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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, Other Records
Title:Antony Maitland's Genealogy Site
Link:http://www.antonymaitland.com/
Description:Antony Maitland's Genealogy Site
Extra Info:Mainly around Willenhall. May have to search under individual surnames for directory entries etc., also check the Appendices.
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories
Title:ATTERBURY One Name Study
Link:http://www.njpledge.plus.com/AtterburyONS/homepage...
Description:ATTERBURY One Name Study
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, Military Lists, Muster Rolls etc., Other Records
Title:BEVERTON One Name Study
Link:http://www.yourtotalevent.com/beverton/Bevertonind...
Description:BEVERTON One Name Study
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, Street Directories / Gazetteers / Maps, Hearth / Window Tax, Tithe Records, Other Records
Title:Caverswall Parish
Link:http://www.caverswall.org.uk/
Description:Caverswall Parish Community and History
Extra Info:Look under Local History and Genealogy for information.
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, 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, 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, Street Directories / Gazetteers / Maps
Title:Fazeley Village Website
Link:http://www.fazeley.info/
Description:Fazeley Village Website
Extra Info:Click on the Local History link.
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
Title:GIRLING Family of Suffolk, Norfolk and Essex
Link:http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~...
Description:GIRLING Family of Suffolk, Norfolk and Essex
Extra Info:Click on Girling data for records.
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, School / Educational Records, Poll / Electoral / Voters Registers, Religious Lists / Records, Migrant / Emmigration Lists and Records
Title:HEALD One Name Study
Link:http://www.healds.org.uk/
Description:HEALD One Name Study
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, 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, 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, Prisoner / Trial / Conviction / Court Records, Military Lists, Muster Rolls etc., Other Records
Title:ISMAY One Name Study
Link:http://ismayons.com/1data.html
Description:ISMAY One Name Study
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Street Directories / Gazetteers / Maps, Poll / Electoral / Voters Registers
Title:JERMY Family of Norfolk and Suffolk
Link:http://jermy.org/
Description:JERMY Family of Norfolk and Suffolk
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, 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, Poll / Electoral / Voters Registers, Other Records
Title:Midlands Historical Data
Link:http://www.midlandshistoricaldata.org/
Description:Midlands Historical Data
Extra Info:Online directories, local history books and more. Free to search and see snippet, then pay per view or subscription.
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, Street Directories / Gazetteers / Maps, Hearth / Window Tax, Photographs / Pictures
Title:North Staffordshire Research
Link:http://www.northstaffsresearch.co.uk/
Description:North Staffordshire Research
Extra Info:Includes Norton in the Moors village history, helpful advice on how to find North Staffordshire information and photographs of churches in the area.
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: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, Land Tax / Lay Subsidy, Prisoner / Trial / Conviction / Court Records
Title:PIGGIN family One Name Study
Link:http://www.piggin.org/
Description:PIGGIN family One Name Study
Extra Info:Use the site map to see what is on the site.
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Newspapers, Migrant / Emmigration Lists and Records, Military Lists, Muster Rolls etc., Other Records, Photographs / Pictures
Title:PRATLEY One Name Study
Link:http://www.pratley.info/
Description:PRATLEY One Name Study
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, 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, Newspapers, Other Records
Title:Staffordshire County Data from Ancestry
Link:Staffordshire County Data from Ancestry
Description:Staffordshire County Data Collection from Ancestry
Extra Info:Includes Staffordshire Sentinel , The Staffordshire Daily Sentinel , Evening Sentinel from Stoke on Trent; Various town histories and more.
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, Other Records
Title:Stockport MBC - Genealogical Index
Link:http://www.stockport.gov.uk/services/leisurecultur...
Description:Stockport MBC - Genealogical Index of Local People
Extra Info:Details taken from local directories from 1772-1845. As well as people from Stockport it includes some people from Birkenhead, Liverpool, Macclesfield, Manchester and even the Potteries.
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
Title:The Commercial Directory, 1816-17
Link:The Commercial Directory, 1816-17
Description:The Commercial Directory, 1816-17
Extra Info:Includes the main towns in Cheshire, Lancashire, Yorkshire, Staffordshire and Warwickshire.
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, Prisoner / Trial / Conviction / Court Records, Other Records, Photographs / Pictures
Title:Villages on the Borders of Shropshire & Staffordshire
Link:http://web.archive.org/web/20091027014022/http://w...
Description:Villages on the Borders of Shropshire & Staffordshire
Extra Info:This is an archived copy of a site that is no longer active. Most information still seems to be available.
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Street Directories / Gazetteers / Maps
Title:White's Directory of Derbyshire
Link:White's Directory of Derbyshire
Description:White's History, Gazetteer and Directory of the County of Derby 1857
Extra Info:Includes Burton-on-Trent, Staffs. and Sheffield, Yorks..
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Street Directories / Gazetteers / Maps, Newspapers, Other Taxes - such as Horse Tax, School / Educational Records, Military Lists, Muster Rolls etc., Occupations / Trades / Apprentices, Poor Rate, Other Records
Title:GENUKI County Page for Staffordshire
Link:http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/eng/STS/
Description:General Information for Staffordshire

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