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Post Office / Telephone Directories

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, Post Office / Telephone Directories
Title:1921 Census substitute from The Genealogist.
Link:http://www.thegenealogist.co.uk/affiliate/?affid=z...
Description:These records form part of the Trade, Residential & Telephone record sets on The Genealogist, covering a period currently not served by a census.
Extra Info:More counties will be added in the coming months.
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Street Directories / Gazetteers / Maps, Post Office / Telephone Directories, Newspapers, School / Educational Records / Alumni, 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:https://www.ambaile.org.uk/en/page/show_home_page....
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:https://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 / Alumni, 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 / Alumni, 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
Title:Directory - Historical Directories from the University of Leicester
Link:http://specialcollections.le.ac.uk/digital/collect...
Description:Historical Directories - Digital Library of Local and Trade Directories for England and Wales
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Post Office / Telephone Directories, Tithe Records, School / Educational Records / Alumni, 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:https://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 / Alumni, 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 / Alumni, Occupations / Trades / Apprentices, Other Records, Photographs / Pictures
Title:Helmdon Village Web site
Link:http://www.helmdonhistory.com/index.htm
Description:Helmdon Village Web site
Extra Info: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://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: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:https://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 / Alumni, 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://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:https://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:https://web.archive.org/web/20170308201449/https:/...
Description:Newhall, South Derbyshire Resources
Extra Info:An archived copy of a site that is no longer active. Most information is still available to view. Use the links on the home page as some links in the info pages do not work. 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 / Alumni, 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.rootsweb.com/~staustell/genealogy...
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.one-name.net/
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 / Alumni, 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: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 / Alumni, 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: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://wing-ops.org.uk/
Description:Wing - A One Place Study
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