Transcript of the entry of 'professions and trades' for GREAT DRIFFIELD in Pigot's Directory of 1834.



  • Post Office, Bridlington street, Anna Conyers, Post Mistress

Gentry and Clergy,

  • Allen Rev. George, Little Driffield
  • Anderson Mr. David, River head
  • Anderson Mr. John, Kilham
  • Anderson Capt. Richd. R.N. Kilham
  • Boyes Brian, esq.
  • Boyes Thomas, esq. Beverley lane
  • Cooke Mr. William, Kilham
  • Davison Duncan, esq. Pockthorpe hill
  • Fletcher George, esq. Kilham
  • Harrison Christophr. esq. Southorpe lodge
  • Ibbotson Rev. Thos. Nafferton hall
  • Jennings Rev. Henry
  • Kirkby Mr. Manuel, Middle st
  • Knowsley Mr. Geo. Bridlington st
  • Leadley Lieut. Robt. R.N. Kilham
  • Morgan Rev. Evan, Nafferton
  • Normanton Rev. Joseph, George st
  • Ottley Mr. William, Bridlington st
  • Simpson Mr. Robert
  • Terry Mrs. Elizabeth, Middle st
  • Trueman Rev. Edward, Kilham

Academies & Schools,
Not otherwise described are Day Schools,

  • Conyers Ann (brdg.) Bridlington st
  • Conyers Mrs. Geo. (brdg.) Middle st
  • Forge Richard, Doctor's lane
  • Goodrick Milbourne, West gate
  • Grammar School, Kilham --- John Stephenson, master
  • National School, Mill st --- Saml. Stead, master
  • Scott Isaac, Mill st
  • Seller James, Mill st
  • Stork Matthew, Nafferton


  • Foster John, Bridlington st
  • Jennings & Conyers, Middle st
  • Scotchburn & Shepherd, Middle st


  • Pickering Abraham Rogerson, Bridlington street
  • Woodmansey John, Middle st

Bakers & Confectioners,

  • Bell Sarah, Middle st
  • Blakestone John, Mill st
  • Humphrey William, Mill st
  • Keddy James, Middle st
  • Nuttle Frank, Middle st
  • Taylor John, West gate
  • Ward Elizabeth, Market place


  • Bower, Duesberry, Hall & Co. (East Riding bank) Middle st --- (draw on Curries & Co. London) --- Wm. Jarratt, agent
  • Harding, Smith & Co. Middle st --- (draw on Sir Jno. Lubbock & Co. London) --- George Forge, agent
  • Yorkshire Union Banking Co. (branch of) Middle st --- (draw on Williams, Deacon & Co. London) --- Richard Taylor, agent
  • Savings' Bank, Middle st --- Robert Simpson, agent


  • Dundas Henry, Bridge st
  • Fox Robert, Middle st
  • Graham William, River head
  • Ireland Francis, Kilham
  • Pool David, Bridge st
  • Rennison Joseph, George st
  • Stephenson John, Nafferton
  • Walker Francis, Nafferton
  • Wardell Stephen, Kilham

Bone Dust Manufactrs,

  • Middleton Robert, River head
  • Oxtoby, Bainton & Oxtoby, Wansford
  • Scotchburn Thomas, Bell mills

Booksellers, Stationers, Printers & Binders,

  • Fawcett Benjamin (& music seller) Middle st
  • Turner William, Market place

Boot and Shoe Makers,

  • Bell John, Back st
  • Boddy John, Middle st
  • Brown Robert, Kilham
  • Carr John, Kilham
  • Cattle William, Middle st
  • Clarke Crispin, Kilham
  • Cotton Richard, Middle st
  • Cotton Thomas, Church lane
  • Crawforth Jonas, Kilham
  • Frankish Robert, Bridlington st
  • Gleadhill Andrew Carr, Kilham
  • Harrison John, Nafferton
  • Hillaby John, Nafferton
  • Jefferson John (dealer) Middle st
  • Johnson Thomas, Kilham
  • Pinder James & Son, Middle st
  • Postill William, Middle st
  • Rainer William, Middle st
  • Ransom Thomas, Middle st
  • Read John, Kilham
  • Robson John, Mill st
  • Thompson Thomas, Middle st
  • Wilkinson John, Doctors' lane
  • Wilson Francis (dealer) Middle st
  • Wood Henry, Prospect row
  • Wood Thomas, Middle st

Braziers and Tin-Plate Workers,

  • Bentley Henry, Middle st
  • Hayes Edward, Middle st

Brewers and Maltsters,
(See also Maltsters)

  • Atkinson William, Market place
  • Holtby David, Doctor's lane
  • Howdon Thomas, Middle st
  • Kirby Thomas, Wansford
  • Seller Richard, West gate

Brick Makers,

  • Pickering William, Nafferton lane
  • Waddingham Alexnr. Nafferton lane

Bricklayers & Plastrers,

  • Armstrong George, North end
  • Atkinson William, Market place
  • Bastiman William, Kilham
  • Bastiman William, jun. Kilham
  • Clark William, Middle st
  • Dandy John, Middle st
  • Goodwick James, Kilham
  • Longbottom Charles, Nafferton
  • Mallory Gibson, Kilham
  • Mallory Joe, Kilham
  • Mallory William, Kilham
  • Pickering William, Middle st
  • Watson William, Nafferton


  • Berriman John, Kilham
  • Blakeston John, West gate
  • Brigham Robert, Middle st
  • Calvert John, Middle st
  • Davison Sawden, Middle st
  • Fielden William, Middle st
  • Foster Francis, Wansford
  • Foster John, Middle st
  • Hopper George, Middle st
  • Midgley John, Middle st
  • Newlove Thomas, Middle st
  • Porter William, Middle st
  • Robinson John, Kilham
  • Stephenson Benjamin, Middle st
  • Waddingham John, Market place

Cabinet Makers,

  • Grassam John, Middle st
  • Shepherdson George, Middle st
  • Walker John (and upholsterer and wood turner) Middle st
  • White George, Bridlington st
  • White Thomas, Middle st
  • Woodmansey John, Middle st

China, Glass & Earthenware Dealers,

  • Randall Thomas, Middle st
  • Woodmansey John, Middle st

Chymists and Druggists,

  • Creasser Edward, Market place
  • Noble William, Middle st
  • Sherwood George, Market place

Clog and Patten Makers,

  • Cattle William, Middle st
  • Pinder James and Son, Middle st
  • Postill Wm. (& spring clog) Middle st

Coal, Corn and Seed Merchants,

  • Dawson Thomas, River head
  • Harrison James & Son, River head
  • Oxtoby, Bainton & Oxtoby, Wansford and Foston
  • Shaw Jonathan, Whitehall


  • Hopper John, Middle st
  • Nicholson John, Middle st
  • Pinder John, Middle st
  • Welbourn James, Bridlington road


  • Belt Thomas, Nafferton
  • Downing George, West gate

Fire, &c. Office Agents,

  • Phoenix, Margaret Porter, Middle st
  • Sun, John Robinson, Middle st
  • Yorkshire, Wm. Atkinson, Market p

Grocers & Tea Dealers,
Marked thus # are also Drapers
(See also Shopkeepers, &c.)

  • # Barker Samuel, Nafferton
  • Dandy John, Market place
  • Davison Sawden, Middle st
  • # Dobson Jno. (& corn chandler) Mill st
  • Forge William, Market place
  • # Jarratt William, Middle st
  • Noble William, Middle st
  • # Porter Margaret, Middle st
  • # Porter Matthew, Middle st
  • # Robinson John, Middle st
  • # Wrangham Robert, Market place

Hair Dressers,

  • Crook Thomas, Middle st
  • Robinson Thomas, Middle st
  • Wilson Francis, Middle st


  • Lamplugh Thomas, Middle st
  • Wrangham Robert, Market place

Inns and Public Houses,

  • Black Bull, George Armstrong, North end
  • Black Bull Inn, John Fisher, Kilham
  • Black Swan, Abrhm. Nichols, Market place
  • Blacksmiths' Arms, Francis Ireland, Kilham
  • Blue Bell, Wm. Grice, River head
  • Blue Bell Inn, (and posting house) Elizabeth Witty, Market place
  • Buck, John Walker, Middle st
  • Cross Keys, Wm. Atkinson, Market pl
  • Cross Keys, Robt. Storrey, Nafferton
  • Dog & Duck, John Collier, Middle st
  • Golden Fleece, Robert Wastling, Middle st
  • Greyhound, Jas. Lamplugh, Middle st
  • Horse & Jockey, Robert England, North end
  • Jolly Sailors, Robert Teal, Middle st
  • King's Head, Christopher Grindall, Nafferton
  • Langley's Arms, Wm. Foster, Little Driffield
  • Letters, Elizb. Hodgson, Middle st
  • Letters, Thomas Kirby, Wansford
  • Letters, Thos. Proctor, Church lane
  • Nag's Head, Ths. Newlove, Middle st
  • Plough, Peter Wardle, Kilham
  • Red Lion Inn, (and posting house) Benjamin Johns, Middle st
  • Rose and Crown, Thomas Wardell, Little Driffield
  • Sloop, Thomas Tindall, River head
  • Star, Wm. Hoggarth, Bridlington st
  • Star, James Hunt, Kilham
  • Trout, William Jefferson, Wansford
  • White Horse, Wm. Moody, Middle st


  • Atkinson Thomas, Middle st
  • Smelt Thomas, Middle st


  • Harland Thomas & Sons, Kilham
  • Harrison Thomas, Kilham
  • Piercy James, River head
  • Reaston John, Doctor's lane
  • Shepherdson George, Middle st
  • Southwick Robert, Kilham
  • Tomlinson Charles, Kilham
  • Truslove George, Middle st
  • Walker John, Middle st
  • Wardell Peter, Kilham
  • White George, Bridlington st
  • White Thomas, Middle st
  • Woodmansey John, Middle st

Machine Makers & Millwrights,

  • Folley Mark (& portable thrashing, corn, turnip and drill) Middle st
  • Lynoss Thomas, River head
  • Sanderson James, Middle st

(See also Brewers and Maltsters)

  • Alton Christopher, Providence st
  • Lovel Richard, Chapel lane


  • Dawson Thomas, Poundsworth mill
  • Oxtoby, Bainton & Oxtoby, Wansford
  • Williams John, Kilham

Milliners & Dress Makers,

  • Cotton Elizabeth & Maria, Middle st
  • Dandy Ann, Market place
  • Hotham Mary, Prospect row
  • Jefferson Maria, Middle st
  • Porter Ann & Ruth, Bridlington st
  • Read Jane, Middle st
  • Wilson Sarah, Middle st

Nursery & Seedsmen and Gardeners,

  • Escrit George, Middle st
  • Farthing Michael, Bridlington st
  • Farthing Michl. jun. Bridlington st
  • Pickering William, Beverley lane

Painters, Plumbers and Glaziers,

  • Dry Richard, Middle st
  • Dry Robert, Middle st
  • Maltby Richard, Kilham
  • Metcalf William, Middle st
  • Pinder Andrew, Middle st
  • Woodmansey John, Middle st


  • Forge Francis, Bridlington road
  • Harrison Washington, Bridge st

Rope & Twine Spinners,

  • Belshaw Thomas (& sacking manufacturer) Middle st
  • Bulmer William, Kilham

Saddlers and Harness Makers,

  • Mead William, Kilham
  • Meek Christopher, Nafferton
  • Sedman William, Middle st
  • Sherwood John, Middle st
  • Towse William, Kilham
  • Wilkinson John, Nafferton

Shopkeepers & Dealers in Groceries & Sundries,

  • Anderson Grace, Middle st
  • Elvidge Mark, Kilham
  • Fairbotham John, Nafferton
  • Field Daniel, Middle st
  • Foster William, Wansford
  • Hardbattle Thomas, Middle st
  • Johnson Samuel Middle st
  • Jones James, Little Driffield
  • Lamplugh Christiana (& shoe dlr.) Middle st
  • Lamplugh John, Kilham
  • Lamplugh Thomas, Kilham
  • Lamplugh Thos. (& bacon factor) Middle st
  • Leadbeater Francis, Church lane
  • Levitt George, Nafferton
  • Meek Hannah, North end
  • Nicholson John, River head
  • Sanders James, Middle st
  • Smith David, Little Driffield
  • Sowerby John, Kilham
  • Stephenson Benjamin, Middle st
  • White Thomas, Middle st
  • Wilson Ann, West gate
  • Wilson Francis, Middle st
  • Wright Francis, Middle st


  • Hutchinson James, Little Driffield
  • Walker William (& fell monger) Little Driffield

Stone & Marble Masons,

  • Collingwood John, Middle st
  • Hickson John, Middle st

Straw and Leghorn Hat Makers,

  • Barker Ann, Mill street
  • Burgess Hannah, Kilham
  • Dandy Ann, Market place
  • Dry Harriet, Middle st
  • Elvidge Mary, Kilham
  • Ezard Frances, Kilham
  • Haggitt Elizabeth, Kilham
  • Johnson Ann, Kilham
  • Robson Mary, Kilham
  • Shaw Mary, Kilham
  • Sherwood Mary, Middle st
  • Watson Jane, Middle st
  • Wilson Mary Ann, Mill st


  • Allison Andrew, Kilham
  • Atkinson Thomas, Kilham
  • Dobson Francis, Kilham
  • Horwood Joshua, Bridge st
  • Jackson Francis, Middle st
  • Saville John, Nafferton


  • Bailey Thomas, Kilham
  • Baron Matthias, Bridlington st
  • Dandy Joseph (& draper) Market pl
  • Escrit William, Middle st
  • Holmes Robert, Church lane
  • Houghton John, Bridlington st
  • Leadley Thomas, Kilham
  • Meek George, Middle st
  • Scoffins George, Kilham
  • Seller William, George street
  • Sproxton Richard, Middle st
  • Thompson Francis, Kilham
  • Watson Thomas, Middle st
  • Wilson Thomas, Mill st

Tallow Chandlers,

  • Harrison James & Son, River head
  • Jarratt William, Middle st
  • Robinson John, Middle st

Timber & Raff Merchts,

  • Stainton William, Middle st
  • Truslove Geo. (& builder) Middle st

Watch and Clock Makers and Jewellers,

  • Dobson Frank (& fishing tackle) Market place
  • Jefferson John, Market place


  • Hornby John, Middle st
  • Reaston John, Doctor's lane

Wine & Spirit Merchants,

  • Dawson Thomas, River head
  • Forge George, Middle st
  • Harrison James & Son, River head
  • Nichols Abraham, Market place
  • Turner William, Market place


  • Arnett James, lime burner, Nafferton
  • Commissioners for taking the examinations of married women, under the act for abolishing fines --- Thomas Scotchburn, Edmund Dade Conyers, & John Foster
  • Bartlet Jos. linen manufactr. Chapel lane
  • Conyers Edmd. Dade, coroner, Middle st
  • Cross Ralph, veter. surgeon, Wansford
  • Dobson Frank, dealer in game, Market pl
  • Fairbotham John, retailer of beer, Nafferton
  • Gibson Edward, iron founder, Middle st
  • Goodrick Elizabeth, stay maker, Middle st
  • Gore George, retailer of beer, Bridlington st
  • Grassam John, furniture broker, Middle st
  • Hamer Thos. civil engineer and inspector of the Driffield navigation, River head
  • Hilleaby & Belshaw, carpet mfrs. Middle st
  • Jackson William, dyer, Middle st
  • Jefferson John, dealer in toys and British wines, Middle st
  • Mathers James, basket maker, West gate
  • Medforth Robert, horse dealer, Nafferton
  • Midgeley John, retailer of beer, Middle st
  • Pickering William, tanner, Back lane
  • Pinder Thomas, leather seller, Mill st
  • Porter Margaret, sub-distributer of stamps, Middle st
  • Reaston John, land surveyor, Doctor's lane
  • Ross William, tea dealer, Middle st
  • Wardell Stephen, retailer of beer, Kilham


  • To Bridlington, Bayes & Pockley, from the Blue Bell Inn and Cross Keys, Market place, every Thurs. and Sat. and Leonard Denton, every Mon. Thurs. and Sat. --- and Robert Watson, from Wansford, every Saturday.
  • To Driffield, Robert Watson, from Wansford, every Thursday
  • To Hull, Bell & England, Taylor & Donkin, and Hornby & Wilson, from Middle street, every Mon. and Thurs.
  • To Malton, Hornby & Wilson, from Middle street, every Wed. & Saturday
  • To Scarborough, Bell & England, and Taylor & Donkin, from Middle st, every Wednesday and Friday
  • To York, Bayes & Pockley, from the Blue Bell Inn and Cross Keys, Market place, every Tuesday and Thursday

Conveyance by Water,

  • To Hull, the Cicero, Thomas Spencer, master; the Gratitude, Wm. Cawkell; the Freedom, John Auman; the Progress, Roger Andrew; and the Vine, Thomas Randall, weekly

Transcribed by Steve Garton. ©2000