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A list of the postal and trade directories at the Cornish Studies Library.

Most give a brief descriptive and historical introduction, and some statistics for each town and parish.
Some private residents and most traders are listed.
Later editions include more information than early ones.
Those before 1850 concentrate on towns, largely excluding the rural parishes.

Cornwall

1783 - Bailey
1798 - Univ. Brit. Dir.
1823/4 & 1830-Pigot
1840 - Robson
1844 - Pigot
1847 - Wi1liams
1852/3 - Slater
1856 - Kelly
1862 - Harrison, Harrod
1873 - Kelly
1878 - Harrod
1883, 1889, 1893, 1897, 1902, 1906, 1910, 1914, 1919, 1923, 1926, 1930, 1935 & 1939-Kelly

East Cornwall: 20 Parishes only

1881, 1887 & 1901 - Venning

Falmouth

1864 - Warn
1892, 1898, 1909, 1912, 1921 & 1925-Lake

Launceston

1956/7 - Chudley

Penzance

1864 - Coul son

Truro

1883, 1888 &1895 1935-Cornish Riviera Pr.

Devon

1830 - Pigot
1850 - White
1856 - Kelly
1862 - Harrison, Harrod
1878 - Harrod
1878/9 - White
1897, 1906, 1919, 1926, 1930 & 1935-Kelly

Plymouth

1951 - Kelly

A few less useful directories from other publishers are also available, but are not listed here.

Local telephone directories have been filed since 1968.

The County Council has published an annual Industrial Directory since 1984.


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