If you are researching, and are looking for people in Sydney, Suburbs and Country
New South Wales around the 1867-1868 era, have you thought of using directories?
These are great not only in listing thousands of names of householders, but also
for providing details of their occupation and address. They are a valuable tool
in helping track where a person was at a certain period of time.
This directory of New South Wales is divided into five main sections:
- Sydney and Suburban Alphabetical Directory - covers
Sydney as well as the suburbs of Balmain, Camperdown, Darlington, Double
Bay, Glebe, Manly, Marrickville, Newtown, North Shore, Paddington,
Petersham, Randwick, Redfern, Ruchcutters' Bay, Waterloo, Waverley, and
Woolahra. Details include name, occupation and address.
- New South Wales Trade and Professional Directory -
arranged alphabetically by trade, this list provides the names of each
person with their trade, together with their address. An early version
of our current day yellow pages.
- New South Wales Country Alphabetical Directory - is
arranged alphabetically by surname, and lists householder, and address
(town). The towns covered in this section include Balranald, Euston and
Maude, Bathurst, Clarence, East Macquarie, Eden, Bega, Pambula, Goulburn
and Argyle, The Hume - Tumberumba (Ten Mile Creek, Corowa, Howlong), the
Municipality of Albury, as well as Albury, Illawarra and Wollongong,
Kiama, Liverpool Plains (Tamworth, Wee Waa, Nundle, Bendemeer, Breeza,
Gulligal, Walgett), Maitland (East and West), Manning and Hasting River,
The Murrumbidgee, Newcastle and Northumberland, New England, Armidale
and Tenterfield, Orange and Lucknow, Parramatta, Penrith, Picton and
Campbelltown, Paterson and Allen, Patrick's Plains (Singleton, Scone,
Muswellbrook, Murrurundi, Jerry's Plains), Queanbeyan, Shoalhaven, The
Williams, Wellington and Lachlan rivers (Mudgee, Dubbo, Forbes,
Braidwood, Emu Creek), Windsor and Richmond, and Yass Plains.
- New South Wales Sydney and Suburban Information -
contains information on banks, insurance and other companies,
Freemasons, Independent Order of Oddfellows, Ancient Order of Foresters,
Government and Official Parliament of NSW Civil Departments, Municipal.
- General Information of the Country Towns of New South
Wales - a mini geographical sketch is given for each town, i.e.
where it is situated, nearest largest town, population, together with
the names of persons of note in each community. Magistrates, Sheriffs,
Postmasters, Commissioners, Police, Hospital, Poundkeeper, Clergy,
Telegraph Station Master, Hotels, Churches and more.
This is a useful resource for anyone researching the history of New South
Wales or its residents during the 1860s.
High quality scanned images of the whole of the original book. This CD has been bookmarked for easy
navigation, and pages can be searched, browsed, enlarged and printed out if required.