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Online Resources[edit | edit source]

Resources for Virginia Directories[edit | edit source]

Libraries and Archives[edit | edit source]

Directories Online[edit | edit source] ($) has Virginia directories available online in its U.S. City Directories collection.

The Family History Library[edit | edit source]

The Family History Library has directories for:

Richmond City

Norfolk City

  • 1801, 1806, 1851, 1859, 1860 Family History Library fiche 6044285-89
  • 1866-1901 Family History Library films 1377209-15
  • 1902-1923 Family History Library films 1844188-202
  • 1924-1935 Family History Library films 1844311-17

For prominent individuals of the colonial era, the Family History Library has name directories such as:

  • Stanard, William G. The Colonial Virginia Register 1902. Reprint, Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Company, 1965. (Family History Library book 975.5 N2s 1965; film 982250 item 4.) Gives position and sometimes birth and death information.

Further directories are found in the FamilySearch Catalog Locality Search under:


Websites[edit | edit source]