Olby entries in Trade and Professional Directories

N.B. This list is not exhaustive, similar entries occurring in intervening years have not been recorded.

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OLBY
1839    Pigots Directory of Suffolk
[Brandon: Traders] Olby, Robert, bacon &c. dealer; [Brandon: Innkeepers] Olby, Dinah, Five Bells
1839    Robson's Commercial Directory of Beds, Bucks, etc.
[Brandon] Taverns, Inns & Public Houses Olby Diana, Five Bells
1840    Kelly's Post Office London Directory
James Douglas, baker, 14 John St., Holland St., Blackfriars
1841    Kelly's Post Office London Directory
James Douglas, baker, 14 John St., Holland St., Blackfriars
1844    Whites Suffolk Directory
Brandon Primitive Methodist Chapel was erected in 1838 [page 584]
1844    Kelly's Post Office London Directory
Olby, Robert, fruiterer, 2 Great Quebec Street
1850    Hunt & Co's Directory of E. Norfolk & parts of Suffolk
[Thorpe near Norwich] Olby William, flint knapper
1850    Slater's Directory of Suffolk
[Brandon] Milliners & Dress Makers: Olby Mary, London Road; [Brandon] Wheelwrights: Talbot Edward, Bury Road
1851    Kelly's Post Office London Directory
Olby Robert, plate glass factor, 98 Lisson Grove North [pg 907]. The first entry is in 1849, when the address is given as 80 Lisson Grove North, the last entry for Robert Olby was in 1852
1852    Slater's, alet Pigot & co., Royal National and Commercial Directory and Topography of the Counties of .. [several]
Norwich, &c.: Olby, William, gun flint maker, Thorpe [page 64]
1852    Post Office London Directory (Small Edition)
[Commercial] Olby Robt. plate glass factor, 98 Lisson Grove North, New Road
1853    Kelly's Post Office London Directory
Olby Elizabeth (Mrs), plate glass factor, 98 Lisson Grove North. The last entry for Elizabeth Olby was in 1862.
1878    Kelly's Directory of Kent Surrey and Sussex
[Ramsgate] Olby, Alfred, painter, 27 King St [pg 1596]
1878    Post Office Directory of Surrey
[Penge] Olby Augustus, oil & color manufacturer, 89 Woodbine Grove
1882    Kelly's Directory of Kent Surrey and Sussex
[Ramsgate] Olby, Alfred, painter, 27 King St [pg 436]; [Ramsgate: Private Resident] Alfred Olby living at 1 Elswick Villas, Artillery Road
1882    Kelly's Directory of Kent
[Keston] Olby Elizabeth (Miss), dress makers, 1 Keston Villas [Ramsgate] Olby Alfred, 1 Elswick Villas, Artillery Road [Ramsgate] Olby Alfred, painter, 27 King Street
1884    Kelly's London Suburban Directory
[Penge SE] Olby, Augustus, oil & colourman, 167 Beckenham Road; [Keston, Beckenham] Olby, Elizth. (Miss), dress ma, 1 Keston Vils,
1888    Kelly's London Suburban Directory
[Penge SE] Olby, Augustus, oilman, 167 Beckenham Road; [Keston, Beckenham] Olby, Elizabeth (Miss), dress maker, 1 Keston Villas
1890    Kelly's Directory of Kent Surrey and Sussex
[Ramsgate] Olby, Alfred, lead & glass merchant, 27 King St [pg 515]; [Ramsgate: Private Resident] Augustus Olby living at 50 Hadres Street
1891    Kelly's Directory of Kent, Surrey & Sussex, [Part 1. Kent: County & Localities]
[Keston] Olby Elizabeth (Miss), dress maker, 1 Keston Villas [Ramsgate and St Lawrence, Private Residents] Olby Augustus, 50 Hardres Street [Ramsgate and St Lawrence] Olby Alfred, lead & glass merchant, 27 King Street
1891    Kelly's Directory of Kent, Surrey & Sussex, [Part 2. Kent: Court & Trade Directories]
[Court] Olby Augustus, 50 Hardres Street, Ramsgate [Milliners & Dressmakers] Olby Miss Elizabeth, 1 Keston villas, Keston, Beckenham [Window Glass Merchants] Olby Alfred, 27 King Street, Ramsgate
1891    Kelly's Directory of Kent, Surrey & Sussex, [Part 3: Surrey]
[Penge] Olby Robt, glass merchant, 167 Beckenham Road Window Glass Merchants Olby Robt, 167 Beckenham Road, Penge SE
1892    Kelly's London Suburban Directory
[Keston, Beckenham] Olby, Elizth. (Miss) dress ma, 1 Keston Vils.; [Penge, SE] Olby, Robert, glass merchant, 167 Beckenham Road
1895    Ramsgate Directory
Olby A, lead & glass merchant, oil & colour stores, 27 King Street, Ramsgate
1896    Kelly's London Suburban Directory, [Part 5. Southern: Commercial & Trade Directories]
Olby Elizabeth (Miss) dressmaker, 1 Keston Villas, Keston, Beckenham Olby Robert, glass merchant, 167 Beckenham Road, Penge SE
1896    Kelly's Directory of Anerley
Augustus Frederick Olby, Frederick Villa, Padua Road, Penge
1896    Kelly's Directory of Norfolk
[Holt] Olby Walter Robert, fish hawker, Chapel Street
1899    Ramsgate & St Lawrence Directory
Olby Alfred, lead & glass merchant (stores), Bethesda Street Olby Alfred, paperhanging warehouse, 50 Hardres Street Olby Alfred. lead and glass merchants, 27 King Street Olby Alfred, 5 Albion Terrace, Mount Albion Road, East Cliff, St Lawrence Olby Henry, 4 Albion Terrace, Mount Albion Road, East Cliff, St Lawrence
1899    Kelly's Directory of Kent Surrey and Sussex
[Ramsgate] Olby, Alfred, lead & glass merchant, 27 King St [pg 458]; [Ramsgate: Private Resident] Alfred Olby living at 5 Albion Terrace; [Ramsgate: Private Resident] Henry Olby living at 4 Albion Terrace
1900    Kelly's London Suburban Directory
[Penge SE] Olby, Augustus, window glass mer, 167 Beckenham Road
1901    Kelly's London Suburban Directory, [Vol. II: Southern. Part 1: Street & Commercial Directories]
[Penge] 167 Beckenham Road, Olby Augustus, window glass merchant
1903    Kelly's Isle of Thanet Directory
[Court Directory] Olby Alfred, 5 Albion terrace, Ramsgate Olby Henry, 4 Albion terrace, Ramsgate
1903    Kelly's Directory of Kent, [Part 2: Private Resident & Trade Directories]
Builders' Merchants: Olby Aug Green lane, Penge SE Lead Merchants: Olby Alfred, 27 & 38 King Street, Ramsgate Window Glass Merchants: Olby Alfred, 27 & 38 King Street, Ramsgate Olby A. 167 Beckenham Road, Penge SE
1903    Kelly's Directory of Kent, [Part 1: County & Localities]
[Beckenham] Olby Aug, Victoria Vil. Beckenham Road [Penge] Olby Augustus, builders' merchant, Green Lane [Penge] Olby Augustus, window glass merchant, 167 Beckenham Road [Ramsgate & St Lawrence] Olby Alfred, 5 Albion Terrace [Ramsgate & St Lawrence] Olby Henry, 4 Albion Terrace [Ramsgate & St Lawrence] Olby Alfred, lead & glass merchant, 27 & 38 King Street
1904    Kelly's Directory of Norfolk
Norwich 29 Bond Street, Olby Denis, agent to Refuge
1911    Kelly's Directory of Kent Surrey and Sussex
[Ramsgate] Olby Alfd Ltd., who. blds. mers. 25,27 & 29 King St. & Plains of Waterloo [pg 559];
1912    Kelly's Directory of Norfolk
[Norwich] Olby Dennis, insurance agent, 21 Havelock Road
1913    Kelly's Directory of Kent, [Part 1: County & Localities]
[Beckenham] Olby Augustus Geo. 31 Barnmead Road [Dover] Olby Henry, builders' merchant, 25 Worthington Street
1913    Kelly's Directory of Surrey
[Wallington] Olby Alfred 136 Onslow Gardens
1913    Kelly's Directory of Kent, [Part 2: Private Resident & Trade Directories]
Private Residents: Olby Alfred, 9 Penshurst road, Ramsgate Olby Augustus, 63 Croydon Road, Anerley SE Olby A. G. 31 Barnmead Road Beckenham Olby John 36 Hollicondane Road, Ramsgate Trades: Builder's Merchants: Olby Alfred Limited, 25, 27 & 38 King Street & 7 to 13 Plains of Waterloo, Ramsgate Olby Henry, 25 Worthington St, Dover Lead Merchants: Olby A. & Son, 167 Beckenham Road & Green Lane, Penge SE Olby Alfred Ltd., 25, 27 & 38 King Street & 7 to 13 Plains of Waterloo, Ramsgate Paperhangings Merchants: Olby Alfred Ltd., 25, 27 & 38 King Street & 7 to 13 Plains of Waterloo, Ramsgate Window Glass Merchants: Olby Alfred Ltd., 25, 27 & 38 King Street & 7 to 13 Plains of Waterloo, Ramsgate
1914    The Worthing and District Local Directory, 1914- 1915
Old Fort Road [from Ferry Road to Old Fort] Olby, Mrs, the house name was 'Fides' [page 283, under Bungalow Town]
1914    Post Office London County Suburbs Directory, [Part 4: Court Directory, etc.]
Olby Hugh Edgar, 39 Vicars hill, Lewisham SE
1914    Post Office London County Suburbs Directory [Part 1: Street Directory
High Street, Lewisham, 311 & 313 Olby Hugh Edgar, wholesale builders' merchant Vicars Hill, Lewisham 39 Olby Hugh Edgar
1914    Post Office London County Suburbs Directory, [Part 3: Trades & Professional Directory]
[Builders' Merchants] Olby Hugh Edgar, 311 & 313 High Street, Lewisham SE
1916    Post Office London County Suburbs Directory
Lewisham High Street, 311 & 313 Olby H.E & Co., wholesale builders' merchant Vicars Hill, Lewisham 39 Olby Hugh Edgar
1917    Post Office London County Suburbs Directory
311 & 313 High Street Lewisham, Olby Hugh Edgar, wholesale builders' merchant Vicars Hill, Lewisham 39 Olby Hugh Edgar [Commercial] Olby H.E. & Co., wholesale builders' merchants, 311 & 313 High Street Lewisham, SE13 - TN 592 Lee Green
1918    Kelly's Directory of Kent
[Ramsgate, Plains of Waterloo] Olby Alfred Ltd., builders merchants 25, 27 & 38 King St & 7-13 [pg 504], there is a similar entry in the 1922 edition [pg 533]
1918    Kelly's Directory of Kent
[Beckenham] Olby, Augustus Geo, 31 Barnmead Road [also entry in 1922]
1918    Post Office London County Suburbs Directory
Lewisham High Street, 311 & 313 Olby H.E & Co., wholesale builders' merchant Vicars Hill, Lewisham 39 Olby Hugh Edgar [Commercial] Olby H.E. & Co., wholesale builders' merchants, 311 & 313 High Street Lewisham, SE13 - TN 592 Lee Green
1919    Post Office London County Suburbs Directory
Lewisham High Street, 311 & 313 Olby H.E & Co., wholesale builders' merchant Vicars Hill, Lewisham 39 Olby Hugh Edgar [Commercial] Olby H.E. & Co., wholesale builders' merchants, 311 & 313 High Street Lewisham, SE13 - TN 592 Lee Green
1922    Kelly's Directory of Kent Surrey and Sussex
[Ramsgate] Olby Alfd Ltd., who. blds. mers. 25,27 & 29 King St. & Plains of Waterloo [pg 533];
1928    Bognor Regis Telephone Directory
Olby A and Son Ltd, Bldrs' Merchants, Hawthorn Road ... Bognor Regis 117" [also in 1930 directory]
1930    Kelly's Directory of Kent Surrey and Sussex
[Ramsgate] Olby Alfd Ltd., who. blds. mers. 25,27 & 29 King St. & Plains of Waterloo [pg 509];
1934    Kelly's Directory of Kent Surrey and Sussex
[Ramsgate] Olby Alfd Ltd., who. blds. mers. 25,27 & 29 King St. & Plains of Waterloo [pg 509];
1936    Kelly's Isle of Thanet Directory
[Private Residents] Olby John, 36 Hollicondane road, Ramsgate Olby Miss L M, Montague House, Brockenhurst Road, East Cliff, Ramsgate [Commercial] Olby Alfd Ltd, wholesale builders merchants, 25-29 King Street, Ramsgate Olby Alfd Ltd, wholesale builders merchants, stores; Bethesda Street, Ramsgate Olby Alfd Ltd, wholesale builders merchants, Cleaver Lane, Ramsgate Olby Alfd Ltd, wholesale builders merchants, Church Road, Ramsgate Olby Alfd Ltd, wholesale builders merchants, Staffordshire Street, Ramsgate Olby Alfd Ltd, wholesale builders merchants, lead light dept, 13 Plains of Waterloo, Ramsgate Olbys Social & Sports Club, Wellstood House, High Street, Ramsgate Olby Alfd Ltd, builders merchants, 5 King Street, Margate [County Councillors] Borough of Ramsgate Olby John, 36 Hollicondane Road, Ramsgate (Western) THANET AND DISTRICT AREA (No. 10) GUARDIANS COMMITTEE 1935-36 Members appointed by the Kent County Council as representing County Electoral Divisions Olby J - 27 King Street, Ramsgate Pettman Frederick L (J.P.) - Morningside, Old Green Road, Margate
1938    Kelly's Directory of Kent Surrey and Sussex
[Ramsgate] Olby Alfd Ltd., who. blds. mers. 25,27 & 29 King St. & Plains of Waterloo [pg 534]; [Ramsgate] Olby's Social & Sports Club (L. Tucker sec.), Wellstood Ho. High St; [Margate] Olby Alfred Ltd., ironmngrs, 5 King St & Fort Rd [pg 479]
1938    Kelly's Directory of Kent Surrey and Sussex
[Beckenham] Olby, Cecil, 23 Coper's Cope Road
1940    Kelly's Post Office London Directory
H.E. Olby & Co. Ltd., wholesale builders merchants, ironmongers & wallpaper merchants, 305 to 313 & 338 High Street, Lewisham, SE13 (TN LEE Green 3401 (7 lines) & Ladywell Road SE13 [similar entries from 1940-1969]
1940    Kelly's Post Office London Directory
[Private Residents] Olby Mrs. H.E. 24 Vicars Hill, Lewisham SE13 LEE Green 3013
1954    Kelly's Post Office London Directory
Olby A. & Son Ltd., builders' merchants & ironmongers, 167-71 High St., Penge SE 20 T N SYDenham 6000 (20 lines) (similar entries from 1954-1965)
1966    Kelly's Post Office London Directory
Olby A. & Son Ltd., builders' merchants, 183-189 High St., Penge SE 20 T N SYDenham 6000 (20 lines) (similar entries from 1966-1969)
1970    Kelly's Post Office London Directory
Olby H.E. & Co. Ltd., wholesale builders' merchants, 299-313 Lewisham High Street SE 13 (01-690-3401); T A Olby London SE13 & Ladywell Road SE13 (similar entries 1970-1981)
1970    Kelly's Post Office London Directory
Olby A. & Son Ltd., builders' merchants, 183-189 High St., Penge SE20 7PF (01-778- 6000) & loading bay 2-4 Raleigh Road SE 20 7JB (01-778-6000) & 45 Green Lane SE20 7JX (similar entries from 1970-1979)
1980    Kelly's Post Office London Directory
Olby A. & Son Ltd., 183-189 High Street SE20 7PF Tel 01-778-6000 builder's merchants (similar entries 1980-1985)
1981    Kelly's Post Office London Directory
Olby H.E. & Co. Ltd., wholesale builders' merchants, 299-313 Lewisham High Street SE13 6NW (01-690-3401); Grams Olby London (similar entries 1981-1982)
1983    Kelly's Post Office London Directory
Olby H.E. & Co. Ltd., 299-313 Lewisham High Street SE13 6NW, Tel 01-690-3401, wholesale builders' merchants (similar entries 1983-1987)
1997    Key British Enterprises
H.E. Olby & Co. Ltd., 299-313 Lewisham High St., SE 13 6NW, Est. 1911 - Private Limited Company, Principals Mrs A.M. Olby (managing), H.E. Olby, 46 employees, turnover 31 Dec 1996 2,464,587

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