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Trade Directories of Staffordshire

A list of some early trade directories covering Staffordshire. Directories relating to individual locations within the county can be found on the appropriate parish pages.

Staffordshire General & Commercial Directory for 1818.
Compiled by Messrs W Parson & T Bradshaw.
Published Manchester, 1818 in three parts:
Part I containing Newcastle-under-Lyme, the Potteries & Leek.
Part II containing Lichfield, Stafford & Tamworth (& a number of other towns) with the Neighbouring Villages.
Part III containing Bilston, Walsall, (etc) and the Whole of the South of the County of Stafford.
This directory was also published in one volume.

History, Gazetteer and Directory of Staffordshire.
by William White.
Published Sheffield, 1834.

History, Gazetteer and Directory of Staffordshire.
by William White.
Published Sheffield, 1851.

Harrison, Harrod & Co's Directory and Gazetteer of Staffordshire and Shropshire with Dudley in Worcestershire.
Published Harrison, Harrod & Co, London, 1861.

Jones's Mercantile Directory of the Pottery District of Staffordshire.
Published Jones & Proud, London, 1864.

Jones's Mercantile Directory of the Iron District of South Staffordshire and East Worcestershire.
Published Jones & Proud, London, 1865.

Keates & Ford's Annual Potteries and Newcastle Street and Trade Directory.
Published Keates & Ford, Hanley, 1865 & 1867.

Keate's Gazetteer and Directory of the Staffordshire Potteries, Newcastle and District.
Published J Keates, Hanley, 1869, 1873, 1875, 1879, 1882, 1889 & 1892.

White's Directory of Birmingham, Wolverhampton, Walsall, Dudley, Wednesbury and the Principal Villages in the Hardware District.
by William White.
Published Sheffield, 1869.

J G Harrod & Co's Postal and Commercial Directory of Staffordshire.
Published Harrod JG & Co, Norwich, 1870.

White's Directory of Birmingham, Wolverhampton, Walsall, Dudley, Wednesbury and the Principal Villages in the Hardware District.
by William White.
Published Sheffield, 1873.

Postal Directory for the Potteries with Newcastle and District.
Published Rockliff Bros, Liverpool, 1887.

Hanley and Potteries District Trades Directory.
Published Town & Country Directories Ltd, Edinburgh, 1902, 1913 & 1917.

The Potteries, Newcastle and District Directory.
Published Staffordshire Sentinel Ltd, Hanley, 1907 & 1912.

Staffordshire Directory and Buyers Guide.
Published EF Cope & Co, Walsall.
24 Editions published for the years 1905, 1908, 1910-1914, 1916, 1921-1925, 1927-1936 & 1938.

Staffordshire Directory.
Published Aubrey & Co, Walsall.
8 Editions published for the years 1933-1940.

Kelly's Directories of Staffordshire

Pigot's & Slater's Directories of Staffordshire