Directories & almanacs

Directories & almanacs

New South Wales Almanac and Country Directory 1921 (Moore)

This book is divided into two sections, an Australian Almanac and a NSW directory for 1921, and contains invaluable information on places and people, throughout New South Wales. Also included is a large colour map of NSW towns, rail and coach lines and other transport options.

The Almanac is 180 pages in length and includes a detailed calendar including "remarkable" events, sun and moon times, tides, phases of the moon, etc.

New South Wales Post Office Directory 1936 (Wise)

Directories are an invaluable resource for local, family and social historians as well as for researchers in other fields of Australian history.

New South Wales Post Office Directory 1914 (Wise)

A huge volume of almost 2,000 pages, the 1914 Wise’s New South Wales Post Office Directory is divided into several main sections:

  • Sydney and Suburbs, with a street index, and street by street listings of all houses and the householder of each address
  • A Country Directory section that lists people alphabetically for each town together with their occupation and
  • An overall Alphabetical Directory of people in Sydney, its suburbs and the NSW country areas

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

Directories and Almanacs

by Graham Januay

Family history is often all about tracing where people lived because until you hold this information it can be very difficult to locate their records. This is particularly the case when your research takes you into the pre-civil registration era and you have to rely on parish and town records for material.

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