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



  • Post Office. - Letters arrive from York by mail cart at 6-45 a.m., and are despatched at 5-5 p.m.; William Cowper, receiver. The nearest Money Order and Telegraph Office is at York. Letters should be addressed Rufforth, York, except where otherwise stated.

Miscellany of trades

  • Bickerdike Richard, laundry
  • Darbyshire Thomas, bootmaker
  • Hainsworth George Edward, joiner
  • Harrison Charles, blacksmith
  • Hodgson Arthur, coal dealer and carrier & vict., Tankard Inn
  • Middlewood Mr. George, The Hall
  • Nicholson Charles, miller
  • Pearson John, shopkeeper
  • Robson Thomas Conyers, schoolmaster
  • Smith Henry, parish clerk and shopkeeper
  • Smith Henry, vict., Buck Inn
  • Thompson Robert, registrar of births & deaths
  • Wilson Rev. Henry Andrew, M.A., vicar; h Bootham, York


  • Bean Samuel, Rufforth grange, Acomb
  • Cammidge Henry and Robert
  • Clark John Spruce
  • Cussans Joseph
  • Forden John Henry, Manor house
  • Hemsley Joseph
  • Midgley Thomas
  • Midgley Thomas Henry, Rufforth Grange
  • Parker Joseph
  • Simpson Henry
  • Smith John
  • Smith John, Acomb grange
  • Spearing William
  • Tesseyman Chas. E. (& collector of taxes, &c.)
  • Thompson William, Victoria house
  • Webster Andrew, junior
  • Webster Andrew, senr., (yeo.), Bradley house
  • Willstrop David Hick, Church Hill house
  • Wilstrop Charles, White house
  • Wright Eustace, Rufforth grange

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