An incredibly detailed and comprehensive history, topography and directory of each town, village and hamlet in the Cleveland and Richmond Divisions of North Yorkshire. Includes a superb map of the area. It is organised by Division and then parish, with each place in every parish described in great detail with lists of residents and separate lists of farmers. The following is a list of the places included:
- Cleveland Division: Parishes of Acklam, Ayton, Brotton, Carlton, Crathorne, Eston, Faceby, Guisborough, Hilton, Ingleby Arnclife, Ingleby Greenhow, Kildale, Kirkby-in-Cleveland, Kirlleatham, Kirkleavington, Loftus, Marske-by-the-Sea, Marton, Newton-in-Cleveland, Ormesby, Rudby, Seamer, Skelton, Sockburn, Stainton, Stokesley, Thornaby, Upleatham, Westerdale, Whorlton, Wilton, Yarm & Middlesbrough;
- Redland DivisionParishes of Ainderby Steeple, Arkengarthdale, Aysgarth, Barninhgam, Barton, Bedale, Bellerby, Birkby, Bolton-upon-Swale, Bowes, Brignall, Brompton, Catterick, Cleasby, Coverham, East Cowton, South Cowton, Crakehall, Croft, Downholme, Easby, Eryholme, Fingall, Forcett , Gilling, Grinton, East Harsley, Hauxwell, Healey, Hornby, Hutton Magna, Kirby Sigston, Kirkby Fleetham, Kirkby Ravensworth, Laithkirk, Langton-on-Swale, Leake, Manfield, Marrick, Marske, Masham, Melsonby, Middleham, Middleton Tyas, Northalleton, North Otterington, Osmotherley, Patrick Brompton, Richmond, Rokeby, Romaldkirk, West Rounton, Scruton, Great Smeaton, Spennithorne, Stanwick St John, Startforth, Thornton Steward, Thornton Watlass, Welbury, Well, Wensley, East Witton, West Witton & Wycliffe.