Birdforth Wapentake

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Birdforth Wapentake shown within the North Riding and Yorkshire

Birdforth is a wapentake in the North Riding of Yorkshire. It had a population of 18,481 in 2011. It is bounded by Allertonshire to the north; by Ryedale to the east; by Bulmer to the south; and by Hallikeld and East Gilling to the west.

It comprises the ancient parishes of:

*: Ampleforth St Peter township in Ryedale.
: Remainder in Hallikeld.
: Remainder in East Gilling.
§: Remainder in Allertonshire.

Wapentakes of Yorkshire

East Riding: Buckrose • Dickering • Harthill • Holderness • Howdenshire • Ouse and Derwent • North Riding: Allertonshire • Birdforth • Bulmer • East Gilling • Hallikeld • Hang East • Hang West • Langbaurgh • Pickering Lythe • Ryedale • West Gilling • Whitby Strand • West Riding: Agbrigg and Morley (Agbrigg, Morley) • Ainsty • Barkston Ash • Claro • Osgoldcross • Skyrack • Staincliffe and Ewcross (Staincliffe, Ewcross) • Staincross • Strafforth and Tickhill