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The local history of the historic county, organised by parish.

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A History of the County of Chester: Volume 3

C R Elrington, B E Harris (Editors), A P Baggs, Ann J Kettle, S J Lander, A T Thacker, David Wardle (1980)
A part-volume, covering the history of the religious houses in the county, including the early history of Chester cathedral.

A History of the County of Chester: Volume 5 part 1The City of Chester: General History and Topography

C.P. Lewis, A.T. Thacker (Editors) (2003)
This is the first of two volumes providing an authoritative and detailed treatment of Chester's history, meticulously researched from the original sources.

A History of the County of Chester: Volume 5 part 2The City of Chester: Culture, Buildings, Institutions

A T Thacker and C P Lewis (editors), J S Barrow, J D Herson, A H Lawes, P J Riden, M V J Seaborne (2005)
Part 2 of the volume details thematically with the economic, cultural and religious institutions of the city, as well as its local government and public services.