Queensland PO Directory 1894-95 (Wise). 1894. Directories are an invaluable resource for local, family and social historians as well as for researchers in other fields of Australian history. While they
do not give you birth, death and marriage details - the core records for genealogists - they can certainly provide you with information on the region where your ancestors lived, as well as information on their occupation and more ... This large Wise's directory of over 900 pages is comprehensive in its coverage. It contains not just a post office directory, with information on residents together with their address (street-by-street), but also the following directories: Brisbane and suburbs towns trades country medical legal ecclesiastical educational banking and finance insurance local government pastoral and agricultural official and hundreds of advertisements This directory contains hundreds of thousands of people, many with occupations and addresses and gives insight into 1890s Queensland.