Commercial directories covering Derry


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Commercial Directory of Ireland

J. Pigot 1820

National Library of Ireland

Organized alphabetically by town and, within each town, alphabetically by trade, with the names of nobility and gentry resident in or near each town. For Dublin the list of nobility and gentry is alphabetical.

Towns

City of Dublin and Hibernian Provincial Directory

J. Pigot and Co. 1824

National Library of Ireland

Online

Organized alphabetically by province/town, and then by trade, with names of nobility and gentry resident in or near each town. An overall composite index to nobility & gentry, and separate lists of Belfast, Cork, Dublin and Limerick merchants.

Towns

Directory of Armagh, Newry, Londonderry, Drogheda, Dundalk, Monaghan, Omagh, Strabane, Dungannon, Lisburn, Lurgan Portadown and neightbouring towns

William Lennox 1840

Public Record Office of Northern Ireland

Online

Alphabetical lists of nobility, gentry, public officials, merchants and traders.

Towns

Belfast Directory

Mathew Martin 1842

Public Record Office of Northern Ireland

Online

For Belfast alphabetical lists of gentry, merchants and traders in Belfast; lists also by trade; house to house lists of the major streets;; nobility and gentry in Cos Antrim and Down. Other towns have alphabetical lists only

Towns

Henderson's New Belfast Directory and Northern Repository

James Alexander Henderson 1843-4

Public Record Office of Northern Ireland

Online

Containing information relative to the counties Armagh, Antrim and Down, with lists of the inhabitants of the chief towns. Also an Alphabetical list of the inhabitants of Belfast [...]

Towns

National Commercial Directory of Ireland

Slater 1846

National Library of Ireland
Online

Alphabetical by province & town, then by trade, with names of schoolteachers, major farmers & nobility/gentry in or near the town. Lists Belfast, Cork, Dublin and Limerick merchants. Dublin only - attornies, doctors, dentists.

Towns

Belfast and Province of Ulster Directory

James Alexander Henderson 1852

Public Record Office of Northern Ireland

Online

House to house street lists; trades and professions; and "principal inhabitants"

Towns

Royal National Commercial Directory of Ireland

Slater 1856

National Library of Ireland

Follows Slater's 1846; alphabetically by province & town, then by trade, with names of schoolteachers, major farmers & nobility/gentry in or near the town. Lists Belfast, Cork, Dublin and Limerick merchants. Dublin only - attornies, doctors, dentists.

Towns

Belfast and Province of Ulster Directory

James Alexander Henderson 1858

Public Record Office of Northern Ireland

Online

Other editions: 1854, 1863 (online), 1865 (online), 1866 (online), 1868, 1870 (online) House to house street lists; trades and professions; and "principal inhabitants"

Towns

Business Directory of Belfast

R. Wynne 1865


For Belfast, theres are alphabetical lists of merchants, traders and manufacturers, also arranged by trades, with good coverage of the suburbs. Only the trade lists for other towns

Towns

Directory of Ireland

Slater 1870

National Library of Ireland

Follows Slater's 1856; alphabetically by province & town, then by trade, with names of schoolteachers, major farmers & nobility/gentry in or near the town. Lists Belfast, Cork, Dublin and Limerick merchants. Dublin only - attornies, doctors, dentists.

Towns

Belfast and Province of Ulster Directory

James Alexander Henderson 1877

Public Record Office of Northern Ireland

Online

Subsequent editions: 1880, 1884, 1887, 1890, 1892, 1895, 1896, 1897, 1899, 1900 (all online). House to house street lists; trades and professions; and "principal inhabitants"

Towns

Royal National Commercial Directory of Ireland

Slater 1881

National Library of Ireland

Follows Slater's 1870; alphabetically by province & town, then by trade, with names of schoolteachers, major farmers & nobility/gentry in or near the town. Lists Belfast, Cork, Dublin and Limerick merchants. Dublin only - attornies, doctors, dentists.

Towns

Derry Almanac and Directory

1887


Annually from 1891. Steet and traders lists for Derry city; other towns traders lists only

Towns

The Book of Antrim

George Henry Bassett 1888


Local history and contemporary information

Towns


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