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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
pigots directory of sussex 1840 Pigot's Directory of Sussex 1840. A comprehensive Pigot's county directory. Covers towns and villages in Sussex, with detailed information about each place, its churches, schools, institutions etc. Lists people with trades. Ref 0106. Price £15.20
post office directory of sussex 1851 Post Office Directory of Sussex 1851. Published by Kelly's for the Post Office. Contains descriptions of all towns and villages and their residents with trades. Ref 0116. Price £18.70
Six Home Counties 1851 Court and Trade Directory Six Home Counties 1851 Court and Trade 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 sussex 1867 Post Office Directory of Sussex 1867. Published by Kelly's for the Post Office. Includes the county directory, court directory and classified trades directory.

Kindly loaned to the Archive CD Books project by the Family Records Centre. Ref 9017. Price £18.70
1873 return of owners of land Sussex 1873 Return of Owners of Land. Lists every person who owned 1 acre of land or more in Sussex, with the name, place, size of land and its value. Ref 0213-34 Price £13.50
post office directory of sussex 1874 Post Office Directory of Sussex 1874. A very comprehensive directory with descriptions of all of the towns and villages in Sussex.

In the county directory places are listed alphabetically with lists of residents and commercial traders, the court directory has an alphabetical list of private residents and there is a classified trades directory. Ref 0671. Price £18.70
post office directory of sussex 1878 Post Office Directory of Sussex 1878. Very similar in content to the 1882 directory described below.

Kindly loaned to the Archive CD Books project by the Family Record Centre. Ref 9076 Price £19.50
post office directory of sussex 1882 Post Office Directory of Sussex 1882. A large comprehensive directory of Sussex. Each town, village and hamlet has excellent descriptions of their histories and facilities, plus directories of private residents and tradespeople. There are also countywide directories of private residents and tradespeople.

Brighton has a superb street by street directory which shows most of the private individuals and tradespeople. Ref 0911 Price £23.00
eastern sussex district blue book 1885 Eastern Sussex District Blue Book 1885. This superb Sussex directory, published by W T Pike is a little gem. Each place is described in minute detail, even including an oak tree on a village green. There is a court directory with the names and addresses of residents in the area. The towns of Rye and Bexhill have house by house, street by street lists of individuals plus a private residents directory. Larger towns also have a commercial directory.

Places covered include:
Asburnham, Battle, Beckley, Bexhill on Sea, Bodiam, Brede, Brightling, Broad Oak, Broomham, Broomhill and Camber Castle, Bulverhythe, Burwash, Burwash Weald, Catsfield, Crowborough, Dallington, East Guildford, Eridge Green, Etchingham, Ewhurst, Fairlight, Flimwell, Frant, Hastings and St Leonards, Hollington, Hurstgreen, Icklesham, Lamberhurst, Mark Cross, Mayfield, Mountfield, Ninfield, Northiam, Ore, Peasmarsh, Penhurst, Pett, Playden, Robertsbridge, Rotherfield, Rye, Salehurst, Sedlescombe, Ticehurst,Udimore, Wadhurst, Westfield and Winchelsea. Ref 0458 Price £18.90
kellys directory of sussex 1899 Kelly's Directory of Sussex 1899. An incredibly comprehensive directory of every place is Sussex with descriptions of local history, topography and facilities. The county town of Brighton has a superb street by street directory with the names of the heads of households. All towns include a directory of local tradespeople.

Also included are countywide directories of private individuals and tradespeople. Ref 0127 Price £19.50
kellys directory of sussex 1909 Kelly's Directory of Sussex 1909. An incredibly comprehensive directory of every place is Sussex with descriptions of local history, topography and facilities. The county town of Brighton has a superb street by street directory with the names of the heads of households. All towns include a directory of local tradespeople.

Also included are countywide directories of private individuals and tradespeople. Ref 0331 Price £22.50
kellys directory of sussex 1911 Kelly's Directory of Sussex 1911. A huge and incredibly comprehensive directory of Sussex.

Each place in Sussex is described in great detail with information about churches, schools and other institutions.

Each town, village and hamlet has its own lists of private residents and commercial traders. There is also a huge countywide alphabetical list of private residents which stretches to 105 pages plus a very comprehensive classified trades directory. Ref 0128 Price £19.50
kellys directory of sussex 1913 Kelly's Directory of Sussex 1913. An incredibly comprehensive directory of every place is Sussex with descriptions of local history, topography and facilities. The county town of Brighton has a superb street by street directory with the names of the heads of households. All towns include a directory of local tradespeople.

Also included are countywide directories of private individuals and tradespeople. Ref 1295 Price £23.50
kellys directory of sussex 1918 Kelly's Directory of Sussex 1918. This directory of Sussex comprises of a general description of the county, its landscape and geology, its infrastructure, council, transport etc.

A countywide directory of places with their facilities, churches, schools etc together with their inhabitants with trades.

An alphabetical directory of people with trades and a classified trades and professional directory.

Also included is a superbly detailed colour map. Ref 1386 Price £19.50
kellys directory of sussex 1930 Kelly's Directory of Sussex 1930. This directory of Sussex has a huge colour map of the whole county, descriptions of every place, lists of private residents and lists of people with trades. Ref 1296 Price £20.50
kellys directory of sussex 1938 Kelly's Directory of Sussex 1938. An excellent and very comprehensive directory of Sussex. Each town village and hamlet is described in detail with information about the churches, schools, hospitals and other institutions. Each place also has lists of private residents and commercial traders. Ref 1295 Price £20.50
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