Ancestry.com. Isle of Wight Directory, 1904 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2003.Original data: Kelly's Directory of Isle of Wight For 1904. London, England: Kelly's Directories Limited, 182, 183, and 184, High Holborn, W.C., 1904.
The Isle of Wight is a small island in the British Isles located just about three miles off the southern shore of Hampshire. This database contains Kelly's 1904 directory for the Isle of Wight. Information provided in this directory includes a description of the physical and geological properties of the island, a listing of government offices and officers, and descriptions of the villages and parishes, including a list of the private residents. Directories can be great sources of genealogical data. They not only help you pinpoint your ancestors in a particular place and time, but they also shed some light on what the area was like at the time, providing information to help you put your ancestors in a historical context.