The directory consists of a general account, with the Hundreds and Poor Law Unions, a sketch of
its geological features, and a description of the Cathedral of Chester, and further all places in the County,
alphabetically arranged, with lists of the Inhabitants, both Private residents and those engaged in Commerce and
Trade. Under each Parish the Division of the County, the Hundred, Union, and County Court District, the
Diocese, Archdeaconry and Rural Deanery are given, as also the College and University of every Benficed Clergyman,
as far as they can be ascertained, and the names of the Parish Clerks; and lists of the Farm Bailiffs of Gentlemen
farming there own land have been added.
the County Council is included, with the names and addresses of the members.
The Manchester Ship Canal, of which a general description, is duly mentioned at the respective
places through which it passes.