A huge directory of over 3100 pages, this Sands and McDougall directory, which in 1916 was in its 60th year of publication, consists not only of a Melbourne Directory, but also its Suburbs and the country areas too.
The Melbourne and Suburban sections contain the "Street, Alphabetical, Professional, and Trade Directories together with Government, Ecclesiastical, Legal, Municipal, and Other Information".
The City and Suburbs section covers: Melbourne proper, Abbotsford, Albert Park, Alphington, Altona Bay, Armadale, Ascot Vale, Auburn, Balaclava, Balwyn, Beaumaris, Bentleigh (within the Shire of Moorabin), Blackburn, Black Flat (or Glen Waverley), Black Rock, Box Hill, Braybrook, Brighton, Broughton Park, Brown's Hill, Brunswick, Burnley, Burwood (within the Shire of Camberwell), Burwood East, Camberwell, Canterbury (within the Municipality of Camberwell), Carlton, Carlton North, Carnegie, Caulfield, Cheltenham, Clarinda, Clayton, Clifton Hill, Coburg, Collingwood, Croxton, Deepdene, Deer Park, Dingley, Doncaster, Doncaster East, East Melbourne, Elsternwick, Eltham, Elwood, Epping, Essendon, Fairfield, Fawkner, Fitzroy, Fitzroy North, Flemington, Footscray, Forest Hill, Garden Vale, Glenferrie, Glen Huntly, Glen Iris, Glenroy, Glen Waverley, Half Moon Bay, Hampton, Hawksburn, Hawthorn, Heatherton, Heidelberg, Ivanhoe, Jolimont, Kensington, Kew, Kooyong, Laverton, Maidstone, Malvern, Maribyrnong, Mentone, Middle Park, Mitcham, Mont Albert, Mont Park, Montague, Moonee Ponds, Moorabbin, Mordialloc, Moreland, Murrumbeena, Newlands, Newmarket, Newport, Northcote, North Melbourne, Northport, Oakleigh, Ormond, Parkville, Pascoe Vale, Port Melbourne, Prahran, Preston, Preston South, Richmond, Ringwood, Ripponlea, Royal Park, Sandringham, Seddon, South Melbourne, South Yarra, Spotswood, Springvale, St Kilda, Sunshine, Surrey Hills, Tally Ho, Templestowe, Thornbury, Toorak, Tooronga, Tottenham, Tunstall, Vermont, Westgarth, West Melbourne, Williamstown, Windsor, Yarraberg, and Yarraville.
The Country section contains "Alphabetical, Professional, Trade, Agricultural, and Pastoral Directories for the Whole State of Victoria, embracing about 2350 towns and postal centres".
Anderson, Caroline, Fyan's Creek
Anderson. Jas.. Glenorchy
Arkell, Stanley, Dunkeld
Armour, Thos., Glenmaggie
Ballinger, Geo., Mackenzie Creek
Barnes, Jno. B., Wartook
The whole directory, including most text in the advertisements, is searchable. This makes it useful not only for finding names, but also places occupations and other information for family and local historians.
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.