South Shields Poor Law Union, Durham Genealogy

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History[edit | edit source]

The poor-law union of South Shields comprises six parishes or places, containing a population of 28,907.

From: 'Shereford - Shifford', A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 74-80. URL: Date accessed: 24 March 2011.

See also

For more information on the history of the workhouse, see Peter Higginbotham's web site: and

Parishes in the Union[edit | edit source]

Boldon, Durham Jarrow, Durham South Shields, Durham  South Shields Holy Trinity, Durham South Shields St Stephen, Durham Westoe, Durham Whitburn, Durham