Bishopthorpe Parish, Directory of Trades and Professions for 1890


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

  • Postal address: Bishopthorpe, York. Post and telegraph Office. Letters arrive at 7 a.m. from York by mail cart, and at 6-30 p.m. by foot postman, and are despatched at 5-10 p.m. by mail cart, and at 6-40 p.m. by foot postman to York, The nearest Money Order Office is at Bishopthorpe road, York. Postal Orders are issued at Bishopthorpe. Mrs. Ellen Hawkridge, sub-postmistress.
Miscellany of trades
  • Archbishop of York (The Right Hon. and Most Rev. William Thomson, P.C., D.D., F.R.S., Primate of England, The Palace
  • Beauchamp Mrs. Esther, grocer and draper
  • Blakeney Rev. Rd., M.A., The Vicarage
  • Booker Robt. Arthur Daniel, private secretary
  • Burnell Bros. (Geo. and Wm.), blacksmiths
  • Carbert Fredk., asst. overseer and parish clerk
  • Cooper Mr. Henry William
  • Dixon Thomas
  • Gowthorpe Robt. Appleton, vict., Marcia Hotel
  • Hall Henry, head gardener
  • Harper Mr. Henry Robert
  • Horner & Son (Rd., junr. & Rd., senr.), builders
  • Hutton Miss Mary, grocer
  • Johnson Richard and Walter, joiners
  • Johnson Scott, bootmaker
  • Medcalf Chas., vict., Woodman Inn
  • Mitchell Mrs.
  • Pew John, schoolmaster
  • Preston Henry Edwd., Esq., J.P., The Cottage
  • Scholey George, butcher
  • Shepherd Mr. George, The Poplars
  • Simpson John Richard, vict., Ebor Hotel
  • Spink Mrs. Eliza, dressmaker and milliner
  • Steward Miss Eleanor, The Laurels
  • Taylor Fred, grocer
  • Townend Mr. William Hy. Smirthwaite, Ash villa
  • Walker Mrs. Mary

  • Dixon Alfred
  • Hill William, Temple hill
  • Horner Tom, Glebe farm
  • Lofthouse Walter
  • Williamson Hobert, Providence green

Market Gardeners.
  • Archer John, red Mire farm
  • Gowthorpe John, Rose cottage
  • Johnson William
  • Kirk Lewis (and secretary to Oddfellows)
  • Midgley Samuel (and coal agent), Prospect of Hope house
  • Midgley Thomas, Primrose cottage

  • Letters via York, The nearest Post and Telegraph Office is at Bishopthorpe; and the nearest Money Order Office is at Bishopthorpe road, York.
Miscellany of trades
  • Cattley Mr. Walter, Ash field
  • Dunnington-Jefferson Merryn, Esq., J.P., Middlethorpe hall
  • Flowers Fredk., bailiff, Manor farm
  • Lascelles The Hon. Egremont William, J.P. Middlethorpe manor
  • Mills Mr. Joseph, Middlethorpe lodge
  • Oldfield Mr. George, Dringthorpe
  • Smallwood Henry, farmer

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