New South Wales Post Office Directory 1900 (Wise)
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Media: DATA CD - 1 CD (1548 pages)
Author: H. Wise
Year: (1900) 2007
Publisher: Archive Digital Books Australasia
A huge volume of over 1500 pages, this book is divided into several main sections: Sydney and Suburbs, with a street index, and street by street listings of all houses and the householder of each address. Then a Country Directory section that lists people with trades in each place together with their occupations, and alphabetical directories of people in Sydney and Suburbs and the New South Wales Country.
Separate directories are given in the following areas, making the work comprehensive and complete:
- Associations and Trade Unions
- Friendly Societies
- Banking and Finance
- Local Government
- Population of NSW
- Pastoral and Agricultural
- Official (Government)
- Postal and Telegraphic
The directory includes many pages of advertisements - all useful information, often including names of people and places.
The whole 1541 page directory, including most text in the ads, is searchable, 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 whole of the original book, and has been bookmarked for easy navigation. 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
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.