Source Information

JewishGen
Phyllis Kramer, et. al, comp. Galicia Business Directory, 1891 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2008.
Original data: Kaufmannisches Adressbuch fur Industrie, Handel und Gewerbe, XIV. Galizien. Wien IX Universitutmetr: L. Bergmann & Comp. This data is provided in partnership with JewishGen.org.

About Galicia Business Directory, 1891

The 1891 Galician Business Directory (Kaufmannisches Adressbuch fur 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. Galicia is a historical region of central Europe. It is located in modern day Poland and Ukraine.

For each entry, the database contains the following fields:

  • Surname

  • Given Name

  • Town Name

  • Occupation (in German)

  • Occupation (translated into English)