Brunswick, Georgia 1890 City Directory - Abbreviations

Please note: Newcastle, Reynolds, Union, Ellis, and Norwich Streets, today, run from the north end of town to the south end, but before 1908, they were called A,B,C,D, and E Streets respectively, north of Gloucester Street. So from Gloucester Street north to S street, they were lettered, and from Gloucester Street south to Dartmouth Street they were Newcastle, Reynolds, Union, Ellis, and Norwich Streets. So if you wanted to see where great grandpa lived on B Street, you would drive down Reynolds Street north of Gloucester Street.

Abbreviations:

*= colored

lab=laborer

w=works at

h=home

n=north

n.e.=north east

eeast

s=south

do= ditto

B&W/B&W RR=Brunswick & Western Railroad

E.T.V. & G. RR=East Tennesse, Virginia & Georgia Railroad

cl'k=clerk

b'k keeper=book keeper

pres=president

supt=superintendent

mangr=manager

con=consul

st=street