Welcome to Bath Historical Directories

Bath's Directories from the 1790s to the 1930s

With a selection of search tools to make them easily accessible by all
The Directories have been digitised by members of the History of Bath Research Group as a research tool for those who wish to explore Bath's people, places, organisations and occupations over this period.
February 2020: We are pleased to announce the addition of 1791, 1809, 1819 and 1833 to our website.
We now offer: 1791, 1809, 1819, 1833, 1846, 1852, 1858-59, 1862-63, 1866-67, 1870-71, 1874-75, 1880-81, 1884-85, 1890-91, 1895, 1900, 1905, 1911, 1916, 1921, 1927-28 and 1935  

Currently Available Searches *

Select Directory Pages Select a directory, select a page from the directory Search for People By last name, first name, title with filter by directory year range Search for Organisations By organisation name with filter by directory year range Search for Occupations By occupation name with filter by directory year range Search for Addresses By area, street, house number or house name with filter by directory year range

Individual directory pages can be downloaded from this site free of charge. The University of Leicester also have a Historical Directories Collection which contains some Bath directories.
Archive CD Books scanned the original directories for us and were providing CDs of the directories, however, currently, they no longer offer this service.
Physical copies of Bath Directories can be viewed at the Bath Record Office