Queensland Post Office Directory 1892 (Weatherill)
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Media: DATA CD - 1 CD (1224 pages)
Year: (1892) 2007
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 - the core records for genealogists - they can certainly provide you with information on the region that your ancestors lived, as well as information on their occupation/s and where ...
Compiled and published by Weatherill, this enormous directory of over 1200 pages is unique in its coverage. It contains not just a post office directory, with information on residents together with their address (street-by-street), but also the following directories:
- country alphabetical directory
- post and telegraph
- ports and harbours
- justices of the peace
- tariffs and licences
- government official
- societies and institutions
- municipal and divisional board
- and hundreds of advertisements
This directory contains hundreds of thousands of people, many with occupations and addresses. The telephone directory contains those who had a telephone and were connected to the Brisbane Exchange, together with address and phone number - one of the very earliest phone directories available!
This directory gives you a unique view of life as it was back in the 1890s in Queensland.
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.
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