The 1891 Galician Business Directory
Compiled by Phyllis Kramer
The 1891 Galician Business Directory — Kaufmännisches Adressbuch für Industrie, Handel und Gewerbe, XIV. Galizien — published by L. Bergmann & Comp., Wien IX Universitutmetr. 6 — contains over 25,000 names. This database was transcribed from a photocopy of this directory, found at the British Library, call number [PP 2440.BB C295].
This database contains over 20,000 names from over 1,000 different towns throughout Galicia.
For each entry, this database contains the following fields:
Caveats and Search Tips:
As the Directory contained many original errors in spelling (both cities and surnames!), and surely many data entry errors (as it was difficult to read), I offer the following suggestions:
Sincere thanks go to:
And a special thanks to Janet Kisz of England, our friend from across the waters. Originally the database contained only 50% of the entries, as I had included only those names that "sounded" Jewish to me. For various reasons, many wanted the entire database entered. Janet, who has an interest in Polish and Ukrainian genealogy, volunteered to enter the remaining 8,000 names to the database.
So here is the updated and complete 1891 Galician Business Directory... from Biała to Husiatyn ...from the Puszcza Solska to the Bieszczady... the length and breadth of Galicia.
Last Update: 6 Feb 2012 WSB
Data Copyright ©1999, 2000, Phyllis Kramer.