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Penrith Poor Law Union

The Penrith 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
Ainstable and Rushcroft 1836    
Berrier and Murrah 1836    
Bowscales 1836    
Castle Sowerby 1836    
Catterlen 1836    
Croglin 1836    
Culgaith 1836    
Dacre 1836    
Edenhall 1836    
Gamblesby 1836    
Glassonby 1836    
Great Salkeld 1836    
Greystoke 1836    
Hesket in the Forest 1836    
Hunsonby and Winskill 1836    
Hutton and Thomas Close 1836    
Hutton John 1836    
Hutton Roof 1836    
Hutton Soil 1836    
Kirkland and Blencarn 1836    
Kirkoswald 1836    
Lazonby 1836    
Little Blenclow 1836    
Little Salkeld 1836    
Longwathby 1836    
Matterdale 1836    
Melmerby 1836    
Middlescough and Braithwaite 1836    
Mosedale 1836    
Motherby and Gill 1836    
Mungrisdale 1836    
Newton 1836    
Ousby 1836    
Penrith 1836    
Plumpton Wall 1836    
Renwick 1836    
Skelton 1836    
Skirwith 1836    
Sohnby 1836    
Staffield 1836    
Threlkeld 1836    
Watermillock 1836