Names from historical writing:

The following appear as names for Birstall. Follow the links for what the author actually said:

Name Author Source
BIRSTAL Charles Wesley The Journal of the Rev. Charles Wesley (London: Hutchinson & Co., 1849).
BIRSTALL John Bartholomew Gazetteer of the British Isles (Edinburgh: Bartholomew, 1887).
John Marius Wilson Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (Edinburgh: A Fullarton & Co., 1870-72).
BURSTALL Daniel Defoe A tour thro' the whole island of Great Britain, divided into circuits or journies (London: JM Dent and Co, 1927).

NB: These variant names come from our collections of historical travel writing and descriptive gazetteers: