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Transcribed by Kay & John Collins, 2022
Jowitt's Rushden Directory 1906

The Rushden Directory is arranged by streets with names of householder, and factories, schools, clubs and business premises in those streets. Not all house numbers are listed but the lists are in order down one side of the road, followed by the list for the other side.

The listing is headed with the STREET name, and the street from which it starts.

Houses omitted in this Directory were empty at time of compilation.

It is almost a census of the town during a time of much change. The shoetrade was still drawing in workers from the villages where work opportunities were declining.

Emigration was also increasing with adverts in local newspapers offering farms in Australia, and relatives who had already left, were writing back to encourage other family members to go to America and Canada.

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Note: Please be aware that some streets may have been renamed or renumbered.

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