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


  • Letter box cleared at 6-30 p.m.

Miscellany of trades

  • Fitzwilliam Hon. Hugh Spencer Wentworth, Foston hall
  • Osborne Rev. Wm. Maltby, curate
  • Perfect Mr. Arthur Sandys, Foston lodge
  • Richardson John, head gardener, Foston hall
  • Simpson Rev. Francis M.A., J.P., Rectory
  • Thomas Miss Catherine, schoolmistress


  • Barker Wm., Foston grange
  • Belt Frederick
  • Hodgson Wm., hind for Mr. R. Nelson


  • Post Office at Alexander Webster's, grocer. Letters, via York, arrive at 7 a.m., and are despatched at 5-45 p.m.

Miscellany of trades

  • Beal John, vict, and farmer, White Swan
  • Beilby William, tailor
  • Birbeck James, statien master, Flaxton station
  • Christie Alexander, brewer
  • Danby Wm., timber merchant
  • Gatenby Wm., acting police sergeant
  • Lobley Mary Ann, shoemaker
  • Mills William, grocer
  • Perry George, blacksmith
  • Race Benjamin, blacksmith
  • Rae Alexander, vict., Thompson' Arms, Flaxton station
  • Shipley Thomas, miller, Wind mill
  • Spaven Francis
  • Spaven John and Richard, joiners


  • Beilby Richard, Thornton grange
  • Buckton John
  • Chapman Robert, Rectory farm
  • Heslop Thomas William
  • Lockwood Mrs. Jane Ellen
  • Smith Wm., Rectory farm
  • Spaven William

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