account is given of the County, with the Hundreds and Poor Law Unions; the County Magistrates are included, and a
sketch of the Geological Features is added: then follow, alphabetically arranged, the places in the County, with
their Inhabitants, both private Residents and Commercial; it is stated under each parish the Division of the
County, and in what Hundred, Union, and County Court District it is situated, as also the Diocese, Archdeaconry,
and rural Deanery; the Cathedral of Chester and the personnel of the Diocese being duly included, and the College
and University of every Beneficed Clergyman have been given, as far as they can be ascertained; the names of the
Parish Clerks are shown under each Parish; lists of Farm bailiffs of Gentlemen farming their own land are
The County Council is included with
the names and addresses of the members.
The Manchester Ship Canal, being
associated with this County, is duly treated of at the respective places it intersects, and a general description
of this undertaking is also given.