Birdforth  North Riding


In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Birdforth like this:

BIRDFORTH, a chapelry and a wapentake in N. R. Yorkshire. The chapelry is in Coxwold parish; and lies 3 miles ENE of Sessay r. station, and 5 NNW of Easingwold. Post Town, Coxwold, under Easingwold. Acres, 604. Real property, £935. Pop., 40. Houses, 8. The property is divided between two. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of York. Value, £94. Patron, the Archbishop of York. The church is tolerable. -The wapentake includes seventeen parishes and parts of six others. Acres, 103,177. Pop. in 1851, 14,462; in 1861, 14,072. Houses, 3,042.

Birdforth through time

Birdforth is now part of Hambleton district. Click here for graphs and data of how Hambleton has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Birdforth itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Birdforth, in Hambleton and North Riding | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 17th June 2024

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