This is a list of Rhode Island City Directories online and includes Business Directories, Church Directories, & more. 

 

City directories contain an alphabetized list of residents with their addresses, spouse’s names, professions, and often a reverse lookup by address. They often contain historical information about a locale and they’ll usually contain a separate business directory.

 

Many directories have gazetteers and gazetteers contain descriptions of towns, churches, terrain, populations, and more. They may include place names, maps, boundaries, and distances between cities.

 

 

There are other types of records that include similar information like census records, tax records, voting records, plat and insurance maps, and more. Visit these sites for other helpful Rhode Island records.

 

 

 

Rhode Island – Statewide

New England – 1916 – New England Business Directory, (Part 1), IA

New England – 1918 – New England Business Directory, (Part 1), IA

Rhode Island – 1853 – The Rhode Island Register, GB

Rhode Island – 1853 – The Rhode Island Register, IA

Rhode Island – 1856 – The Rhode Island Register, GB

Rhode Island – 1856 – The Rhode Island Register, IA

Rhode Island – 1887 – The Rhode Island Business Directory, HT

Rhode Island – 1889 The Providence Directory and Rhode Island Business Directory, GB

Rhode Island – 1899 The Providence House Directory and Family Address Book, GB

Rhode Island – 1900-1901 – Rhode Island German directory 1900-1901, IA

Rhode Island – 1919 Providence Directory and Rhode Island State Business Directory, IA

Rhode Island – 1930 – The Providence Directory and Rhode Island State Business Directory, IA

Rhode Island – 1932 – The Providence Directory and Rhode Island State Business Directory, IA

Rhode Island – 1934 – The Providence Directory and Rhode Island State Business Directory, IA

 

 

New England

New England – 1676 – News from New-England, 1676, IA

New England – 1700 – Directory of the ancestral heads of New England families 1620-1700, IA

New England – 1700 – Directory of the ancestral heads of New England families, 1620-1700, IA (alt source)

New England – 1700 – Directory of the ancestral heads of New England families 1620-1700,, IA (alt source)

New England – 1830 – The New England primer printed in America prior to 1830, IA

New England – 1832 – New England Almanac (1829 – 1832), IA

New England – 1849 – New England Merchantile Union business directory for, 1849 : containing an almanac for 1849, … a business directory for New England; name, location … of manufacturing establishments, professional men … advertising register … of New York, IA

New England – 1849 – New England Merchantile Union business directory for, 1849: containing …, IA

New England – 1849 – New-England mercantile union business directory: six parts in one …, IA

New England – 1849 – The New-England mercantile union business directory, six parts in one. Containing a new map of New-England, an almanac for 1849, a memorandum for every day in the year, and a business directory for New-England, IA

New England – 1875 – The New England business directory and gazetteer 1875 pt 2, IA

New England – 1875 – The New England business directory and gazetteer 1875 , IA

New England – 1875 – The New England business directory and gazetteer 1875 pt 1, IA

New England – 1878 – The Annual New England official directory and general hand-book .., IA

New England – 1878 – The Annual New England official directory and general handbook 1878-79, IA

New England – 1891 – Directory of the congregation of the New England Church Chicago, Ill., December 1, 1891 .., IA

New England – 1902 – The New England business directory and gazetteer 1902 pt 3, IA

New England – 1902 – The New England business directory and gazetteer 1902 pt 4, IA

New England – 1902 – The New England business directory and gazetteer 1902, IA

New England – 1905 – Sanitarium directory of the New England and Middle states, IA

New England – 1911 – Manual and directory of the New England Church (Congregational), IA

New England – 1912 – The New England business directory and gazetteer 1912, IA

New England – 1912 – The New England business directory and gazetteer 1912 pt 2, IA

New England – 1916 – The New England business directory and gazetteer 1916, IA

New England – 1916 – The New England business directory and gazetteer 1916 pt 1, IA

New England – 1918 – The New England business directory and gazetteer 1918 pt 3, IA

New England – 1918 – The New England business directory and gazetteer 1918 pt 2, IA

New England – 1918 – The New England business directory and gazetteer 1918 pt 1, IA

New England – 1918 – The New England business directory and gazetteer 1918 pt 1, IA

New England – 1918 – The New England business directory and gazetteer 1918, IA

New England – 1918 – The New England business directory and gazetteer 1918 pt 2, IA

New England – 1918 – The New England business directory and gazetteer 1918 pt 3, IA

New England – 1920 – The New England Business Directory and Gazetteer for 1920 (Maine, NH, VT, MA, RI, CT), GB

New England – 1922 – The New England business directory and gazetteer 1922 pt 4, IA

New England – 1922 – The New England business directory and gazetteer 1922, IA

New England – 1922 – The New England business directory and gazetteer 1922 pt 2, IA

New England – 1984 – New England wind industry directory, IA

New England – 1998 – The annual directory of New England bed & breakfasts, IA

New England – 2003 – Annual Directory of New England Colleges & Universities, 2003., IA

New England – 2005 – Annual Directory of New England Colleges and Universities 2005, IA

New England – 2006 – Annual Directory of New England Colleges and Universities 2006, IA

New England – 2007 – Annual Directory of New England Colleges and Universities 2007, IA

New England – 2008 – Annual Directory of New England Colleges and Universities 2008, IA

New England – 2009 – Annual Directory of New England Colleges and Universities 2009, IA

 

 

Bristol County City Directories

Bristol – 1917 – 1917-1918 – The Bristol Warren and Barrington Rhode Island Directory 1917-1918, IA

Warren – 1917 – 1917-1918 – The Bristol Warren and Barrington Rhode Island Directory 1917-1918, IA

Barrington – 1917 – 1917-1918 – The Bristol Warren and Barrington Rhode Island Directory 1917-1918, IA

 

 

Kent County City Directories

none yet listed

 

 

Newport County City Directories

Jamestown – 1918 – 1918-1919 Jamestown and North Shoreham (Block Island) Directory

North Shoreham – 1918 – 1918-1919 Jamestown and North Shoreham (Block Island) Directory

Newport – 1856 – The Newport Directory

Newport – 1858 – The Newport Directory

Newport – 1863 – The Newport Directory

Newport – 1871 – The Newport City Directory by Boyd’s, HT

Newport – 1881 – The Newport Directory

Newport – 1884 – The Newport Directory

Newport – 1887 – Newport household directory, IA

Newport – 1893 – The Newport Directory

Newport – 1898 – The Newport Directory

Newport – 1900 – The Newport Directory, FS

Newport – 1900 – The Newport directory, FS

Newport – 1900 – 1900 Directory Of The First Baptist Church, Newport, Rhode Island, RW

Newport – 1904 – The Newport Directory

Newport – 1910 – The Newport Directory

Newport – 1917 – The Newport Directory

Newport – 1921 – The Newport Directory Part 1

Newport – 1921 – The Newport Directory Part 2

Tiverton – 1921 – 1921-1922 – Tiverton, Portsmouth, Middletown, and Little Compton Rhode Island DIrectory, IA

Tiverton – 1910 – 1910 – Resident and Business Directory Tiverton, Portsmouth, Middletown, and Little Compton Rhode Island, IA

Portsmouth – 1921 – 1921-1922 – Tiverton, Portsmouth, Middletown, and Little Compton Rhode Island DIrectory, IA

Portsmouth – 1910 – 1910 – Resident and Business Directory Tiverton, Portsmouth, Middletown, and Little Compton Rhode Island, IA

Middletown – 1921 – 1921-1922 – Tiverton, Portsmouth, Middletown, and Little Compton Rhode Island DIrectory, IA

Middletown – 1910 – 1910 – Resident and Business Directory Tiverton, Portsmouth, Middletown, and Little Compton Rhode Island, IA

Little Compton – 1921 – 1921-1922 – Tiverton, Portsmouth, Middletown, and Little Compton Rhode Island DIrectory, IA

LIttle Compton – 1910 – 1910 – Resident and Business Directory Tiverton, Portsmouth, Middletown, and Little Compton Rhode Island, IA

 

 

 

Providence County City Directories

Central Falls – 1924 – The Pawtucket and Central Falls, Rhode Island, 1924 directory – 1924, FS

Johnston – 1892 – Johnston [Rhode Island] directory 1892, IA

Johnston – 1892-1893 Johnston [Rhode Island] directory 1892-[1893-94], FS

Johnston – 1893-1894 – Johnston [Rhode Island] directory 1893-94, IA

Pawtucket – 1904 – A list of persons, corporations, companies and estates, assessed in the city tax ordered by the city council of the city of Pawtucket, R.I. – 1904, FS

Pawtucket – 1905 – A list of persons, corporations, companies and estates, assessed in the city tax ordered by the city council of the city of Pawtucket, R.I. – 1905, FS

Pawtucket – 1924 – The Pawtucket and Central Falls, Rhode Island, 1924 directory – 1924, FS

Pawtucket – 1946 – A list of persons, corporations, companies and estates, assessed in the city tax ordered by the city council of the city of Pawtucket, R.I. – 1946, FS

Providence – 1798 – Owners and occupants of the lots, houses and shops in the town of Providence, Rhode Island in 1798, FS

Providence – 1824 – The Providence Directory

Providence – 1832 – Colored Persons Directory of Providence, Rhode Island (in Hardscrabble and Snowball), IA

Providence – 1836-1837 – The Providence Directory

Providence – 1838 – Colored Persons Directory Providence, IA

Providence – 1841 – Colored Persons Directory of Providence, Rhode Island (in Hardscrabble and Snowball), IA

Providence – 1844 – The Providence Directory, RW

Providence – 1844 – Colored Persons Directory Providence 1844, IA

Providence – 1844-1845 – The Providence Almanac and Business Directory 1844-45, HT

Providence – 1844 – The Providence Almanac and Business Directory

Providence – 1846-1847 – The Providence Almanac and Business Directory 1846-47, HT

Providence – 1848-1849 – The Providence Almanac and Business Directory 1848-49, HT

Providence – 1850-1853 – Brown’s Providence Directory

Providence – 1856 – The Providence Almanac and Business Directory

Providence – 1857 – The Providence Almanac and Business Directory 1857, HT

Providence – 1881 – The Providence Almanac and Business Directory 1881, HT

Providence – 1885 – Providence Rhode Island Directory

Providence – 1889 – The Providence directory 1889, HT

Providence – 1889 – The Providence Directory and Rhode Island Business Directory, GB

Providence – 1892 – The Providence directory 1892, HT

Providence – 1905 – The Providence House Directory and Family Address Book

Providence – 1912 – The Providence directory 1912, HT

Providence – 1913 – The Providence directory 1913, HT

Providence – 1914 – The Providence directory 1914, HT

Providence – 1919 – The Providence directory 1919, HT

Providence – 1919 – The Providence Directory and Rhode Island State Business Directory, IA

Providence – 1920 – The Providence directory 1920, HT

Providence – 1928-1929 – Directory of officers and students, 1928-1929, IA

Providence – 1930 – The Providence Directory and Rhode Island State Business Directory 1930, IA

Providence – 1932 – The Providence Directory and Rhode Island State Business Directory 1932, IA

Providence – 1934 – The Providence Directory and Rhode Island State Business Directory 1934, IA

Providence – 1935 – Providence City Directory, HT

Providence – 1952 – Polk’s Providence (Providence County, R.I.) City Directory, IA

Providence – 1976 – Providence (Providence County, R.I.) City Directory, IA

Providence – 1990 – Providence Rhode Island City Directory, IA

Providence – 1993 – Providence Rhode Island City Directory, IA

Providence – 1996 – Providence Rhode Island Cross-Reference Directory, IA

Tiverton – 1910 – Resident and business directory of Tiverton, Little Compton, Portsmouth, Middletown, Rhode Island, IA

Tiverton – 1921 – Resident and business directory of Tiverton, Little Compton, Portsmouth, Middletown, and Little Compton Rhode Island, IA

Woonsocket – The Woonsocket, Rhode Island, directory 1910, HT

 

 

Washington County City Directories

None yet listed

 

 

 

 

Onsite-Only Collections

 

Rhode Island Polk City Directories at the Rhode Island State Archives (onsite)

Rhode Island City Directories at The Rhode Island Historical Society (onsite)

Rhode Island City Directories at The Family History Library (onsite and microfilm) and 1938 Providence

 

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