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Located 7.85 km NNE of Burtts Corner
and 9.81 km NW of Kingsley
: Douglas Parish
, York County
: settled in 1824 by Bird families from Ireland: PO 1872-1917 with Robert Bird as first postmaster: also called Bird Settlement: in 1866 Birdton was a farming community with about 26 families including the families of James Bird, John Bird Sr., John Bird Jr., Robert Bird, Robert W. Bird, Samuel Bird Sr. and Samuel Bird Jr: in 1871 it had a population of 150: in 1898 Birdton had 1 church and a population of 75.
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