Posted By:Jenni Campbell
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Subject:Help pls - name of Victorian Book
Post Date:August 15, 2012 at 02:27:12
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Forum:Australia Genealogy Forum
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Hi,

I am having a seniors moment and can't remember the name of a book.

It was published in the 1800's and people could buy a place in it, and if they didn't want someone in the book they could buy bribe the people not to include that name - yes I am serious.

In a way it was like a census, it had peoples names, where they lived and people could pay more to have a large amount of information about themselves in it. It was a very large book. I don't know if there was one or two volumes.

I hope someone knows what I'm talking about.

Thanks in advance.

Jenni - Portland, Vic, Au