A4: Trade Directories

Trade Directories.

These are a fascinating source of detailed information about your area. They were published throughout the period.


Kelly's Trade Directory, Lincolnshire 1913, the entry for the village of Little Hale.


This entry describes the village and its services, but it also lists all the main landowners and trades people. By using several directories over a period of time you can trace some families in a similar way to using census material.

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