List of the
Hundreds and Poor Law Unions are included in the Topography of the County; it is stated under each parish in what
Petty Sessional Division, Hundred, Union and County Court District, and Division of the County, pursuant to th
"Redistribution of Seats Act, 1885", as also in what Diocese, Archdeanery it is situate; and the College and
university of every beneficed Clergyman have been given, as far as they can be ascertained; the population from the
Census of 1881 is given, and the Post Office Savings Banks and Government Annuity and Insurance and Telegraph
Offices have been noted; the names of the Parish Clerks are given under each Parish; lists of Farm Bailiffs of
Gentlemen farming their own land have been added, with a table of Agricultural Statistics.
The County Council will be found duly
inserted, with the names and addresses of the Members.
A sketch of the Geological features of
the County, by Mr W.J. Harrison, of the School Board, Birmingham, is prefixed.