Sydney PO Directory 1857 (Cox)
Sydney Post Office Directory 1857 (Cox & Co). 1857. This rare early 356 page directory is now offered on searchable CD - making it readily available to researchers for the time.  This was the second year of publication and appeared "under the special patronage of Her Majesty's Postmaster-General, who, fully recognising the necessity both of the existence and accuracy of such a work as the present, has allowed the various Letter-Carriers of the General Post Office to collect the information which now appears in our pages."

Arranged as follows

  • Sydney Street Directory
  • Sydney Alphabetical Directory
  • Trades Directory
  • Commercial Directory
  • Law Directory
  • Government and Official Directory
  • Ecclesiastical Establishments
  • Charitable Institutions and Public Boards
  • Complete Compendium of Postal Arrangements throughout the Colony

Includes numerous advertisements

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