Bellingham Poor Law Union, Northumberland Genealogy

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History[edit | edit source]

The poor law union of Bellingham comprises thirty-seven parishes and places, and contains a population of 7462.[1]

For more information on the history of the workhouse, see Peter Higginbotham's website: and Bellingham Workhouse

Parishes in the Union[edit | edit source]

Bellingham, Northumberland
Birtley, Northumberland
Corsenside, Northumberland
Falstone, Northumberland
Greystead, Northumberland
Kirkharle, Northumberland
Kirkwhelpington, Northumberland
Ramshope, Northumberland
Thockrington, Northumberland
Wark, Northumberland