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

From: 'Bellasis - Bemerton', A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 203-207. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50791 Date accessed: 14 March 2011.

See also http://www.institutions.org.uk/workhouses/england/nhmbd/bellingham_workhouse.htm

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?Bellingham/Bellingham.shtml

Parishes in the Union

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


 

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