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Auckland Poor Law Union

The Auckland Poor Law Union was officially formed in 1837, 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
Auckland St Andrew 1837    
Auckland St Helen 1837    
Binchester 1837    
Bishop Auckland 1837    
Bolam 1837    
Byer's Green 1837    
Counden 1837    
Counden Grange 1837    
Crook and Billy Row 1837    
Eldon 1837    
Escombe 1837    
Evenwood 1837    
Hamsterley 1837    
Hanwick and Helmington 1837    
Helmington 1837    
Lynesack and Softley 1837    
Merrington 1837    
Middlestone 1837    
Middridge 1837    
Middridge Grange 1837    
Newfield 1837    
Newton Cap 1837    
North Bedburn 1837    
Old Park 1837    
Pollard's Lands 1837    
Shildon 1837    
South Bedburn 1837    
Thickley 1837    
West Auckland 1837    
Westerton 1837    
Whitworth 1837    
Windlestone 1837    
Witton-le-Wear 1837