Location and coordinates are for the approximate centre of Birkenshaw within this administrative area. Geographic features and populated places may cross administrative borders.
Gazetteer of the British Isles (Edinburgh: Bartholomew, 1887). John Bartholomew
Birkenshaw, eccl. dist. and hamlet with ry. sta., Birstall par., E. div. West-Riding Yorkshire, 4½ miles SE. of Bradford, pop. 4136; P.O., T.O.; adjacent to coal and ironstone mines.