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The Poor Law Unions within the United Kingdom.

Poor Law Unions Classified by Country

England

Bedfordshire
Ampthill, Bedford, Biggleswade, Leighton Buzzard, Luton, Woburn

Berkshire
Abingdon, Bradfield, Cookham, Easthampstead, Faringdon, Hungerford, Newbury, Reading, Wallingford, Wantage, Windsor, Wokingham

Buckinghamshire 
Amersham, Aylesbury, Buckingham, Eton, Newport Pagnell, Winslow, Wycombe

Cambridgeshire 
Cambridge, Caxton, Chesterton, Ely, Linton, Newmarket, Whittlesea, Wisbech, North Witchford

Cheshire  
Altrincham, Birkenhead, Great Boughton, Bucklow, Chester, Congleton, Macclesfield, Nantwich, Northwich, Runcorn, Stockport, Tarvin, Wirral

Cornwall
Bodmin, Camelford, Falmouth, Helston, Launceston, Liskeard, Penzance, Redruth, St Austell, St Columb, Major St Germans, Isles of Scilly, Stratton, Truro

Cumberland
Alston, Brampton, Carlisle, Cockermouth, Longtown, Penrith, Whitehaven, Wigton

Derbyshire
Ashbourne, Bakewell, Belper, Chapel en le Frith, Chesterfield, Derby, Glossop, Hayfield, Shardlow

Devonshire
Axminster, Barnstaple, Bideford, Crediton, Devonport, Exeter, Holsworthy, Honiton, Kingsbridge, South Molton, Newton Abbot, Okehampton, Plymouth, Plympton, St Thomas, Stoke Damerel, East Stonehouse, Tavistock, Tiverton, Torrington, Totnes

Dorset
Beaminster, Blandford, Bridport, Cerne, Dorchester, Poole, Shaftesbury, Sherborne, Sturminster, Wareham and Purbeck, Weymouth, Wimborne and Cranborne

County Durham
Auckland, Chester Le Street, Darlington, Durham, Easington, Gateshead, Hartlepool, Houghton Le Spring, Lanchester, Sedgefield, South Shields, Stockton, Sunderland, Teesdale, Weardale  

Essex

Billericay, Braintree, Chelmsford, Colchester, Dunmow, Epping, Halstead, West Ham, Lexden and Winstree, Maldon, Ongar, Orsett, Rochford, Romford, Saffron Walden, Tendring, Witham

Gloucestershire
Barton Regis (Clifton)
, Bristol, Cheltenham, Cirencester, Dursley, Gloucester, Newent, Northleach, Chipping Sodbury, Stow on the Wold, Stroud, Tetbury, Tewkesbury, Thornbury, Westbury on Severn, Wheatenhurst, Winchcombe

Hampshire
Alresford, Alton, Alverstoke, Andover, Basingstoke, Bournemouth & Christchurch, Catherington, Droxford, Fareham, Farnborough, Fordingbridge, New Forest, Havant, Hartley Wintney, Headley, Hursley, Kingsclere, Lymington, Petersfield, Portsea, Ringwood, Romsey, Southampton, Stockbridge, South Stoneham, Whitchurch, Winchester, Isle of Wight

Herefordshire
Bromyard
, Dore, Hereford, Kington, Ledbury, Leominster, Ross, Weobley

Hertfordshire
Barnet, Berkhampstead, Buntingford, Hatfield, Hemel Hempstead, Hertford, Hitchin, Royston, St Albans, Bishop's Stortford, Ware, Watford,
Welwyn

Huntingdonshire
Huntingdon, St Ives, St Neots

Kent
East Ashford
, West Ashford, North Aylesford (renamed Strood), Blean, Bridge, Bromley, Canterbury, Cranbrook, Dartford, Dover, Eastry, Elham, Faversham, Gravesend & Milton, Greenwich, Hollingbourne, Hoo, Lewisham, Maidstone, Maldon, Malling, Medway, Milton, Penshurst, Romney Marsh, Sevenoaks, Sheppey, Tenterden, Thanet, Tonbridge

Lancashire
Ashton under Lyne Barton upon Irwell, Blackburn, Bolton, Burnley, Bury, Caton (Gilbert Union), Chorley, Chorlton, Clitheroe, West Derby, Fylde, Garstang, Haslingden, Lancaster, Leigh, Liverpool, Lunesdale, Manchester, Oldham, Ormskirk, Prescot, Preston, Prestwich, Rochdale, Salford, Toxteth Park, Ulverston, Warrington, Wigan, Todmorden

Leicestershire
Ashby de la Zouch
, Barrow upon Soar, Belvoir, Billesdon, Blaby, Hinckley, Leicester, Loughborough, Lutterworth, Market Bosworth, Market Harborough, Melton Mowbray

Lincolnshire
Boston, Bourne, Caistor, Gainsborough, Glanford Brigg, Grantham, Grimsby, Holbeach, Horncastle, Lincoln, Louth, Sleaford, Spalding, Spilsby, Stamford  

London

City of London, Battersea, Bermondsey, Bethnal Green, Camberwell, Chelsea, Clapham, Clerkenwell, Fulham, Greenwich, Hackney, Hammersmith, Hampstead, Holborn, Islington, Kensington, Lambeth, Lewisham, Marylebone, Mile End, Paddington, Poplar, St George in the East, St Olave, St Pancras, St Saviour's, Shoreditch, Southwark, Stepney, Strand, Wandsworth, Westminster, Whitechapel, Woolwich, St George

Middlesex
Brentford, Edmonton, Hendon, Staines, Uxbridge, Willesden

Norfolk
Aylsham, Blofield, Brinton, Depwade, Doching, Downham, Erpingham, Flegg East & West, Forehoe, Freebridge Lynn, Guiltcross, Hentead, Loddon & Clavering, King's Lynn, Mitford & Launditch, Norwich, St Faith's, Swaffham, Thetford, Tunstead & Happing (Smallburgh), Walsingham, Wayland, Yarmouth

Northamptonshire
Brackley, Brixworth, Daventry, Hardingstone, Kettering, Northampton, Oundle, Peterborough, Potterspury, Thrapston, Towcester, Wellingborough  

Northumberland
Alnwick, Belford, Bellingham, Berwick, Castle Ward, Glendale, Haltwhistle, Hexham, Morpeth, Newcastle on Tyne, Rothbury, Tynemouth 

Nottingham
Basford, Bingham, Mansfield, Newark, Nottingham, Radford, East Retford, Southwell, Worksop  

Oxfordshire
Banbury, Bicester, Headington, Henley, Chipping Norton, Oxford, Thame, Witney, Woodstock

Rutland
Oakham, Uppingham

Shropshire
Atcham, Bridgnorth, Church Stretton, Cleobury Mortimer, Clun, Ellesmere, Ludlow, Madeley, Market Drayton, Newport, Oswestry, Shifnal, Shrewsbury, Wellington, Wem, Whitchurch

Somerset
Axbridge, Bath, Bedminster (Long Ashton), Bridgwater, Chard, Clutton, Dulverton, Frome, Keynsham, Langport, Shepton Mallet, Taunton, Wellington, Wells, Williton, Wincanton, Yeovil

Staffordshire
Alstonfield (Gilbert Union), Burton upon Trent, Cannock, Cheadle, Dudley, Leek, Lichfield, Newcastle under Lyme, Penkridge, Seisdon, Stafford, Stoke on Trent, Stone, Tamworth, Uttoxeter, Walsall, West Bromwich, Walsall and West Bromwich School District (Wigmore), Wolstanton & Burslem, Wolverhampton 

Suffolk
Blything, Bosmere & Claydon, Bury St Edmunds, Cosford, Hartismere, Hoxne, Ipswich, Mildenhall, Mutford & Lothingland, Newmarket, Plomesgate, Risbridge, Samford, Stow, Sudbury, Thingoe, Wangford, Woodbridge

Surrey
Chertsey, Croydon, Dorking, Epsom, Farnham, Godstone, Guildford, Hambledon, Kingston, Reigate, Richmond

Sussex
Arundel, Battle, Brighton, Chailey, Chichester, Cuckfield, Eastbourne, West Firle, East Grinstead, Hailsham, Hastings, Horsham, Lewes, Midhurst, Newhaven, Petworth, East Preston, Rye,, Steyning, Sutton, Thakenham, Ticehurst, Uckfield, Westbourne, Westhampnett

Warwickshire
Alcester, Aston, Atherstone, Birmingham, Coventry, Foleshill, Meriden, Nuneaton, Rugby, Shipston on Stour, Solihull, Southam, Stratford on Avon, Warwick

Westmorland
East Ward, Kendal, West Ward

Wiltshire
Alderbury, Amesbury, Bradford on Avon, Calne, Chippenham, Cricklade & Wootton Bassett, Devizes, Highworth & Swindon, Malmesbury, Marlborough, Trowbridge & Melksham, Mere, Pewsey, Salisbury, Tisbury, Warminster, Westbury & Whorwellsdown, Wilton

Worcestershire
Bromsgrove, Droitwich, Evesham, Kidderminster, Kings Norton, Martley, Pershore, Stourbridge, Tenbury, Upton upon Severn, Worcester

Yorkshire

Yorkshire, East Riding
Beverley, Bridlington, Driffield, Howden, Kingston On Hull, Patrington, Pocklington, Sculcoates, Skirlaugh, York

Yorkshire, North Riding
Aysgarth, Bedale, Easingwold, Guisborough, Helmsley, Kirky Moorside, Leyburn, Malton, Middlesbrough, Northallerton, Pickering, Reeth, Richmond, Scarborough, Stokesley, Thirsk, Whitby

Yorkshire, West Riding
Barnsley, Barwick in Elmot, Bierley North, Bradford, Bramley, Carlton, Dewsbury, Ecclesall Bierlow, Goole, Halifax, Hemsworth, Holbeck, Huddersfield, Hunslet, Keighley, Knaresborough, Leeds, Otley, Ouseburn Great, Pateley Bridge, Pontefract, Preston Great Ripon, Rotherham, Saddleworth, Sedburgh, Selby, Settle, Sheffield, Skipton, Thorne, Tadcaster Wakefield, Wetherby Wharfedale, Wortley

Ireland

Link to Poor Law Unions in Ireland

Scotland

Link to Poor Law Unions in Scotland

Wales

Link to Poor Law Unions in Wales



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