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



  • Post Office at Mrs. Hannah Thomson's, grocer. Letters via York arrive at 7 a.m. and 7-30 p.m., and are despatched at 8 a.m. and 7-30 p.m.

Miscellany of trades

  • Biscomb John & T., brick manufacturers
  • Bromehead Rev. John Nowill, A.K.C., The Vicarage
  • Brown William, junr., joiner, cabinet maker, undertaker, wheelwright, shoeing and general smith; smithwork executed in the best and neatest manner; noted for shoeing hunters; special attention to greenhouse work; prices given; orders punctually attended to; Perseverance works
  • Brown Wm., senr., gardener and parish clerk
  • Close Alderman John, The Hollies
  • Club and Reading Room; W. D. Hodgson, sec.
  • Dawson John Walker, vict., Turf Tavern
  • Ellis Harry, cowkeeper
  • Glover Walter William, vict., Cross Keys, horse breaker and horse dealer; horses broken and made handy to hounds; horses bought and sold on commission on reasonable terms; hunters let out for hire; good stabling for hunters, &c.
  • Humpheries William, police sergeant
  • Jackson Thomas, assist. overseer and collector of government taxes
  • Jepson Mr. Thomas Francis
  • Leach George, schoolmaster
  • Munro Russell Henry, Esq., The Cottage
  • Nelson John, brick and tile manufacturer
  • Pottage William, vict., Fox Inn
  • Raine Mr. William Henry, The Beeches
  • Rushton John, gardener
  • Severne Mr. Edward
  • Shoukemith Mr. John, Oak house
  • Thomson Mrs. Hannah, grocer, Post office
  • Wright Mr. Charles Ed. Leigh, The Manor


  • Bentley Thomas (and overseer), The Moor
  • Easton Fred. (and cattle dealer), Manor farm
  • Stoker Joseph, The Moor

Market Gardeners.

  • Bellerby Thomas
  • Brown Joseph
  • Exelby Henry
  • Hope George
  • Hughes Mrs. Elizabeth
  • Jemeison Arthur Cooke
  • Parker George
  • Pearcy George
  • Snowball Joseph
  • Verity Thomas

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