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Beaminster Poor Law Union

The Beaminster Poor Law Union was officially formed in 1836, under the terms of the Poor Law Amendment Act, 1834.

The table below provides a list of the parishes and places contained within this Union. Where there is no To date it should be assumed that the parish or place was in this union until the Poor Law Unions were disolved in 1930.

Town or ParishFromToNotes
Beaminster 1836    
Bettiscombe 1836    
Broadwinsor 1836    
Burstock 1836    
Cheddington 1836    
Corscombe 1836    
East Chelborough 1836    
Evershot 1836    
Halstock 1836    
Hooke 1836    
Mapperton 1836    
Marshwood 1836    
Melbury Osmond 1836    
Melbury Sampford 1836    
Misterton 1836 1895  
Mosterton 1836    
Netherbury 1836    
North Poorton 1836    
Pilsdon 1836    
Powerstock 1836    
Rampisham 1836    
Seaborough 1836    
South Perrott 1836    
Stoke Abbott 1836    
Thorncombe 1896    
West Chelborough 1836    
Wraxall 1836