New South Wales Almanac and Country Directory 1925 (Moore)
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Media: DATA CD - 1 CD (665 pages)
Year: (1925) 2007
Publisher: Archive Digital Books Australasia
This book is divided into two sections- an Australian Almanac and a NSW directory for 1925 and contains invaluable information on places and people, throughout New South Wales. Also included is a large colour map of NSW towns, rail and coach lines and other transport options.
The Almanac is 150 pages and includes a detailed calendar including "remarkable" events sun and moon times, tides, phases of the moon, etc. This section also includes lists of court sessions, government departments, churches, societies & public institutions and schools as well as a detailed postal guide and list of postal towns and times.
The NSW directory contains a list of New South Wales towns over about 500 pages. Under each town is listed distance from Sydney, transport options, climate description, county name, police district and population. Depending on the size and services of the town the following may also be listed:
- Brief description of the town
- Public Service list
- Medical information
- Societies and clubs
- Commercial lists: eg. Auctioneers, Bakers, Blacksmiths, Drapers, Hairdressers, Tailors etc. etc. Shire councilors
Each of these lists include the names and positions of people involved.
This book contains easily accessible lists and information on hundreds of towns and thousands of people involved in different positions and trades across the entire state of New South Wales in 1925.
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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Click here to download a file of sample pages from this book. Right click on the link and select "save as" - to a location on your hard drive. The sampler can be opened, navigated and searched as with the full CD file/s. Sample files usually contain the title page, contents, some introductory pages and sample pages from the body of the book. Often the complete index from the original book is included.