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Trade Directories were an important means of advertising in years gone by. Many of these old directories have now been transcribed or scanned and can be used to track ancestors as their businesses moved or developed.

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Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Land Tax / Lay Subsidy, School / Educational Records, Ships Passenger / Crew / Owners Lists, Poll / Electoral / Voters Registers, Military Lists, Muster Rolls etc., Other Records
Title:The Genealogist Website
Link:The Genealogist Website
Description:The Genealogist Website
Extra Info:Subscription site. Includes many university registers, trade directories and more.
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories
Title:A selection of Devon names transcribed.
Link:http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~...
Description:Morris & Co.'s Directory of Devonshire 1870, Pigot and Co.'s Directory of Devonshire 1830-31.
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Hearth / Window Tax, Military Lists, Muster Rolls etc., Other Records
Title:BENDING Family History
Link:http://www.jbending.org.uk/
Description:BENDING Family History
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Newspapers, School / Educational Records, Ships Passenger / Crew / Owners Lists, Poll / Electoral / Voters Registers, Religious Lists / Records, Prisoner / Trial / Conviction / Court Records, Military Lists, Muster Rolls etc., Occupations / Trades / Apprentices, Other Records
Title:BREW One Name Study
Link:http://brew.clients.ch/BrewONS.htm
Description:BREW One Name Study
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: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, Hearth / Window Tax, Newspapers, Land Tax / Lay Subsidy, School / Educational Records, Ships Passenger / Crew / Owners Lists, Associations and Civil Officials Lists, Religious Lists / Records, Prisoner / Trial / Conviction / Court Records, Occupations / Trades / Apprentices
Title:CHITTENDEN One Name Study
Link:http://www.chittenden.com.au/
Description:CHITTENDEN One Name Study
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Hearth / Window Tax, Ships Passenger / Crew / Owners Lists, Religious Lists / Records, Migrant / Emmigration Lists and Records, Poor Rate
Title:CLUETT / CLEWETT Records and One Name Study
Link:http://www.cluett.org.uk/
Description:CLUETT / CLEWETT Records and One Name Study
Extra Info:Part way down the home page is the Search link.
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, School / Educational Records, Military Lists, Muster Rolls etc.
Title:COMLEY One Name Study
Link:http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~...
Description:COMLEY One Name Study
Extra Info:Includes COMLEY, COMELEY, COMELY, COMLY, COMBLY variants
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Prisoner / Trial / Conviction / Court Records
Title:CRIBB Family Name
Link:http://www.cribb-bmd.info/
Description:CRIBB Family Name
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, Hearth / Window Tax, Tithe Records, Valuation Books, Migrant / Emmigration Lists and Records
Title:DALTON Data Bank and One Name Study
Link:http://www.daltondatabank.org/
Description:DALTON Data Bank and One Name Study
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Street Directories / Gazetteers / Maps, Other Records
Title:Devon County Data from Ancestry
Link:Devon County Data from Ancestry
Description:Devon County Data Collection from Ancestry
Extra Info:Includes Dictionaries & Almanacs for Devon and Cornwall, England 1859; Catholic History in South West England, 1857 and more.
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, School / Educational Records, Religious Lists / Records, Other Records
Title:Devon Heritage
Link:http://www.devonheritage.org/
Description:Devon Heritage
Extra Info:Includes protestation returns for 1641/2, boarders at Church Hill House School in 1861 and more.
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Street Directories / Gazetteers / Maps, Photographs / Pictures
Title:Devon Online Parish Clerk
Link:http://genuki.cs.ncl.ac.uk/DEV/OPCproject.html
Description:Devon Online Parish Clerks and One-Place Studies
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, Newspapers, Occupations / Trades / Apprentices
Title:Directories, Living Relatives and Newspapers
Link:Directories, Living Relatives and Newspapers
Description:Find My Past - Directories, Living Relatives and Newspapers
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Hearth / Window Tax, Land Tax / Lay Subsidy, Prisoner / Trial / Conviction / Court Records
Title:EARLAM Family History
Link:https://web.archive.org/web/20150411030403/http://...
Description:EARLAM Family History
Extra Info:An archived copy of a site no longer active. Most information still seems to be available. A resource for those with EARLAM relatives.
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, School / Educational Records, Companies / Employee and Union Lists, Occupations / Trades / Apprentices
Title:Education and Work Records, Occupations
Link:Education and Work Records, Occupations
Description:Find My Past - Education and Work Records, Occupations
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Street Directories / Gazetteers / Maps, Newspapers, School / Educational Records, Prisoner / Trial / Conviction / Court Records, Migrant / Emmigration Lists and Records, Occupations / Trades / Apprentices, Other Records, Journals / Diaries
Title:England Data from Ancestry
Link:England Data from Ancestry
Description:England Data Collection from Ancestry
Extra Info:Includes Emmigrants and Immigrants; Numerous Directories; Who's Who in the World, 1910-1911; England & Wales, Criminal Registers, 1791-1892; Numerous other records
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Hearth / Window Tax, Prisoner / Trial / Conviction / Court Records, Migrant / Emmigration Lists and Records, Other Records
Title:FE(A)THERSTON((E)HAUGH) One Name Study
Link:http://www.featherstone.org/
Description:FE(A)THERSTON((E)HAUGH) One Name Study
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Military Lists, Muster Rolls etc., Occupations / Trades / Apprentices, Other Records
Title:FOSKETT One Name Study
Link:http://www.foskett-genealogy.co.uk/
Description:FOSKETT One Name Study
Extra Info:Click on records for many FOSKETTs.
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Street Directories / Gazetteers / Maps, Other Records
Title:Genealogical Resources and Documentation
Link:http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~...
Description:Genealogical Resources and Documentation
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:Commercial / Trade Directories, Poll / Electoral / Voters Registers
Title:High Bickington Website
Link:http://high-bickington.org.uk/index.htm
Description:High Bickington Website
Extra Info:Includes trade directories, village history and more.
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Occupations / Trades / Apprentices
Title:Historical Clocks and Watchmakers Website
Link:http://www.clockswatches.co.uk
Description:Historical Clocks and Watchmakers Website
Extra Info:A website which lists clock and watchmakers from the UK and Ireland. Search by name or place. Searching is free however a small subscriptons is require for details.
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
Title:Holden's Annual London and Country Directory
Link:Holden's Annual London and Country Directory
Description:Holden's Annual London and Country Directory for 1811, in Three Volumes
Extra Info:Volume 2 & 3 are directories of towns in the England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales.
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Street Directories / Gazetteers / Maps, Tithe Records, Information
Title:Internet Archive
Link:http://archive.org/
Description:Internet Archive
Extra Info:Has many scanned books. Click on texts and then search the archive. Note gazetteer and gazetteers give different results.
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Migrant / Emmigration Lists and Records, Occupations / Trades / Apprentices
Title:JEBBETT/JEBBITT Genealogy
Link:http://www.moonroller.com/jebbitt/
Description:JEBBETT/JEBBITT Genealogy
Extra Info:Lots of data categorised by year.
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Poll / Electoral / Voters Registers
Title:KEELER Genealogy Website
Link:http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~...
Description:KEELER Genealogy Website
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Prisoner / Trial / Conviction / Court Records, Other Records
Title:LEVEY Family History and Genealogy
Link:http://web.archive.org/web/20150911094613/http://w...
Description:LEVEY Family History and Genealogy
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Newspapers, Ships Passenger / Crew / Owners Lists, Other Records
Title:LONGMORE Genealogy Resources
Link:http://www.msheppard.com/
Description:LONGMORE Genealogy Resources
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories
Title:LUCEY / LUCY Family History Records
Link:http://lucey.net
Extra Info:Researching the surnames LUCEY & LUCY. From early sources in England & Ireland, some back as far as 1066.
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Tithe Records, School / Educational Records, Bastardy / Illegitimacy Records, Military Lists, Muster Rolls etc., Other Records
Title:Luppitt - Parish, Church and its People
Link:http://www.luppitt.net/
Description:Luppitt - Parish, Church and its People
Extra Info:Click on resources.
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Ships Passenger / Crew / Owners Lists, Military Lists, Muster Rolls etc., Other Records
Title:M*CH*MORE One Name Study
Link:http://www.mitchelmore.info/
Description:M*CH*MORE One Name Study
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Religious Lists / Records, Other Records, Journals / Diaries
Title:Moretonhampstead Historical Society
Link:http://www.moretonhampstead.org.uk/
Description:Moretonhampstead Historical Society
Extra Info:Click on historical Information, virtual archive.
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Ships Passenger / Crew / Owners Lists, Other Records
Title:NETHERWOOD One Name Study
Link:http://www.netherwood.name/
Description:NETHERWOOD One Name Study
Extra Info:Click on resources.
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Hearth / Window Tax, Religious Lists / Records, Information, Other Records
Title:Open Library
Link:http://openlibrary.org/
Description:Open Library - Scanned Books Online
Extra Info:Use the search facility and select e books only. Some English trade directories, journals, historic accounts of counties and more.
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories
Title:Parish Register Extracts for Devon
Link:http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~...
Description:Parish Register Extracts for Devon and Other Information
Extra Info:Some of the parishes list details from trade directories.
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories
Title:Parishroots
Link:http://parishroots.co.uk/
Description:Parishroots - Transcriptions from Historical Books and Parish Registers
Extra Info:Use the county links or use the search facility.
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:Commercial / Trade Directories, Newspapers, Prisoner / Trial / Conviction / Court Records, Military Lists, Muster Rolls etc., Other Records
Title:PLUCKROSE Name Website
Link:http://www.pluckroses.dynamicdolphindesigns.com/
Description:PLUCKROSE Name Website
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Ships Passenger / Crew / Owners Lists, Other Records
Title:PREECE One Name Study
Link:http://www.preecefamilyhistory.co.uk/
Description:PREECE One Name Study
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Occupations / Trades / Apprentices
Title:Pubs, Inns, Taverns and Beer Houses in History and Trade Directories
Link:http://pubshistory.com/
Description:Pubs, Inns, Taverns and Beer Houses in History and Trade Directories
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Hearth / Window Tax, Institutions / Workhouses / Hospitals etc., Ships Passenger / Crew / Owners Lists, Poll / Electoral / Voters Registers, Associations and Civil Officials Lists, Religious Lists / Records, Prisoner / Trial / Conviction / Court Records, Military Lists, Muster Rolls etc., Occupations / Trades / Apprentices, Other Records, Journals / Diaries
Title:Selected Genealogical Records
Link:http://homepages.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mwi/filess...
Description:Selected Genealogical Records
Extra Info:A selection of transcriptions including extacts from Army lists, bankrupts, a list of people in Cornwall in past times, a list of coastguards in 1851, Hammermen and more.
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Land Tax / Lay Subsidy, Valuation Books, School / Educational Records, Prisoner / Trial / Conviction / Court Records, Migrant / Emmigration Lists and Records, Military Lists, Muster Rolls etc., Occupations / Trades / Apprentices, Other Records
Title:SERCOMBE, SIRCOMBE, SURCOMBE, or SIRCOM One Name study
Link:http://www.mit.edu/~dfm/genealogy/sercombe.html
Description:A Compilation of SERCOMBE Families
Extra Info:Scroll down to sources of information.
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Other Records
Title:South Hams, Devon, Genealogical Information Resource
Link:http://www.our4bears.net/
Description:South Hams, Devon, Genealogical Information Resource
Extra Info:Click on your parish of interest to see what resources are available.
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Other Records, Photographs / Pictures
Title:South Molton Information and History
Link:http://www.southmolton.talktalk.net/index.htm
Description:South Molton Information and History
Extra Info:Information on and history of South Molton, Devon.
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Hearth / Window Tax, Other Taxes - such as Horse Tax, Tithe Records, Register & Rent Rolls, Ships Passenger / Crew / Owners Lists, Poll / Electoral / Voters Registers, Religious Lists / Records, Prisoner / Trial / Conviction / Court Records, Occupations / Trades / Apprentices, Other Records
Title:STERRY One Name Study
Link:http://www.sterryworldwide.com/
Description:STERRY One Name Study
Extra Info:Includes STERRY apprentices, London guilds, manorial records, newspaper extracts and more
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Occupations / Trades / Apprentices, Other Records
Title:STRANGE, STRAINGE and Variants One Name Study
Link:http://www.yourtotalevent.com/people/idxpepl.htm
Description:STRANGE and STRAINGE Family History
Extra Info:For apprentices click on miscellany.
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Other Records
Title:SWINBURN(E) Family History Site
Link:http://webspace.webring.com/people/au/um_7035/
Description:SWINBURN(E) Family History Site
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Newspapers, Minute Books / Meeting Books, Other Records
Title:The Oddfellows Archive
Link:http://www.oddfellows.co.uk/
Description:The Oddfellows Archive
Extra Info:Subscription site. The archive of the Oddfellows. Includes magazines, directories, minutes books and more. Searchable.
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Newspapers, Ships Passenger / Crew / Owners Lists, Other Records
Title:WANLESS Web - A One Name Study
Link:http://www.wanlessweb.org/TNG/index.php
Description:WANLESS Web - A One Name Study of the surnames surnames Wanless, Wandless, Wanlass, Wandlass, Wanliss, and Wanlace
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Street Directories / Gazetteers / Maps
Title:White's - History, Gazetteer and Directory of Devon
Link:White's - History, Gazetteer and Directory of Devon
Description:White's - History, Gazetteer and Directory of Devon Including the City of Exeter
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories
Title:White's Trade Directory 1878/9
Link:http://genuki.cs.ncl.ac.uk/DEV/OtteryStMary/Ottery...
Description:White's Trade Directory 1878/9 for Ottery St Mary
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Newspapers, Military Lists, Muster Rolls etc., Occupations / Trades / Apprentices, Poor Rate, Other Records
Title:GENUKI County Page for Devon
Link:http://genuki.cs.ncl.ac.uk/DEV/
Description:General Information for Devon

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