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Ancestry.com. Somersetshire and Bristol Directory, 1889 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2004.
Original data: Kelly's Directory of Somersetshire, with the City of Bristo. London, England: Kelly, 1889.

About Somersetshire and Bristol Directory, 1889

This database contains the 1889 directory of Somersetshire and Bristol. It contains an alphabetical directory that lists the name, address, and occupation of each head of household. In addition, the directory contains lists of the hundreds and poor law unions of each county, the population of the 1881 census, trade directories, lists of farm bailiffs of gentlemen farming their own land, a complete list of the members of the county councils, and information on the parishes, county courts, dioceses, archdeaconries, and rural deaneries of the area. Directories can be great sources of genealogical information and are especially useful for pinpointing your ancestors in a particular time and place.