BC Historical Books

BC Historical Books

BC Historical Books

The Williams' official British Columbia directory 1895. Containing general information and directories of the various cities and settlements in the province, with a classified business directory Williams' B.C. Directory Co., Ltd.


"Printer varies. Issued for the year 1882/83, 1884/85, 1889, 1891, 1892, 1894, 1895, 1897-98, and 1899. Title varies: 1882/83 and 1884/85 as The British Columbia directory; 1889 as Williams' British Columbia directory. Binder's title, 1889-94: Williams' British Columbia directory and street index. Incorporated into Henderson's British Columbia gazetteer and directory, 1900. Subtitles vary. Provides lists of government officials, teachers, officers of armed forces, societies, consuls, members of the Legislative Assembly, and judges, as well as providing a wide range of information about various B.C. localities." -- Lowther, B. J., & Laing, M. (1968). A bibliography of British Columbia: Laying the foundations, 1849-1899. Victoria, BC: University of Victoria, p. 71.

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