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Tasmania Post Office Directory 1945 - 1946
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Wise's Tasmania Post Office Directory 1945 - 1946

This directory contains a wealth of information for any genealogy and family tree researcher. The listings in the different directories include street names and numbers , householder names, occupations and traders.

Search the 1945 - 1946 Tasmanian Post Office Directory

The details of each section in the directory are as follows:

Hobart Directory: Hobart directory which includes the suburbs of Battery Point, Cascades, Derwent Park, Glebe, Lower Sandy Bay, Lutana, Moonah, Mount Stuart, Nelson, New Town, Queensbro and Sandy Bay. Following the Hobart section are Bellerive, Glenorchy, Lindisfarne, Lenah Valley, Montgu Bay, Ridgeway, Risdon and Risdon West.

The population for Hobart at this period was 54,215 and Hobart Suburbs 16,623.

Launceston Directory: Launceston directory which includes Inveresk, Invermay, Kings Meadows, Lawrence Vale, Mowbray, Newstead, South Launceston and Trevallyn. Following the Launceston section are Distillery Creek, Franklin Village, Killafaddy, Legana, Newnham, Prospect, Ravenswood, Rocherlea, St Leonards, Tenalga, Waverley and Youngtown.

The population for Launceston and suburbs was 35,785.

Country Towns Directory: Residents, Farmers and Graziers in country Tasmania and country towns.

Alphabetical: This section includes all enteries from the Hobart and Launceston directories along with all firms, businesses and professions in Tasmania.

Trades and Professions: Trade and Professional directory of Tasmania


Original Publication Details

Wise's Tasmania Post Office Directory 1945 - 1946, Fifty-Fith Year of publication

This work contains Street directories of Hobart and Suburbs and Launceston and suburbs, Five hundred and thirty separate alphabetical directories of towns, Boroughs and districts. An alphabetical directory of residents in Hobart, Launceston and Suburbs and all firms, businesses and professions in Tasmania. A trade and business directory for the whole of tasmania, Together with banking, legal, ecclesiastical, educational, medical, municipal, agricultural, pastoral, local and general government and official directories.

Published by: H. Wise & co. Pty. Ltd. (Wise's Directories) Hobart


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