By 1847 the South Australian Almanac and Directory had become a well
respected and popular publication. This edition was issued a little later than
usual (February, rather than January), due to the influx of new businesses, and
extensive revisions of the customs laws affecting imports.
Covering everything from the Adelaide Building Society to eclipses, the
General Post Office to the Harbour Department and sailing directions. There are
details on colonial newspapers, mines and mining companies, various religion
denominations, geographical and climate information, clubs and societies, civil
and military establishments, a list of Justices of the Peace.
The Town and Country Directory lists merchants in alphabetical order of
surname together with their occupation and address. A useful source of
information to establish the whereabouts of a person during this year.
This product is a great tool for those researching South Australian history,
making information that is difficult to find plainly and easily accessible on
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.