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pigots directory of essex 1839 Pigot's Directory of Essex 1839. An early county directory of the larger market towns and villages in Essex.

By the late 1830s, the Pigot's directories were becoming more detailed. This one is particularly useful because it was published just before the 1841 census and can be used to help you locate your ancestors in the census. Ref 0941. Price £14.90
whites directory of essex 1848 White's Directory of Essex 1848. Typically comprehensive of the White's directories. Excellent history of the county of Essex and each town, with lots of detail about each place to add to your family history. Very comprehensive listing of all people with trades. Ref 0134. Price £18.50
London 1848 Post Office Directory London 1848 Post Office Directory. Covers central London, and large parts of Middlesex, Surrey, Kent and Essex.

One of the very rare and sought-after early directories. The Post Office Directories were the fore-runners (and published by) Kelly's, and set a standard for the new type of county directory.

The contents include. The Official directory, 80 pages of the names of persons holding situations under The Crown.

The Commercial and Professional directory, over 500 pages of people's names, trades and addresses.

The Court directory. 80 pages of private individuals names and addresses.

The Parliamentary directory. 29 pages of details of the Houe of Peers and when those peerages were created, the Members of the House of Commons and the surnames of the Peers and Peeresses of the realm and their eldest sons.

The Postal directory. 72 pages of details of the postal system in the whole of Britain.

The City directory. 2 pages of the names of the Lord Mayor, Aldermen, Sheriffs and City Officers.

The Banking directory. 43 pages of details of banks and institutions.

The Assurance directory, over 50 pages of details of Assurance Companies, their trustees, directors and auditors. Ref 0109 Price £18.25
post office directory of essex 1851 Post Office Directory of Essex 1851. One part of a larger volume "The Six Home Counties Post Office Directory". This is one of the earliest directories published by Kelly's and comes with a very detailed map of Essex. The book lists all towns and villages with their residents who have trades. Ref 0316. Price £14.90
Six Home Counties 1851 Court and Trade Directory Six Home Counties 1851 Court and Trade Directory The ideal companion to the 1851 Post Office directory.

Contains the Court directory (well-off private residents), and the Classified Trades Directory - combined for the counties of Essex, Surrey, Sussex, Middlesex, Kent and Hertfordshire.
Ref 0354 Price £12.25
post office directory of essex 1862 Post Office Directory of Essex 1862 Each town, village and hamlet in the county of Essex is described with lists of individuals, plus a commercial directory listing people with trades.

Also included is a Court Directory which lists private residents with their addresses which can be used as an index to the 1861 census. There is a full trades directory with alphabetical lists of occupations and the names of the people with those trades. Ref 0652 Price £18.50
whites history directory and gazetteer of essex 1863 White's History, Directory and Gazetteer of Essex 1863 White's Directories are widely recognised as the very best and most comprehensive available and this is no exception.

Superb and incredibly detailed historical and topographical data for every town, village and hamlet with information about all of the local facilities. Each place has a directory of local residents and tradespeople. Ref 1061 Price £18.50
post office directory of Essex 1867 Post Office Directory of Essex 1867 The Post Office directories were the fore-runners of the Kelly's directories. This book has three directories in one. A countywide directory of all towns, villages and hamlets with residents having trades, a Court Directory listing private individuals (not all) and a Classified Trades Directory of the county.

This historical directory was kindly loaned to the Archive CD Books project by the Family Records Centre. Ref 9010 Price £18.50
post office directory of essex 1871 Post Office Directory of Essex 1871 Each place in Essex is described in great detail, with lists of private residents and a commercial directory listing people with trades. Also included is a Court Directory with an alphabetical list of private residents and there addresses which can be used as an index to the 1871 census.

There is also a full trades directory with alphabetical lists of occupations and names of tradespeople. Ref 0653 Price £18.50
1873 return of owners of land 1873 Return Of Owners of Land - Essex Lists every person in the county who owned 1 acre of land or more in Essex, with their name, extent of land and its value. Ref 0213-12 Price £13.50
post office directory of essex 1874 Post Office Directory of Essex 1874 Description as for the 1871 Post Office directory of Essex. Ref 0654 Price £18.50
post office directory of essex 1878 Post Office Directory of Essex 1878 Description as for the 1871 and 1874 Post Office directories of Essex but as can be seen from the photograph this is a much larger and more comprehensive directory. Ref 0655 Price £18.50
kellys directory of essex 1882 Kelly's Directory of Essex 1882 By this time Kelly's Directories were becoming much more comprehensive. Each place in Essex is described in great detail, with lists of private residents and a commercial directory listing people with trades. Also included is a Court Directory with an alphabetical list of private residents and there addresses which can be used as an index to the 1871 census.

There is also a full trades directory with alphabetical lists of occupations and names of tradespeople. Ref 0656 Price £18.50
kellys directory of essex 1886 Kelly's Directory of Essex 1886 A really excellent comprehensive county directory in three parts.

The County Directory and Gazetteer, with descriptions and facilities of all towns and villages, plus residents with trades, the Court directory (private residents, but not all of them) and the Classified Trades Directory.

This book was kindly loaned to the Archive CD Books project by the Family Records Centre. Ref 9023 Price £18.50
kellys directory of essex 1890 Kelly's Directory of Essex 1890

Ref 0657 Price £18.50
kellys directory of essex 1895 Kelly's Directory of Essex 1895 By this time, the Kelly's directories included not just people with recognised trades, but labourers, gardeners etc. Ref 0658 Price £18.50
kellys directory of essex 1899 Kelly's Directory of Essex 1899

Ref 0659 Price £18.50
kellys directory of essex 1906 Kelly's Directory of Essex 1906

Ref 0660 Price £18.50
kellys directory of essex 1908 Kelly's Directory of Essex 1908

Ref 0661 Price £18.50
kellys directory of essex 1910 Kelly's Directory of Essex 1910

Ref 0662 Price £18.50
kellys directory of essex 1912 Kelly's Directory of Essex 1912

Ref 0663 Price £18.50
kellys directory of essex 1914 Kelly's Directory of Essex 1914

Ref 0664 Price £18.50
kellys directory of essex 1917 Kelly's Directory of Essex 1917

Ref 0665 Price £18.50
kellys directory of essex 1922 Kelly's Directory of Essex 1922

Ref 0666 Price £18.50
kellys directory of essex 1925-6 Kelly's Directory of Essex 1925-6

Ref 0667 Price £18.50
kellys directory of essex 1929 Kelly's Directory of Essex 1929

Ref 0398 Price £18.50
kellys directory of essex 1933 Kelly's Directory of Essex 1933

Ref 0668 Price £18.50
kellys directory of essex 1937 Kelly's Directory of Essex 1937

Ref 0669 Price £18.50
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