Commercial directories covering Shankill


Town

DirectoryDetailsWhere?Comment

Towns covered

Belfast city

Belfast Directories

Belfast Joseph Smith 1807/8


Republished as "Merchants in Plenty", ed. J.R.R. Adams, Belfast, Ulster Historical Foundation, 1992

Towns

Belfast city

Holden's annual London and country directory of the United Kingdoms & Wales, in three volumes, for ... 1811

London: W.Holden 1811

National Library of Ireland
G 942 h 23

3 vols. Facsimile repr. Norwich M. Winton 1996

Towns

Belfast city

The general directory of Newry, Armagh, and the towns of Dungannon, Portadown, Tandragee, Lurgan, Waringstown, Banbridge, Warrenpoint, Rosstrevor, Kilkeel, Rathfriland, 1820

Thomas Bradshaw 1819

Public Record Office of Northern Ireland

Online

Lists traders, but not local gentry

Towns

Belfast city

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

Belfast city

Directory of Belfast and its Vicinity

Joseph Smyth 1820


Towns

Belfast city

Belfast Almanack

1820


Alphabetical lists of traders and street directories

Towns

Belfast city

Belfast Directory for 1831-2

Belfast Robert Donaldson 1831

Public Record Office of Northern Ireland
Online

Alphabetical list of "Merchants, Manufacturers and Inhabitants in general".
Online

Towns

Belfast city

Matier's Belfast directory

Belfast Matier 1835

Public Record Office of Northern Ireland
Online

Alphabetical list of gentry, merchants and traders in Belfast; lists also by trade; gentry and nobility in the vicinity of Belfast
Online

Towns

Belfast city

Belfast Directory

Mathew Martin 1839

Public Record Office of Northern Ireland

Online

Alphabetical list 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.
Online

Towns

Belfast city

Belfast Directory

Mathew Martin 1841

Public Record Office of Northern Ireland

Online

Subsequent edition: 1842 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

Belfast city

Henderson's New Belfast Directory and Northern Repository

Belfast 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

Belfast city

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 city

Henderson's Belfast Directory and Northern Repository

Belfast James Alexander Henderson 1846-7

Public Record Office of Northern Ireland

Online

Contains an alphabetical list of the inhabitants of Belfast, a street directory and a classification of trades and professions [...]

Towns

Belfast city

Belfast Directory

James Alexander Henderson 1850

Public Record Office of Northern Ireland

Online

Alphabetical list of gentry, merchants and traders in Belfast; lists also by trade; house to house lists of inhabitants of the major streets.

Towns

Belfast city

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

Belfast city

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 city

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

Belfast city

Belfast Directory

Belfast Hugh Adair 1860

National Library of Ireland
Dix Belfast 1860

Good house to house lists, and good coverage of suburbs

Towns

Belfast city

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

Belfast city

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 city

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

Belfast city

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


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