Hexham Poor Law Union, Northumberland GenealogyEdit This Page

From FamilySearch Wiki


The union comprises 69 parishes or places, and contains 27,929 inhabitants.

From: 'Heswall - Hexham', A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 497-501. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51028 Date accessed: 14 March 2011.


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?Hexham/Hexham.shtml

Parishes in the Union

Allendale, Northumberland
Allendale St Peter, Northumberland

Allenheads Due to the history of the chapelries in Allendale, Northumberland refer to West Allen, Northumberland for parish history for the Durham Bishop's Transcript alias.

Bingfield St Mary, Northumberland
Blanchland, Northumberland
Bywell St Andrew, Northumberland
Bywell St Peter, Northumberland
Chollerton, Northumberland
Corbridge, Northumberland
Cornhill on Tweed, Northumberland
Haydon Bridge,Northumberland
Hexham, Northumberland
Humshaugh, Northumberland
Masters Close, Northumberland
Mickley, Northumberland
Newbrough, Northumberland
Ninebanks, Northumberland
Ovingham, Northumberland
Shotley, Northumberland
Simonburn, Northumberland
Slaley, Northumberland
St John Lee, Northumberland
St Oswald in Lee, Northumberland
Warden, Northumberland
West Allen, Northumberland
Whitley (near Hexham), Northumberland
Whittonstall, Northumberland


Need wiki, indexing, or website help? Contact our product teams.

Did you find this article helpful?

You're invited to explain your rating on the discussion page (you must be signed in).

  • This page was last modified on 3 February 2015, at 22:35.
  • This page has been accessed 1,192 times.