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Chester-le-Street Poor Law Union

The Chester-le-Street 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
Barmston 1837    
Birtley 1837    
Bourn Moor 1837    
Chester-le-Street 1837    
Cocken 1837    
Edmondsley 1837    
Great and Little Usworth 1837    
Great Lumley 1837    
Harraton 1837    
Lambton 1837    
Lamesley 1837    
Little Lumley 1837    
Ouston 1837    
Pelton 1837    
Plawsworth 1837    
South Biddick 1837    
Urpeth 1837    
Waldridge 1837    
Washington 1837    
Witton Gilbert 1837