Free Genealogy e-book



(Your shopping cart is empty)

  Home > Queensland > Directories & Almanacs >

  Queensland Post Office Directory 1912 (Wise)
Queensland PO Directory 1912 (Wise)


 
Alternative Views:


Our Price: AU$29.50 Inc GST
Media: DATA CD - 1 CD (850 pages)
Author: H. Wise
Year: (1912) 2010
ISBN: 9781742227351

Availability: Usually Ships Within 7 Days
Product Code: AU4110-1912
Qty:

Description Free Sample Download
 
Directories are an invaluable resource for local, family and social historians as well as for researchers in other fields of Australian history. While they do not give you birth, death and marriage details - core records for genealogists and family historians - they can certainly provide you with information on the region where your ancestors lived, as well as information on their occupation and much more.

This large Wise's directory is comprehensive in its coverage. It contains not just a post office directory, with information on residents together with their address (both street-by-street and alphabetical), but also the following directories:

  • North Brisbane and South Brisbane
  • Country towns (including many which are now suburbs of Brisbane): in general, it gives the location, other significant details about the town and a listing of residents
  • Trades (from Academies to Woven Wire Fencing Manufacturers)
  • Legal – includes barristers, solicitors, notaries public and conveyancers
  • Banking and Finance – including a list of Bank Towns, Building Societies and Land, Mortgage & Finance Companies
  • Insurance
  • Medical – includes medical practitioners, hospitals, pharmaceutical chemists, dental surgeons and masseuses
  • Educational – list includes teachers at Private schools as well as teachers of music, painting, dancing, languages, elocution, business subjects and shorthand
  • Ecclesiastical – Church of England, Roman Catholic, Presbyterian, Congregational, Baptist, German Baptist, Primitive Methodist, Progressive Christian, Progressive Christian, Apostolic, West End Gospel Mission, Queensland Methodist, Seventh Day Adventist, Hebrew, Salvation Army, Lutheran (United German & Scandinavian, and Evangelical), Catholic Apostolic, Church of Christ, Independent Methodists, Moravian, United Methodist Free Church, United Welsh Church, Joyful News, Christian, Bavarian Lutheran, Christadelphian, and Brisbane Society of the New Church
  • Pastoral and Agricultural: one listing according to the type of enterprise (for example, apiarists, fruit growers, cotton growers and rubber planters) and another an alphabetical listing of stations, runs and grazing farms with over 1,500 sheep or 300 cattle
  • Local Government
  • Official – lists the federal representatives for each state, key Commonwealth Departmental officials and similar state representatives and officials for Queensland
  • Postal
  • and hundreds of advertisements

Brisbane Street Directory
........... Sydney st .............
Trickett Jas J, Yarghati
Ryan Mrs Bridget
Norris Ern H
Browne Herbt
Winram Christopher
Morgan Chas
Common Thos B, Lyndhurst
Right hand side: Muir Jas, Vakalo
Beeston Jos
............ Merthyr rd ............

This directory contains hundreds of thousands of people, many with occupations and addresses and gives insight into early 20th century Queensland.

This CD contains high quality scanned images of the original book, and has been bookmarked for easy navigation. Pages can be searched, browsed, enlarged and printed out if required.

System Requirements
  • Any computer using Adobe (Acrobat) Reader 4 or later
  • Adobe Reader 6 or later is recommended for CDs with searchable text

Share your knowledge of this product with other customers... Be the first to write a review

Browse for more products in the same category as this item:

Queensland > Directories & Almanacs
Archive Digital Books > Queensland > Queensland Directories & Almanacs
Queensland
Archive Digital Books > Queensland