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


  • Post Office, at J. Nicholson's. Letters arrive via Bedale at 7-30 a.m., and are despatched - summer, 5-45 p.m., and in winter at 4-45 p.m. No Sunday business.

Miscellany of trades
Marked 1 reside in Little Crakehall, and the remainder in Great Crakehall, or where specified.

  • 1 Allison Grace, dressmaker
  • 1 Atkinson Mr. Matthias
  • Barrett Elizabeth, shopkeeper
  • Bate James, beerhouse, Railway Inn
  • Bott J., pick and hammer shaft mnfr., Saw mills
  • 1 Brown John, carter
  • Cannon Mr. Christopher
  • Crow Mrs. Mary Ann
  • Dinsdale Henry, vict. and farmer, Black Horse, Cross lanes
  • Garrett Mrs. Ann, gentlewoman, The Hall
  • Garrett Lient-Col. T. H. H., The Hall
  • Graham Mrs. Martha, vict., Crown Inn
  • Harrison Mrs. Mary
  • Hobson Thomas, cowkeeper
  • 1 Hudson Robert Robinson, managing farmer
  • 1 Hutchinson Thomas, joiner and cartwright
  • 1 Jameson Christopher Banks, grocer, &c.
  • 1 Jones Albert, shoemaker
  • Jones Rev. William Parker, B.A., curate
  • Kettlewell T., station master, Crakehall station
  • Langstaff Mrs. E., cowkeeper, Kirkbridge cots.
  • Lawson Francis, pig dealer
  • 1 Lawson John, butcher
  • Linskill James, gamekeeper
  • 1 Lockey Robert, sheep doctor
  • Lockey Robert, vict., Bay Horse
  • Morton Robinson, grocer, black and whitesmith
  • 1 Mudd Matthew, blacksmith
  • Nicholson Joseph, shoemaker and post office
  • Pinkney John, junr., sheep doctor and grocer
  • Pinkney Mr. John, senr.
  • Pratt Peter, tailor
  • 1 Pullan Charles Edwin, gent., Vincent house
  • Raven Rev. Thomas Milville, M.A., F.R.S.E., The Vicarage
  • Rimer Mr. Matthew
  • 1 Robinson Mr. William
  • Robson Capt. H., late 12th (Suffolk) Regt.
  • Scott John, surveyor to the Hang East Highway Board
  • 1 Sedgwick L. Lonsdale, joiner and wheelwright
  • 1 Smith John, carpenter
  • Smith William Conrad Powell, schoolmaster
  • Stephenson Robert, stonemason and builder
  • Taylor Mr. William
  • 1 Thompson Robert, mole catcher and property owner
  • 1 Thompson Thomas, senr., mole catcher and property owner
  • 1 Tindale John, vict. and butcher, Malt Shovel
  • Topham Thomas, cowkeeper


  • Blooman Thomas (and butcher)
  • Chapman William, High Scrogg
  • Donthwaite John, West Pasture
  • Heugh John, Mudd fields
  • Hobson John (and corn miller and steam thrashing machine proprietor), Low mill
  • Hudson John William
  • Hudson Mrs. Matilda, The Grange
  • Kettlewell Richard, Ing's farm, Kirkbridge
  • 1 Lawson Thomas
  • Leake John
  • Leake Robert, Hall farm; h Rose cottage
  • Loadman Miss Jane, Mirefold
  • Loadman William, Coat house
  • Metcalfe John, Low Scrogg
  • Nelson Thomas
  • Newsome Benjamin, Burrtree house
  • Ralston Alexander Robert, Hunter's hill; h Holly moor, Hornby
  • Sherwood Edwin (and reaping machine manufacturer), Kirkbridge
  • Simpson John (and corn miller), High mill
  • Spence Mrs. Ellen, Greengate
  • Wain Michael, Kirkbridge


  • Letters arrive via Bedale.

Miscellany of trades

  • Holroyd William, cowkeeper
  • Kearton John, shoemaker
  • Stapleton Thomas, cowkeeper
  • Stone William, clerk to S. T. Jones, Esq.
  • Storey William, vict., Crown Inn
  • Todd Charles Walter, blacksmith
  • Watson Miss Margaret, shopkeeper


  • Hobson Mrs. Alice & Son (John)
  • Hobson William, Cobshaw farm
  • Hodgson William, Storrow Pasture (and brick and tile manufacturer, Cobshaw)
  • Outhwaite John, The Hall
  • Pickles Robert

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