Queensland Commercial Directory 1942 (Wise)

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Media: DATA CD - 1 CD (791 pages)
Author: H. Wise
Year: (1942) 2012
ISBN: 9781921957987
Publisher: Archive Digital Books Australasia

Directories are an invaluable resource for local, family and social historians as well as for researchers in other fields of Australian history. While they do not give you birth, death and marriage details - core records for genealogists and family historians - they can certainly provide you with information on the region where your ancestors lived. This large commercial Wise’s directory for 1942 is comprehensive in its coverage.

It contains the following sections:

  • Brisbane and Valley Commercial Sections – by street and by trade and profession
  • Suburban Section (by occupation within each suburb)
  • Queensland Towns Section (including the Northern Territory, Papua and New Guinea)
  • Alphabetical Section listing the names and addresses of all firms, businesses and professions throughout Queensland, Northern Territory, Papua and New Guinea
  • Queensland Trades and Professions (from Accountants & Auditors to Zinc Oxide Mfrs) for Queensland, Northern Territory and New Guinea
  • Ecclesiastical – Church of England, Roman Catholic, Presbyterian, Apostolic, Apostolic (Australia), Assemblies of God, Brisbane Society of the New Church, Christian Assembly, Christ’s Second Coming Mission, Congregational, Baptist Union of Queensland, Queensland Methodist, Seventh Day Adventists, Salvation Army, Elim Four-Square Gospel Church of Australasia, United Evangelical Lutheran Synod in Australia, Catholic Apostolic, Finnish Evangelical Lutheran, Full Gospel Church, Greek Orthodox, United Evangelical Lutheran Church in Australia, Church of Christ, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Bavarian Lutheran, Christadelphian, Holy Spiritual Church of Christ, Joyful News Mission, Liberal Catholic, Mission Church, New Apostolic Church, People’s Evangelistic Mission, Religious Society of Friends (Quakers), Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Rosicrucian Order – The Aquarians, and Russian Orthodox
  • Local Government
  • Official – lists the federal representatives for each state, key Commonwealth Departmental officials and similar state representatives and officials for Queensland
  • Postal, Telegraph & Money Orders
  • Pastoral and Agricultural: an alphabetical listing of stations, runs and grazing farms with over 1,500 sheep or 100 cattle
  • and hundreds of advertisements


Crowley C E, McConnell st, Blmba
Gibson Alex, Tewantin
Herbert F J, Bribie Island
Kuskoff H & W, Maroochydore
McCleer J, McConnell st, Blmba
McKenzie R, Southport

This product contains high quality scanned images of the original directory. It has been bookmarked for easy navigation. Pages can be searched, browsed, enlarged and printed out if required.

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