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Other Directory Projects

The following are links to other digitization/transcription projects.

Newfoundland and Labrador

Business directories [online]. - Newfoundland's Grand Banks genealogical and historical data. - [Cited Dec. 2, 2002]. - Access: http://ngb.chebucto.org/directory.shtml

  • Transcriptions of various Newfoundland provincial directories.

Quebec

Annuaires "Lovell" de Montréal et sa banlieue (1842-1999) [online]. - Bibliothèque nationale de Québec. - [Cited Jan. 25, 2006]. - Access: http://bibnum2.bnquebec.ca/bna/lovell/index.html

  • Includes digitised images of the Lovell directories for Montreal and suburbs, 1842 - 1999

Ontario

County directories
Ontario city & farmers directories [online]. - The Olive tree genealogy. - [Cited Dec. 2, 2002] - Access: http://olivetreegenealogy.com/can/ont/dir.shtml

  • Transcriptions of names and other information from a number of nineteenth-century Ontario county directories. Organized by county and township.

Halton Region

Halton's historical directories [online]. - Halton's historical and newspaper records. - HALINET. - [Cited Dec. 2, 2002]. - Access: www.halinet.on.ca/localhistory/histdir.htm

  • Transcriptions of names and other information from a variety of nineteenth-century directories. Only Halton Region names have been extracted.

Toronto

Historicity : Toronto then and now [online]. - Toronto Public Library. - [Cited Dec. 2, 2002]. - Access: http://historicity.torontopubliclibrary.ca/webHTY/index.jsp

  • Includes digitized copies of Town of York and Toronto city directories, 1797-1881. 1882-1900 will be added.

Internet Archive: Canadian Libraries [online]. - [Cited: December 7, 2006]. - Access: www.archive.org/details/toronto

  • Includes digitized directories of several Ontario cities. Keyword search: directory.

Prince Edward Island

P.E.I. directories [online]. - The Island Register. - [Cited Dec. 2, 2002].

Western Canada

British Columbia city directories 1860-1901 [online]. - [Cited July 29, 2008]. - Access: www.vpl.vancouver.bc.ca/bccd/index.php

Our Roots : Canada's Local Histories Online [online]. - [Cited June 14, 2005]. - Access: www.ourroots.ca

  • Includes digitized directories of western Canadian cities. Keyword search: directory.