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Old Occupations - S. HSE: Information about health and safety at work. Scottish Indexes - Helping you trace your Scottish family tree. Check Company - Free Business and Director reports. Facebook. Scottish Post Office directories. With their alphabetical list of a location's inhabitants and information on their profession and address, the directories enable you easily to find out where people lived at a certain time and how they earned their living.

Scottish Post Office directories

In each directory you can: Browse and search by place, year and resident's name View page by page View a PDF of the complete book Search the full PDF text Download files for free within our copyright regulations (non-commercial use only). The oldest volumes we have digitised were published in the late 1700s, when the demand for information about the increasing number of traders, businesses and industries grew rapidly. Most of the directories were published annually. This makes them a valuable resource, especially for the years not covered by the census which, starting in 1841, was only carried out every 10 years.

Read more about the directories Did you know? Lincoln marriage licenses. An abstract of the allegation books preserved in the registry of the bishop of Lincoln. 1598-1628 : Church of England. Diocese of Lincoln. cn. Pipl - People Search. Genealogy - Glossary of Old Occupations & Trades. Glossary of Old Occupations & Trades The world of work has changed greatly from the times of our ancestors, causing many occupational names and terms to fall into disuse.

Genealogy - Glossary of Old Occupations & Trades

If you found your ancestor named as a ripper, seinter, hosteler, sperviter, dobber, or pettifogger, would you know what it meant? Probably not. Yet, the work that our ancestors chose for their living is an important part of who they were. Learning about the occupations of our ancestors can provide insight into their daily lives, social status, and possibly even the origin of your family surname. This free glossary of old occupations explains the function of hundreds of old occupations, trades, and job titles. This old occupations glossary is a continual work-in-progress.

World's Largest Professional Network. Rossbret Institutions Website. City Directories. Boston 1872: City Directories. Enter name, address, or business: City Directory Search Tips: The city directories contain records of resident names (first and last), occupations, street addresses, and business names within the city boundaries for each year published.

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Boston 1872: City Directories

Search term sampson matches the same as Sampson Exact search phrases, such as street addresses, should be entered in quotes, for example "71 Federal" Using underscore between words is treated as exact phrasing as well: "71 federal" in quotes is functionally the same search phrase as 71_federal Exact phrase searching is faster. Address records do not include the term "street" or its abbreviation "st", so it can be left out of the search query as well. Enter multiple search terms to restrict search results. Search keywords OR and AND (entered in uppercase) are treated as conditional operators. Digitized Brooklyn City Directories. We have digitized 31 years of Brooklyn city and business directories, covering a period from 1856 to 1908.

Digitized Brooklyn City Directories

Most of these were printed by the J. Lain Company of Brooklyn, and include not only listings of citizens but also street guides, advertisements, and listings for government agencies and social services. We also have microfilm copies of directories spanning from 1796 to 1986. To check our holdings of these, please consult the guide to our Brooklyn City Directories and Telephone Directories on Microfilm, 1796 to 1986 collection, available on the Finding Aids page.

Directories list Each directory is a PDF file and will open in a separate window. Online Historical Directories. Please note: Currently, some Ancestry links don't work from this site because the affiliate program I was with no longer contracts with Ancestry.I'm currently pending approval with another affiliate program.

Online Historical Directories

Once I am approved, I will change the links. You can still access the directories on Ancestry. You'll just need to go directly to their website and look them up there. Have you ever wished you could find links to all the online city directories in one place? A place where they were listed by location and in date order? There's a lot of work that needs to be done to this site, and with all the online databases available, it's likely this project will be a continuous work-in-progress! Historical Directories of England & Wales.