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Post Office and Telephone directories help trace our ancestors' movements. Many of these old directories have now been transcribed or scanned.

Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Street Directories / Gazetteers / Maps, Post Office / Telephone Directories, Newspapers, School / Educational Records, Prisoner / Trial / Conviction / Court Records, Minute Books / Meeting Books, Military Lists, Muster Rolls etc., Occupations / Trades / Apprentices, Sports Clubs and Associations, Other Records, Photographs / Pictures
Title:Am Baile - Highland History and Culture
Link:http://www.ambaile.org.uk/en/page/show_home_page.h...
Description:Am Baile - Highland History and Culture
Extra Info:Includes all sorts - such as Sutherland vehicle registrations from the early 1900's, Inverness golf club cards, Dornoch Jail records an much more.
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Street Directories / Gazetteers / Maps, Post Office / Telephone Directories, Hearth / Window Tax, Land Tax / Lay Subsidy, Tithe Records, Prisoner / Trial / Conviction / Court Records
Title:British History Online
Link:http://www.british-history.ac.uk/
Description:British History Online
Extra Info:A variety of records and documents relating to the medieval and modern history of the British Isles.
Classification:Post Office / Telephone Directories
Title:British Phone Books, 1880-1984
Link:British Phone Books, 1880-1984
Description:British Phone Books, 1880-1984
Extra Info:The database currently contains over 1700 phone books and provides near full county coverage for England as well as containing substantial records for Scotland, Ireland, and Wales.
Classification:Post Office / Telephone Directories, Hearth / Window Tax, Other Taxes - such as Horse Tax, Valuation Books, Military Lists, Muster Rolls etc., Sports Clubs and Associations, Other Records, Photographs / Pictures
Title:Buittle Parish Home Page
Link:http://web.archive.org/web/20090202212446/http://w...
Description:Buittle Parish Home Page
Extra Info:An archived copy of the site. Most information still seems to be available.
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Post Office / Telephone Directories, Land Tax / Lay Subsidy, Poll / Electoral / Voters Registers, Associations and Civil Officials Lists, Occupations / Trades / Apprentices, Poor Rate, Other Records
Title:Carnarvon Traders
Link:http://www.carnarvontraders.com
Description:Carnarvon Traders - A Site about Carnarvon and its History
Extra Info:A whole range of records and information.
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Post Office / Telephone Directories, Occupations / Trades / Apprentices
Title:Chimney Sweeper Index
Link:http://old-sweeps-index.tripod.com/yeolde.htm
Description:Chimney Sweeper Index
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Post Office / Telephone Directories, Newspapers, School / Educational Records, Military Lists, Muster Rolls etc., Other Records
Title:Corstophine Parish
Link:http://www.angelfire.com/ct2/corstorphine/
Description:Corstophine Parish
Extra Info:A wide range of information about the parish and its people.
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Post Office / Telephone Directories
Title:Cumberland & Westmorland Archives
Link:http://www.cumberlandarchives.co.uk/
Description:Cumberland & Westmorland Archives
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Post Office / Telephone Directories, Ships Passenger / Crew / Owners Lists, Migrant / Emmigration Lists and Records, Military Lists, Muster Rolls etc., Other Records
Title:DACKOMBE / DACOMBE Family History
Link:http://www.terrys.org.uk/
Description:DACKOMBE / DACOMBE Family History
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Post Office / Telephone Directories, Newspapers
Title:Devon Records - Various
Link:https://web.archive.org/web/20130403053836/http://...
Description:Devon Records - Various
Extra Info:An archived copy of a site that is no longer active. Most information still seems to be available.
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Post Office / Telephone Directories, Hearth / Window Tax, Land Tax / Lay Subsidy, Tithe Records, School / Educational Records, Ships Passenger / Crew / Owners Lists, Prisoner / Trial / Conviction / Court Records, Migrant / Emmigration Lists and Records, Military Lists, Muster Rolls etc., Poor Rate, Other Records
Title:DIBDEN One Name Study
Link:http://www.angelfire.com/ar3/dibden_onename/
Description:DIBDEN One Name Study, Including Variants
Extra Info:Many references to the DIBDEN name.
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Post Office / Telephone Directories, Tithe Records, School / Educational Records, Religious Lists / Records, Other Records
Title:Elmswell Millenium History Group
Link:http://www.elmswell-history.org.uk/
Description:The History of Elmswell, Suffolk
Classification:Post Office / Telephone Directories, Other Records
Title:Essex County Data from Ancestry
Link:Essex County Data from Ancestry
Description:Essex County Data Collection from Ancestry
Extra Info:Includes post office directory, county reference books, various town histories and more.
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Post Office / Telephone Directories, Hearth / Window Tax, Other Taxes - such as Horse Tax, Tithe Records, Valuation Books, Occupations / Trades / Apprentices, Photographs / Pictures
Title:Failte Romhat Website
Link:http://www.failteromhat.com/
Description:Failte Romhat Website
Extra Info:Includes Kellys Directory of Leather Trades in Ireland 1915.
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Post Office / Telephone Directories, Hearth / Window Tax, Valuation Books, Poll / Electoral / Voters Registers, Other Records
Title:Forgan, Newport and Wormit Information
Link:http://www.twentytwoflassroad.co.uk/
Description:Forgan, Newport and Wormit Information
Extra Info:This site brings together some of the information about Newport-on-Tay, Wormit and Forgan in Fife, Scotland, which exists largely on paper and makes it searchable online.
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Post Office / Telephone Directories, Prisoner / Trial / Conviction / Court Records, Military Lists, Muster Rolls etc., Occupations / Trades / Apprentices
Title:GANDER / GANDAR One Name Study
Link:http://www.gander-name.info/
Description:GANDER / GANDAR One Name Study
Classification:Post Office / Telephone Directories
Title:Glasgow Post Office Directory 1911-12
Link:http://archive.org/details/postofficeannual191112g...
Description:Glasgow Post Office Directory 1911-12
Extra Info:Online book.
Classification:Post Office / Telephone Directories, Newspapers
Title:GOODERSON Family History
Link:http://www.gooderson.org/
Description:GOODERSON Family History and One Name Study
Extra Info:Click on miscellaneous.
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Post Office / Telephone Directories, Hearth / Window Tax, Newspapers, Land Tax / Lay Subsidy, School / Educational Records, Poll / Electoral / Voters Registers, Associations and Civil Officials Lists, Prisoner / Trial / Conviction / Court Records, Migrant / Emmigration Lists and Records, Occupations / Trades / Apprentices, Other Records
Title:GUMBLETON One Name Study and Family History
Link:http://martleweb.co.uk/gumbleton/
Description:GUMBLETON One Name Study and Family History
Classification:Post Office / Telephone Directories, School / Educational Records, Occupations / Trades / Apprentices, Other Records, Photographs / Pictures
Title:Helmdon Village Web site
Link:http://www.helmdon.com/
Description:Helmdon Village Web site
Extra Info:Click on History Resources for many interesting articles about the village.
Classification:Post Office / Telephone Directories
Title:Hertfordshire County Data from Ancestry
Link:Hertfordshire County Data from Ancestry
Description:Hertfordshire County Data Collection from Ancestry
Extra Info:Includes post office directory, c. 1851 and other histories of the area.
Classification:Street Directories / Gazetteers / Maps, Post Office / Telephone Directories
Title:Highfield History
Link:http://www.highfieldhistory.co.uk/
Description:Highfield History - Highfield, South Stoneham, Southampton
Extra Info:Includes several directories of Highfield and Stoneham.
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Post Office / Telephone Directories
Title:Historical Directories from the University of Leicester
Link:http://specialcollections.le.ac.uk/cdm/landingpage...
Description:Historical Directories - Digital Library of Local and Trade Directories for England and Wales
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Post Office / Telephone Directories
Title:HOLLEBONE Family Website
Link:http://www.hollebone-family-worldwide.co.uk/
Description:HOLLEBONE Family Website and One Name Study
Extra Info:Also Hollebon, Hollibone, Hollibone, Hollobon , Hollobone, Hollybon and Hollybone.
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Street Directories / Gazetteers / Maps, Post Office / Telephone Directories, Hearth / Window Tax, Tithe Records, Valuation Books, Ships Passenger / Crew / Owners Lists, Military Lists, Muster Rolls etc., Other Records, Photographs / Pictures
Title:John Hayes Genealogy Website
Link:http://www.failteromhat.com/
Description:John Hayes Genealogy Website
Extra Info:Many Hayes, O'Connor, Brown, Fox, Santry, Callaghan and Murphy records.
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Post Office / Telephone Directories, Other Records
Title:Kent County Data from Ancestry
Link:Kent County Data from Ancestry
Description:Kent County Data Collection from Ancestry
Extra Info:Includes post office directory, c. 1851; Canterbury and Vicinity Directory, 1889; The account book of a Kentish estate, 1616-1704; Various town histories and more.
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Post Office / Telephone Directories, Hearth / Window Tax, Land Tax / Lay Subsidy, Tithe Records, Valuation Books, Register & Rent Rolls, Bastardy / Illegitimacy Records, Poll / Electoral / Voters Registers, Religious Lists / Records, Migrant / Emmigration Lists and Records, Military Lists, Muster Rolls etc., Occupations / Trades / Apprentices, Photographs / Pictures
Title:Kent Online Parish Clerk
Link:http://kent-opc.org/
Description:Kent Online Parish Clerk
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Post Office / Telephone Directories, Newspapers
Title:Leighton-Linslade Past Times
Link:http://www.leighton-linslade.com/census/index.html
Description:Leighton-Linslade Past Times
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Post Office / Telephone Directories, Newspapers, School / Educational Records, Occupations / Trades / Apprentices, Poor Rate, Other Records
Title:London Data from Ancestry
Link:London Data from Ancestry
Description: London Data Collection from Ancestry
Extra Info:Includes Child Apprentices in America from Christ's Hospital, London, 1617-1778; Numerous trade and post office directories;
Classification:Post Office / Telephone Directories, Other Records
Title:Madeley Local Studies
Link:http://www.madeleylocalhistory.org/
Description:Madeley Local Studies
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Post Office / Telephone Directories, Prisoner / Trial / Conviction / Court Records
Title:Middlesex County Data from Ancestry
Link:Middlesex County Data from Ancestry
Description:Middlesex County Data Collection from Ancestry
Extra Info:Includes post office directory, c. 1851, histories of the area and more.
Classification:Post Office / Telephone Directories
Title:National Library of Scotland - Online Directories
Link:http://www.nls.uk/family-history/directories
Description:National Library of Scotland - Online Directories
Extra Info:More than 700 Scottish Post Office directories for the period 1774 to 1911 are available to read online.
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Post Office / Telephone Directories, Poll / Electoral / Voters Registers, Other Records
Title:Newhall Resources
Link:http://www.freewebs.com/newhallhistory/
Description:Newhall, South Derbyshire Resources
Extra Info:Information about the village of Newhall in South Derbyshire and its people.
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Post Office / Telephone Directories, Newspapers
Title:Newspapers, Directories & Social History
Link:http://www.findmypast.ie/search-records/Directories
Description:Find My Past's Newspapers, Directories & Social History
Extra Info:Directories contains a wealth of directories and almanacs which not only contain more than 2 million names but also give you a real feel for the places and times they lived in.
Classification:Post Office / Telephone Directories, Land Tax / Lay Subsidy, School / Educational Records, Poll / Electoral / Voters Registers, Religious Lists / Records, Other Records
Title:Normandy Parish Website, Surrey
Link:http://normandyhistorians.co.uk/
Description:Normandy Parish Website, Surrey
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Post Office / Telephone Directories, Land Tax / Lay Subsidy, Prisoner / Trial / Conviction / Court Records, Occupations / Trades / Apprentices
Title:Northwich Local History and Genealogy
Link:http://web.archive.org/web/20091021133831/http://g...
Description:Northwich Local History and Genealogy
Extra Info:This is an archived copy of a site that is no longer active. Most information still appears to be available. Includes information about ale houses, salt mines, boatmen and more.
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Post Office / Telephone Directories, Institutions / Workhouses / Hospitals etc., Register & Rent Rolls, Poor Rate, Other Records, Photographs / Pictures
Title:Old Kirkcudbright
Link:http://www.old-kirkcudbright.net/
Description:Old Kirkcudbright
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Post Office / Telephone Directories, Newspapers, Other Records
Title:Oystertown - Whitstable and its People
Link:http://www.oystertown.net/
Description:Oystertown - Whitstable and its People
Extra Info:Includes early Whitstable telephone numbers, newspaper excerpts, trade directories, changes of road names and more.
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Street Directories / Gazetteers / Maps, Post Office / Telephone Directories, Hearth / Window Tax, Newspapers, Land Tax / Lay Subsidy, Tithe Records, Poll / Electoral / Voters Registers, Religious Lists / Records, Military Lists, Muster Rolls etc., Poor Rate, Other Records
Title:Parish of St. Austell, Cornwall
Link:http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~...
Description:Parish of St. Austell, Cornwall
Extra Info:Includes information about the china clay and tin industry. Click on genealogy for a list of the information available.
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Post Office / Telephone Directories, Migrant / Emmigration Lists and Records
Title:PENNYFATHER One Name Study
Link:http://pennyfather.org/
Description:PENNYFATHER One Name Study
Classification:Post Office / Telephone Directories
Title:Post Office Directory - London
Link:London Post Office Directory
Description:London Post Office Directory, 1829
Classification:Post Office / Telephone Directories
Title:Post Office Directory - Suffolk
Link:Suffolk Post Office Directory
Description:Suffolk Post Office Directory 1875
Classification:Post Office / Telephone Directories, Hearth / Window Tax, Ships Passenger / Crew / Owners Lists, Military Lists, Muster Rolls etc.
Title:RAMSDALE Family Register
Link:http://www.ramsdale.org/
Description:RAMSDALE Family Register
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Post Office / Telephone Directories, Hearth / Window Tax, Newspapers, Land Tax / Lay Subsidy, School / Educational Records, Bastardy / Illegitimacy Records, Religious Lists / Records, Military Lists, Muster Rolls etc., Occupations / Trades / Apprentices, Sports Clubs and Associations, Poor Rate, Other Records, Photographs / Pictures
Title:Rushden and District History Society
Link:http://www.rushdenheritage.co.uk/
Description:Rushden and District History Society
Extra Info:Includes militia lists, also CWS shoe factory men who enlisted in WW1, newspaper extracts, trade directories and more.
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Post Office / Telephone Directories, Photographs / Pictures
Title:Spennymoor History
Link:http://www.picturespennymoor.co.uk/
Description:Spennymoor History, Pictures and Information
Extra Info:Includes a surname search of trade directories.
Classification:Street Directories / Gazetteers / Maps, Post Office / Telephone Directories, Hearth / Window Tax, Religious Lists / Records, Military Lists, Muster Rolls etc., Journals / Diaries
Title:Suffolk County Data from Ancestry
Link:Suffolk County Data from Ancestry
Description:Suffolk County Data Collection from Ancestry
Extra Info:Includes Various town histories; Suffolk History, Gazetteer, and Directory, 1844; Various Churchwardens' Accounts; Babergh Hundred Military Survey of 1522
Classification:Post Office / Telephone Directories, School / Educational Records, Other Records
Title:Surrey County Data from Ancestry
Link:Surrey County Data from Ancestry
Description:Surrey County Data Collection from Ancestry
Extra Info:Includes Various church histories; Charterhouse Registers 1872-1910 and histories of the area.
Classification:Post Office / Telephone Directories, Other Records
Title:Sussex County Data from Ancestry
Link:Sussex County Data from Ancestry
Description:Sussex County Data Collection from Ancestry
Extra Info:Includes Essex, Herts, Kent, Middlesex, Surrey, and Sussex Counties Post Office Directory, c. 1851, histories of the area and more.
Classification:Post Office / Telephone Directories
Title:Telephone Directory & Enquiries -UK Phone Numbers & Postcodes | White pages UK
Link:http://www.whitepages.co.uk/
Description:Telephone Directories
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Post Office / Telephone Directories, Prisoner / Trial / Conviction / Court Records
Title:The History of Essex
Link:http://www.historyhouse.co.uk/
Description:The History of Essex
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Post Office / Telephone Directories, Land Tax / Lay Subsidy, Poll / Electoral / Voters Registers, Prisoner / Trial / Conviction / Court Records, Military Lists, Muster Rolls etc., Occupations / Trades / Apprentices, Other Records
Title:Wing - A One Place Study
Link:http://www.wing-ops.org.uk/
Description:Wing - A One Place Study
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