Compiled by Jacques Gagne, 2015

Including the cities, towns, villages of: Beauport – Cap-Rouge – Charlesbourg  Charlesbourg-Ouest  Charny  Courville  Giffard  Lauzon – Lévis – Montmorency – Neufchatel  Sillery – St-David – Ste-Foy – St-Romuald  Vanier – Villeneuve

1822  1976

The Québec and Lévis directories contains full listings of the inhabitants, in addition to additional informations accompanied with descriptive plans of the city of Quebec and its suburbs.

Please note that the Lovell Directory for the region indicated above does not exist – What does exist are Directories by publishers such as: MarcotteMackayMcLaughlinCherrier & KirwinCherrierIrwin & CoBennett, Brent’s and others.

In the early years, a high percentage of the families listed were British, Scottish, Irish, Americans, Germans in addition to French Canadians.

Most of the comments within these directories during the early years are in the English language.

From 1890, the comments are in the English and French languages.

From 1955 onward, the comments are mostly in the French language.

 From 1861 or about, said directories contains complete lists of all of the inhabitants of the city with full descriptions of their businesses and professions and information carefully collected in reference to government and public offices, banks, corporate institutions & companies in Quebec City.

> 1822 – The Quebec Directory

1826 – The Québec directory, or Stranger’s guide in the city

1844 to 1852 – The Quebec Directory

1847-1848 – Québec Directory and City and Commercial Register

1848 to 1853 – MacKay’s Quebec Directory

1854-1855 – Brent’s Quebec Business Directory

1855 to 1858 – McLaughlin’s Québec Directory

1858 to 1869 – G.H. Cherrier – The Quebec Directory

1869-1870 – Canadian Dominion Directory – Quebec Directory

1870-1871 – G.H. Cherrier  The Quebec Directory  

1871-1872 – G.H. Cherrier & Son – The Quebec and Lévis Directory in addition to the villages and parishes of Bienville, La Canardière, Mount Pleasant, Stadacona, St-Charles, St-Joseph-de-Lévis

1872-1873 – Cherrier & Kirwin’s Québec and Lévis Directory and the villages and parishes of Guenet Suburb, Mount Pleasant, Stadacona, Ste-Angèle, St-Charles 

1874 to 1878 – Cherrier’s Directory – Québec & Levis and the villages and parishes of Bienville, St-Joseph de Lévis, St-Sauveur

1877-1878 – Bennett’s Québec & Lévis Directory in addition to the villages of the counties of Beauce, Champlain, Dorchester, Lévis, Montmorency, Québec.

1878 to 1882 – Cherrier’s Quebec City & Lévis Directory including the villages of Mount Pleasant, Stadacona, St. Charles, the Municipality of St-Sauveur and all Coves of the North Shore.

> 1882 to 1885 – Cherrier’s Quebec City & Lévis Directory including the Municialalities of Bienville, Lauzon, St-Columba of Sillery, St- Sauveur.

1886 to 1889 – Almanach des adresses Cherrier de la Ville de Québec  Cherrier’s Quebec City Directory, plus the towns and villages of Bienville, Lauzon, Sillery, St-Sauveur

1889-1890  Cherrier’s Quebec City Directory 1889-1890, in addition to the following municipalities and parishes: Ancienne Lorette, Charlesbourg, Beauport, Cap-Rouge, Notre-Dame-de-Québec, Point Levis, Sillery, St. Roch, St-Sauveur

1890 to 1917 – L’Indicateur de Québec & Lévis – Quebec & Levis Directory, in addition to the inhabitants of parishes around the city including Ancienne-Lorette, Beauport, Bienville, Cap Rouge, Charlesbourg, Giffard, La Petite Rivière, Lauzon, Montmorency, New Liverpool, Sillery, St-Ambroise, St-David, Ste-Foy, St-Louis-de-Corville, St-Romuald, St-Télesphore, Village Huron

1918 to 1945  Marcotte Annuaire des Adresses QuébecLévis – Marcotte Quebec City & Lévis Directory, in addition to the towns of Ancienne-Lorette, Beauport, Bienville, Cap Rouge, Charlesbourg, Giffard, La Petite Rivière, Lauzon, Loretteville, Montmorency, Pin Court, Sillery, St-Ambroise, St-David, Ste-Foy, St-Louis de Corville, St-Romuald, St-Télephore, Village Huron

1945 to 1951 > Marcotte’s Quebec City & Lévis Directory – An alphabetical list of the names of citizens and business firms of Quebec City, Lauzon, Lévis, Quebec West, Sillery, Ste-Foy, St-Michel-Archange

1952-1953 – Marcotte’s Quebec City & Lévis Directory including also Giffard, Lauzon,  Quebec West, Sillery, Ste-Foy, St-Michel-Archange,

1954-1955 – Marcotte Annuaire Québec & Lévis Directory including also Ancienne-Lorette, Beauport, Boischatel, Charlesbourg, Courville, Giffard, Lauzon, Loretteville, Quebec West, Sillery, Ste-Foy, St-Grégoire, St-Michel-Archange,  St-Romuald, St-David, St-Télesphore, Villeneuve,

1956 to 1975 – Annuaire Marcotte de Québec Métropolitain – Marcotte’s Metropolitan Quebec City Annual Directory including also Beauport, Charlesbourg, Chaelesbourg-Ouest, Charny, Courville, Duberger, Giffard, Lauzon, Lévis, Montmorency, Neufchatel, Petite Rivière, Quebec West, Sillery, Ste-Foy, St-David, Ste-Foy, St-Romuald, St-Télesphore, Silley, Vanier, Villeneuve