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Transcript of the entry of "professions and trades for THIRSK in Pigot's Directory of 1834.


  • Post Office, Market place, Robert Peat, Post master

Gentry & Clergy,

  • Addison Mr. George, Finkle st
  • Allenson Rev. Thomas, Topcliffe
  • Armitage John L. esq. (magistrate) Brackenbrough
  • Armitage Mrs. Sarah, Sowerby
  • Barker Rev. William, Sowerby
  • Beaumont ---, esq. Newby park
  • Bell John, esq. Kirkgate
  • Buckle Mr. Thomas, Sowerby
  • Cayley Cornelius, esq. (magistrate) Sowerby
  • Chapman Mr. William, Sowerby
  • Consett Warkworth, esq. Browth hall
  • Crompton Joshua, esq. M.P. Sion hill
  • Crompton Samuel, esq. (magistrate) Wood end
  • Dresser Joseph, esq. Topcliffe
  • Dunn Miss, Sowerby
  • Eeles Thomas, esq. Sowerby
  • Ewbank Mrs. Jane, Sowerby
  • Fife Captain Adam, Knayton
  • Frankland Sir Robert, bart. Thirkleby park
  • Heighley Miss Ann, Borrowby
  • Jefferson Rev. David (rector of South Kilvington) Rectory
  • Johnson Rev. Charles, Sutton hall
  • Jones Rev. Joseph, Sand-Hutton
  • Leife John, esq. Sowerby
  • Lloyd George, esq. (magistrate) Cousby hall
  • Meek Thomas, esq. Sowerby
  • Metcalfe Rev. James, Church place
  • Moyser Mrs. Elizabeth, Thirsk
  • Newton Rev. Thomas, Coxwold
  • Pickles Rev. Abraham, Sowerby
  • Richardson Rev. John S. Sowerby
  • Ridley Mr. Francis, Sowerby
  • Rob John, esq. Thorpefield house
  • Rocliffe ---, esq. Asenby
  • Sayer Miss Susannah, Sowerby
  • Serjeantson Rev. Edward, Kirby Knowle
  • Serjeantson Rev. James, Kirby Knowle
  • Slee Miss Elizabeth, Market place
  • Swarbreck John, esq. Sowerby
  • Tetley William, esq. Asenby lodge
  • Walbanke William, esq. Sowerby
  • Walker Mrs. Ann, Market place

Academies & Schools,
Not otherwise described are Day Schools

  • Appleton Elizabeth (day & boarding) Sowerby
  • Charity School, Castle yard -- Elizabeth Fisher, mistress
  • Church Grammar School -- Thomas Martin, master
  • Endowed School, Topcliffe -- Chancellor Gibson, master
  • Frankland John, Millgate
  • Gamble Esther, Knayton
  • Grayson Ann, Finkle st
  • Johnson John, Borrowby
  • Joussey William, Knayton
  • Ripley Robert Paul, South Kilvington
  • Roulston Christiana (day & boarding) Kirkgate
  • Walters Grace (day & boarding) St. James' green
  • Winter John, Millgate
  • York Thomas (day & boarding) Sowerby grange


  • Harvey William (wine commission) Finkle st
  • Middleton Robert Morton (land) Kirkgate
  • Swift Joseph (land) Sowerby


  • Lonsdale Thomas Watson, St. James' green
  • Richardson Thomas, Market place
  • Rider Joseph (& clerk of the sub-division meetings of lieutenantcy) Castle yard
  • Rowland William, Market place
  • Swarbreck Thomas, Market place
  • Whytehead William, Market place

Auctioneers & Appraisers,

  • Armitage Robert, Ingram gate
  • Burgess Paul, Market place
  • Chapman John, Kirkgate

Bakers & Flour Dealers,

  • Hudson John, Market place
  • Thompson William, Kirkgate
  • White Ralph, St. James' green


  • Backhouse Jonathan & Co. Market place -- (draw on Sir James Esdaile & Co.) -- William Starbuck, manager
  • Dresser Joseph & Co. Kirkgate -- (draw on Masterman & Co.)
  • Savings' Bank, Market place -- William Eshelby, actuary

Basket Makers,

  • Blackett William Walton, St. James' green
  • Varley Richard, York road


  • Bumby John, Finkle st
  • Bumby William, Long st
  • Caygill Thomas, Sowerby
  • Cossins William, Borrowby
  • Elliott John, Westgate
  • Gowland Robert, South Kilvington
  • Gregg Christopher, Topcliffe
  • Holmes William, Sowerby
  • Ingledew James, Knayton
  • Nicholson John, St. James' green
  • Oliver Thomas, Borrowby
  • Prest Thomas, Knayton
  • Smith Henry, Topcliffe
  • Walker William, Swan yard

Booksellers & Stationers,

  • Hurst George, Market place
  • Masterman Henry (& printer) Market place
  • Peat Robert (& printer) Market place

Boot & Shoe Makers,

  • Bainbridge William, Market place
  • Baxter Richard, Market place
  • Britton Thomas, Borrowby
  • Burton William, Knayton
  • Butterwick Richard, Kirkgate
  • Butterwick William, Finkle st
  • Clark Thomas, Borrowby
  • Clarkson James, Topcliffe
  • Clarkson John, Westgate
  • Clarkson Thomas, St. James' green
  • Clayton John, Market place
  • Dodsworth John, St. James' green
  • Gamble Robert, Market place
  • Harland Richard, Knayton
  • Hawkesby Thomas, Topcliffe
  • Heslop Thomas, Knayton
  • Hopper Benjamin, Market place
  • Hudson Christopher, Market place
  • Husthwaite Thomas, Topcliffe
  • Jackson William, Topcliffe
  • Jackson William, St. James' green
  • Kidson William, St. James' green
  • Lee Thomas, Borrowby
  • Martin Thomas, South Kilvington
  • Meek Thomas, Sowerby
  • Metcalfe John, Westgate
  • Pratt Thomas, Sowerby
  • Raper Thomas, Sowerby
  • Rymer Robert, South Kilvington
  • Shepherd John, Borrowby
  • Stockdale James, Kirkgate
  • Thompson William, Kirkgate
  • Tweedy Thomas, Kirkgate
  • Tweedy Thomas, Long st
  • Ward Ann, Finkle st
  • Ward Christopher, St. James' green
  • Wilkinson Thomas, St. James' green


  • Meek Richard, Kirkgate
  • Rhodes Edward, Kirkgate


  • Fawcett Christopher, Westgate
  • Fawcett John, Kirkgate
  • Fawcett Robert, Market place
  • Gallaway William, Topcliffe
  • Middleton Samuel, Topcliffe
  • Palliser Charles, Sowerby
  • Palliser James, Sowerby
  • Ray John, Long st


  • Appleton William, York road
  • Bumby John, St. James' green
  • Dickenson Thomas, Topcliffe
  • Fawcitt Richard, Kirkgate
  • Fox George, Sowerby
  • Foxton John, Millgate
  • Foxton Thomas, St. James' green
  • Heighley Amos, Borrowby
  • Jennings Thomas, Topcliffe
  • Jennings William, Topcliffe
  • Kitching John, St. James' green
  • Lee George, Millgate
  • Lee James, Kirkgate
  • Lee Robert, Long st
  • Metcalfe William, Market place
  • Nelson Richard, St. James' green
  • Nicholson John, Sowerby
  • Pickering Samuel, Borrowby

Cabinet Makers & Upholsterers,

  • Gamble Richard, Millgate
  • Peacock William, Market place
  • Richmond John, Chapel lane


  • Cheeseman Robert, Borrowby
  • Crosby Richard, Finkle st
  • Dofton Thomas, Borrowby
  • Donnington Robert, Long st
  • Eshelby John, Borrowby
  • Fall Thomas, Topcliffe
  • Hudson Francis, South Kilvington
  • Johnson Stephen, South Kilvington
  • Kirby Richard, Topcliffe
  • Langdale John, Knayton
  • Pattison Francis, St. James' green
  • Raper George, Long st
  • Smelt Leonard, Westgate

China, Glass & Earthenware Dealers,

  • Metcalfe John, Market place
  • Rowntree Jane, Kirkgate
  • Shepherd George, Market place

Chymists & Druggists,

  • Robinson Robert, Market place
  • Thompson John, Market place
  • Watson John, Market place


  • Bayfield Mary, Kirkgate
  • Dickinson William, York road


  • Jackson William, Westgate
  • Jaques Edward, Topcliffe
  • Salter William, Borrowby

Curriers & Leather Sellers,

  • Bell Thomas, Finkle st
  • Daniel Christopher, St. James' green
  • Gilling & Smith, Kirkgate
  • Imeson Matthew, Market place
  • Prest Thomas, Ingram gate


  • Hall James, St. James' green
  • Wright Thomas, South Kilvington

Fire, &c. Office Agents,

  • British, Thomas Swarbreck, Market place
  • County, George Hurst, Market place
  • Crown, Thomas Swarbreck, Market place
  • Phoenix, John Smith, Kirkgate
  • Protector, William Hawxwell, Chapel lane
  • Sun, Henry Masterman, Market place
  • Yorkshire, William Whytehead, Market place

Gardeners & Seedsmen,

  • Bell William, St James' green
  • Davison Mark, Ingram gate
  • Harrison William, Sowerby

Grocers & Tea Dealers,
(See also Shopkeepers, &c.)

  • Baker William, Market place
  • Bumby John, St. James' green
  • Fisher John, Market place
  • Fox Thomas, Market place
  • Hansell Francis, Millgate
  • Jackson John, Market place
  • Metcalfe John, Market place
  • Pick John, Market place
  • Robinson Mary, Market place
  • Routh Anthony & Robert, Kirkgate
  • Smith Ann & Mary, Market place
  • Smith John & Son, Market place
  • Temple John, Market place
  • Tutin Jane & Son, Kirkgate
  • West William & Sons, Market place

Gun Makers,

  • Bateman Robert, Market place
  • Porritt Joseph, Market place

Hair Dressers,

  • Brown George, Market place
  • Grainger William, St. James' green
  • Hyde William, Bentley's yard
  • Shephard George, Market place
  • Shephard Michael, Market place


  • Alderwick Thomas, Market place
  • Baker William, Market place
  • Bell William, Market place
  • Hurst George, Market place
  • Rogers & Son (& manufacturers) Market place


  • Crown, Richard Smithson, Market place
  • Golden Fleece, Mary Hall, Market place
  • Three Tuns, Margaret Empson, Market place


  • Masterman Henry, Market place
  • Morton Charles Strangways (furnishing, & silversmith) Market place
  • Peacock William, Market place
  • Richmond John, Chapel lane
  • Scurr Mary & Cecilia, Market place


  • Armin John, Kirkgate
  • Chapman William, Knayton
  • Cook John, Topcliffe
  • Eshelby John, Borrowby
  • Gamble Richard, Millgate
  • Hewson William, Topcliffe
  • Kirby Thomas, Sowerby
  • Langdale John (& wood merchant) Knayton
  • Richmond John, Chapel lane
  • Rose John, St. James' green

Linen & Woollen Drapers,

  • Baker William, Market place
  • Barnitt Francis, Market place
  • Bell William, Market place
  • Bumby John, St. James' green
  • Dickson Thomas, Market place
  • Fisher John, Market place
  • Pick John, Market place
  • Smith Ann & Mary, Market place
  • Smith John & Son, Market place
  • West William & Sons, Market place

Linen Manufacturers,

  • Blakelock John, Sowerby
  • Britton William (& bleacher) Borrowby


  • Meek Richard, Kirkgate
  • Rhodes Edward & William, Kirkgate


  • Dresser Joseph & Thomas, Topcliffe mill
  • Hare Thomas, Millgate
  • Manfield James, Millgate
  • Moon George, Borrowby mill
  • Wright William, South Kilvington

Milliners & Dress Makers,

  • Bales Mary, Market place
  • Kirk Ann, St. James' green
  • Lancaster Ann, Market place
  • Morton Christiana, Market place
  • Prest Jane, Ingram gate
  • Ray Jane, Long st
  • Russell Rebecca, Kirkgate
  • Woodward Margaret, Finkle st
  • Wylie Charlotte, Millgate

Miscellany of trades

  • Painters -- House, Sign, &c.
  • Bickers Francis, Kirkgate
  • Elgie Thomas, Finkle st
  • Nicholson John (& gilder) Market place
  • Robson Thomas, Millgate

Plumbers & Glaziers,

  • Brotherton Uriah, Kirkgate
  • Hudson John, Market place
  • Menill William, Westgate

Rope Makers,

  • Clarkson John, Long st
  • Clapham Robert, Ingram gate
  • Dinsdale Philip, St. James' green
  • Fall William, Sowerby
  • Millar John, Market place


  • Currey Robert, Market place
  • Fox Michael, Market place
  • Hill William (& bridle cutter) Market place
  • Lancaster George, Market place
  • Milburn Robert, Finkle st
  • Scott Robert, Market place
  • Thornton George, Millgate

Shopkeepers & Dealers in Groceries & Sundries,

  • Barnes John, St. James' green
  • Crosby Richard, Market place
  • Fenwick Ann, Knayton
  • Foxton William, Kirkgate
  • Grainger Ann, St. James' green
  • Hammond William, Knayton
  • Hardy Susanna, Sowerby
  • Harley Elizabeth, Piper's lane
  • Horn John, Market place
  • Jackson Jane, St. James' green
  • Jaques Edward, Topcliffe
  • Kay Elizabeth, Finkle st
  • Kirk Sarah, Market place
  • Metcalfe Joseph, Imeson's yard
  • Milner Mary, Sowerby
  • Palliser Henry, Ingram gate
  • Plummer George, Topcliffe
  • Raper George, Kirkgate
  • Shaw Ann, Borrowby
  • Tutin Martha, Finkle st
  • Wade William, St. James' green
  • Walker James, Knayton
  • Wiseman Dinah, Finkle st
  • Wright Joseph, Borrowby

Spirit Merchants,

  • Meek Richard, Kirkgate
  • Rhodes Edward & William, Kirkgate
  • Robinson Mary, Market place
  • West William & Sons (& wine) Market place

Stone Masons,

  • Kirk Cuthbert, Borrowby
  • Wright Benjamin, Borrowby

Straw Hat Makers,

  • Brotherton Hannah, Market place
  • Carbutt Mary, Millgate
  • Faulkner Grace, St. James' green
  • Lazenby Sarah, Imeson's yard
  • Scott Mary, Kirkgate


  • Dent John, Kirkgate
  • Lambert William, Market place
  • Milthorp John, Topcliffe
  • Newton Thomas, Knayton
  • Scott Matthew, Knayton
  • Weddell John & Son, Market place
  • Wilson Edmund C. Bridge foot


  • Alcock Thomas, Sowerby
  • Atkens William, Kirkgate
  • Atkinson Thomas, Sowerby
  • Bales George (& draper) Market place
  • Coates Thomas, Knayton
  • Dresser Thomas, Topcliffe
  • Gamble John, Market place
  • Gill William, Imeson's yard
  • Greathead Robert, Market place
  • Hayden Matthew, Knayton
  • Horner James, Finkle st
  • Kenrew Daniel, Borrowby
  • Ladley William, Long st
  • Raper Robert, South Kilvington
  • Ridsdale George, Market place
  • Scott George, Kirkgate
  • Scott William, Market place
  • Shaw Thomas, Sowerby
  • Trueman Thomas, Piper's lane
  • Walton Robert, South Kilvington
  • Wright Joseph, Borrowby
  • Wright Joseph, jun. Borrowby

Tallow Chandlers,

  • Fox Thomas, Market place
  • Outhwaite William, Kirkgate
  • Robinson Mary, Market place


  • Sadler Thomas, jun. Borrowby
  • Squire Thomas, Sowerby
  • Thompson Christopher, South Kilvington

Taverns & Public Houses,

  • Anchor & Dolphin, Philip Dinsdale, St. James' green
  • Angel, Edward Adamson, Topcliffe
  • Bay Horse, William Kay, St. James' green
  • Black Bull, John Allen, Topcliffe
  • Black Bull, Jane Hall, Market place
  • Black Horse, Thomas Croft, Long st
  • Black Horse, Thomas Seward, Topcliffe
  • Black Lion, William Faint, Market place
  • Black Swan, Sarah Seaton, Norby
  • Blacksmiths' Arms, William Rose, Market place
  • Blue Bell, Thomas Metcalfe, St. James' green
  • Brewers' Arms, Patrick Brady, Market place
  • Cross Keys, William Dodsworth, Kirkgate
  • Crown & Anchor, John Nicholson, Sowerby
  • Dog & Gun, Mary Barker, Knayton
  • Fox & Hounds, John Harland, Knayton
  • Gate, Daniel Fawcitt, Westgate
  • Golden Lion, Ann Fowler, Sowerby
  • Golden Lion, Ann Gill, Market place
  • Golden Lion, Wilfred Moss, Topcliffe
  • Grey Horse, Richard Champney, Borrowby
  • Half Moon, George Thornton, Millgate
  • King's Arms, William Colley, Kirkgate
  • King's Head, William Bell, Millgate
  • Lord Nelson, Thomas Best, St. James' green
  • Mason's Arms, John Fawcitt, Kirkgate
  • New Inn, John Elliott, Westgate
  • Oak Tree, George Stott, South Kilvington
  • Old Bay Horse, John Ripley, South Kilvington
  • Old Black Horse, Thomas Hollyday, Long st
  • Old Three Tuns, Thomas Plewes, Finkle st
  • Red Bear, William Johnson, Market place
  • Royal Oak, Hannah Hudson, Market place
  • Royal Oak, Thomas Wilkinson, Borrowby
  • Shoulder of Mutton, Robert Fawcitt, Long st
  • Spa Inn, Robert Newball, Northallerton road
  • Star, Thomas Horner, Westgate
  • Swan, George Swales, Topcliffe
  • Three Horse Shoes, Snowdon Smith, Ingram gate
  • Three Tuns, Hannah Fisher, Knayton
  • Waggon & Horses, Thomas Peacock, Long st
  • Wheat Sheaf, John Rummons, St. James' green
  • Wheat Sheaf, William Salter, Borrowby
  • White Swan, Philip Petler, Market place

Retailers of Beer,

  • Appleton William, York road
  • Atkinson Henry, St. James' green
  • Ray John, Long st
  • Snowdon Thomas, York road
  • Swales John, Sowerby
  • Watson Sampson, Sowerby

Tin Plate Workers & Braziers,

  • Almgill Joseph, Kirkgate
  • Gamble John, Millgate
  • Smith Thomas, Kirkgate

Veterinary Surgeons,

  • King Samuel, Market place
  • Lythe William, St. James' green

Watch & Clock Makers,

  • Palliser Robert, Finkle st
  • Scurr Richard William, Market place
  • Wylie James, Millgate


  • Bashforth James, Market place
  • Goodrick Francis, St. James' green
  • Morton Charles Strangways (& cutler) Market place
  • Plewes Simon, Market place


  • Adams Robert, porter dealer, Chapel lane
  • Addison Henry, dyer, Market place
  • Atkens Mary, glover, Kirkgate
  • Barker James, chief constable of the division of Birdforth, Sowerby
  • Barnes John, comb maker, St. James' green
  • Bridgewater James, collector of excise, Kirkgate
  • Chapman John, ironfounder & machine maker, Kirkgate
  • Coates Joseph, surveyor of roads, Long st
  • Coulson Joseph, turner & chair maker, Kirkgate
  • Cox James, bridle bit maker, Norby
  • Croft Thomas, wool comber, Long st
  • Dresser Richard, cheese & bacon factor, Finkle st
  • Fawcitt John, builder, Kirkgate
  • Gamble Richard, professor of music & dancing, Sowerby
  • Goodrick John, chain & buckle maker, Kirkgate
  • Hunter William, coach varnish manufacturer, Knayton
  • Jackson John, flax dresser, Market place
  • Knowles William, millwright, St. James' green
  • Mann David & Son, clog & patten makers, Long st
  • Masterman Henry, stamp distributer, Market place
  • Raine John, sacking manufacturer, St. James' green
  • Shaw Israel, nail maker, Finkle st


  • To Bedale, Thomas Hodgson, from the Black Bull, every Monday
  • To Darlington, John Flintoff, from the Red Bear, every Saturday
  • To Easingwold, John Jefferson, from the White Swan, every Monday & Thursday
  • To Guisborough, Thomas Tate, from the Red Bear, every Monday & Thursday
  • To Leeds, Edward Pearson, from the Half Moon, every Wednesday & Saturday -- and Thomas Peacock, from the Waggon & Horses, every Monday & Thursday
  • To Newcastle on Tyne, Richard Pickersgill, from Finkle st, Wednesday & Saturday
  • To Stockton, Francis Peacock, from the White Swan, Edward Pearson, from the Half Moon, and Thomas Peacock, from the Waggon & Horses, every Monday & Thursday
  • To York, Richard Pickersgill, from Finkle st, every Monday & Thurday --- Michael Walker, from the Old Three Tuns, every Monday --- & John Flintoff, from the Red Bear, every Thursday

Transcribed by Steve Garton. ©2000

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