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Transcript of the entry for the Post Office, professions and trades for BROMPTON in Bulmer's Directory of 1890.


  • St. Thomas' Church, Rev. George Thomas Winch, B.A. (St. John's College, Cambridge), vicar
  • Wesleyan Methodist Chapel, Rev. R. Dixon, minister
  • Wesleyan Methodist Chapel , Lovesome hill
  • Primitive Methodist Chapel, Rev. Christopher Longstaff, minister
  • Member of the North Riding County Council for Brompton Division: B. Wilford, Esq., J.P.
  • Trustees of Kettlewell's Charity: The vicars of Northallerton and Brompton; John Hutton, Esq., Solberge; William Fowle, Esq., Northallerton; Rev. D. Jacob, Northallerton; J. Pattison Yeoman, Esq., Brompton; The Chairman of the Brompton School Board; and Mr. Henry Smith, Brompton grange
  • Brompton School Board Members: Bartholomew Wilford, chairman; John P. Yeoman, Henry Smith, Rbt. Clark, and John Stochil; Clerk to the Board, Wm. Fowle, solicitor, Northallerton
  • Mechanics' Institute, H. Yeoman, sec.; Bartholomew Wilford, treas.; L. Holmes, caretaker
  • Temperance Hall used for entertainments, Sunday School, &c.
  • Collector of Poor Rates, John Brown
  • Assessor and Collector of Income Tax, Richard Brown
  • Parish Clerk, John Bradley
  • Brompton Station, Leeds Northern Section, N. E. Railway; William Swales, station master


Post, Money Order, Telegraph Office, and Savings' Bank, Brompton, R.S.O., G. M. Todd, postmaster. Letters arrive from Northallerton (week days) at 7-40 a.m., and from York at 4-0 p.m. The arrival on Sundays is at 8-0 a.m. Despatches, week days, 6-45, Sundays, 5-55 p.m.

Miscellany of trades

  • Adamson George Jackson, gent., Hill side
  • Bell Bartholomew, junr., agent to the Prudential Assurance Co.
  • Board School, William Jackson, master; Mrs.
  • Boynton John Joseph, blacksmith
  • Brown Jane, assistant
  • Brown R., assessor and collector of Income tax
  • Brown William, painter and decorator
  • Dixon Rev. Robert, Wesleyan minister
  • Dobson Mrs. Elizabeth
  • Dunn Benjamin, butcher
  • Dunn John, railway inspector, The Grange
  • Dunn Simpson, flour merchant
  • Fawcett William, bricklayer, &c.
  • Goldsbrough Edwin, painter and decorator, and mineral water manufacturer
  • Hodgson Thomas, builder
  • Jackson Thomas, gent., Fulcar lane
  • Johnson Rebecca, milliner
  • Johnson Thomas, joiner and wheelwright
  • Kilvington Mrs. Ann
  • Linley Mrs. Elizabeth
  • Longstaff Rev. Christopher (Prim. Meth.)
  • Mankin William, joiner
  • McLean John, joiner
  • Northallerton & Brompton Linen Manufacturing Co.
  • Pattison William & John, linen manufacturers
  • Ramshaw James, market gardener
  • Robinson Mr. John, Spring house
  • Sherwood John, corn miller and steam thrashing machine proprietor, Steam Flour mills
  • Stainthorp Mrs. Elizabeth
  • Swales William, station master
  • Thompson John, pig dealer
  • Tune Mrs. Mary
  • Walker Robert, fruiterer
  • Wetherill Joseph, tile works manager
  • Wilford Bartholomew (John Wilford & Son)
  • Wilford Benjamin, Esq., J.P. and C.C. (John Wilford & Sons)
  • Wilford Charles, gent.
  • Wilford George Henry (John Wilford & Sons)
  • Wilford Mrs. Harriet
  • Wilford John & Sons, manufacturers of plain and fancy linen drills, &c.
  • Wilford The Misses
  • Winch Rev. George Thomas, B.A. (St. John's College, Cambridge), The Vicarage
  • Winspear John & Sons (John Tutin and Thos. Nornaville), tailors and woollen drapers
  • Wood Mr. Thomas
  • Yeoman John
  • Yewdell William Robert, draper

Boot and Shoe Makers.

  • Brown John (and collector of poor rates)
  • Hunton Stephen
  • Langhorn William
  • Mitchinson William
  • Raisbeck John, Oak Tree hill


  • Alderson Benjamin
  • Atkinson Levi
  • Atkinson Thomas
  • Brown William
  • Fawcett Henry (and painter, &c.)
  • Foster Richard
  • Geldart Francis
  • Goldsbrough John
  • Hornby Mary Maria
  • Jobling John
  • Jobling Joseph
  • Mitchinson William
  • Neesom John
  • Parker Francis
  • Parker Thomas
  • Ridley Benjamin
  • Sherwood Mrs. Elizabeth & Son (Nathaniel)
  • Simpson Thomas, Low Stobthorn
  • Todd George Mark (and postmaster)
  • Tyerman Simon
  • Ward Miles
  • Ward Thomas
  • Wetherill Joseph
  • Wilford William
  • Windress William
  • Young Joseph (and butcher)


  • Archer John Henry, Fulcar farm
  • Battey Robert, Newsham grange
  • Carter Matthew, Stobthorn
  • Clapham Mrs. Dorothy Ann, Northfield farm
  • Clark George, Crawford grange
  • Clark Mrs. Louisa, Brompton banks
  • Clark Philip, Mount pleasant
  • Clark Robert (yeo.), Ivy cottage
  • Fairey George, Sheepoot close
  • Flowers John, Kettlewell's farm
  • Gale William, Brompton banks
  • Gibson Arthur (and cattle dealer), Brompton road
  • Gibson John, Highfield farm
  • Hamilton Mrs. Sarah E., Brompton banks
  • Hauworth Ormerod (yeo.), Standard hill
  • Horner Peter and William, Brompton moor
  • James George
  • Jobling Henry, Lowfield farm
  • Jobling Thomas, Hildyard grange
  • Johnson William and Thomas, Beech house
  • Kilding William and Wm. Geo., Wiske moor
  • Laing John Smith (and butcher)
  • Meggison John, Moor house
  • Palliser William, Oak Tree hill
  • Pearson Thomas
  • Riley Charles
  • Robson Thomas, Newstead farm
  • Sanderson George, White house
  • Simpson Isaac (yeo.), Dunnas house
  • Sleightholme Wilson, Leas Car farm
  • Smith Alfred, Stobthorn farm
  • Smith Henry, Brompton grange
  • Stochil John (of Hallikeld), Northfield farm
  • Taylor John, Fir Tree farm
  • Thompson John Samuel
  • Toes Mrs. Isabel, Moor house
  • Watson John George, Brompton banks
  • Weighell John Bradley, Brompton banks
  • Whittaker William (and clothier)
  • Wright William, Street house

Grocers, &c.

  • Atkinson William (and draper)
  • Bell Bartholomew (newsagent and bookseller)
  • Fawcett Robert Henry (and draper)
  • Garnett Ed. Close (and mineral water mnfctr.)
  • Garnett James Alfred (and draper)
  • Hodgson Mrs. Margaret
  • Neesam John William
  • Webster William
  • Wright William (and green grocer)

Hotels, Inns, &c.

  • Black Swan, Water end; George Goldsbrough
  • Crown Inn; William Cranston
  • Green Tree; William Neesom
  • Masons' Arms; Aaron Smith
  • Queen Catherine; Mrs. Ann Thwaites
  • Three Horse Shoes; W. Burn (and blacksmith)

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