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pigots directory of durham 1828-9 with map Pigot's Directory of Durham 1828-9 with map. A very early and rare historical directory which includes the market towns and principal villages in Durham. 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 classified directories of tradespeople. An excellent county map is also included. Ref 0879. Price £14.90
pigots directory of durham 1834 Pigot's Directory of Durham 1834. One of the typical Pigot's county directories. Covers all the towns and villages in Durham, with detailed information about each place, its churches, schools, institutions etc. Large lists of people with trades. Ref 0097. Price £14.90
slaters directory of durham 1848 Salter's Directory of Durham 1848. The Slater's Directories were the successors to Pigot and Co. and in the same style. By this period they were becoming much more comprehensive.

Descriptions of the towns and villages in Durham, with details of there facilities, and all of the people with trades, and a wealth of information for the family historian. Ref 0150. Price £14.90
post office directory of durham 1858 Post Office Directory of Durham 1858.

Ref 9089. Price £18.50
durham return of owners of land 1873 Durham Return of Owners of Land 1873. Lists every person who owned 1 acre of land or more in Durham. Includes name, place, extent of land and its value. Ref 0213-11. Price £13.50
kellys directory of newcastle, gateshead, north shields, south shields and suburbs 1883 Kelly's Directory of Newcastle, Gateshead, North Shields, South Shields and suburbs 1883. A very comprehensive directory of the major city and towns of North East England. Each place has a fabulous street by street, house by house, list of heads of households plus alphabetical court and commercial directories which list peoples names, trades and addresses. Ref 9048. Price £18.50
whellans directory of durham 1894 Wheelan's Directory of Durham 1894. 1297 pages plus preface pages and advertisement pages. A huge volume with tens of thousands of names, addresses, trades and occupations, and a comprehensive description of every place in the county and its history.

Included on this CD is a separate complete name index (almost 1000 pages) which was transcribed by a large team of volunteers for the Archive CD Books project. Ref 0023. Price £23.00
kellys directory of durham 1902 Kelly's Directory of Durham 1902. By the early 1900s we start to see private residents included in the Kelly's Directories in addition to the classified trades directories and the descriptions of facilities etc.

This book was kindly loaned to the Archive CD Books project by the Family Record Centre. Ref 9026. Price £18.50
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