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


  • Letters via Thirsk.

Miscellany of trades

  • Atlay Benjamin, farmer
  • Brusby -, Knayton moor
  • Clark William, shoemaker and cowkeeper
  • Deuchar Peter, tailor
  • Elsley Charles, Esq., J.P., recorder of York, Newbuilding
  • Goring Thomas W., gamekeeper, Newbuilding
  • Hind Matthew, schoolmaster
  • Hudson Mrs., farmer, Primrose hill
  • Jefferson Robert, farm bailiff, Parrot hill
  • Kirk John, mason and cowkeeper
  • Lisle Thomas, cowkeeper
  • Payne Galiwey Rev. Francis, Rectory
  • Prest William, joiner and cowkeeper
  • Wilkinson James, farmer


  • Post Office at John Seaton's. Letters via Thirsk arrive at 9 a.m., and are despatched at 4 p.m. in summer and 3 p.m. winter.

Miscellany of trades

  • Barker James, cart owner
  • Barker William, horse dealer
  • Blenkhorn Mr. John
  • Brown George, pig dealer
  • Brown T., assistant overseer and parish clerk
  • Chapman Miss Jane
  • Foggitt William, chemist, Thirsk
  • Hansell Mr. John T., Spital hill
  • Hutchinson James, grocer
  • Manfield Christopher K., brickmaker
  • Pollard Richard Fewster, joiner and cartwright
  • Ryder William, schoolmaster
  • Rymer Thomas, cowkeeper
  • Smith Mr. Samuel Fenton
  • Thompson Richard, blacksmith, &c.
  • Watson John, vict., Greyhound Inn
  • Wilson Mr. William George, Fir cottage


  • Blenkhorn Mrs. Mary
  • Blenkhorn William, Griffin farm
  • Burn James Robert, South Moor house
  • Holyday John, Woodcock farm
  • Kirby Francis
  • Lofthouse John, Bagby hall
  • Lofthouse Matthew, Woodcock
  • Milner William, Sandhill house
  • Mortimer John
  • Morton Thomas, Greendykes
  • Morton William
  • Newbould Thomas, junior, Village
  • Newbould Thomas, senior, Hall Garth
  • Pick John, Mile house
  • Pinkney John, Bagby grange
  • Ward Thomas


  • Letters via Thirsk.


  • Brown Christopher, Balk wood
  • Fountain James (and overseer) Balk wood
  • Hare Joseph (yeoman and miller)
  • Lyon Mrs. Elizabeth
  • Mason John, Balk grange
  • Parnaby William, The Grange
  • Pollard Richard, Thistle hill
  • Sturdy John, Balk wood
  • Wise John and William, Mount pleasant

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