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



  • Post, Money Order, Savings Bank, Annuity and Insurance Office at J. R. Elbeck's. Letters, via Hull, arrive at 8-10 a.m., and are despatched at 8-50 p.m., week-days only. The nearest Telegraph Office is at Leven.

  • County Councillor for Brandesburton Division of the East Riding - Thomas Bainton, Esq., Arram hall Hull.
  • Steward of Manor - Henry William Bainton, Esq., Beverley; John Speed, bailiff.
  • Brandesburton, Leven and District Floral and Horticultural Society - H. Vashon-Baker and James Haggitt, hon. secretaries; George I. Huzzard, hon. treasurer.
  • Mutual Improvement Society - -G. I. Huzzard, secretary.
  • Medical Officer and Public Vaccinator - Brandesburton District of the Skirlaugh Union - E. N. Smartt.
  • Registrar of Births and Deaths - J. Robinson deputy, A. J. Davis.

Miscellany of trades

  • Bailey James, hind, Eastfield
  • Bassingdale George Dobson, blacksmith
  • Beilby Edward, bricklayer and builder
  • Beswick John, saddler and harness maker
  • Charter John, flour dealer
  • Cookman George, cowkeeper
  • Cookman Robert M., cowkeeper
  • Crawforth John, 'bus proprietor
  • Darley John Thomas, bootmaker
  • Davis Albert John, master, National school, organist to Parish church, & deputy registrar
  • Dixon George, hind, Burshill-in-Carr
  • Dunn Robert, parish clerk and sexton
  • Eastwood George, plumber and painter
  • Elbeck John Robert, grocer, &c., Post office
  • Ellerby David, hind, Moorside farm
  • Eskrick Miss Barbara, cowkeeper
  • Gardiner James, boot repairer
  • Haggitt Eli, hind, Mount Ephraim
  • Haggitt James, tailor and hairdresser
  • Harrison James Jonathan, Esq., J.P., Brandesburton hall, and 70 Harley street, Cavendish sq, London; club, Oxford and Cambridge
  • Hebblewhite Wm., thrashing machine owner
  • Hodgson William, cattle dealer, Starcarr
  • Huzzard George Ingles, grocer and draper, and agent to Northern Fire and Life Assur. Co.
  • Jackson Isaac, hind, Clayfields
  • Lacy Thomas Henry, 'bus proprietor
  • Lock Mrs. Ann, cowkeeper
  • Maxwell Andrew, merchant
  • Maxwell Robert, seed merchant; h Leven
  • Metcalf Henry Whitelock, joiner, builder, and wheelwright
  • Myers & Son, corn, flour, and provision merchants
  • Myers Isaac, butcher and cattle dealer
  • Myers John Joseph (Myers & Son)
  • Myers William (Myers & Son)
  • Preston Capt. Wm. Harrison, J.P., Heigholme hall (letters via Leven)
  • Robinson Jno., joiner, builder, and wheelwright, registrar and assistant overseer
  • Scott Thomas Wilson, gardener
  • Scott William, tailor and draper
  • Simpson Jeremiah, boot repairer
  • Smartt Edward Nangle, L.R.C.S., & L.K. & Q.C.P., I., and L.M., Coombe Hosp., Dublin, physician and surgeon
  • Stephenson Mr. Joseph
  • Tennison George, hind
  • Tong Geo., bead gardener, Brandesburton hall
  • Vashon-Baker Rev. William James Furneaux, M.A., The Rectory
  • Walker James, estate joiner
  • Watson George, bricklayer and plasterer
  • Webster Edmund, estate blacksmith
  • Wheatcroft Mrs. Sarah
  • Wright John, hind, Westfield


  • Chapman Michael, Brandesburton grange
  • Charter John, and vict., Dacres Arms
  • Crawforth Richard (and carrier)
  • Dixon Thos. Carter (and ram breeder, annual letting in August), Barff house
  • Dixon Thos. Carter Bainton (at Nunkeeling), Barff house
  • Featherston David (managing), Burshill
  • Featherston George (and auctioneer and valuer), Glebe farm
  • Featherston John (and thrashing machine owner), Westfield and Burshill
  • Fewson William, Baswick Steer
  • Foster Charles, and vict., Black Swan, and Moorside farm
  • Harrison Jonathan (and merchant), Lane house and Mount Ephraim
  • Harrison William Christopher, Manor house, and Burshill house, Burshill-in-Carr, Clayfields, and Eastfield farms
  • Hodgson George (and cattle dealer), Sandfields
  • Jefferson Ralph, Moor Edge farm
  • Nicholson Chistopher, Warley Cross hill
  • Ribey John (and cattle dealer), Starcarr house
  • Robson William, Burshill villa and Park hill
  • Smith George
  • Speed Edward, Old Manor house
  • Speed John (and deputy agent and bailiff of manor)
  • Stephenson George
  • Watson Robert, Moor Town cottage
  • Welburn Alfred Peter (freeholder)
  • Welburn William
  • Whiting John, Burshill


  • Crawforth R., to Hull, Tuesday; to Driffield, Thursday
  • Dalton W., to Hull, Tuesday and Friday


  • To Beverley. Lacy's wagon, daily, at 9-0 a.m., returning from the White Horse at 3-30 p.m., Saturday 4-30 p.m.; and Crawforth's 'bus, on Tuesday, at 8-0 a.m., Saturday 9-30 am., returning from Railway station at 4-20 p.m. and 5-0 p.m.


  • Letters via Brandesburton, Hull.


  • Croft John Allen, Moor Town pasture
  • Northgraves William, Moor Town grove and Moor Town farm

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