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Directories are alphabetical lists of names and addresses. City directories can help you learn where an ancestor lived. The person’s occupation is frequently given. Often the home address and business address are both mentioned. When a husband dies, many times the widow is listed as "widow of...."  
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<br> Directories are alphabetical lists of names and addresses. City directories can help you learn where an ancestor lived. The person’s occupation is frequently given. Often the home address and business address are both mentioned. When a husband dies, many times the widow is listed as "widow of...."  
  
 
Directories can help you determine which jurisdictional ward the family lived in if you are searching census records for a particular time period in a big city. Directories sometimes have maps and addresses of churches, cemeteries, courthouses, and other important locations.  
 
Directories can help you determine which jurisdictional ward the family lived in if you are searching census records for a particular time period in a big city. Directories sometimes have maps and addresses of churches, cemeteries, courthouses, and other important locations.  
  
The New Hampshire Historical Society has an excellent collection of city directories. The Family History Library has the following, some on microfilm, some on microfiche:  
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=== Resources for New Hampshire Directories  ===
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==== Libraries and Archives  ====
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The [http://www.nhhistory.org/ New Hampshire Historical Society] has an excellent collection of city directories. For the address, see [[New Hampshire Societies|New Hampshire Societies]].
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Public libraries often have city directories for their areas. College and university libraries often have larger collections of city directories. For lists of these libraries with contact information, see [http://www.publiclibraries.com/vermont.htm PublicLibraries.com] and [http://www.searchbug.com/companyfinder/ SearchBug.com]
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==== Directories Online  ====
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Ancestry.com ($) has New Hampshire directories available online in its [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1540 U.S. City Directories] collection.
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==== The Family History Library  ====
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The Family History Library has the following, some on microfilm, some on microfiche:  
  
 
*Concord 1830–1935 (gaps)  
 
*Concord 1830–1935 (gaps)  
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*Portsmouth 1817–1935 (gaps)
 
*Portsmouth 1817–1935 (gaps)
  
To locate the source numbers for the directories at the Family History Library, use the Locality Search of the [[Introduction to the Family History Library Catalog|Family History Library Catalog]] for:
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To locate the source numbers for the directories at the Family History Library, use the [https://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlc/ Place Search].
  
::NEW HAMPSHIRE,[COUNTY],[TOWN]- DIRECTORIES
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&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;Example: NEW HAMPSHIRE, [COUNTY], [TOWN] - DIRECTORIES  
  
Other directories may be located at the New Hampshire Historical Society. For their address, see [[New Hampshire Societies|New Hampshire Societies]].  
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For more information about the Library Catalog, see [[Introduction to the Family History Library Catalog|Family History Library Catalog]].  
  
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=== Bibliography<br> ===
  
 
*[http://www.uscitydirectories.com/nh.htm US City Directories] This web site identifies printed, microfilmed, and online directories and their repositories.<br>
 
*[http://www.uscitydirectories.com/nh.htm US City Directories] This web site identifies printed, microfilmed, and online directories and their repositories.<br>
  
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Directories are alphabetical lists of names and addresses. City directories can help you learn where an ancestor lived. The person’s occupation is frequently given. Often the home address and business address are both mentioned. When a husband dies, many times the widow is listed as "widow of...."

Directories can help you determine which jurisdictional ward the family lived in if you are searching census records for a particular time period in a big city. Directories sometimes have maps and addresses of churches, cemeteries, courthouses, and other important locations.

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Resources for New Hampshire Directories

Libraries and Archives

The New Hampshire Historical Society has an excellent collection of city directories. For the address, see New Hampshire Societies.

Public libraries often have city directories for their areas. College and university libraries often have larger collections of city directories. For lists of these libraries with contact information, see PublicLibraries.com and SearchBug.com

Directories Online

Ancestry.com ($) has New Hampshire directories available online in its U.S. City Directories collection.

The Family History Library

The Family History Library has the following, some on microfilm, some on microfiche:

  • Concord 1830–1935 (gaps)
  • Dover 1830–1935 (gaps)
  • Great Falls 1848 (now Somersworth)
  • Keene 1827, 1830, 1831, 1871–1935 (gaps)
  • Manchester 1844–1935 (gaps)
  • Nashua 1841–1935 (gaps)
  • New Hampshire 1849
  • New Ipswich 1858
  • Peterborough 1830
  • Portsmouth 1817–1935 (gaps)

To locate the source numbers for the directories at the Family History Library, use the Place Search.

     Example: NEW HAMPSHIRE, [COUNTY], [TOWN] - DIRECTORIES

For more information about the Library Catalog, see Family History Library Catalog.


Bibliography

  • US City Directories This web site identifies printed, microfilmed, and online directories and their repositories.

 

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