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


  • Post Office at Mrs. E. Lishman's. Letters arrive via Northallerton, per foot messenger, at 7-40 a.m., and are despatched at 4-40 p.m. From 1st November to 28th February, they are despatched an hour earlier. No Sunday business.

Miscellany of trades

  • Benson George, vict. and farmer, White Swan
  • Botterill Mr. David
  • Connell Rev. Robert, M.A., B.D., The Rectory
  • Cust The Ven. Archdeacon, Danby hill
  • Hall John, blacksmith, Streetlam
  • Husband William Watson, blacksmith
  • Jobling Bushby, joiner and cartwright
  • Leftly John, cowkeeper and mole catcher, Streetlam
  • Lishman Mrs. Elizabeth, postmistress
  • Metcalfe Mark, joiner and cartwright, Streetlam
  • Peacock Philip, vict. and butcher, White Heifer
  • Shaw Mr. John
  • Stead Mr. George
  • Walker Thomas Jesse, schoolmaster
  • Wetherell Francis, tailor
  • York James, boot maker, grocer, and pig dealer


  • Alcock Richard, Fellgill moor
  • Carr Mrs. Ann and Son (Samuel), Brockholme
  • Duffus Mrs., Bowes hill
  • Dunn John, High Brockholme
  • Eshelby Robert, Rawcar
  • Fawell John and Son (Nathan), Manor farm
  • Glover William, Mossa grange
  • Hall George Robert, Brockholme
  • Jobling William, Northfield farm
  • Johnson Michael Raine, Reed holme
  • Marshall John and Edward Thos., Goose close
  • Metcalfe Wm., Spence's close
  • Mohun James, Middle Stead farm
  • Parlour John, Willow tree
  • Severs Robert, Brockholme
  • Shaw Thomas, West farm
  • Smith John, Streetlam farm
  • Tweddell Thomas, Hunter's hill
  • Wallace Mrs. Hannah & Son (Ralph), Danby grange
  • Wright Robert Thompson, Black bridge


  • Letters via Northallerton, per foot messenger.

Miscellany of trades

  • Ascough Mrs. Elizabeth, schoolmistress
  • Babies John, cowkeeper, Backfield house
  • Britton Edward, sexton
  • Carr Hy., fruit and potato merchant, Yafforth villa
  • Carr John, vict. and farmer, Reveller Inn
  • Denman Rev. Augustus Wm. (St. Bees), curate in charge of All Saints' Yafforth, Little Danby house
  • Greathead George, cowkeeper and pig dealer
  • Merryweather John, boot and shoe maker; h Castle hills, Romanby
  • Routledge Daniel, blacksmith
  • Smith Mr. William


  • Atkinson Francis, The Old hall; h Yafforth house
  • Atkinson John Slater, Yafforth lodge and Moor House farm
  • Beck George, Yafforth grange
  • Johnson Mrs. Mary (owner), Broomfield house
  • Taylor John, Ladyfield
  • Weddell Thomas, Yafforth hill

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