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Transcript of the entry of "professions and trades for FOSTON in White's Directory of 1840.


  • Most land is owned by Rev Francis Simpson but
  • Charles Clay is the Lord of the manor.

Miscellany of trades

  • Rev Francis Simpson, Foston Hall
  • Charles Clay, gent
  • Rev Wm Spence Whitelock, incumbent, Rectory


  • Richard Harrison
  • Wm Noble
  • Henry Strangeways
  • Wm Wetherill

Transcript of the entry of "professions and trades
for THORNTON LE CLAY in White's Directory of 1840.

Lord of the manor:

  • ...... Gray Esq.

Miscellany of trades

  • Wm Beal, joiner
  • Isaac Champion, shopkr
  • Thomas Eccles, par clerk and school mr
  • Wm Harris, corn miller
  • Benj Hick, shoemaker
  • Robert Hopperton, beerhouse
  • Isaac Lobley, smith
  • Geo Sheppard, corn factor
  • Richd Spaven, wheel wgt
  • George Taylor, maltster and brewer
  • Wm Walkington, vict Bay Horse
  • Wm Horner, yeoman
  • Jph Wray, yeoman
  • Wm Hodgson, farmer
  • Thos Masterton, farmer
  • Thos Whitwell, farmer

Transcribed by Caroline Gaden.

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