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Cockermouth Poor Law Union

The Cockermouth Poor Law Union was officially formed in 1838, 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
Barrowdale 1838    
Bassenthwaite 1838    
Bewaldeth and Snittlegath 1838    
Blindbothel 1838    
Blindcrake and Redmain 1838    
Bothel and Thrupland 1838    
Brackenthwaite 1838    
Bridekirk 1838    
Brigham 1838    
Buttermere 1838    
Camerton 1838    
Castlerigg St Johns and Wythburn [Withyburn] 1838    
Cloffocks 1858    
Cockermouth 1838    
Coldale or Portinscales including Newlands 1838    
Cross Canonby 1858    
Dean 1838    
Dearham 1838    
Derwent      
Dovenby 1838    
Eaglesfield 1838    
Ellenborough and Unerigg 1838    
Embleton 1838    
Flimby 1838    
Gilcrux 1838    
Great Broughton 1838    
Great Clifton 1838    
Greysouthern 1838    
Isell Old Park 1838    
Keswick 1838    
Little Broughton 1838    
Little Clifton 1838    
Lorton 1838    
Loweswater 1838    
Maryport Kirkby Cross 1838    
Mosser 1838    
Oughterside and Allonby 1838    
Papcastle 1838    
Plumbland 1838    
Ribton 1838    
Seaton 1838    
Setmurthy 1838    
Skiddaw 1862    
Stainburn 1838    
Sunderland 1838    
Tallantire 1838    
Underskiddaw 1838    
Whinfell 1838    
Winscales 1838    
Workington 1838    
Wythop 1838