Pigot's Directory

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An example page from Pigot's 1839 directory of Kent, Surrey and Sussex. This page has information on Bromley and Canterbury

Pigot's Directory was a major British directory started in 1814 by James Pigot.[1]

Pigot's Directories covered England, Scotland, and Wales in the period before official Civil Registration began and are a valuable source of information regarding all major professions, nobility, gentry, clergy, trades and occupations including taverns and public houses and much more are listed. There are even timetables of the coaches and carriers that served a town.

Parishes are listed for each area with useful information including the number of inhabitants, a geographical description and the main trades and industries of the area or town.

List of Pigot’s Trade Directories by date[edit]

List of Pigot’s Trade Directories by geographic coverage[edit]


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