History, Directory and Gazetteer of the County
Palatine of Lancaster; with a Variety of Commercial and Statistical
Published in 1824 and 1825.
The first volume contains information on towns with names
beginning with the letter "A" through "K". The second volume contains information
on towns with names beginning with the letter "L" through "Z."
Information that may be found in the historical portion of this
work about each town includes descriptions of the local chapels, charities,
schools, elections, the population, literature and arts, etc.
Another important part of this work consists of the directories
that are included for each town. These directories list the names of the
inhabitants of each town and are arranged either by profession or trade, or simply
by the names of the individuals.
Prior to listing this information about the individual towns
there is a list of the Seats of the Nobility and Gentry for the entire county of