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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
westmorland poll book Westmorland Poll Book 1820. The Poll Book for Knights of the Shire to Represent the County of Westmorland.

To be entitled to vote in the general election for parliament males had to own the freehold of property or land. This book lists all of the voters with their place of residence, place of freehold and who they voted for. Ref 1086 Price £14.50
pigots directory of westmorland 1828-9 Pigot's Directory of Westmorland 1828-9 with map. A very early and rare directory of Westmorland which covers the market towns and principal villages 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 directories of the nobility, gentry and clergy together with classified directories of tradespeople.

Places included in this directory are: Ambleside, Appleby, Brough, Burton and Holme, Kendal, Kirkby Lonsdale, Kirkby Stephen, Milnthorpe with Heversham and Beetham, Orton, Ravenstone Dale and Shap.

An excellent county map is included. Ref 0885 Price £15.00
pigots directory of westmorland 1834 Pigot's Directory of Westmorland 1834. An excellent early directory of Westmorland, describing each place, its facilities and with comprehensive listings of inhabitants with trades. Ref 0151 Price £15.00
pigots directory of cumberland and westmorland 1834 Pigot's Directory of Cumberland and Westmorland 1834 An early directory containing descriptions of the larger towns and villages in the counties. It contains the names and trades of residents set out in alphabetical order.

This book was kindly loaned to the Archive CD Books project by the Institute of Heraldic and Genealogical Studies. Ref 1232 Price £14.10
slaters directory of northern counties 1855 Combined Slater's Directory of Northern Counties (Cheshire, Cumberland, Lancashire and Westmorland 1855. This includes the Lancashire and Manchester 1855 directories plus county directories of Cheshire, Cumberland and Westmorland, all of the advertisements and some absolutely beautiful county maps.

An absolute gem for those researching the northern counties of England. Ref 0713 Price £24.20
slaters directory of westmorland 1855 Slater's Directory of Westmorland 1855. A superb and very comprehensive directory of Westmorland. Each place is described in great detail and includes lists of gentry and clergy plus those "ordinary" people with trades.

This is the Westmorland section from the Combined Northern Counties Directory. Ref 0535 Price £15.00
post office directory of westmorland 1858 Post Office Directory of Westmorland 1858. Ref 9086 Price £14.50
1873 return of owners of land Westmorland 1873 Return of Owners of Land. Lists every person who owned 1 acre of land or more in Westmorland, with the name, place, size of land and its value. Ref 0213-36 Price £13.50
bulmers history topography and directory of westmoreland 1885 Bulmer's History, Topography and Directory of Westmoreland 1885. Containing just over 700 printed pages on fully-searchable CD Rom, includes an historical narrative of the settlement of Westmoreland followed by a description of its geography and geology, statistical information and historical information.

There is no overall listing of nobility, merchants and traders but this is not a problem because the CD is fully searchable. Ref IE5029 Price £24.50
kellys directory of westmorland 1897 Kelly's Directory of Westmorland 1897 with map. An excellent and very comprehensive directory of Westmorland. 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.

Also included is a court directory of private residents, a classified trades directory plus an incredibly detailed map of the county.

This book was kindly loaned to the Archive CD Books project by the Family Record Centre. Ref 9059 Price £18.50
kellys directory of westmorland 1921 Kelly's Directory of Westmorland 1921 with map. 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.

Also included is an alphabetical directory of private residents, a classified trades directory plus an incredibly detailed map of the county.

Ref 0906 Price £18.50
kellys directory of westmorland 1925 Kelly's Directory of Westmorland 1925. Every parish in the county of Westmorland is included in this book. It is primarily a directory of private residents and commercial traders in each place.

The book also serves as a gazetteer, giving a topographical account of every place and descriptions of principal buildings and objects of interest.

Full information is given on the County Council, Wards, Unions and Court Districts, the cathedral, churches, land owners, hospitals, charities and schools, agriculture, markets, fairs, railways etc.

This book was kindly loaned to the Archive CD Books project by the Cumbria Record Office. Ref 1082 Price £14.50
kellys directory of westmorland 1929 Kelly's Directory of Westmorland 1929. Every parish in the county of Westmorland is included in this book. It is primarily a directory of private residents and commercial traders in each place.

The book also serves as a gazetteer, giving a topographical account of every place and descriptions of principal buildings and objects of interest.

Full information is given on the County Council, Wards, Unions and Court Districts, the cathedral, churches, land owners, hospitals, charities and schools, agriculture, markets, fairs, railways etc.

This book was kindly loaned to the Archive CD Books project by the Cumbria Record Office. Ref 1084 Price £14.50
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