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



  • Post, Money Order, Savings Bank, Annuity and Insurance Office, Bishop Wilton; William Henry Cook, sub-postmaster. Letters through Wilberfoss, via York, arrive at 9-30 a.m., and are despatched at 4-0 p.m. in summer, and 3-30 p.m. in winter. Nearest Telegraph Office at Pocklington (four-and-a-half miles).

Miscellany of trades

  • Adamson Charles, cattle dealer
  • Anderson George, shopkeeper
  • Bailey Robert, joiner, &c.
  • Banks Mrs. Hannah
  • Bramley Harry, schoolmaster
  • Brown George, tailor
  • Cook William Henry, grocer and postmaster
  • Cullum Robert, shopkeeper
  • Drury James, blacksmith; and at Givendale
  • Duggleby Fred., grocer
  • Eldridge Rev. John Adams, M.A., The Vicarage
  • Elsworth John, vict., Fleece Inn
  • Etty Mrs. Jane
  • Fryer Mr. George, Rose villa
  • Garforth William, butcher
  • Gowland William, blacksmith
  • Harrison John, grocer
  • Jebson William Henry, veterinary surgeon
  • Knowlson John, shoemaker & vict., Cross Keys, Skirpenbeck
  • Serginson Henry, shoemaker
  • Smith Richard, horsebreaker
  • White James, cowkeeper


  • Anderson George, to White Swan, Pavement, York (Saturday)
  • Cullum Robert, to Horse Shoe, Pocklington (Saturday)
  • Foster Thomas, to White Swan, Pavement, York (Saturday)
  • Hardwick Geo., to Cross Keys, Pocklington (Sat.) Richmond John B., to Feathers hotel, Pocklington (Saturday)


  • Adamson Henry Quarton
  • Askwith William, Calais wold
  • Barker James, Low Belthorpe
  • Brigham Richard, Garrowby lodge
  • Dales Mrs. Mary, Westfield
  • Davey George, Marrow green
  • Donkin Henry
  • Fawcett Henry (and landowner), Belthorpe Stud farm
  • Featherstone John, Calais wold
  • Harrison John
  • Hutty Bell
  • Lett Frederick Charles
  • Lockwood Thomas, Withy Hill, Garrowby
  • Loft Robert
  • Matthews Charles
  • Newby James (and butcher)
  • Readman John
  • Serginson Alfred
  • Singleton James Richard, Greenwick farm
  • Topham John, Beacon lane
  • Wilkinson Quarton, Manor house
  • Wilson Richard, Cautley farm
  • Wilson Thomas, Highfield house
  • Wilson Williamson George, Cot nab
  • Wilstrop John & William, Beechwood house


  • Letters by foot post from Wilberfoss, via York. Wall Box cleared at 4-50 p.m. No collection on Sunday. Nearest Money Order and Telegraph Office, Pocklington (three miles).

Miscellany of trades

  • Bardwell Thomas Newman Frederick, J.P. and D.L., Bolton hall
  • Clough Mr. Robert
  • Hart John, shopkeeper
  • Park Rev. George Edward, B.A. (Durham), curate of Fangfoss, Spode cottage
  • Pickering Robert, junr., pig dealer
  • Shields John, coachman, The Lodge
  • Stevenson Mr. Michael
  • Waterson Robert, joiner &c.


  • Brigham James, Bolton grange
  • Campbell James
  • Kell William, Bolton Manor farm
  • Nicholls John
  • Pickering Robert, senr.
  • Rudd William
  • Sampson William, Bolton house
  • Tindale George Henry, Bolton villa


  • Letters by foot post from Wilberfoss, via York. Nearest Post and Money Order Office, Bishop Wilton (two miles). Nearest Telegraph Office, Stamford Bridge (four-and-a-half miles).

Miscellany of trades

  • West Thomas, tailor, Youlthorpe


  • Allison Thomas William, Gowthorpe
  • Beedham Mrs. Mary, Gowthorpe
  • Dalby John Gowthorpe
  • Dales John
  • Hawkin George Christopher H., Manor house
  • Walls The Misses J. & S.
  • Wilson Amos, Youlthorpe
  • Wilson Robert, Youlthorpe

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