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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
pigots directory of oxfordshire 1830 Pigot's Directory of Oxfordshire 1830. One of the earliest directories, this one covers the whole of the county, with descriptions of all of the towns and main villages, churches, schools, etc. and a listing of people with trades. Ref 0269 Price £14.50
pigots directory of oxfordshire 1842-4 Pigot's Directory of Oxfordshire 1842-4. Once part of a much larger book. This complete Oxfordshire section come complete with a high quality zoomable map. Ref 0221 Price £14.50
post office directory of oxfordshire 1847 Post Office Directory of Oxfordshire 1847. The Post Office directories were the fore-runners of, and published by, Kelly's.

This excellent county directory comes with its original 1847 map of Oxfordshire. Ref 0443 Price £16.50
Combined Post Office Directories 1847 Combined Post Office Directories 1847. Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Huntingdonshire, Berkshire, Northamptonshire and Oxfordshire on one CD.

A special combined edition of all of the above six county Post Office Directories. Ref 0448 Price £41.50
gardners history gazetteer and directory of oxfordshire 1852 Gardener's History, Gazetteer and Directory of the County of Oxford 1852. 864 pages. The first major directory of Oxfordshire. Printed and published by Robert Gardner for subscribers only.

Far more comprehensive than any of the earlier directories, and also includes an excellent history of the county.

This book was kindly loaned to the Archive CD Books project by the Oxfordshire Records Office. Ref 0559 Price £23.00
post office directory of oxfordshire 1864 Post Office Directory of Oxfordshire 1864. Three directories in one. A county directory of places and inhabitants with trades, descriptions of facilities etc., a court directory and a classified trades directory. Includes an 1864 map of Oxfordshire. Ref 0112 Price £18.50
post office directory of oxfordshire 1869 Post Office Directory of Oxfordshire 1869. Three directories in one. A county directory of places and inhabitants with trades, descriptions of facilities etc., a court directory and a classified trades directory. Includes an excellent 1869 map of Oxfordshire. Ref 0138 Price £16.50
Oxfordshire 1873 Return of Owners of Land Oxfordshire 1873 Return of Owners of Land. Lists every person in the county who owned 1 acre of land or more in Oxfordshire, with name, place, extent of land and its value. Ref 0213-05 Price £11.50
harrods directory of oxfordshire 1876 Harrod's Directory of Oxfordshire 1876. The directory lists people with their name, address and trade. It also gives interesting information about every tow and village in the county. It is easy to locate your ancestors if they lived in Oxfordshire in 1876 and you may find them in the same place in the 1881 census. Ref 1221 Price £16.50
kellys directory of oxfordshire 1903 Kelly's Directory of Oxfordshire 1903. A thorough description of the local history and facilities in each place, plus directories of private residents and traders.

The city of Oxford also has a superb street by street directory which names heads of households and shows their occupations. Ref 0961 Price £17.10
kellys directory of oxfordshire 1907 Kelly's Directory of Oxfordshire 1907. A typical late directory, descriptions of every place and its facilities plus comprehensive listings of residents with trades. Ref 1273 Price £20.90
kellys directory of oxfordshire 1911 Kelly's Directory of Oxfordshire 1911. A typically comprehensive late Kelly's county directory. Includes general descriptions of the county, plus separate sections containing a directory of places and their inhabitants, facilities, history, etc. a private residents directory and a classified trades directory.

Includes a really excellent section on Oxford, with a complete house by house street by street directory. Ref 1393 Price £18.50
kellys directory of oxfordshire 1924 Kelly's Directory of Oxfordshire 1924 with map. A fully searchable CD-Rom.

550 printed pages, a gazetteer, a directory and a county map.

Includes every parish in Oxfordshire with a detailed topographical description and the usual directory sections. Ref IE5021 Price £19.50
kellys directory of oxfordshire 1939 Kelly's Directory of Oxfordshire 1939. The original directory included a huge pull out map of Oxfordshire which has been carefully scanned and included on this CD.

Very comprehensive and thoroughly indexed.

Contains detailed descriptions of each place in the county, lists of private residents and lists of trades people. Ref 1220 Price £20.50
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