Tuesday, November 4, 2008

New Database on ancestry.ca

Canadian City and Area Directories, 1819-1899

This database contains Canadian city and area directories for various years from 1819-1899.City directories generally contain an alphabetical listing of its citizens, giving the names of the heads of households, their addresses, and occupations. In addition to the alphabetical portion, a city directory may also contain a business directory, street directory, governmental directory, and listings of town officers, schools, societies, churches, post offices, and other miscellaneous matters of general and local interest.

At the end of the list of "Resources of Interest for Canadian Researchers" click on "see all databases" and type in the heading "Canadian City and Area Directories".

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