[pp 1397-1429 from Cubbon - Bibliography, Vol 2, 1939]

L 10 DIRECTORIES.

1824.

PICOT & CO., and ISAAC SLATER. NATIONAL COMMERCIAL DIRECTORY.

Pigot & Co.'s Directories of Ireland, Scotland and Important English towns also contained a 'Directory and Topography' of the Isle of Man, which occupied only 16 pp. or so, though increasing when the work was published by Slater to 32 pp. Usually there was a coloured steel-engraved map.

1824.

' Pigot and Co.'s City of Dublin and Hibernian Provincial 'Directory, Containing a Classification of the Nobility, Gentry, 'Clergy, Professional Gentlemen, Merchants and Manufacturers ,of Dublin and upwards of two hundred and twenty of the 'Principal Cities, Seaports and Towns of Ireland, alphabetically 'arranged in Provinces; to which is added a Comprehensive 'Directory of London . . . Copious Directories of the Merchants, 'Manufacturers, and Wholesale Traders in Birmingham, Bristol, 'Leeds, Liverpool, Manchester and Sheffield: the whole concluding with a Complete Isle of Man Directory and Guide 'and Embellished with a Sheet Map of Ireland and another of 'England.'

Imprint: 'Published August 12th, 1824, by J. Pigot & Co., 24, Basing-lane, London, and 16, Fountain-street, Manchester.' Prices from 1/1/- to 1/15/-.

The 'Isle of Man Directory and Guide' occupies pp. 190-206 at the end of the volume, and has a coloured map. 235 x 150 mms. 2882 (G. W. Wood) and part of another copy 4'604 (G. F. Clucas).

1837.

' Pigot and Co.'s National Commercial Directory of the Whole 'of Scotland, and of the Isle of Man: with a General Alphabetical 'List of the Nobility, Gentry and Clergy of Scotland. To which 'are added, Classified Directories of the Important Towns of 'Manchester, Liverpool, Leeds, Hull, Birmingham, Sheffield, 'Carlisle and Newcastle-upon-Tyne. Embellished with a large 'new Map of Scotland, and one of the Isle of Man, both 'engraved on steel.'

Imprint: 'Published by J. Pigot and Co., 59, Fleet Street, London, and Fountain Street, Manchester. Prices 1/5/- and RI/10/-.

The 'Directory and Topography of the Isle of Man,' with a large folding map of the Isle of Man, occupies pp. 821-844. Size 253x150 mms., 2883 (G. W. Wood) ; 7797 (W. Dean); 4711 (The Manx Government) ; also part of another copy 4604 (G. F. Clucas).

1843.

' Pigot and Slater's General and Classified Directories and Street 'Registers of Liverpool and Manchester, their Suburbs and 'Vicinities. . . To which is added a Directory of the Isle of 'Man, and a List of the London and Provincial Bankers. The 'work is accompanied by a new and beautiful Combination Map 'upon an entirely novel principle; a Plan of Manchester, and a 'Map of the Isle of Man.'

Imprint: 'Manchester: Printed and Published by Pigot and Slater and sold by them and the Booksellers.' Price 15/and 16/6.

' The Directory and Topography of the Isle of Man' occupies 26 pp. 250 x 150 mms. (R. Cobbold Cain).

1846.

' Slater's National Commercial Directory of Ireland; Including. 'in addition to the trade's lists, Alphabetical Directories of ' Dublin, Belfast, Cork and Limerick. To which are added,

'Classified Directories of the Isle of Man; the Important English 'Towns of Manchester, Liverpool, Birmingham, West Bromwich, 'Leeds, Sheffield and Bristol; and in Scotland those of Glasgow, 'Paisley and Greenock. Embellished with a large new map of 'Ireland, faithfully depicting the Lines of Railways in operation 'or in progress, and a Map of the Isle of Man, both engraved 'on steel.'

Imprint: Printed and published by Isaac Slater (late Pigot and Co.), Fountain Street, Manchester, and Fleet Street, London. Prices 30/- and 25/-.

' Slater's Directory and Topography of the Isle of Man' occupies 32 pages and deals alphabetically with the towns and parishes. Size 240x150 mms., 7737 (R. Cobbold Cain).

1852.

' Slater's Commercial Directory and Topography of the Isle of 'Man: to which are added, Classified lists of the Professional 'Gentlemen, Merchants, and Principle Traders of the Important 'towns of Manchester, Birmingham, Carlisle, Hull, Leeds, 'Liverpool, Newcastle-on-Tyne and Sheffield. With a list of the 'London and Provincial Bankers. Embellished with a new Map 'of the Isle of Man, engraved on steel.'

Imprint: as last. Prices from 15/- to 25/-.

The Manx Directory occupies 24 pp. at the beginning of the work. Size 257x155 mms., 1360 (N.H.A.S.).

1857.

' Slater's Royal National Commercial Directories of the Isle 'of Man, and for the Important Towns of Liverpool, Manchester, 'Birmingham, Bristol, Glasgow, Paisley, Greenock, Johnstone, 'and Port Glasgow, together with a Commercial, Topographical 'and General Directory of Ireland. Embellished with a large 'new Map of Ireland and a Map of the Isle of Man, engraved 'on steel.'

Imprint: Printed and published by Isaac Slater, 36, Portland Street, Manchester, and 58, Fleet Street, London. Prices from 25/- to 40/-.

The Manx Section, with a large coloured map, occupies the first 36 pages. Size 240 x 150 mms., 7738 (R. Cobbold Cain).

1855.

FARGHER, ROBERT.

FARGHER'S MONTHLY POST OFFICE, COACH, AND PACKET GUIDE.

Published in Douglas at the Mona's Herald Office by Robert Fargher, and dated May, 1855. Gives Law-Court information, Fairs in May, Coaches, Steam Packets to Liverpool, and Table of Duties Applicable to the Isle of Man. Post Office Information includes the times of the arrivals and dispatches of mails at Douglas.

This copy is the only one in the Museum. 355 x 350 mms., 5316 (H. B. Noble's Trustees).

1862.

LEECH, F. (Manchester).

LEECH'S GUIDE AND DIRECTORY OF THE ISLE OF MAN, ITS SCENERY, HISTORY, POPULAR CUSTOMS, &C.

Printed and published by F. Leech, 50, Stretford Road, Hulme. The book begins with the Directory, opening with the Ministers of Religion and Church Officials, and a list of the Volunteers. Then the principal tradesmen of Douglas, Ramsey and Castletown are dealt with. There is an account of the herring fishery, and there are short sections on botany, conchology and natural history. 171 x 105 mms., pp. 160; 1343 (N.H.A.S.).

1863 (?).

SHEFFIELD PUBLISHING COMIPANY.

THWATES' HISTORY AND DIRECTORY OF THE ISLE OF MAN. 'Isle of Man: its Civil and Ecclesiastical History, Antiquities, 'Botany, Zoology, Geology, &c.; Climate, Agriculture, Soil, 'Produce, Manufacture and Mineral Productions, Constitution 'and Government, etc., with Separate Historical, Statistical, and 'Topographical Descriptions of all the Towns, Parishes and ' Villages in the Island, shewing their Situation, Extent and 'Population, Places of Worship, Scholastic Institutions, Remains 'of Antiquities, Charities, etc. By William Thwaites.'

Imprint: Sheffield: Printed for the Sheffield Publishing Co., by J. Robert Shaw, 'Excelsior' Printing Offices, and sold by the Sheffield Publishing Co. and their agents. Price to subscribers 10/- each, non-subscribers 3/6 extra.

There is a Douglas Directory between pp. 181 and 217. A Castletown Directory (including Derbyhaven and Ballasalla) between pp. 244-252, and a Ramsey Directory pp. 270-281, Peel Directory pp. 299-304. In addition there are smaller Directories to Andreas, p. 310; Bride, p. 314; Sulby, p. 323; Laxey, p. 332; Maughold, p. 340; St. John's, p. 348; Crosby, p. 355; Patrick, p. 362; Ballaugh, p. 368; Michael, p. 380; Union Mills, p. 392; Conchan, p. 399; Santan, p. 404; Colby, p. 409; Malew, p. 414; Port Erin, and St. Mary, p. 425.

209 x 135 mms., pp. 427, with index xii. (757 G. Fred Clucas).

1879.

FARGHER, JOHN CHRISTIAN. FARGHER'S ISLE OF MAN DIRECTORY.

A small unbound pamphlet which began to appear with Jefferson's Almanack, which was printed by John Christian Fargher, about the year 1879. The Directory appeared as an appendix to the Almanack until 1890. The 1879 issue has the imprint: 'J. C. Fargher, Athol Hall, Athol Street,' and its size is 172 x 110 mms., pp. 32. The 1881 copy is actually bound in with Jefferson's Almanack, and is pp. 35.

1881.

BROWN, JAMES SON. BROWN'S ISLE OF MAN DIRECTORY.

'Brown's Isle of Man Directory, with History of the Island, 'Valuation, List of Residents, Classified Business List, etc.' Isle of Man: James Brown & Sons, The Isle of Man Times Office, Athol Street, Douglas. 1881.

The chief contents are as follow:-Historical, pp. 17-178; Valuation of Real Estate, pp. 179-225; Churches, pp. 234-246; Residents in Douglas, pp. 277-488; Douglas Business List, pp. 488-548; Castletown, pp. 549-572; Peel, pp. 573-614; Ramsey, pp. 615-650; the Parishes and Villages, pp. 664-834. There is other General Information of the type customary in Directories. Size 220x145 mms., pp. 846; 767 (G. F. Clucas).

The historical chapter contains details of great interest concerning the early government of Douglas, from say 1860 on to the date of publication of the Directory. It was written by a capable journalist, Thomas Grindley, at one time a schoolmaster in Marown and Rushen.

1883.

STEAD, .S. (Ilorlcy). ~bIIT1I'5 COMMERCIA\L DIRECTORY - THE ISLE OF MAN'. The first edition was published in 1883 at Morley, by S. Stead, 'Observer' Office, Queen Street. The compiler was F. Smith, of Tops Grove, Brighouse, Yorkshire. The Directory begins with a very brief historical sketch, including a list of the churches and their clergy. It has the usual general information. The Commercial Directory, with alphabetical list of tradespeople, follows. 191 x 130 mms., pp. 160; 19 (G. W. Wood),

1889.

ROCKLIFF BROS., LTD. (Liverpool).

PORTER'S DIRECTORY.

'Porter's Directory for the Isle of Man, containing Street, 'Classified Trade and Commercial Lists, alphabetically arranged.' Printed and published by Rockliff Brothers, Ltd., 44, Castle Street, Liverpool, 1889. Price 5/-.

Opens with a brief historical and descriptive account, and subsequent sections deal with Ecclesiastical matters (p. 19) ; and Local Intelligence (p. 23) of the type common to Directories. Next comes the index to the Directory (p. 38), and this is followed by'.

Douglas Street Directory ............... pp. 41-115
Classified Trades ............... pp. 117-149
Alphabetical Directory ...... pp. 151-221
Private Residents ............ pp. 223-240
Castletown ................................. pp. 241-254
Laxey and the Parish of Lonan ... pp. 255-267
Peel ............................................. pp. 269-310
Port Erin .................................... pp. 311-324
Port St. Mary .............................. pp. 325-338
Ramsey ....................................... pp. 339-428
Villages and Parishe3 .................. pp. 429-465

Size 220x145 mms., pp. 467; 766 (G. Fred Clucas).

1889.

RADCLIFFE'S MANX Pom.T DLrr.Cro~a'.

The contents are of the usual character. Printed at the Herald Office, Douglas. Size 140 x 110 mms., pp. 20; 767 (John Frowde).

1892. BROADBENT, .S. K., & CO. RESIDENTIAL AND TRADE DIRECTORY.

The full title is 'Isle of Man: Residential and Trade Directory 'to Douglas, and Trade Directory to Ramsey, also a List of 'Insular Officials, Fairs, Population, &c.' The imprint is ' Douglas, Isle of Man: S. K. Broadbent & Co., Victoria Street, 1892.' In addition to the usual contents there is a classified Trade Directory to Douglas. Next is a Residential Directory to the town and suburbs; a description of Ramsey, and similar directories for that town. Printed and published by S. K. Broadbent & Co. 185 x 123 mms., pp. 104; 3910 (G. W. Wood).

1894.

BROWN & SONS. BROWN'S DIRECTORY.

'Brown's Directory for the Isle of Man. Contains History of the Island, Valuation, Alphabetical List, Street List, Business List, etc.' Isle of Man: Brown & Son, the Isle of Man Times Office, Times Buildings, Athol Street, Douglas, 1894.

Historical Chapter, pp. 17-51; Official Valuation List, pp. 55222; General Information, pp. 233-249; and Directories of Douglas (pp. 250-385), Castletown (pp. 387-400), Peel (pp. 401418), Ramsey (pp. 419-447), Villages and Parishes (pp. 448528). There are pp. clxxxvi of advertisements.

Size 226 x 150 mms., pp. 528, clxxxvi; 2889 (G. W. Wood). 1892.

BROADBENT, S. K., Co EXAMINER LTD. ISLE OF MAN EXAMINER ANNUAL.

This is the first almanack and directory in book form since that of Jefferson. It was first published in 1892 when W. Cubbon was manager and acting-editor of the Examiner, and became a great success. A novel and interesting feature is the 'Portrait Gallery' of Insular worthies, with short biographical notes. The size of the first booklet, was foolscap octavo (165 x 105 mms. ). The subsequent issues are crown octavo (185 x 120 mms.). An essential feature of the first issues is that a section of 32 pp. of English-printed pages was embraced in it, but after the issue dated 1924 all the pages were printed on the premises.

1892.

' Broadbent's Isle of Man Examiner Almanac and Isle of Man 'Official Directory for 1892.' Printed and published by S. K. Broadbent & Co., Victoria Street. Given free with the Examiner of Dec. 12, 1891, otherwise price 2d.

The Directory contains general information such as was contained in earlier almanacks, i.e., Manx Legislature, various Boards and Officials, Town Commissioners, School Committees, Great Inquest, and Ministers of all Denominations, &c. Pp. 22 -I- 32; 4436.

1893.

' Broadbent's Isle of Man Examiner Almanack,' &c.

The Directory contains illustrations of some notable Manx Personages: Mr. Spencer Walpole (Lieut.-Gov.), John Robert Cowell, M.H.K., Joseph Mylchreest, John C. Lamothe, Bishop Straton, Dr. Joshua Hughes-Games, Rev. Humphrey Jutsum, Rev. F. T. B. Westlake. 185x120 mms. Pp. 74, 3483.

1894.

' Broadbent's Isle of Man Examiner Almanack,' &c.

There are photographs of Mr. Wm. Goldsmith, Hall Caine, and the Rev. T. E.; Brown. 3485.

1895.

' Broadbent's Isle of Man Examiner Almanack,' &c.

Among interesting items are: Passenger arrivals from 1887 to 1894, Chief Events 1894, portrait of the Rev. D. Inglis. Pp. 98. 3486.

1896.

'Isle of Man Examiner Almanac, &c.' Imprint and price as 1893.

Contents as formerly with portraits of Lord Henniker, Rev. T. E. Brown, Samuel Harris, George Alfred Ring, Alex. Bruce, Rev. James E. Hargreaves. Pp. 98. 3487.

1897.

'Isle of Man Examiner Directory, &c.'

Among the portraits and biographical notes are Major Robert Swan Stephen, Mayor of Douglas; Mr. Samuel Webb, Deputy Mayor; Mr. T. H. Nesbitt, Town Clerk; Thos. G. Taylor, Borough Surveyor; Rev. E. Walsh, St. Mary's; Henry Hanby Hay, Rev. Sydney Mees, Mr. Henry Duke. There is also a list of Church Wardens, and Lighthouses and Lightvessels in Man. Pp. 106, 3488.

1898.

'Isle of Man Examiner Directory.' Portraits of Sir W. L. Drinkwater, Sir James Gell, Ven. Hugh Stowell Gill, George Alfred Ring, Sir John Goldie Taubman, George Henry Wood, Capt. Richard Penketh, Arthur William Moore, Robt. Cowley, Mr. Thos. Clague, John Allen Mylrea, Thos. P. Ellison, Rev. R. D. Baron, Rev. G. R. Graham. Pp. 118. 3489.

1899.

'Isle of Man Examiner Directory, &c.' Portraits: Mr. W. J. Kermode, Dr. Clague, Herbert Story, J. T. Cowell, J. R. Kerruish, James Mylchreest, J. M. Cruickshank, Capt. John Hill, Alderman Webb, Robert Archer, James Moore, Phillip Christian, Alex. Robertson, the Vicar . and Wardens of St. Matthews. Additional matter in the contents are Principal Events of 1898. Pp. 74 -I- 32. 3490.

1900. 'Isle of Man Examiner Official Directory, &c.' The portraits include Deemster Gill, Sir Alured Dumbell, Mr. Dalrymple Maitland, Mr. James Stowell Gell, Mr. Edward B. Gawne, Mr. John Boyd, Mr. James Cowin, Mr. C. B. Nelson, Mr. David MacDowall, Mr. John Barron, Rev. C. H. Floyd, Dr. W. Cregeen Faraker, John Costain, Rev. Canon Moore. Pp. 74 -{- 48; 3491o

1901.

' Isle of Man Examiner Official Directory and Illustrated Annual.' Portraits: Mrs. Straton, Mrs. Laughton, Deemster S. Stevenson Moore, Mr. G. Gillmore, Mr. W. T. Crennell, Mr. John C. Quine, Mr. Wm. Cashen, Mr. Robt. T. Curphey, Dean Gillow, Judge Henry Gordon Shee. Pp. 82 -f- 48; 3492.

1902.

'Isle of Man Examiner Official Directory and Illustrated Annual.' Among the illustrations are: A Douglas Harbour Scene, by Mr. F. Leach, and portraits of Mrs. S. StevensonMoore, Hon. J. K. Ward, Rev. H. T. Devall, Mr. Thos. Callow, Rev. Father R. Barton, Egbert Rydings, T, C. Kermode, Henry Duke, Thos. Qualtrough, James Maddrell, John Stout, Ed. Faragher, Rev. W. H. Heap, W. W. Christian, S. K. Broadbent. The contents include 1901 Census figures; A Manx Language Census of 1901. Pp. 82 -}- 32. 3493.

1903,

'Isle of Man Examiner Official Directory and Illustrated Annual.' Imprint and terms of issue as 1893. The illustrations include 'The Visit of the King and Queen, seen at Cronkbourne.' There are portraits of Lord and Lady Raglan, some members of the Peel Wesleyan Quarterly Meeting, Rev. David Inglis, Wm. Clucas, W. H. Lewney, J. J. Sansbury, G. L. Trustrum, Hall Caine's Election Committee, J. Killip. Additional illustrations depict Alderman Wm. Proctor, Rev. T. M, Pinnock, Rev. J. M. Spicer, A. N. Laughton, Mr. R. E. Morrison, Wm. Taggart and Dr. R. H. Quine, P. M. C. Kermode; balloon assent at Douglas. Pp. 146; 3494.

1904.

'Isle of Man Examiner Official Directory and Illustrated Annual.' Imprint and terms of issue as 1893. Portraits and short biographical notices of the following personages appear: Councillor R. H. Cubbon (Mayor of Douglas), F. Brown, Alfred S. Collard, A. Ernest Prescott, Thos. Stowell, Harold Brown, John Scarffe, W. H. Walker, Charles T. C. Callow, Rev. H. Mudie Draper, Surgeon General Sanderson, Thos. H. Cormode, Wm. R. Creer, James D. Fayle, Mr. H. Cubbon, Mr. Thos. Corlett, J. J. Taylor, W. H. Corlett, Arthur C. Lewthwaite, Wm. Moore. There are one or two photographic scenes of Laxey and Peel Church. Pp. 90 + 32; 3495.

1905.

'Isle of Man Examiner Official Directory, &c.' The illustrations are of Alderman Kaye (Mayor of Douglas), Board of Directors Of_ the I.M. Steam Packet Co., the Motor Trials 1904, Cronk ny Mona, Conchan, Mrs. D. Inglis, Capt. W. H. Kitto, Rev. Warmsley Stanley, Col. W. J. Anderson, W. H. Hutchinson, W. J. Radcliffe, David Kewley, H. E. Fielding, J. J. Frowde, A. J. Ridge, J. T. Griffin, W. Quine. There is an article on the 1904 Motor Trials, and a poem by Harold Johnson entitled 'The Farmer's Daughter.' Pp. 82 + 32; 3496.

1906.

'Isle of Man Examiner Official Directory and Illustrated Annual.' Imprint and terms of issue as last. Contains a long article on the principal events of 1905 and has photographs of Capt. Corkill, Mr. M. Carine, Rev. Bamford Burrows, Councillor J. T. Faragher (Mayor of Douglas), Councillor A. Caley, Joseph Hall, J. Qualtrough, L. C. Tipper, J. H. Kelly, J. Hall, A. E. Lamothe, F. P. Bunting, Rev. Dean Crookall. Contents include articles on the Douglas Water Supply, the Heysham Steamer Service, Kirk Lonan, and notes on the mineral output of the Isle of Man, Old Manx Observances, Agriculture in the Isle of Man, the Noble Trust. Pp. 90 + 32; 3497.

1907.

'Isle of Man Examiner Official Directory, &c.' There are short articles on the Motor Tourist Trophy Race in the Isle of Man in 1906, illustrated, the President of the Liverpool Manx Society, Mr. Theo. Lowey; portraits of Councillor Joseph Sharp of Douglas, Lord Raglan, J. D. Clucas, John Corlett, Thos. Livingstone Lace, Frederick Kelly, Wm. Radcliffe, and there are also short notes on the Ward Library, Peel, the Poulsom Memorial at Bootle. Pp. 90 + 32; 3498.

1908.

'Isle of Man Examiner Official Directory, &c.' There are portraits of Bishop Drury, Rev. F. Hart, Rev. H. Cooper, William Cubbon, W. A. Craine, A. B. Cuthbertson, Joseph D. Looney, J. J. Kermode, Rev. J. Davidson, Rev. Robert Killip, Rev. W. Gillis, Ambrose Qualtrough and Groups of the Christian Endeavour 1907 Convention and the Douglas Choral Union. Pp. 98 + 32; 3499.

1909.

'Isle of Man Examiner Official Directory, &c.' Has portraits of Arthur Henry Marsden (Mayor of Douglas), William M. Corkill, Joseph Phillips, Frank Cottle, John Corkill, John Henry Collister and G. F. Clucas, whilst other photographs include a group of the Mona A.F.C., Cleveland, Ohio, and pictures of Ballaugh Old Church and the I.M. Steam Packet Co.'s first steamer, the Mona's Isle (1830). Pp. 82 + 32; 3500.

1910.

'Isle of Man Examiner Official Directory, &c.' There, are portraits of the Rev. R. D. Kermode, Edward Corteen, John Herbert Evans, Robert Henry Cubbin, Edward Collister, Richard Barton Quirk, Robert Kneen, William Gell and W. J. Corlett. In addition there are illustrations and notes of the new Hospital at Douglas, St. George's Church, St. Matthew's Church, Group taken at the Foundation-stone laying of the New Wesleyan Methodist Church, Port Erin, and views of Jurby Point and Fleshwick by G. B. Cowen. There are articles on Constitutional Reform, the Villa Marina, Laxey Water Supply, Development of Manx Industries, &c. There is also an unpublished Manx song by the Rev. T. E. Brown, entitled ' Etty Fell.' Pp. 90 + 32; 3501.

1911.

'Isle of Man Examiner Official Directory, &c.' Contains portraits of J. J. Clague, John Howland, C. T. W. Hughes- Games, Alderman Joughin (Mayor), R. Kerruish, Dr. Marshall, Canon Moore, Thomas Moore, R. E. Morrison, J. J. Qualtrough, Rev. Wilson Stuart, Miss M. L. Wood. Pp. 82 + 32; 3502.

1912.

'Isle of Man Examiner Official Directory, &c.' Has the fol- lowing portraits: Bishop Thomson, Rev. W. Carr, W. Christian, H.K., James Craine, Rev. J. R. Ellis, Thomas Faragher, Rev. W. Harris, John Kay, William Kelly, T. Lewin, Colonel Madoc, Rev. D. Oakley, Charles Roeder, B. E. Sargeaunt.

Additional to the usual contents are notes on the 1911 Census returns, the Home Office Committee Report on Constitutional Reform, 1911, and the Ancient Office of Sumner. Pp. 82 -{- 32; 3503.

1913.

'Isle of Man Examiner Official Directory, &c.' Portraits: Edward Allen, Ex-Supt. John Cain, W. E. Callister, Thomas Clague, W. L. Clague, Rev. C. E. Cook, Ald. R. Corlett (Mayor), Rev. J. V. Davies, F. M. Greene, Rev. H. W. Matthews, Herbert J. Moore, A. Page, Supt. J. T. Quilliam, Rev. F. W Stubbs, Rev. D. C. Woodhouse, and a group of the World Manx Party. Pp. 82 + 32; 3504.

1914.

'Isle of Man Examiner Official Directory, &c.' Has portraits of the Rev. W. A. Rushworth, Mark Carine, Joseph Garside, Ald. James Craine, William Cubbon, Daniel J. Kinnish, Rev. Henry Cubbon, Wm. James Corkill, E. H. Corkill. Other Photographic features are the players in ' Iliam Kodhere's "Vill': Christopher R. Shimmin (as 'Dan Quilliam ' ), Miss A. Preston ('Mrs. Kodhere ') , and W. B. Meyrick (' Chalse ') .

The text contains Lord Raglan's Minute of July 17, 1913, on Constitutional Reform. Pp. 90 + 32; 3505.

1915.

'Isle of Man Examiner Official Directory, &c.' Photographs of W. M. A. Gathering, 1914, Supt. J. Stowell, late Alex. Lewth- waite, late H. Ross Brown, Coun. Daniel Flinn (Mayor), John Waring Walton, H.K., Rev. H. Williams, late Hon. William Cain, William Thomson, Canon Owen, W. Percy Cowley, T. H. Moore, C.P., J.P., and Douglas by Night (Carnival Week).

The 'Principal Events of the Year' section is improved and contains 'The Manx Roll of Honour,' and pp. 93-97 contain a 'Directory of Trades.' Pp. 98 + 32; 3506.

1916.

'Isle of Man Examiner Official Directory, &c.' Contains at the beginning articles entitled 'The Isle of Man and the War.' The 'Manx Roll of Honour' is an illustrated section; there are portraits of many Manxmen who lost their lives in the War.

The customary 32pp. almanack bound in with the Annual is this year omitted. Pp. 106; 3507.

1917.

'Isle of Man Examiner Official Directory, &c.' An article on the Great War. 'The War and the Isle of Man' is followed by an illustrated Roll of Honour. Other portraits are of Ald. John T. Faragher (Mayor), Rev. W. Denning, Rev. John T. Salisbury, Mrs. Frowde, H. C. F. Lace, Rev. D. C. Woodhouse, Nurse Nellie Bell, Police-Sergt. Wm. Faragher. Pp. 136; 3508. 1918.

'The Isle of Man Examiner Illustrated Annual, &c.' Photo- graphs include the Committee of the Douglas Choral Union, Mrs. Arnold Kermode, Miss Winifred Adams, Rev. F. Rostron, W. E. Killip, and many of victims of the Great War. Pp. 128; 3509.

1919.

'Isle of Man Examiner Illustrated Annual, &c.' The price is now 4d.

Contains a Roll of Honour, with portraits, and complete lists of all Manxmen killed and of those decorated 1917-18. Pp. 120; 3510.

1920.

'Isle of Man Examiner Official Directory, &c.' Photos of the Governor, Major-Gen. William Fry, C.B., C.V.O., and Mrs. Fry, Rev. W. C. Jordan, Miss Beatrice Annie Eyre, Ald. John Kelly (Mayor of Douglas), G. F. Clucas (Speaker of the Keys), James R. Corrin, Samuel Norris, and further Roll of Honour portraits. Pp. 80 '-, 16; 3511.

1921.

'Isle of Man Examiner Official Directory, &c.' Photographs of King George V. planting a tree at Bishop's Court, Coun. 'frios. G. Kelly (Mayor), Miss Flora Woodman, W. Ralph Hall Caine, late J. H. Clarke, Rev. P. Campbell; also sketches by F. Leach. Pp. 80 -{- 16; 3512.

1922.

'Isle of Man Examiner Official Directory, &c.' Photographs of F. R. Grundey, Rev. Aaron Smith, Rev. T. C. Collister, Deemster Lamothe, Capt. George Maddrell, Chas. Fox, late R. S. Corlett, Geo. C. Preston, Edward Corris, Coun. Skillicorn, A. H. Teare, and illustrated notes on the proposed War Memorials on the Promenade and Douglas Head. Pp. 128 + 16; 3513.

1923.

'Isle of Man Examiner Official Directory, &c.' There are portraits of Councillor and Mrs. A. B. Crookall (Mayor and Mayoress), Attorney-General R. B. Moore, High-Bailiff William Lay, George Bruce Kermode, G. W. Morrison, Bertram Kelly, John Callow, W. H. Cubbon, Wm. Moore, Rev. S. Paul Hadley, J. Baxter Clague, Rev. W. H. Willetts, Frank Gill, Rev. E. T. Pakenham, J. D. Qualtrough, John Cleator, Major-General L. C. Dunsterville, T. B. Cowley, Rev. C. H. Brown, and Major E. E. Swann. Pp. 144 -{- 32.

1924.

'The Manx Blue Book - I.M. Examiner Illustrated Annual and Official Directory.'

There are photographs of S. K. Broadbent, Rev. James H. Cain, J. M. Oates, E. C. Hudson, T. M. Sheard, James S. Kermode, T. H. Cowin, Miss Mona Douglas, Richard Qualtrough, Richard Lace, J. R. Connal, W. Radcliffe, H. P. Kelly, John Kinrade, Frank K. Collister, Vicar and Wardens of St. Matthew's, Wm. Hoggatt. Pp. 144 + 32.

1925.

'Manx Blue Book, &c.' Portraits: The Bishop-designate (the Rev. Canon C. L. Thornton-Duesbury), Samuel Norris, Arthur Binns Crookall, Ramsey Gelling Johnson, Alfred James Teare, Walter Clucas Craine, Albert Hugo Teare, Christopher Robert Shimmin, Joseph Davidson Qualtrough, James Robinson Corrin, Ambrose Qualtrough, William Moore, George Frederick Clucas, Charles Gill, Daniel Joughin Teare, John Wm. Cannan, Edward James Curphey, Wm. Frederic Cowell, Frank Samuel Dalgleish, John Thomas Quilliam, Wm. Philip Clucas, Walter Kewley Cowin, Thomas Callow, Richard Cain, James Bell (Town Clerk of Ramsey), and John Frissell Crellin. Pp. 192; 4596.

1926.

'Manx Blue Book, &c.' Portraits: Alderman J. J. Corlett, Wm. James Clarke (Peel), Councillor T. W. Cain, J. Edward Callister, Deemster Farrant, High-Bailiff W. P. Cowley, J. Leigh Goldie Taubman, Rev. John K. Elliott, J. E. Leece, J. J. Qualtrough, Rev. John Webster, T. E. Gelling, W. H. Chapman, and S. C. Hulme. Pp. 192; 5147.

1927.

'Manx Blue Book, &c.' Portraits of Sir Claude Hill (Lieut.- Gov.) and Lady Hill, Rev. Rowland B. Goodwin, Rev. C. A. Cannan, Harry Wood, J. Robert Radcliffe, J. Fleming Shearer, Mr. Thomas Teare Callow, :Miss May Clague, Rev. W. Russell Maltby, C. Arthur Cormode and W. Newby. Pp. 192; 5518.

1928.

'Manx Blue Book, &c.' Portraits. Councillor W. Quirk (Mayor of Douglas), Percy Morrison Shimmin, A. M.: Sheard, Philip E. Quirk, Joseph McArd, John Kelly, Alfred E. Chrystal, Rev. Edwin Standfast, Louis G. Meyer, late W. S. Kerruish (of Cleveland), Wanderers' A.F.C. Male Voice Choir, Cushag Ladies' Choir. Pp. 192.

1929.

'Isle of Man Examiner Annual, &c.' Portraits: The Lord Bishop (Right Rev. Stanton-Jones), Mrs. Stanton Jones, Wm. Arthur Kelly, George Higgins, George Wyllie Howie, John Joseph Cowley, John Chalmers Bregazzi, Rev. Wm. Towers Garrett, Fred Taggart. Pp. 192.

1930.

'Isle of Man Examiner Annual, &c.' Portraits of the New House of Keys, including Ald. A. B. Crookall, Thomas R. Rad- cliffe, John Kelly, Alfred J. Teare, Councillor W. C. Craine, Wm. H. Alcock, J. D. Qualtrough, Christopher R. Shimmin, Charles Gill, G. Fred Clucas, Wm. F. Cowell, Daniel J. Teare, Richard Cain, Arthur Cottier, Richard Kneen, James S. Kermode, Wm. Moore, F. S. Dalgleish, Robert Kneen, Wm. P. Clucas, Walter K. Cowin, Thomas Callow, John F. Crellin, Thomas H. Kneen, Ramsey Gelling Johnson. Pp. 200.

1931.

'Isle of Man Examiner Annual, &c.' Portraits: Councillor W. J. Corkill (Mayor), Alexander Robertson, G. H. Harris, Thomas Cubbon, Wm. E. Quayle, Rev. R. J. Cannell, John Joseph Kneen, Rev. Henry Maddrell, Oscar Garden, Rev. A. Nightingale, R. C. W. Brown, Victoria Quartette, Board of Directors of I.M.S.P. Co. Pp. 192; 6290.

1932.

'Isle of Man Examiner Annual, &c.' Portraits: High-Bailiff W. P. Cowley, Councillor James Ducker, Councillor E. H* Faragher, Councillor George Sayle Johnson, Councillor Thomas Collister Cowin, Councillor Stephen Alfred Quirk, Frederick Wm. Flanagan, John Wm. Corrin, Rev. Canon Rushworth, Alfred Orry Caine, Wm. Cubbon, Thomas Arthur Quayle. Pp. 192.

1933.

'Isle of Man Examiner Annual, &c.' Containing four cartoons and the following portraits: John R. Cain, J. H. L. Cowin, Coun. E. C. Hudson (Mayor), Mrs. E. C. Hudson (Mayoress), John Brown Kee, Cyril Frank Wolsey, John R. Cain, John H. L. Cowin, Win. H. Moore, John Joseph McArd, J. A. Popplewell, and Ald. James H. Skillicorn. Pp. 192.

1934.

'Isle of Man Examiner Annual, &c.' In addition to three cartoons drawn by H. Miller there are portraits as follow: Sir Montagu S. D. Butler (Lieut.-Gov.), Lady Butler, Rev. J. H. W. Haswell, Rev. Henry Gordon, John Potterton Tucker, Chas. J. Faragher, Joseph B. Keig, A. Leonard Costain and H. A. Bridge. Pp. 192.

1935.

'The Isle of Man Examiner Annual, &c.' Has three cartoons and portraits of E. B. C. Farrant, Robt. Quine Hampton, Arthur Edwin Kitto, Ambrose Qualtrough, John Joseph Faragher, Robt. H. Blackburn, and M. Redfearn Smith. Pp. 192.

1936.

'Isle of Man Examiner Directory, &c.' Photographs of T. C. Clucas, Very Rev. Canon T. Crookall, Thomas Baker Cowley, Henry Kelly, Lieut.-Commander A. J. Parkes, Walter Jenkinson. Pp. 192.

1937.

'Isle of Man Examiner Annual, &c.' Photographs of Frederick B. Holroyd, John Corkill, Walter Osborne Quayle, A. J. David- son, Henry Buckley Jones, and Rev. M. W. Harrison. Pp. 192.

1938.

'Isle of Man Examiner Annual, &c.' Portraits of Vice-Admiral the Hon. Wm. Spencer Leveson Gower and Lady Rose Leveson Gower, Very Rev. Dean Thomas Turner, H. G. W. Hughes- Games, Major J. W. Young, Chief-Inspector Wm. Gale, Police- Inspector Wm. Kneen, P.S. John Thomas Kneale, R. L. Carter, T. Leslie Evans, and Richard H. Corkill. Pp. 192.

1939.

'Isle of Man Examiner Annual, &c.' Portraits of Ven. Arch- deacon C. V. Stockwood, R. G. Johnson, Canon J. H. Cain, V. A. F. Bellamy, E. J. H. Coward, Robert? W. Cannell, Capt. H. Doran, Arthur Brittain, Alfred Moore, F. C. Caine.

New features are Douglas Corporation Debt, Douglas Transport Traffic, Classification of Property in Douglas, and a Cattle Keeper's Table. Pp. 192; 8207.

1906.
NORRIS - MEYER PRESS & NORRIS MODERN PRESS.

THE N.M.P. MANX YEAR BOOK.

The contents of the earlier editions of this Directory were similar to those of the Examiner Annual, but of late years new features have been included which has given this publication a character which is entirely its own, viz., the Business Directory and 'Who's Who.' The size of the publication has varied from 175x120 mms. to 185 x 125 mms.

1906.

'The N.M.P. Manx Annual.' Printed and published by the Norris-Meyer Press, 7, Walpole Avenue, Douglas. Price, 2d. Sections devoted to Salaries of Manx Officials, Finances, Government by Committees, Municipal Government, Manx Industries, General Information, the Manx Legislature. Pp. 48 + 48; 3514.

1907.

'The N.M.P. Manx Year Book.' Imprint and price as 1906. Pp. 52 + 48; 3515.

1908.

'The N.M.P. Manx Year Book.' Imprint and price as 1906. Photograph and note of Parson (Rev. William) Drury, Chalse y Killey, also of Sir Wm. Hillary, Bart., and a new section on Manx Charities (pp. 50-66). Pp. 72 + 48; 3516.

1909.

'The N.M.P. Manx Year Book' Imprint and price as 1906. Has portraits and short biographical notes of Rev. Theophilus Talbot and Robert Casement, and a short description of the Sir Wm. Hillary Memorial. There is a section devoted to Manx Constitutional Reform, giving in full the Petition sent to the Home Office. Pp. 72 + 48; 3517.

1910.

'The N.M.P. Manx Year Book.' Imprint and price as 1906. Photographs and notes of T. E. Brown, Captain John Kewley, A. W. Moore. New features are Public Companies and Manx Motor Cars (Owners, Numbers and H.P.). Pp. 64 + 48; 3518- 1911.

'The N.M.P. Manx Year Book.' Imprint and price as 1906. Photos and notes of Henry Brougham, Lord Loch; Hon. J. K. Ward, and Sir Spencer Walpole. Notes on the Villa Marina Purchase, Crown Property in the I.M., and Constitution of Upper House. Pp. 72 + 48; 3519.

1912.

'The N.M.P. Manx Year Book.' Imprint and price as 1906. Photograph of the members of the Home Office Manx Reform Commission, which is mentioned in the text between pp. 61-68. Pp. 70 + 48; 3520.

1913.

'The N.M.P. Manx Year Book.' Imprint and price as 1906. Introduces a diagram showing the comparative sizes of the I.M.S.P. Co.'s steamers, and several reproductions of old engravings. Pp. 64 + 48; 3521.

1914.

'The N.M.P. Manx Year Book.' Printed and published by the Norris Modern Press, 7 and 8, Walpole Avenue, Douglas. Price, 2d.
Notes on Pensions, and Manx Constitutional Reform. Pp. 72 + 48; 3522.

1915.

'The N.M.P. Manx Year Book and Tradesmen's Directory.' Imprint and price as 1914.

The Tradesmen's Directory is on pp. v-xiv, and an article 'The War-What the Island is Doing' follows. There are portraits and short notes of Captain John Quilliam, Captain Peter Heywood, Lieut. G. H. Wood, and Major Csar Bacon - 'Notable' Manxmen in the Last Great War of a Century Ago.' Pp. xviii, 80; 3523.

1916.

'The N.M.P. Manx Year Book and Tradesmen's Directory.' Imprint and price as 1914.

The Tradesmen's Directory, followed by ' Manxland's Part in the Great War,' are the first items in the volume. Pp. xvi, 72; 3524.

1920.

'The N.M.P. Manx Year Book and Official Directory.' Imprint and price as 1914.

British War Expenditure in the Island, p. 4; House of Keys General Election, p. 33; Constitutional Reform, p. 37. Pp. viii, 42; 3525.

1921.

'The N.M.P. Manx Year Book and Business Directory.' Imprint as 1914. Price 4d.

Photograph of group in Cambrian Place receiving first old- age pensions. Legislature and House of Keys, pp. 79-85. Pp. xviii, 88; 3526.

1922.

'The N.M.P. Manx Year Book and Business Directory.' Imprint as 1914, price 4d. Pp. xxiv, 96; 3527.

1923.

'The N.M.P. Manx Year Book and Business Directory.' Imprint as 1914. Price 4d.

Houses Built in 50 Years, p. 61. Pp. xxiv, 112.

1924.

'The N.M.P. Manx Year Book and Business Directory.' Imprint as 1914.

Public Charities Act, 1922, pp. 115-123. Pp. xl, 128; 4601.

1925.

'The N.M.P. Manx Year Book, 'Who's Who' and Business 'Directory.' Printed and published by Norris Modern Press, 6, Victoria Street, Douglas. Price 4d.
'The Manx 'Who's Who' for 1925,' short biographies of some of the leading men and women of the Isle of Man, occupies pp. 105-140. Pp. xliv, 144; 5442.

1926.

'The N.M.P. Manx Year Book, Business Directory and 'Who's 'Who.'' Pp. xxiv, 168; 5523.

1927.

'The N.M.P. Manx Year Book, Business Directory and 'Who's 'Who.'' Imprint and price as 1925.
Manx War Contribution, p. 5; Who's Who, pp. 123-171; and Manx Housing Schemes, p. 172. Pp. xxiv, 176.

1928.

'The N.M.P. Manx Year Book, Business Directory and 'Who's 'Who." Imprint and price as 1925. Pp. xxiv, 168.

1929.

Title, imprint and price as 1927. Pp. xxiv, 168.

1930.

Title, imprint and price as 1927. Pp. xxiv, 168.

1931.

Title, imprint and price as 1927. Population figures over 200 years, p. xix; Wills Proved, p. xxix; Noteworthy Events of 1930, p. 1. Pp. xxxii, 160.

1932.

'The N.M.P. Manx Year Book, Business Directory and 'Who's 'Who." Printed and published by the Norris Modern Press Ltd., Six Victoria Street, Douglas. Price 4d.
'Climate in the Isle of Man,' by A. W. Coysh, M.Sc., p. 150. Pp. xxiv, 160.

1933.

Title, imprint and price as 1932. Pp. xxxii, 168.

1934.

Title, imprint and price as 1932.

Portrait of Sir Monagu Butler, Lieut.-Gov.; Accidents in the I.M.; Census Facts. Pp. xxiv, 176.

1935.

Title, imprint and price as 1932. Pp. xxiv, 176.

1936.

Title, imprint and price as 1932. Pp. xxiv, 176.

1937.

Title, imprint and price as 1932. Pp. xxiv, 176.

1938.

Title, imprint and price as 1932. Portraits of the Hon. Wm. S. Leveson Gower and Lady Rose Leveson Gower. Pp. xxiv, 176.

1939.

Title, imprint and price as 1932. Portrait of Samuel Norris. Pp. xxiv, 172.

1923.
NORRIS MODERN PRESS.

ISLE OF MAN VISITORS' ENQUIRE WITHIN.
Printed and published by the N.M.P., 6, Victoria Street, from 1923 to date, price 4d. Its contents are similar in some respects to those of the N.M.P. Year Book, but there are special sections and features designed to appeal more to the visitor, and there is a directory of hotels and boarding houses. Illustrated with maps.

1924.

Noteworthy contents include Manx Industries, Lifeboats, Harbour Works, Population, Passenger Returns, Financial (Income- tax, Customs, etc), Douglas buildings, Entertainments, Porters' and Motor Charges, Descriptions of the Countryside, Tynwald, Manx Literature and Traditions, Outlines of History. Pp. 152.

1925.

Contents as 1924. Pp. 144.

1926.

There are sections on the Governors of the Island, and Manx Laws. Pp. 160.

1927.

There are articles on Manx Place-names, War Contribution, and Rambles round Douglas. Pp. 168.

1928.

A page is devoted to the Manx National Museum and Art Gallery. Pp. 184.

1929.

Contains a few photographs of Manx Scenery. Pp. 168. 1930.
Has an article 'Peculiar Manx Customs' by Mona Douglas. Pp. 152.

1931.

Pp. 144.

1932.

Contains a page of Sayings and Proverbs by J. J. Kneen. Pp. 136.

1933 and 1934.

Pp. 136.

1935.

Contains sections on Rates Levied and Amount of Rates, How Manx People are Employed, Climate of the I.M. (A. W. Coysh, M.Sc.). Pp. 13f?.

1936.

Illustrated with photographs, including aerial views of Douglas, Pp. 128.

1937.

Has an article on the Three Legs of Man. Pp. 128. 1938.

Pp. 128.


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