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