Transcript of the entry for the Post Office, professions and trades for BISHOP BURTON in Bulmer's Directory of 1892.



  • Post Office, Money Order, Telegraph Office, and Savings Bank: at George Duck's. Letters arrive, via Beverley, at 6-50 am., and are despatched at 6-2 p.m. no Sunday business.

Miscellany of trades

  • Akister Geo., carrier to Beverley, on Saturday, and Hull, Friday
  • Akister William, shopkeeper
  • Bilton John, tailor
  • Brown Henry John, butcher
  • Duck Geo., joiner & wheelwright, & postmaster
  • Duck John, estate joiner
  • Flint Miss Mary Ann, shopkeeper
  • Gray Mr. John
  • Hardy Wm., steam thrashing machine propr.
  • Hewson William, blacksmith
  • Hornsey Richard, corn miller and auctioneer
  • Johnson Mrs. Mary
  • Lonsbrough John, estate foreman
  • Milner Richard, shoemaker
  • Pattison William, head gamekeeper
  • Pearman Rev. William Allwright, M.A., The Vicarage
  • Pease H., Esq., land agent to E. R. B. Hall-Watt, Esq.
  • Quest Thomas, vict., Altisidora Inn
  • Speed Rev. Robert (Baptist)
  • Stather Mrs. Mary, shopkeeper
  • Swann Benjamin, schoolmaster
  • Walker George, shopkeeper, and carrier to Beverley, on Saturday, and Hull, Friday
  • Wastling Robt., steam thrashing mach. propr.
  • Watt Ernest Richard Bradley Hall, Esq., B.A., Bishop Burton hall
  • Weatherill Mrs. Charlotte, cowkeeper


  • Beaumont Thomas, Old kennels
  • Brumfield Edward, Park farm
  • Dunning Daniel, Cold harbour
  • Dunning William
  • Ellerington Thomas
  • Fisher Robert Raikes; h Leconfield
  • Harland John Brigham, The Grange
  • Harrison Henry, Low Balk farm
  • Harrison William, hind, Raikes
  • Horsley John Robinson
  • Jackson William, Killingwold graves
  • Johnson John (Exors. of)
  • Ouston William, Lings
  • Simpson Peter
  • Thompson John (the late), Mount pleasant

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