Melbourne Directory 1892 (Sands and McDougall)
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Media: DATA CD - 1 CD (1565 pages)
Author: Sands & McDougall
Year: (1892) 2007
Publisher: Archive Digital Books Australasia
Sands and McDougall's (or 'Sands and Mac' as these directories have become known), primarily consist of a trade directory (listed both alphabetically by name, and by trade) for Melbourne and its suburbs. But also included is a street guide, street directory, government and official directory, ecclesiastical and legal directory as well as a municipal directory.
Consisting of over 1500 pages, the directory concludes with over 70 pages of advertisements - all useful insight, often including names of people, places and businesses long gone.
This makes it useful not only for finding names, but also places occupations and other information for family and local historians.
Originally produced by Archive CD Books Australia in 2005, this title has now been remastered and re-released, and includes better searching capability. 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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