Commercial directories covering Down

DirectoryDetailsWhere?CommentTowns covered
Holden's annual London and country directory of the United Kingdoms & Wales, in three volumes, for ... 1811 W.Holden 1811 National Library of Ireland
G 942 h 23
3 vols. Facsimile repr. Norwich M. Winton 1996 Towns
The general directory of Newry, Armagh, and the towns of Dungannon, Portadown, Tandragee, Lurgan, Waringstown, Banbridge, Warrenpoint, Rosstrevor, Kilkeel, Rathfriland, 1820 Thomas Bradshaw 1819 Public Record Office of Northern Ireland

Online
Lists traders, but not local gentry Towns
Commercial Directory of Ireland J. Pigot 1820 National Library of Ireland
Organized alphabetically by town and, within each town, alphabetically by trade, with the names of nobility and gentry resident in or near each town. For Dublin the list of nobility and gentry is alphabetical. Towns
City of Dublin and Hibernian Provincial Directory J. Pigot and Co. 1824 National Library of Ireland

Online
Organized alphabetically by province/town, and then by trade, with names of nobility and gentry resident in or near each town. An overall composite index to nobility & gentry, and separate lists of Belfast, Cork, Dublin and Limerick merchants. Towns
Matier's Belfast directory Matier 1835 Public Record Office of Northern Ireland
Online
Alphabetical list of gentry, merchants and traders in Belfast; lists also by trade; gentry and nobility in the vicinity of Belfast
Online
Towns
Directory of Armagh, Newry, Londonderry, Drogheda, Dundalk, Monaghan, Omagh, Strabane, Dungannon, Lisburn, Lurgan Portadown and neightbouring towns William Lennox 1840 Public Record Office of Northern Ireland

Online
Alphabetical lists of nobility, gentry, public officials, merchants and traders. Towns
Belfast Directory Mathew Martin 1841 Public Record Office of Northern Ireland

Online
Subsequent edition: 1842 For Belfast alphabetical lists of gentry, merchants and traders in Belfast; lists also by trade; house to house lists of the major streets;; nobility and gentry in Cos Antrim and Down. Other towns have alphabetical lists only Towns
Belfast Directory Mathew Martin 1842 Public Record Office of Northern Ireland

Online
For Belfast alphabetical lists of gentry, merchants and traders in Belfast; lists also by trade; house to house lists of the major streets;; nobility and gentry in Cos Antrim and Down. Other towns have alphabetical lists only Towns
Henderson's New Belfast Directory and Northern Repository James Alexander Henderson 1843-4 Public Record Office of Northern Ireland

Online
Containing information relative to the counties Armagh, Antrim and Down, with lists of the inhabitants of the chief towns. Also an Alphabetical list of the inhabitants of Belfast [...] Towns
National Commercial Directory of Ireland Slater 1846 National Library of Ireland
Online
Alphabetical by province & town, then by trade, with names of schoolteachers, major farmers & nobility/gentry in or near the town. Lists Belfast, Cork, Dublin and Limerick merchants. Dublin only - attornies, doctors, dentists. Towns
Belfast and Province of Ulster Directory James Alexander Henderson 1852 Public Record Office of Northern Ireland

Online
House to house street lists; trades and professions; and "principal inhabitants" Towns
Royal National Commercial Directory of Ireland Slater 1856 National Library of Ireland
Follows Slater's 1846; alphabetically by province & town, then by trade, with names of schoolteachers, major farmers & nobility/gentry in or near the town. Lists Belfast, Cork, Dublin and Limerick merchants. Dublin only - attornies, doctors, dentists. Towns
Belfast and Province of Ulster Directory James Alexander Henderson 1858 Public Record Office of Northern Ireland

Online
Other editions: 1854, 1863 (online), 1865 (online), 1866 (online), 1868, 1870 (online) House to house street lists; trades and professions; and "principal inhabitants" Towns
Belfast and Province of Ulster Directory James Alexander Henderson 1861 Public Record Office of Northern Ireland

Online
Subsequent editions: 1863 (online), 1865 (online), House to house street lists; trades and professions; and "principal inhabitants" Towns
Business Directory of Belfast R. Wynne 1865
For Belfast, theres are alphabetical lists of merchants, traders and manufacturers, also arranged by trades, with good coverage of the suburbs. Only the trade lists for other towns Towns
Belfast and Province of Ulster Directory James Alexander Henderson 1868 Public Record Office of Northern Ireland

Online
Subsequent editions: 1870 (online). House to house street lists; trades and professions; and "principal inhabitants" Towns
Directory of Ireland Slater 1870 National Library of Ireland
Follows Slater's 1856; alphabetically by province & town, then by trade, with names of schoolteachers, major farmers & nobility/gentry in or near the town. Lists Belfast, Cork, Dublin and Limerick merchants. Dublin only - attornies, doctors, dentists. Towns
Belfast and Province of Ulster Directory James Alexander Henderson 1877 Public Record Office of Northern Ireland

Online
Subsequent editions: 1880, 1884, 1887, 1890, 1892, 1895, 1896, 1897, 1899, 1900 (all online). House to house street lists; trades and professions; and "principal inhabitants" Towns
Royal National Commercial Directory of Ireland Slater 1881 National Library of Ireland
Follows Slater's 1870; alphabetically by province & town, then by trade, with names of schoolteachers, major farmers & nobility/gentry in or near the town. Lists Belfast, Cork, Dublin and Limerick merchants. Dublin only - attornies, doctors, dentists. Towns
County Armagh Directory and Almanac Farrell 1883
Towns
The Book of Armagh George Henry Bassett 1888
Local history and contemporary listings; street directory of Armagh FindMyPast Towns
The Book of Antrim George Henry Bassett 1888
Local history and contemporary information FindMyPast, Ancestry.com Towns

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