Virginia Directories

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Directories of heads of households have been published for major cities in Virginia. For example, the Family History Library has directories for:

Richmond City

1819-1860 FHL fiche 6044391-400
1866-1935 FHL films 1377370-84
 and 1605945-66


Norfolk City

1801, 1806, 1851,
 1859, 1860
FHL fiche 6044285-89
1866-1901 FHL films 1377209-15
1902-1923 FHL films 1844188-202
1924-1935 FHL films 1844311-17


For prominent individuals of the colonial era, the Family History Library has name directories such as:

Stanard, William G. The Colonial Virginia Register 1902. Reprint, Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Company, 1965. (FHL book 975.5 N2s 1965; film 982250 item 4.) Gives position and sometimes birth and death information.

Further directories are found in the Family History Library Catalog Locality Search under:

VIRGINIA, [COUNTY], [INDEPENDENT CITY] - DIRECTORIES

VIRGINIA, [COUNTY], [TOWN] - DIRECTORIES