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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 though some local people chose not to be included.. Select from the list below.

Pigot's Directory of North Wales 1835
The local gentry and professional people
The tradesmen: blacksmith to flannel manufacturer
The tradesmen: grocer to joiner
The tradesmen: maltster to miscellaneous

Sutton's Directory of North Wales 1889
1. Baker to boot maker
2. Brick maker to grocer
3. Hotel to linen draper
4. Maltster to skinner
5. Stationer to timber merchant
6. Wheelwright to miscellaneous


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