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Birdsall, North Yorkshire

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Birdsall, North Yorkshire

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.
Post townMALTON
Administrative CountyNorth Yorkshire
Traditional CountyYorkshire, East Riding
OS GridSE8165
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionYorkshire and the Humber
Police AuthorityNorth Yorkshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorth Yorkshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorth Yorkshire
Ambulance AuthorityYorkshire

Other names by which Birdsall, North Yorkshire has been known in the past

Bridesalle ~ Brideshala ~ Briteshala

Birdsall, North Yorkshire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Birdsall, par., East-Riding Yorkshire, 5½ miles SE of New Malton, 4030 ac., pop. 321; birthplace of Henry Burton, Puritan divine (1579-1648). The seat of Birdsall Hall is in the par.

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