Directories

Directories are very useful for researching the gentry as well as the professional, merchant and trading classes. They can provide circumstantial evidence of growing or declining prosperity, emigration or death.

Search our Catalogue for directories relating to your area.

Further information on directories and occupations is available in our information booklet Family History Research: Sources at the NLI  Family History Research Sources at the NLI.pdf (0 MB, Adobe PDF).