Transcript of the entry for the Post Office, professions and trades for ACASTER SELBY WITH APPLETON ROEBUCK in Bulmer's Directory of 1890.



  • Post Office at Appleton Roebuck. Address letters via Bolton Percy, R.S.O.

Miscellany of trades

  • Barker Thomas, parish clerk
  • Johnson Mrs. Mary Ann N., schoolmistress
  • Stead John, blacksmith and ferryman


  • Bland John, Ferry farm
  • Bland Wm., College farm
  • Carr John Addison, Hales hill
  • Jackson William
  • Jewitt John Robert, Priory farm
  • Popplewell Joseph
  • Precious Matthias, Manor house
  • Rooke Wm., Wharfe Mouth farm
  • Savage John Henry, Braffits farm
  • Savage John, St. Andrew's farm


  • Post Office at James Foster's. Letters arrive via Bolton Percy, week-days at 7-10 a.m. and 6-30 p.m., and are despatched at 6-30 p.m. The nearest Telegraph and Money Order office is at Bolton Percy.

Miscellany of trades

  • Aitken George H., sub-agent
  • Beckett Wm., Esq., M.P., Nun-Appleton hall
  • Blythe Robert, farm bailiff
  • Buck Matthew. joiner
  • Chad George E., schoolmaster and parish clerk
  • Cooper Wm., grocer and carrier to York (Sat.), to Tadcaster (Mon.)
  • Foster James, sub-postmaster and shoemaker
  • Foster Richard, shoemaker
  • Gledden James, gamekeeper
  • Horner John, bricklayer
  • Lazenby Wm., blacksmith
  • Mollett John D., butcher and flour dealer
  • Mollett John, butcher
  • Morley George, shopkeeper and carrier to York (Thurs. and Sats.)
  • Peacock Mrs. Annie, mistress, infants' school
  • Raisbeck Henry, harness maker
  • Richardson Wm., vict. and joiner
  • Rockliff George, vict. and grocer, The Roebuck
  • Roy Rev. James, B.A., The Vicarage
  • Shaw Joseph, gardener
  • Shilleto Wm., shoemaker
  • Silversides Guy, tailor
  • St. Katharine's Home; Mrs. Mary A. Larrad, matron
  • Thompson Arthur, shopkeeper
  • Watson Robert, joiner and builder
  • Wheatley Mrs. Catherine S., Prospect hall
  • Wise Charles, police constable


  • Atkinson Thomas
  • Backhouse Wm., Jubilee farm
  • Beckett Wm., Nun-Appleton farm
  • Carrack Charles (yeo.)
  • Craven Wm. Henry, Batt Rudding farm
  • Cundall Robert, Brockett farm
  • Cundall Robert, North hall
  • Dawson Richard, Woolas hall
  • Harrison George, Brickyard farm
  • Harrison James, Brumber hill
  • Mortimer George (and miller - wind)
  • Mortimer Wm. (and thrashing machine propr.), Voltigeur cottage
  • Thompson James & Son (Charles)
  • Wheatley John Yates (yeo.), The Villa
  • White John (and valuer), vice-chairman Board of Guardians, Tadcaster Union; and sec. Yorkshire Coach Horse Soc.; The Grange

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