Queensland Post Office Directory Compendium 1921-1925 (Wise)

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Media: DATA CD - 2 CDs (6276 pages)
Author: H. Wise
Year: (1921-1925) 2011
ISBN: 9781921893445 
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, as well as information on their occupation and much more.

This compendium of Wise's Queensland directories covers 1921-1925. Each is very comprehensive containing the following sub-directories:

  • Brisbane post office directory, with information on residents alphabetically by street
  • Country towns (including many which are now suburbs of Brisbane): in general, it gives the location, other significant details about the town and a listing of residents (includes Rabaul and Port Moresby)
  • Overall Alphabetical directory
  • Trades
  • Legal - includes barristers, solicitors, and conveyancers
  • Medical – includes hospitals and the medical board, medical practitioners, pharmaceutical chemists, dentists and masseuses
  • Ecclesiastical – Church of England, Roman Catholic, Presbyterian, Congregational, Baptist, Queensland Methodist, Seventh Day Adventists, Salvation Army, United Evangelical Lutheran Church in Australia, Evangelical Lutheran, Catholic Apostolic, Church of Christ, United Welsh Church, United Danish Evangelical Lutheran, Christian, Brisbane City Mission, Bavarian Lutheran, Brisbane Society of the New Church, Christadelphian, Joyful News Mission, Peoples Evangelical Mission (the list varies between years)
  • Pastoral and Agricultural: one listing according to the type of enterprise (for example, sugar refiners, sugar planters, vignerons, arrowroot manufacturers, coffee planters, fruit growers, and poultry farmers) and another an alphabetical listing of stations, runs and grazing farms
  • Local Government
  • Official – lists the federal representatives for each state, key Commonwealth Departmental officials and similar state representatives and officials for Queensland
  • and hundreds of advertisements


Bowkett Ed F, trmwy gngr
Bowman Jos C, sugar planter
Brown Jno, sugar planter
Bryant Robt, sugar plntr
Clarke Robt, mill mgr
Cook Albt, grazier

These directories contain hundreds of thousands of people, many with occupations and addresses and gives insight into the third decade of life in 20th century Queensland.

This compendium contains high quality scanned images of the original books, 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.

Queensland Post Office Directory 1921 (Wise)
Queensland Post Office Directory 1922 (Wise)
Queensland Post Office Directory 1923 (Wise)
Queensland Post Office Directory 1924 (Wise)
Queensland Post Office Directory 1925 (Wise)

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Queensland Post Office Directory Compendium 1921-1925 (Wise)

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