Birdforth wapentake. -Population, 238, vide Thirsk; Church-room,100 *1; Net value, £103. -This is a Chapel in the parish of Thirsk, but having been augmented by Queen Anne's bounty, it is now become a Benefice.
Patron and impropriator, the Archbishop of York.
Valued in 1707, at £4.12s. per annum, Augmented in 1747, with £200; in 4761, with £200; in 1786, with £200; and in 1799, with £200 -all by lot.
The glebe house was returned in 1818 as unfit for residence, being " a very small cottage." The return in 1834 was " no glebe house."
Register Books, vide Sand Hutton.
Parochial Charities. -No return.
Post town: Thirsk.
Abp. Sharp's MS., vol. iii. Bawdwen's Domesday Book (Carleton), page 197. Not noticed by Torre.
*1 In 1818, the return was 400.