West Riding of Yorkshire Kelly's Directory 1927


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Weighing in at 1619 pages, this directory cover the whole of the West Riding. The introductory pages describe the West Riding in general, its unions, registration districts, lists of the wapantakes and the places contained in them, parliamentary representation, military, hunting, fairs & markets. The West Riding County Council, magistrates, and a chapter on the geology.

Then follows the main part of the directory. A gazetteer of all towns, villages and hamlets, each with a description, facilities, private residents and commercial residents and those with trades. Larger places (such as Huddersfield), have a complete street directory listing with numbered houses and all heads of household listed, plus an alphabetical listing of people. (All that takes up the first 1050 pages.

There is a Private Residents Directory (although not all residents) amounting to 146 pages of small type in three columns; and finally a classified Trades and Professional Directory (pp. 1197-1619).

(Note: this directory excludes Sheffield, Bradford, Rotherham and Leeds.)

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