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Melbourne Directory 1876 (Sands and McDougall)

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Media: DATA CD - 1 CD (997 pages)
Author: Sands & McDougall
Year: (1876) 2008
ISBN: 9781742221007
Publisher: Archive Digital Books Australasia

Sands and McDougall's (along with Wise's) are the best known, and most comprehensive directories that were produced for various Australian colonies.

This Sands and Mac Directory (as it's commonly known) is a collection of 9 directories in the one.

  • Street Directory (Melbourne and suburbs)
  • Alphabetical Directory
  • Trade and Professional Directory
  • Banks and Companies Directory
  • Societies and Institutions Directory
  • Government and Official Directory
  • Ecclesiastical Directory
  • Municipal and Colonial Directory
  • Miscellaneous Directory (postal and telegraph, trade and customs)

Directories are an extremely useful tool for establishing when and where a person lived however this is just a starting point, look further in the directory to find out more information about the society in which they lived, the occupation they held and the people they knew. Using the Street directory will give you the names of the householder street-by-street for Melbourne and suburbs. The Alphabetical directory lists everyone alphabetically by surname,
together with their occupation, and address.

The places covered by the "Street Directory" are: Melbourne proper, Alphington, Ascot Vale, Balmoral, Bolingbroke, Boroondara, Box Forest, Brighton West, Brighton East, Brighton South, Brunswick, Camberwell, Cambridge, Camdentown, Carlton and Carlton North, Caulfield, Cheltenham, Coburg (formerly Pentridge), Collingwood, East Melbourne, Elsternwick, Elwood, Emerald Hill, Essendon, Fitzroy and Fitzroy North, Flemington, Footscray and Footscray Upper, Gardiner, Gowerville (Preston), Greenwich, Hartwell, Hawthorn, Heidelberg, Hotham, Irishtown, Ivanhoe, Jolimont, Kensington, Kew, Malvern, Moonee Ponds, Mulgrave, Newlands, Newmarket, Northcote, Norwood, Oakleigh, Pentridge (see Coburg), Prahran, Preston, Richmond, Sandridge, St Kilda, South Melbourne, South Yarra, Thomastown, Toorak, West Melbourne, Westgarthtown, Williamstown, Windsor, Yarraberg (Richmond), Yarraville (see Footscray).

Listing thousands of names of those working and residing in Melbourne and its suburbs in 1876, this is a vast source of historical information for anyone with an interest in the people or history or Melbourne during this period. This product provides a great tool for researching Victorian historymaking information that is difficult to find easily accessible on CD.

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.

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

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