Victorian Directory 1931 (Sands and McDougall)

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Media: DATA CD - 1 CD (2236 pages)
Author: Sands & McDougall
Year: (1931) 2011
ISBN: 9781921957529
Publisher: Archive Digital Books Australasia

A massive directory of over 2,200 pages, this Sands and McDougall directory, which in 1931 was in its 75th 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 Towns 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, which 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 of Victoria, Catholic Apostolic Church, Christadelphians’ Ecclesia, Churches of Christ, Churches of Christ Scientist, Church of England, Congregational, Free Presbyterian, Greek Orthodox, Hebrew Synagogue, Latter Day Saints, Lutheran, Melbourne Society of the New Church, Methodist, Particular Baptist, Presbyterian, Roman Catholic, Salvation Army, Seventh Day Adventist, Society of Friends (Quakers), Unitarian Church, Welsh Presbyterian Churches
  • Asylums, Homes, Hospitals etc

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.

(Rail to Woodend 48½ miles, thence 6 miles. Shire of Newham & Woodend, County of Dalhousie)
Blount, Jas. E., grazier
Cameron, Duncan J., farmer
Casey, Wm., farmer
Chambers, Bennet J., farmer
Egan, Ellen, nurse
Francishini, James V.
Kellett, George, farmer
Olsen, John P., farmer
Scott, John & Thos. J., farmers
Sullivan, Thos. J., farmer
Walsh, Jno., farmer

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.

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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