Haltwhistle Poor Law Union, Northumberland Genealogy
The poor law union of Haltwhistle includes the whole of the western division of Tindale ward, and contains five parishes, comprising eighteen townships, with a population of 5949.
From: 'Halton - Hambleden', A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 383-387. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51000 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?Haltwhistle/Haltwhistle.shtml