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Houghton-le-Spring Poor Law Union

The Houghton-le-Spring 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
East and Middle Herrington 1837    
East Rainton 1837    
Great Eppleton 1837    
Hetton-le-Hole 1837    
Houghton-le-Spring 1837    
Little Eppleton 1837    
Moorhouse 1837    
Moorsley 1837    
Morton Grange 1837    
Newbottle 1837    
Offerton 1837    
Penshaw 1837    
Silksworth 1837    
Warden Law 1837    
West Herrington 1837    
West Rainton 1837