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The Universal Directory of Great Britain 1791 The Universal Directory of Great Britain - 1791 Our favourite directory. Five huge volumes comprising the earliest directory for Great Britain, and one which is probably the most important directory for genealogists and historians that we have released on CD. For towns and villages the descriptions of the places are excellent, with details of their facilities, etc, and includes those residents with trades (even those such as farmers, hay-binders, labourers, bakers, shop keepers, etc.) and their addresses. Although titled "Great Britain", this directory covers places in England and Wales. Volume 1 of the five is devoted to London, volumes 2 to 4 cover the places in the England and Wales in alphabetical order, and vol. 5 contains a number of the subsequent amendments and additions published in the next few years. "The Universal British Directory of Trade, Commerce, and Manufacture, comprehending Lists of the Inhabitants of London, Westminster, and Borough of Southwark; and of all the Cities, Towns, and principal Villages, in England and Wales; with the Mails, and other Coaches, stage-wagons, Hoys, Packets, and Trading Vessels. To which is added, a genuine Account of the Drawbacks and Duties chargeable at the Custom-House on all Goods and Mechandize, imported, exported, or carried coastwise, with a particular of the Public Offices of every denomination; His Majesty's Court, and Ministers of State; The Peers of the Realm, and Parliament of Great Britain; The Court of Lord Mayor, Sheriffs, Aldermen, and Common-Council, of London; together with an Historical Detail of the Antiquities, Curiosities, Trade, Polity, and Manufacturers, of each City, Town, and Village. The whole comprising a Fund of useful and important Information, equally interesting to the Nobleman, the Gentleman, and Man of Business." Ref 1134hef Price 36.50
lincolnshire 1818 poll book Lincolnshire 1818 Poll Book Lists all those who voted in the 1818 general election in Lincolnshire. Particularly useful for locating people as this is many years before the first census. The book contains an excellent 1818 map of Lincolnshire that can be zoomed in to the finest detail. Ref 0114 Price 14.50
pigots directory of derbyshire lincolnshire and nottinghamshire Pigot's Directory of Derbyshire, Lincolnshire and Nottinghamshire 1822. Three books on one CD. This is a very early example of Pigot's famous Trade Directories. Each county volume contains lists of individual traders and their occupations in the major towns (not, unfortunately, the smaller villages and hamlets). Each of the towns are described in fine detail with information about schools, churches, local industries.

Towns covered are:

DERBYSHIRE - Alfreton, Ashbourne, Bakewell, Belper, Buxton, Chapel-en-le-Frith, Chesterfield, Derby, Tideswell and Wirksworth.

LINCOLNSHIRE - Alford, Barton upon Humber, Boston, Bourne, Brigg, Burgh, Caistor, Falkingham, Gainsborough, Grantham, Grimsby, Holbeach, Horncastle, Lincoln, Louth, Market Deeping, Market Rasen, Sleaford, Spalding, Spilsby, Stamford, Tattershall, Wainfleet and Wragby.

NOTTINGHAMSHIRE - Bingham, Mansfield, Newark upon Trent, Nottingham, Southwell, Tuxford and Worksop.

Ref 0521. Price 14.50
pigots directory of lincolnshire 1828-9 with map Pigot's Directory of Lincolnshire 1828-9 with map. A very early and rare Pigot's directory which covers the market towns and principal villages in Lincolnshire but not the smaller villages and hamlets. The descriptions of each place are excellent with lots of details about schools, hospitals, churches and other institutions plus detailed histories and directories of nobility, gentry, clergy and classified directories of tradespeople.

Also included is an excellent county map. Ref 0881. Price 14.50
pigots directory of lincolnshire 1841 Pigot's Directory of Lincolnshire 1841. A really excellent early county directory, complete with its original map of 1841. Describes the towns and villages in the county together will all people with trades. Ref 0011. Price 14.50
whites history gazetteer and directory of lincolnshire 1842 White's History, Gazetteer and Directory of Lincolnshire 1842. The White's directories are quite simply the best available. If you compare this book to the 1841 Pigot's directory you will see how much more comprehensive it is. Pigot's directories are good but White's directories are very special.

Full of details about the history and facilities of every town, village and hamlet within the county. Details of churches, schools, hospitals etc and of course an extremely comprehensive listing of all residents with trades. Ref 0575. Price 23.10
post office directory of lincolnshire 1849 Post Office Directory of Lincolnshire 1849. An early, very comprehensive, directory published by Kelly's.

Every place in the county is well described with details of schools, churches, hospitals etc. and directories of traders. Also included are a court directory listing private residents, a classified trades directory and a beautiful map of the county. Ref 1328. Price 14.50
slaters directory of lincolnshire 1850 Slater's Directory of Lincolnshire 1850. A directory of the market towns and larger villages in the county but not the hamlets and small villages.

Each place has an excellent description of its history and local facilities plus directories of gentry, clergy and tradespeople. An added bonus is an extremely detailed county map.

An excellent finding aid for those searching for Lincolnshire ancestors in the 1851 census.

Kindly loaned to the Archive CD Books project by the Family Record Centre. Ref 9064. Price 14.50
whites history gazetteer and directory of lincolnshire 1856 White's History, Gazetteer and Directory of Lincolnshire 1856. The White's directories are quite simply the very best available. Full of the tiniest details of the history and facilities of each and every town, village and hamlet within the county. Details of churches, schools, hospitals etc. and of course an extremely comprehensive listing of all residents with trades.

There really is something for everybody in a White's directory. Ref 0576. Price 22.50
directory and gazetteer of lincolnshire 1863 Morris & Co. Directory and Gazetteer of Lincolnshire 1863. Listings of thousands of lincolnshire people with descriptions of the place they lived. Each person is also listed with their trade and address. Ref 1307. Price 18.50
directory of the city of lincoln 1867 Directory of the City of Lincoln 1867. This slim volume contains alphabetical lists of all of the principal householders, a classified trades directory and professional list, a complete street directory and a list of carriers etc.

Published in 1867 by Charles Akrill of Lincoln. Ref 1180. Price 14.50
morris and co directory of nottinghamshire 1869 Morris and Co. Directory of Nottinghamshire 1869. With Grantham, Chesterfield and Gainsborough.

A large thick book which, to maintain a high quality image is produced as a 2 CD set.

Kindly loaned to the Archive CD Books project by the Brewhouse Yard Museum. Ref 0033. Price 23.10
whites history gazetteer and directory of lincolnshire 1872 White's History, Gazetteer and Directory of Lincolnshire 1872. Another superb White's directory. Contains full details of every village and town and their inhabitants with trades etc and historical information about the county and each place in it. Ref 0255. Price 22.50
lincolnshire return of owners of land 1873 Lincolnshire Return of Owners of Land 1873. Lists every person who owned 1 acre of land or more in Lincolnshire with name, place, extent of land and its value. Ref 0213-20. Price 13.50
kellys directory of lincolnshire 1876 Kelly's Directory of Lincolnshire 1876. A large and comprehensive directory. Typical of Kelly's of the period. Ref 0091. Price 23.00
whites history gazetteer and directory of lincolnshire 1882 White's History, Gazetteer and Directory of Lincolnshire 1882. A later White's directory. White's were always the best, and this is no exception.

Contains a tremendous amount of detail about the county and its history, and the history and facilities of every town, village and hamlet in the county. Churches, schools, hospitals, carriers, coaches etc and of course an extremely comprehensive listing of all residents with trades. Ref 0335. Price 23.00
whites history gazetteer and directory of lincolnshire 1892 White's History, Gazetteer and Directory of Lincolnshire 1892. More than 1250 printed pages with a 900 page alphabetical directory of the cities, towns and villages of Lincolnshire and a 200 page classified trades and professions directory. This is a truly monumental publication. Ref IE5094 Price £23.50
kellys directory of lincolnshire 1892 Kelly's Directory of Lincolnshire 1892. A typical Kelly's directory but with the added bonus of a large map of the county.

Contains descriptions of each town and village in the county, statistical information, an alphabetical list of people, their addresses and trades. Ref 1182. Price 18.50
grimsby and cleethorpes directory 1896 Grimsby and Cleethorpes Directory 1896. An incredibly detailed and comprehensive local directory covering the Grimsby and Cleethorpes area on North Lincolnshire.

This book was kindly loaned to the Archive CD Books project by Denise Light. Ref 0352. Price 18.50
kellys directory of lincolnshire 1900 Kelly's Directory of Lincolnshire 1900. An excellent directory for those searching for Lincolnshire ancestors in the 1901 census.

It contains wonderful descriptions of each place's local history and civic amenities plus directories of private residents and commercial traders in each town, village and hamlet. Also included are separate county-wide directories of private residents and classified trades. Ref 0917. Price 23.00
grimsby and cleethorpes directory 1910 Grimsby and Cleethorpes Directory 1910-11. A typical local directory packed full of peoples names and trades. It includes a Grimsby, Great Grimsby and Cleethorpes street directory which is so detailed that it even includes empty buildings. People are listed by surname, by trade and by street.

Kindly loaned to the Archive CD Books project by the Grimsby Reference Library. Ref 1123. Price 18.50
kellys directory of lincolnshire 1913 Kelly's Directory of Lincolnshire 1913. A huge book. A very comprehensive county directory, that not only includes the usual trades directory, but street by street listings of the householders in the major towns. Ref 0120S. Price 18.50
kellys directory of lincolnshire and hull 1922 Kelly's Directory of Lincolnshire and Hull 1922. With a coloured map and a plan of Hull.

Incredibly detailed information about the county and places. Excellent comprehensive lists of residents with their trades. A real bonus is the complete street directory for Lincoln and Hull. A fabulous resource for family historians. Ref 1310. Price 18.50
kellys directory of lincolnshire 1926 Kelly's Directory of Lincolnshire 1926. A comprehensive directory typical of the later Kelly's publications.

County directory of all places and residents with trades, directory of private residents classified trades directory and full descriptions and history of the county including topography and geology etc. Ref 1387. Price 18.50
kellys directory of lincolnshire 1930 Kelly's Directory of Lincolnshire 1930. A very comprehensive directory with descriptions of places and directories of private residents and commercial traders plus county wide private residents and classified trades directories.

A late directory such as this can really help you learn or check your Victorian ancestors' whereabouts and occupations in their middle and later years. Ref 0916. Price 23.00
grimsby and cleethorpes district directory 1935-6 The Grimsby and Cleethorpes District Directory 1935-6. This directory has an incredibly useful street map of Grimsby that is indexed to make each place easy to find. It is full of historical information about the area in the 1930s and earlier periods. It lists all of the services available in the area and important people but most important of all it lists the residents with their name, trade and address. Ref 1256. Price 25.50
kellys directory of lincolnshire 1946 Kelly's Directory of Lincolnshire 1946. This very comprehensive directory includes a trades section, villages section, commercial section, private residents section and a street section. Ref 1246. Price 14.50
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