Victorian Directory 1918 (Sands and McDougall)

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Media: DATA CD - 1 CD (3141 pages)
Author: J. Sands & McDougall
Year: (1918) 2010
ISBN: 9781742229058
Publisher: Archive Digital Books Australasia

A massive directory of 3,141 pages, this Sands and McDougall directory, which in 1918 was in its 62nd year of publication, consists not only of a Melbourne Directory, but also its Suburbs and the country areas too. It is divided into five main sections:City Streets Directory, with a street index, and street by street listings of all houses and the householder at each address

  • A Country Commercial Directory section that lists people alphabetically for each town together with their occupation
  • An Alphabetical Directory covering the whole of Victoria
  • Melbourne and Suburban Professional and Trade Directory, listing people by their trade
  • Country Professional and Trade Directory, complements the Melbourne list to give coverage of all Victoria

Separate directories are given for the following areas, making the work comprehensive and complete:

  • Agricultural and Pastoral – lists people alphabetically by their agricultural activity
  • Government and Official – Commonwealth and Victorian office bearers
  • Legal and Judicial – including Justices of the Peace
  • Municipal
  • Ecclesiastical – the Australian Church, Baptist Union, Particular Baptist, Catholic Apostolic, Christian Science, Church for Deaf Mutes, Church of England, Church of God, Churches of Christ, Congregational, Free Presbyterian, Greek Orthodox, Hebrew Congregation, Lutheran, Methodist, New Church in Australia, Presbyterian, Reorganised Church, Roman Catholic, Salvation Army, Seventh Day Adventist, Unitarian Church, Welsh Calvinistic, and Zionist Church
  • Asylums, Homes, Cemeteries, Friendly Societies, and Hospitals

The directory includes many pages of advertisements - all useful information, often including names of people and places. The whole directory, including most text in the advertisements, is searchable, useful not only for finding names, but also places, occupations and other information for family and local historians.

Adams, Wm. T. C., Hamilton
Aldridge, Wm. T., Raglan-st, Bendigo
Anderson, A. J., Elmore
Anderson, Andrew, Beechworth
Bartlett, Sidney. Corryong
Bastin, W. C., St. Arnaud
Bechervaise, E., & Son, 17 Malop-st, Geelong

The whole directory, including most text in the advertisements, is searchable. This makes it 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 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

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