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



  • Post Office, Gilberdike; George Henry Cockin, suh-postmaster. Letters via Gilberdike, Brough, Yorks. Delivery begins about 7-0a.m, and despatch at 6.45p.m. Marked thus * receive their letters via Howden; and thus †via Eastrington, Brough.

Miscellany of trades

  • Bell Mr. Nathaniel, Gilberdike
  • Cockin Geo. Hy., grocer, &c., Post office, Gilberdike
  • Gelder Thomas, assistant overseer, Gilberdike
  • Grice George, horse dealer, Gilberdike
  • Haigh Miss Fanny, dressmaker
  • Harrison John William, miller, Gilberdike mill
  • Healas Mrs. Eliza, vict., White Horse, Gilberdike
  • Jackson Edward, cowkeeper
  • Mowforth Wm. Joseph, stationmaster, Sandholme station
  • Stather John Harrison, cowkeeper, Gilberdike
  • White Thos., signalman, Carlton hs, Gilberdike


  • Carlton John (and overseer), Yokefleet grange and Yokefleet lodge
  • Coultons Michael (and overseer), Blacktoft grange
  • †Cross John, Sleights lane
  • †Farmery George, Sleights lane
  • Grindell John, Bloom hill
  • *Laverack Isaac, Metham grange, Bishopsoil, and Revis Wold, Market Weighton
  • Morrell Mrs. Ann (owner), Laxton grange, Gilberdike
  • Smith & Saunderson, Asselby grange
  • Smith John, New Bursea
  • Stainton George William (yeo.), Springwood cottage
  • †Underwood John, Barmby grange
  • Vickers John, Bishopsoil mill
  • Wainman William, Ivy cottage, Gilberdike

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