Inside, pieces of paper, some of which are watermarked Smith & Ingle 1828, folded to form double leaves. Size when folded c 16 x 10 cms. First sections, pp 1-24 and 29-44 include Rochdale, Butterworth, Castleton, Spotland, Wardleworth, Wuerdale and Wardle, Blatchinworth and Calderbrook, Todmorden and Walsden etc, Saddleworth, Bacup. Chiefly alphabetical, but some trade lists. Page 44: 1828. /DIRECTORY / OF / ROCHDALE: / TOWNS AND PARISH. / WITH DIRECTORIES / OF BACUP, LANG-/ FIELD, AND STANSFIELD./
Next section has 12 pages. Pages 3-11 [no pages 1-2] contain Greenfield, Woolroad, Quick, Castleshaw, Boarshurst, Saddleworth Fold, Tamewater, Lydgate, Hollin Grove, Harrop Green, Hey Chapel, Shaldersloe, Woodbrook, High Moor, Cherry Clough, Fearnlee, Cross, Slack Gate, Fairbank's Old Hey, Weakey, Miscellaneous. Pages 12-14 have notes in more than one hand.