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Transcript of the entry of "professions and trades"
for PONTEFRACT in White's Directory of 1837.

The CONTRACTIONS used for Names of Streets, &c, are:

Miscellany of trades

Academies * takes borders,

Attorneys,

Auctioneers,

Bakers & Flour Dealers,

Bankers,

Basket Makers,

Blacksmiths,

Booksellers,

Boot & Shoe Makers,

Braziers,

Brewers,

Bricklayers,

Butchers,

Chemists & Druggists,

China, Glass Dealers,

Clothes Brokers,

Confectioners,

Coopers,

Corn Millers,

Curriers,

Dyers,

Farmers,

Fellmongers,

Fire & Life Offs,

Gardeners,

Grocers,

Hair Dressers,

Hat Manfrs * Dealers only,

Hosiers,

Inns & Taverns,

Beer Houses,

Iron and Brass Founder,

Ironmongers,

Joiners * are cabinet makers,

Libraries

Linen and Wln Drapers,

Licorice and Lozenge Dlrs,

Maltsters,

Milliners,

Painters,

Plumbers and Glaziers,

Preservers of Birds &c,

Rag Merchants,

Rope & Makers,

Saddlers,

Shopkeepers,

Stay Maker,

Stone Quarry Owners,

Straw Hat Mkrs,

Surgeons,

Tailors * are drapers also,

Tallow Chandlers,

Vety. Surgeons,

Watch Makers * are silversmiths,

Wheelwrights,

Whitesmiths * are gunsmiths also,

Wine and Spirit Merchants,

Woollen Drprs,

Worsted Mfrs,

Coaches from the Red Lion,

Coaches from the Green Dragon,

Coaches from New Elephant,

Coaches from the New Inn,

Coaches from Crown & Anchor,

Carriers,

Conveyance by water to Goole, Hull & Leeds,


Transcribed by Susan Johnson. 2000


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