Find your ancestors in Victoria, Melbourne Almanac and General Intelligencer 1858 (Williams)


Do you have Melbourne ancestry?

Directories are one of the most effective ways of tracing members of a family. Many small businesses needed to ensure the public was aware of their activity and one of the better ways to do this in an age before media dominated was via a directory. The value of directories as a research tool is enhanced when no census material is available. This is an invaluable genealogy resoruce for anyone exploring their family history or building a family tree.

In this directory you can expect to find a range of information in the following sections:

A calendar for the year which includes information on gardening and farming
The Government and Government departments
Postal Information and a range of other interesting information including a Traveller’s Guide and a list of Jewish Festivals during the year
Municipal Councils
A section containing numerous Advertisements
High quality scanned images of the whole of the original book.