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Builth and district
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  Victorian Trade Directories  
 

These were a little like the Yellow Pages of today (but without the telephone numbers!). They listed all the important property owners and tradesmen in the area and gave information about services such as the coaches and carriers and schools.

They are a very useful source for finding what an area was like in Victorian times. Select from the list below.

Pigot's Directory of South Wales 1835
The gentry of the Builth area
The professions in the area
The tradesmen: Bevan to Evans
The tradesmen: Griffiths to Price
The tradesmen: Price to Williams
The inns of the area
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