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Regional Directories

These digitized directories have more information on the towns and villages of Monroe and surrounding counties than the Rochester City Directories do. If your search takes you to these areas, these directories may be of use to you.

 

City, Town and Village Directories 

Date 

Title and Publisher 

Batavia

1880

Directory of the Village of Batavia, New York. 

[Batavia, N.Y.] : Geo. B. Herrick.

1883

The Batavia Directory, Containing a General Directory of the Citizens, and a Business Directory No. III. 

Batavia, N.Y. : Genesee Directory Co.

Brockport

1907

Vick's Standard Directory and Reference Book, Brockport, Y.Y. [i.e. N.Y.] : Containing, Besides an Up-To-Date House and Business Directory, Much Local and General Information Invaluable in the Home or Office.

Rochester, N.Y.: Vick Pub. Co.

Canandaigua

 

1906

Canandaigua City Directory.

Canandaigua, N.Y. : J. Chas. Smith, (Canandaigua,

N.Y: Ontario County Journal Book Print.)

1909

Canandaigua City Directory. 

Canandaigua, N.Y. : J. Chas. Smith, (Canandaigua,

N.Y.: Ontario County Journal Book Print.)

1921

Calkin-Kelly Company's Canandaigua, New York, Ontario County, City Directory. 

Binghamton, N.Y. : Calkin-Kelly Directory Co.

East Rochester

1934

Directory of East Rochester.

Rochester, N.Y. : J. Francis Finnegan.

Fairport

1913

 City Directory of Fairport, N. Y.
Compiled by Claud M. Lumbard and Edgar Ray Bills. [Fairport, N.Y.?: Fairport Herald Press]

Geneva

1921

Geneva (New York) Directory.

Schenectady, N.Y. : Geneva Directory Co.

     

Geneva, Seneca Falls, Waterloo

1862

Brigham's Geneva, Seneca Falls and Waterloo Directory and Business Advertiser : For 1862 and 1863 ; Including the Towns of Phelps, Flint Creek, Seneca Castle and Stanley Corners, with Histories of the Towns from Their Earliest Settlement.

Compiled and Published for A. DeLancey Brigham.

Geneva, N.Y. : Steam Power Press of the Geneva Gazette.

Pittsford

1934

The Pittsford Directory for Year Ending 1934.
[Pittsford, N.Y.] : Rayson Miller Post 899.

1937

The Pittsford Directory for Year Ending 1937.
[Pittsford, N.Y.] : Rayson Miller Post 899.

Rochester

 1910

Bell Telephone Directory, March 1, 1910.

[Rochester, N.Y.] : New York Telephone Co.

1912

Bell Telephone Directory, Including Subscriber’s Lists in Rochester, Charlotte, Henrietta, Gates, Victor. 

[Rochester, N.Y.] : New York Telephone Co.

County Directories 

Date 

Title and Publisher 

Genesee County

1869

Gazetteer and Business Directory of Genesee County, N.Y. for 1869-70.

Compiled and Published by Hamilton Child. Syracuse, N.Y. : Printed at the Journal Office.

1917

Farm Journal Illustrated Directory of Genesee County New York. 

Philadelphia : Wilmer Atkinson.

Livingston County

1868

 New Gazetteer and Business Directory for Livingston County, N.Y. for 1868.
Compiled and Published by G. Emmet Stetson. Geneva, N.Y. : R.L. Adams.

Monroe County

1869

 Gazetteer and Business Directory of Monroe County, N.Y., for 1869-70.
Syracuse, Printed at the Journal office.

1918

 The Farm Journal Illustrated Rural Directory of Monroe County, New York.
Philadelphia: Wilmer Atkinson.

Monroe and Livingston Counties

1917?

American Agriculturalist Farm Directory and Reference Book, Monroe and Livingston Counties, New York: a Rural Directory and Reference Book Including a Road Map of Monroe and Livingston Counties.

New York : Orange Judd Company.

Monroe County and Rochester

1863

Boyd's Rochester Directory.
Rochester, N.Y. : A. Boyd.

1864

Boyd's Rochester and Brockport Directory.
Rochester, N.Y. : A. Boyd.
Contains information of Monroe County farmers.

1875

Rochester City and Monroe County Business Directory for 1875-1876.
Rochester, N.Y.: M. L. Flynn.

1884

Monroe County Directory, 1884.
Rochester, N.Y. : E. Darrow, & Co.

1885

The Rochester Business Directory and Monroe County Directory... No. I.
Rochester, N.Y. : Drew, Allis.

1887

Rochester, N.Y., Business Directory with Map of the City.
New York, N.Y. : Joseph Rippey & Co.

1890

The Rochester Business Directory and Monroe County Directory... No. II.
Rochester, N.Y. : Drew, Allis

1892

The Rochester Business Directory and Monroe County Directory... No. III.
Rochester, N.Y. : Drew, Allis

1894

The Rochester Business Directory and Monroe County Directory... No. IV.
Rochester, N.Y. : Drew, Allis.

1896

The Rochester Business Directory and Monroe County Directory... No. V.
Rochester, N.Y. : Drew, Allis

Ontario County

1867

Gazetteer and Business Directory of Ontario County, N.Y., for 1867-8.

Compiled and Published by Hamilton Child.

Syracuse : H. Child, 1867.

1870

Ontario County Directory for 1870, Containing the Names of the Inhabitants of Canandaigua, Geneva, and Phelps, Together with a Business Directory of Ontario County. 

Compiled by J.W. Lant. Canandaigua, N. Y.

Orleans County

1869

Gazetteer and Business Directory of Orleans County, N.Y. for 1869.

Compiled and Published by Hamilton Child.

Syracuse, N.Y. : Printed at the Journal office.

1903

Directory of Orleans County, N.Y. with map. 

Compiled and published by George Hanford.

Elmira, N.Y. : Advertiser Press.

Wayne County

1867

Gazetteer and Business Directory of Wayne County N.Y. for 1867-1868.

Compiled and Published by Hamilton Child.

Syracuse : Printed at the Journal office. 

1891

The Wayne County Directory for 1891-92, Containing  a  General Directory of the Citizens of Clyde, Lyons, Newark, and Palmyra. 

Newburgh, N.Y. : L.P. Waite & Co.

Western New York Directories 

Date 

Title and Publisher 

     

Western New York

1880

Western New York Gazetteer and Business Directory: Nineteen Counties, 1880-81.

Cincinnati : A.N. Marquis & Co.

Western New York

1898?

Classified business directory of western New York ... for the years 1898-1899 ... 

     

Topical Directories 

Date 

Title and Publisher 

Monroe County : Military

1899?

Directory, Grand Army of the Republic, Monroe County Patriots : G.A.R. Posts, U.V.U. Commands, Women's Relief corps, Sons of Veterans, Ladies' Aids. 

Rochester, N.Y. : Democrat & Chronicle

Rochester and suburbs, Society

 1901/02-1940(various years)

Blue Books 

Rochester Businesses, African-American

1939

City Directory of Negro Business and Progress.
Rochester, N.Y. : Howard W. Coles.

 1926

Directory : Published by the Negro Business League of Rochester, N.Y. 

Rochester Businesses, General

1895

Anthony’s Standard Business Directory, Guide and Reference Book of Rochester, New York, 1895-96.

[Hartford, Conn.] : Anthony Publishing Company

1916

Rochester [N.Y.], the City of Varied Industries : Directory of Manufacturers.
Rochester Chamber of Commerce.

Rochester Ethnic Groups -- Italians

1931

Rochester Italian Directory.

Rochester, N.Y. : North Printing

 

Western New York Businesses

1902-03

Johnson’s Business and Professional Directory of Buffalo, Rochester, Erie, Pa., Niagara Falls, Lockport, North Tonawanda, Tonowanda, Batavia, Hamburg, Hamburg, Dunkirk, Williamsville, Geneva, Lyons,  Canandaigua and Lancaster, N.Y. etc. etc.

Washington, D.C. : Johnson Pub. Co.



 

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