Street directories

These list the local householders and tradespeople. Some list them alphabetically, some by street; the later ones normally do both.

  • Holden's London directory, alphabetical, includes whole Borough, 1811.
  • Photocopies of Blackheath, Lee and Lewisham entries from various directories, 1846–1884 (gaps).
  • Photocopies of Deptford entries from various directories, 1792–1828.
  • Photocopies of Forest Hill and Sydenham entries from various directories, 1852–1898 (gaps).
  • Pigot's Directory (London etc., includes whole borough), 1834.
  • Pigot's Directory, Kent (includes whole borough), 1840.
  • London Suburban Court Guide (includes whole borough, private residents only), 1861.
  • Greenwich, Eltham, Blackheath, Lee, Lewisham and New Cross, 1870.
  • Greenwich, Deptford, New Cross, Blackheath Lewisham, Lee, 1874.
  • Blackheath, Lee, Lewisham and Greenwich, 1879–1898 (gaps).
  • Blackheath, Lee, Greenwich and Eltham (including Grove Park), 1899–1937 (gaps).
  • Lewisham, Brockley and Catford, 1899–1928 (gaps).
  • Sydenham, Norwood and Streatham, 1908.
  • Sydenham and Forest Hill 1894, 1910–1939 (gaps).
  • London: southern suburbs (includes whole borough except Deptford Old Town), 1884, 1894, 1912.
  • London Directory (Deptford only), 1899.
  • London and County Suburbs (includes whole borough), 1914, 1915, 1916.
  • Kelly’s Post Office London Directory (includes whole Borough, mainly commercial), 1927–1987 (gaps).
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