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Universal Directory of Great Britain 1791 The Universal Directory of Great Britain 1791. Our favourite directory.

Five volumes on one CD, the earliest directory of England and Wales and one of the most interesting. Ref 1134. Price £33.80
cumberland guide and directory 1811 Cumberland Guide and Directory 1811. Containing 134 printed pages this guide is notable as one of the earliest surviving guides and directories for the region. It contains directories for Carlisle and other major towns as well as a coloured route map for Cumberland and various sketches including a ground plan of Carlisle Cathedral. Ref IE5104 Price £14.50
jollies cumberland guide and directory 1811 Jollie's Cumberland Guide and Directory 1811 Complete with a street plan of Carlisle from the period.

An early directory that lists people living in the area with their trade and address, but this book contains far more than that. Chapters on the landscape, history, present state of the towns, politics, antiquities, government etc. A real gem for anyone with an interest in Carlisle or Cumberland. Ref 1157 Price £14.10
pigots directory of cumberland 1828-9 Pigot's Directory of Cumberland 1828-9 A very early and rare directory which covers the market towns and principal villages in Cumberland. Please note that smaller villages and hamlets are not included.

The descriptions of each place are excellent with lots of details about schools, hospitals, churches and other institutions plus detailed histories and directories of the nobility, gentry, clergy and trades people plus an excellent county map. Ref 0877 Price £14.90
pigots directory of cumberland and westmoreland 1834 Pigot's Directory of Cumberland and Westmoreland 1834 An early directory containing descriptions of the larger towns and villages in the counties. It contains the names and trades of residents set out in alphabetical order.

This book was kindly loaned to the Archive CD Books project by the Institute of Heraldic and Genealogical Studies. Ref 1232 Price £14.10
slaters directory of cumberland 1848 Slater's Directory of Cumberland 1848 One of the later and more comprehensive county directories. Slater's were the successor to the Pigot's directors and they follow a format very similar to those, and to the new Kelly's Post Office Directories. Covers all towns and villages in Cumberland, with detailed information about each place, its churches, schools, institutions etc. Large lists of people with trades. Ref 0098 Price £14.90
slaters directory of cumberland 1855 Slaters Directory of Cumberland 1855 with map A surerb and very comprehensive directory of Cumberland. Each place is described in great detail and includes lists of gentry and clergy plus people with trades. Also included in an exquisite map of Cumberland.

This directory was once part of a much larger directory of the Northern Counties of Cheshire, Cumberland, Lancashire and Westmoreland with Liverpool and Manchester which is still available from us (see below). Ref 0533 Price £14.90
slaters directory of northern counties 1855 Combined Slater's Directory of Northern Counties (Cheshire, Cumberland, Lancashire and Westmoreland 1855. This includes the Lancashire and Manchester 1855 directories plus county directories of Cheshire, Cumberland and Westmoreland, all of the advertisements and some absolutely beautiful county maps.

An absolute gem for those researching the northern counties of England. Ref 0713 Price £24.20
post office directory of cumberland 1858 Post Office Directory of Cumberland 1858. Ref 9087 Price £18.10
1873 return of owners of land cumberland 1873 Return of Owners of Land - Cumberland. Lists every person who owned 1 acre of land or more in Cumberland with name, place, extent of land and its value. Ref 0213-07 Price £13.50
bulmers directory of west cumberland 1883 Bulmer's Directory of West Cumberland 1883. Bulmer's Directories are widely regarded as being amongst the most comprehensive available. You will find an incredible amount of historical and topographical information here, as well as usperb directories of private residents and tradespeople.

This directory concentrates on the towns, villages and hamlets in the Wards of Allerdale, Bootle and Derwent. Ref 0929 Price £18.50
kellys directory of cumberland 1894 Kelly's Directory of Cumberland 1894. A very comprehensive directory with descriptions of the local facilities and institutions in each town, village and hamlet in the county of Cumberland and directories of private residents and tradespeople.

The county town of Carlisle also has a surerb street by street directory with the names of the heads of households. Also included is a county wide alphabetical Court Directory of private residents, a classified trades directory and a county map.

Kindly loaned to the Archive CD Books project by the Family Record Centre. Ref 9017 Price £18.50
bulmers directory of cumberland 1901 Bulmer's Directory of Cumberland 1901. Another very comprehensive and detailed Bulmer's Directory of Cumberland.

Each place is described in great detail with information about schools, churches, hospitals and other institutions plus a historical and topographical account. Every toen, village and hamlet has a directory of tradesmen and farmers. Ref 0115 Price £18.50
history topography and directory of furness and cartmel T. Bulmer and Co's History, Topography and Directory of Furness and Cartmel. Comprising its history, archaeology, physical and geographical features, with separate historical and topographical descriptions of each town, parish and manor.

Includes comprehensive listings of residents and a classified trades directory. Ref 1159 Price £14.10
kellys directory of cumberland 1921 Kelly's Directory of Cumberland 1921. Each place in the county has an excellent description of its history and facilities such as churches, hospitals, schools etc. plus directories of private residents and tradespeople. Carlisle also has a superb street by street directory.

Also included is a county wide alphabetical list of private residents, a comprehensive classified trades directory and a county map. Ref 0905 Price £18.50
kellys directory of cumberland 1925 Kelly's Directory of Cumberland 1925. Every parish in the county is included in this book. It is primarily a directory of private residents and commercial traders in each place and included a street by street listing of residents in Carlisle.

The book also serves as a gazetteer, giving a topographical account of every town, parish, village and township with descriptions of principal buildings and objects of interest.

Full information is given on the County Council, Wards, Unions and Court Districts, the cathedral, churches, land owners, hospitals, charities and schools, agriculture, markets and fairs, railways etc.

This book was kindly loaned to the Archive CD Books project by the Cumbria Records Office. Ref 1081 Price £14.10
kellys directory of cumberland 1929 Kelly's Directory of Cumberland 1929. Every parish in the county is included in this book. It is primarily a directory of private residents and commercial traders in each place and included a street by street listing of residents in Carlisle.

The book also serves as a gazetteer, giving a topographical account of every town, parish, village and township with descriptions of principal buildings and objects of interest.

Full information is given on the County Council, Wards, Unions and Court Districts, the cathedral, churches, land owners, hospitals, charities and schools, agriculture, markets and fairs, railways etc.

This book was kindly loaned to the Archive CD Books project by the Cumbria Records Office. Ref 1083 Price £14.10
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