Available online through the National Library of Scotland. These annual directories alphabetically list people by their address and professions. Most of the directories include a street directory and a trades directory.
Scotland Post Office Directories - Over 382,000 records are available and can be searched by name, place or district. Use the Scotland Post Office Directories Image Browse collection to browse through the 598 volumes of directories.
Includes the following collections of directories:
UK, City and County Directories, 1766 - 1946. A collection of directories for various areas of the United Kingdom. Directories include - street, commercial, trade, court and post office.
British Phone Books, 1880-1984. Contains 1780 British phone books published between 1880, the year after the public telephone service was introduced to the UK, and 1984, from the historic phone book collection held by BT Archives. Provides full coverage for England as well as containing substantial records for Scotland, Ireland, and Wales.