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I grew up in the Carrington area and have vague recollections of friends and neighbours from my childhood. How can I access Kelly's directories from 1955 to 1962.

I'm classed as vulnerable during the current pandemic so even if libraries were open I wouldn't be able to visit one.

 

Are there online versions available?

 

Many thanks

 

Mick

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Welcome Billy24.

 

As far as I'm aware, the only way you'd normally be able to access trade directories is by a personal visit to a library. There are a few old directories (circa 1900) available online, but not for the years you mention.

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Hi Billy24, been a few years but you could access some trade directories on the Ancestry website, found things relative to me 1840 to 1890, always struggled with things online 1930 plus...

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