The Huddersfield County Borough Directory (1937)



A download PDF version of the 1937 “Huddersfield County Borough Directory“, published by Alfred Jubb & Son Ltd.

The 904 page black & white PDF was prepared from an original copy of book and the text is fully searchable.

The directory includes:

  • History of Huddersfield, tour of the town, details of Huddersfield Corporation services, etc (104 pages)
  • A to Z street index with house numbers and the name of the head of each household (383 pages)
  • A to Z listing of private residents (212 pages)
  • Professional & Trades section (162 pages)
  • Indexes (19 pages)

At the time the directory was compiled, the County Borough of Huddersfield contained the following wards:

  • Almondbury
  • Birkby
  • Crosland Moor
  • Dalton, Bradley & Deighton
  • Fartown
  • Huddersfield (North Central, South Central, and West Central wards)
  • Lindley
  • Lockwood
  • Longwood
  • Marsh
  • Moldgreen
  • Newsome
  • Paddock

Please note that the additional areas which were incorporated into the borough in 1937 (inc. Cowlersley, Fixby, Milnsbridge, and Netherton) are not included in the directory as it was compiled prior to the boundary changes.

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A sample PDF which includes the index of streets can be downloaded here if you’d like to “try before you buy”.