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Transcript of the entry for the Post Office, professions and trades for SKIPSEA in Bulmer's Directory of 1892.


  • Postal address, Skipsea, Seaton, Hull.
  • Post Office at J. Houghton's. Letters arrive, week-days only, at 9-15 am., and are despatched at 3-0 p.m. The nearest Telegraph Office is at Hornsea, and Money Order Office at Beeford. Postal Orders issued but not paid here.

Miscellany of trades

  • Allman Thos., joiner, huilder, and wheelwright
  • Benevolent Friendly Society (Estahlished 1866), held monthly, at the Board Inn; J. W. Sowden, secretary - (68 members)
  • Brown Bovill, wheelwright
  • Brown John Thomas, shopkeeper
  • Cammidge Geo., grocer & provision dealer, &c.
  • Cammidge William Henry, cowkeeper
  • Cammidge William, bricklayer and builder
  • Chadwick Mrs. Ruth, butcher
  • Cook James, coastguard
  • Crozer Canton, thrashing machine owner
  • Falladown Mrs. Annie, cowkeeper
  • Finch Frederick, schoolmaster
  • Foreman John Thomas, joiner (managing)
  • Hall Mrs. Charlotte
  • Hall Henry, bootmaker
  • Hall James, grocer
  • Hall William, agricultural implement maker and general smith; and at Lissett
  • Hornby Mrs. Elizaheth
  • Houghton J. & Sons, tailors, linen and woollen drapers, boot & shoe dealers, &c., Post office
  • Houghton John (J. H. & Sons)
  • Houghton Joseph (J. H. & Sons)
  • McLeod, Roderick, coastguard
  • Myas Mr. William
  • Parochial Library; F. Finch, secretary
  • Pinkney Thomas, harness maker; h Driffield
  • Ruddiforth Richard, carrier to Beverley (Sat.), Driffield (Thurs.), and Hornsea (Tues.)
  • Russell Mrs. Jane, dressmaker
  • Russell Noah, carrier to Bridlington (Wed. and Sat.) and Driffield (Thurs.)
  • Simpson John, gravel dealer and parish clerk
  • Smith Thomas, miller and corn dealer
  • Southwick John, gravel dealer and farmer
  • Southwick Mrs. Mary
  • Southwick Rd., gravel dealer and cowkeeper, Cliff top
  • Statters George, carrier to Driffield (Thurs.) and Hull (Mon.)
  • Sterriker Tom, farm foreman
  • Sterriker William, gravel dealer
  • Stork Mrs. A.
  • Stork John, cowkeeper
  • Stork Wm., gravel dealer and cowkpr., Cliff top
  • Teague John James, coastguard
  • Thompson Rev. Robert, M.A., The Vicarage
  • Wallis George Ernest (horse and trap for hire), vict., Board Inn
  • Wesleyan School Committee; Wm. Richardson, secretary; William Hall, treasurer
  • Winter John, hind


  • Bielby Thomas
  • Crozer Benjamin, Cliff house
  • Foster Jonathan (yeo.) (and Smiddy house)
  • Foster William (yeo.), Southfield house
  • Gale George Mason; h Atwick
  • Lamplugh Jeremiah & Son (Richard) (yeo.) Skipsea hill
  • Marson Woodall (and Skipsea grange)
  • Richardson William, Skipsea hill
  • Tanton Richard, Manor farm
  • Wood Arthur, Far grange


  • Letters via Seaton, Hull.

Miscellany of trades

  • Richardson Edmund K., farmer (managing), Low Bonwick
  • Topham Moses, farmer, High Bonwick


  • Letters via Seaton, Hull; for Upton via Beeford.

The following reside at Brough, unless otherwise stated.

  • Dolphin James, vict., Buck Inn
  • Foreman Mrs. Jane, joiner and builder
  • Foreman Miss Mary Jane, private school
  • Frankish Thomas, pig butcher
  • Hodgson Robert, blacksmith
  • Laws Jesse Wm., farm foreman, Dringhoe
  • Stork Joseph James, cowkeeper
  • Warkup Thomas, bootmaker and shopkeeper
  • Warkup William, carrier to Hull (Mon.) and Bridlington (Sat.)


  • Farman Alfred (and miller), Dringhoe mill
  • Hopper Thomas, Upton house
  • Lamplugh George (yeo.), Dringhoe hall
  • Simpson Saml. Frost, Manor house, Dringhoe
  • Smith John, Lowfields, Dringhoe
  • Sowersby Matt., Happy Land farm, Dringhoe
  • Whiting William, Dringhoe grange
  • Wise Robert, Dringhoe
  • Wise Wm. (and auctioneer and valuer), Upton

Scan, OCR and html by Colin Hinson. Checking and correction by Peter Nelson.