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Belford Poor Law Union, Northumberland Genealogy

History

The poor law union of Belford comprises 34 townships, of which 33 are in the county of Northumberland, and one in the county of Durham; and contains a population of 6421.

From: 'Beesby - Belgrave', Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 199-203. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50790 Date accessed: 14 March 2011.

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

"A Poor Little House" by J. Bowen The story of Belford Union Workhouse and its people from 1836 to 1930.  Publisher: WritersPrintshop 2005
 ISBN-10: 1904623328
 ISBN-13: 978-1904623328

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