|Alt names||Brideshala||source: Domesday Book (1985) p 305|
|Briteshala||source: Domesday Book (1985) p 305|
|Briteshale||source: Domesday Book (1985) p 305|
|Located in||Yorkshire, England|
|Also located in||North Yorkshire, England |
- source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
- source: Family History Library Catalog
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Birdsall is a village and civil parish 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.
St Marys Church
The ruins of the ancient church of St Mary stand adjacent to Birdsall House. The present church was built in 1824 at the expense of Henry Willoughby, 6th Baron Middleton.