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Teesdale Poor Law Union, Durham Genealogy

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History[edit | edit source]

Teesdale Poor Law Union consisted of 44 parishes. 23 in County Durham, and 21 in the North Riding of Yorkshire:
Barforth, Barningham, Boldron, Bowes, Brignall, Cotherstone, Egglestone Abbey, Gilmonby, Holwick, Hope, Hunderthwaite, Hutton Magna, Lartington, Lunedale, Mickleton, Ovington, Rokeby, Romandkirk, Scargill, Startforth, Wycliffe with Thorpe.

See Also

http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~tynesidehistory/dpoorlaw3.html

For more information on the history of the workhouse, see Peter Higginbotham's web site: www.workhouses.org.uk and

http://www.workhouses.org.uk/index.html?Teesdale/Teesdale.shtml

Parishes in the Union[edit | edit source]

Barnard Castle, Durham Barningham, Yorkshire Bowes, Yorkshire Brignall, Yorkshire Cockfield, Durham Eggleston, Durham Gainford, Durham Hutton Magna, Yorkshire Ingleton, Durham Laithkirk, Yorkshire Middleton in Teesdale, Durham Rokeby, Yorkshire Romaldkirk, Yorkshire Staindrop, Durham Startforth, Yorkshire Whorlton, Durham Winston, Durham Wycliffe, Yorkshire