Printed by the Aberdeen University Press for
the Post Office Office Aberdeen Ltd., the Post Office Aberdeen
Directory was issued in 1937, this title contains more than 900 printed
pages the Aberdeen Directory is the complete postal and telephone
directory for the city of Aberdeen and its suburbs. The first 150 pages
of the directory are taken-up by a number of commercial and municipal
directories, which provide details on all of the civic, public and
private institutions in the city. This section of the Aberdeen
Directory includes the Assurance Directory; Banking Directory;
Ecclesiastical Directory; Educational Directory; Harbour and Shipping
Directory; Legal Directory; Medical Directory; Municipal Directory;
Miscellaneous Directory; Postal Directory; Public Revenue Directory;
Railway & Public Conveyances Directory and Index to Advertisers.
above named directories provide a plethora of information and detail.
For example, the Municipal Directory, which details the wards of the
City, the boundaries of each ward, the councillors elected for each
ward and the number of electors present for each. This section also
includes the names and addresses of the city magistrates, the officials
of the town council, justices of the peace, libraries, the registration
districts within the city. The Educational Directory is comprehensive.
For the University of Aberdeen the Directory provides the names of all
of the academic, from professors down to readers and lecturers. All the
higher-level institutions present in the city provide the same level of
detail. For primary and secondary schools, the directory provides the
name and address for each school together with the names and
qualifications of the head teachers.
The commercial and
municipal section of the Aberdeen Directory is follows by the A-Z
General Directory of the City of Aberdeen and District, which provides
in just over 450 pages an alphabetical list of individuals, their
named, addresses, trades and telephone numbers were relevant. There
follows a 130-page A-Z trades directory. The A-Z Street Directory,
together with the names of chief residents occupies, which occupies
some 300 pages of the Aberdeen Directory. The Directory is concluded
with three self-contained directories for Bucksburn and District, Lower
Deeside and District and Aberdeen Suburban District.
anyone interested in Aberdeen, its residents, businesses, civic and
municipal institutions present in the City of Aberdeen in 1936-1937,
this title will prove an invaluable
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