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A History of the County of Chester: Volume 5 Part 1, the City of Chester: General History and Topography

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

Victoria County History - Chester. Originally published by Victoria County History, London, 2003.

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Table of contents

Title Page(s)
List of plates viii-ix
List of maps, plans and other Text figures ix
Preface xi
List of abbreviations xiii-xvi
Classes of original records xvii-xviii
The city of Chester 1-8
Roman Chester 9-15
Early medieval Chester 400-1230 16-33
Later medieval Chester 1230-1550: City and crown, 1237-1350 34-38
Later medieval Chester 1230-1550: City government, 1230-1350 38-44
Later medieval Chester 1230-1550: Economy and society, 1230-1350 44-55
Later medieval Chester 1230-1550: City and crown, 1350-1550 55-58
Later medieval Chester 1230-1550: City government and politics, 1350-1550 58-64
Later medieval Chester 1230-1550: Economy and society, 1350-1550 64-80
Later medieval Chester 1230-1550: Religion, 1230-1550 80-89
Early modern Chester 1550-1762: Introduction 90
Early modern Chester 1550-1762: Demography 90-97
Early modern Chester 1550-1762: City government, 1550-1642 97-102
Early modern Chester 1550-1762: Economy and society, 1550-1642 102-109
Early modern Chester 1550-1762: Religion, 1550-1642 109-112
Early modern Chester 1550-1762: Military and political affairs, 1550-1642 113-115
Early modern Chester 1550-1762: The civil war and interregnum, 1642-60 115-125
Early modern Chester 1550-1762: The restoration 125-126
Early modern Chester 1550-1762: Religion, 1662-1762 126-129
Early modern Chester 1550-1762: City government and politics, 1662-1762 129-137
Early modern Chester 1550-1762: Economy and society, 1662-1762 137-145
Late Georgian and Victorian Chester 1762-1914: Introduction 146
Late Georgian and Victorian Chester 1762-1914: City government, 1762-1835 146-154
Late Georgian and Victorian Chester 1762-1914: Politics, 1762-1835 154-160
Late Georgian and Victorian Chester 1762-1914: City government, 1835-1914 160-165
Late Georgian and Victorian Chester 1762-1914: Politics, 1835-1914 166-171
Late Georgian and Victorian Chester 1762-1914: Economy and society 171-172
Late Georgian and Victorian Chester 1762-1914: The economy, 1762-1840, the demise of old Chester 172-177
Late Georgian and Victorian Chester 1762-1914: The economy, 1841-70, reorientation and boom 177-185
Late Georgian and Victorian Chester 1762-1914: The economy, 1871-1914, the limits of reorientation 185-199
Late Georgian and Victorian Chester 1762-1914: Social character 199-201
Late Georgian and Victorian Chester 1762-1914: Trade unionism 201-202
Late Georgian and Victorian Chester 1762-1914: Religion 202-204
Late Georgian and Victorian Chester 1762-1914: Appendix, migration trends in the Chester region, 1801-1911 204-205
Topography 900-1914: Early medieval, 900-1230 206-209
Topography 900-1914: Later medieval, 1230-1550 209-220
Topography 900-1914: Early modern and georgian, 1550-1840 220-229
Topography 900-1914: Victorian and edwardian, 1840-1914 229-238
Twentieth century Chester 1914-2000: Introduction 239-240
Twentieth century Chester 1914-2000: Chester and the first world war 240-241
Twentieth century Chester 1914-2000: The economy, 1918-39 241-243
Twentieth century Chester 1914-2000: Local government and politics, 1918-39 243-245
Twentieth century Chester 1914-2000: Town planning and the built environment, 1918-39 245-248
Twentieth century Chester 1914-2000: Housing and suburban development, 1918-39 248-251
Twentieth century Chester 1914-2000: Society and culture, 1918-39 251-253
Twentieth century Chester 1914-2000: Chester and the second world war 253-254
Twentieth century Chester 1914-2000: The economy, 1945-74 254-256
Twentieth century Chester 1914-2000: Local government and politics, 1945-74 257-258
Twentieth century Chester 1914-2000: Town planning and the built environment, 1945-74 258-261
Twentieth century Chester 1914-2000: Housing and suburban development, 1945-74 262-264
Twentieth century Chester 1914-2000: Society and culture, 1945-74 264-265
Twentieth century Chester 1914-2000: Local government, 1974-2000 265-266
Twentieth century Chester 1914-2000: The economy, 1974-2000 266-269
Twentieth century Chester 1914-2000: Town planning and the built environment, 1974-2000 269-271
Twentieth century Chester 1914-2000: Housing and suburban development, 1974-2000 271-272
Twentieth century Chester 1914-2000: Society and culture, 1974-2000 272
Index : A-J 273-281
Index : K-Z 281-288
The V.C.H. Cheshire appeal 289-290