Melbourne Directory 1870 (Sands and McDougall)


Cat No.:   AU7113-1870:

(918 pages)

What is a Directory?

In general 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

• Government and Official directory

• Ecclesiastical directory

• Legal and Municipal directory

• Advertisements

What areas are covered by this Directory?

This directory covers both Melbourne and its suburbs: which include Melbourne proper, Ascot Vale, Boroondara, Brighton, Brunswick, Carlton, Caulfield, East Collingwood, East Melbourne, Emerald Hill, Elsternwick, Elwood, Essendon, Fitzroy and Fitzroy North, Flemington, Footscray, Hawthorn, Heidelberg, Hotham, Jolimont, Kendington, Kew, Malvern, Moonee Ponds, Newmarket, Northcote, Oakleigh, Pentridge, Prahran, Preston, Richmond, Sandridge, St Kilda, Studley Park, South Yarra, Toorak, West Melbourne, Williamstown, and Windsor.

How can this Directory help me?

They contain an immense amount both information, both for the genealogist and historian.

• The alphabetical section lists the names of each head of household and their town of residence, in many cases their occupation and street address is also listed.

• The street directory lists individuals and businesses alphabetically by name of street and number for the larger populated regions.

• The trade and professional directories contain information on businesses and companies, listed alphabetically by trade.

• The advertisements are a useful source of information as well.

High quality scanned images of the whole of the original book. This CD has been bookmarked for easy navigation, and pages can be searched, browsed, enlarged and printed out if required.

No. of CDs is:  1 ;   Format is:  PDF ;   Searchable?:  YES;

FastFind:  Yes;  ISBN No.:   9781921371585;