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CHESHIRE, a maritime county; bounded, on the NW, by the Irish sea; on the N, by Lancashire; on the NE, by Yorkshire; on the E, by Derbyshire; on the SE, by Staffordshire; on the S, by Shropshire; on the SW, by North Wales.

The market-towns are Chester, Altrincham, Congleton, Frodsham, Macclesfield, Malpas, Middlewich, Knutsford, Nantwich, Northwich, Sandbach, Stockport, and Tarporley.

 The chief manufactures are muslins, calicoes, fustians, tapes, silks, thread, leather, gloves, and hose; and have their seats-principally at Stockport, Macclesfield, Congleton, Sandbach, Knutsford, and Tarporley.


Alphabetical List of Cheshire Parishes