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Melbourne Directory 1879 (Sands and McDougall)

Melbourne Directory 1879 (Sands and McDougall)

Melbourne Directory 1879 (Sands and McDougall)

Sands & McDougall

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In very broad terms, a directory is an extended version of our current day white pages and yellow pages combined (without the telephone numbers). They list many thousands of names, occupations and addresses ... but also so much more.
 

What is a Directory?
In very broad terms, a directory is an extended version of our current day white pages and yellow pages combined (without the telephone numbers). They list many thousands of names, occupations and addresses ... but also so much more.

What information does this Directory contain?
This large Sands and McDougall directories (or Sands and Mac as many people know them as), are known to amongst the most comprehensive.

Divided into various sections you will find:

    • Alphabetical name directory
    • Street directory
    • Trade and Professional directory
    • Miscellaneous (Baking, Societies, Government & Official, Ecclesiastical, Legal & Municipal, Postal, Trade & Customs)
    • Advertisements

What areas are covered by this Directory?
The regions covers both Melbourne and its suburbs: Alphington, Ascot Vale, Bolingbroke, Boroondara, Box Forest, Brighton East, Brighton South, Brighton West, Brunswick, Camberwell, Camden Town, Carlton, Carlton North, Caulfield, Cheltenham, Coburg, Collingwood, East Melbourne, Elwood, Emerald Hill, Essendon, Fitzroy, Fitzroy North, Flemington, Footscray, Footscray Upper, Gowerville (Preston), Greenwich, Hartwell, Hawthorn, Heidelberg, Hotham, Irishtown, Ivanhoe, Jolimont, Keelbundora, Kensington, Kew, Malvern, Moonee Ponds, Mulgrave, Newlands, Newmarket, Northcote, Norwood, Oakleigh, Parkville, Prahran, Preston, 
Richmond, Sandridge, St Kilda, South Melbourne, South Yarra, Thomastown, Toorak, Westgarthtown, West Melbourne, Williamstown, Windsor, Yarraberg, and Yarraville.

How can this Directory help me?
Directories are one of the most effective ways of tracing members of a family, especially tradesmen. Many small businesses needed to ensure the public was aware of their activity and one of the better ways to do this in an age before media dominated was via a directory. The value of directories as a research tool is enhanced when no census material is available. The Street directory covering Melbourne proper, is a house-by-house listing of the head of the household. 

Containing the names, addresses and occupations of many thousands of people in Melbourne and suburbs in 1879, this product provides a great tool for researching Victorian history making information that is difficult to find easily accessible on CD.

This ebook is a the same as the CD version from Archive Digital Books Australasia which is available from Gould Genealogy & other retailers. This CD contains high quality scanned images of the whole original volume, and has been bookmarked for easy navigation. Pages can be searched, browsed, enlarged and printed out if required.

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Additional Information

Publisher Archive Digital Books Australia
Author Sands & McDougall
Date (1879) 2008
Pages 968

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