and Willoughby estates in Nottinghamshire and Warwickshire from his cousin in 1781.

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Prior to the nationwide municipal reorganization of 1974, Birdsall was located in Norton Rural District. Historically, it was an ecclesiastical parish in the Buckrose Wapentake. In 1935 the civil parish was expanded by absorbing the neighbouring parish of North Grimston.

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