Melbourne Directory 1865 (Sands and McDougall)
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Media: DATA CD - 1 CD (604 pages)
Author: J. Sands & McDougall
Year: (1865) 2007
Publisher: Archive Digital Books Australasia
The full title is "Sands and McDougall's Melbourne and Suburban Directory for 1865 containing street, alphabetical, and trade directory Melbourne and suburbs, together with a miscellaneous directory of useful information".
This is arranged in over 600 pages as follows:
- directory arranged by street - over 200 pages
- directory arranged alphabetically - 167 pages
- trade and professional directory - 60 pages
- miscellaneous directory and ads
The miscellaneous section includes banks, railways, land & sea transport, societies and institutions, government and official, ecclesiastical, legal, colonial, postal information and much more.
The directory concludes with over 60 pages of advertisements - all useful insight, often including names of people and places.
The whole directory, including most text in the ads, is searchable. This makes it useful not only for finding names, but also places occupations and other information for family and local historians.
Localities covered: Melbourne, East Melbourne, North Melbourne (Carlton, Hotham), West Melbourne, Collingwood (Fitzroy, East Collingwood), Richmond, Prahran, South, Yarra and Windsor, St Kilda, Emerald Hill,
Sandridge, Williamstown, Northcote, Brighton, Brunswick, Essendon, Flemington, Footscray, Hawthorn and Kew, Toorak, Heidelberg, Alphinton, Ivanhoe, Pentridge, Preston.
This CD contains high quality scanned images of the whole of the original book, and has been bookmarked for easy navigation. Pages can be searched, browsed, enlarged and printed out if required.
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