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Transcript of the entry of 'professions and trades' for GREAT DRIFFIELD in White's Directory of 1840.

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POST OFFICE,

  • New Road; Mrs. Catherine Laybourn, Post Mistress.
  • The London, Hull, and South Mail is despatched at 15 min. after 8 morning; arrives at 15 minutes after 5 evening.
  • The Mails to Malton, Sledmere, and the West Riding are despatched 20 minutes before 12 noon; and arrive at 20 minutes before 8 morning.

The contractions used for names of places are,

  • Bst for Back street; Bgt. Bridge street; Cln. Church lane; Cpn. Chapel lane; Dln. Doctor's lane; Mkp. Market place; Mst. Middle street; Nrd. New road; Rhd. River head; Wgt. Westgate; Kdl. Kendale, and Fds. Field Houses.

Gentry &c.:

  • Abraham Rev. Ed. metht
  • Allen Rev Geo. Incumbnt; h. Little Driffield
  • Allen Mrs. Mary, Mst
  • Anderson Dd, Gent. Rhd
  • Bellshaw Thos, Rope mkr & sack, &c dlr. Mkp
  • Boyes Bryan, Esq. Rose Villa
  • Brown, John, clerk, Mst
  • Conyers Edmund Dade, solr, coroner, clerk to the Board of Guardians, & Sup. Register
  • Conyers, Mrs. Eliz. Mst
  • Cross, Mr. Thos, Mst
  • Dickinson Misses, Mst
  • Dickinson Mrs. Nrd
  • Dosser Rd. waiter, Brd
  • Drinkrow Miss My. Mst
  • Edmond Miss E. Nrd
  • Escritt Thos. Governor, Workhouse
  • Etherington Mr. G. Wgt
  • Ferguson Mrs. Sar. Rhd
  • Forge Geo. Gent. Newrd
  • Fortune, Jas. bank. Mkp
  • Foster, John, cryer, Bst
  • Gill Mrs. Eliz Mst
  • Goodhind Saml. parish clerk, Westgate
  • Goodricke Eliz. Staymaker, Middle street
  • Goodworth Saml. veterinary surgeon, Providence row
  • Gray Miss Anna, Mst
  • Grozier Henry, relieving officer & reg. Nrd
  • Hall Mrs. Mgt. Mill st
  • Hamer Thos. Contractor & inspr. of the canal, River head
  • Harrison Chpr. Esq. South Thorpe Lodge
  • Harrison Jas. jun. Merchant; h. White hall
  • Harrison Jas. gun mkr. Middle street
  • Hillman Edward, Bgst
  • Jackson, Arabella, dyer, Mill street
  • Jennings Rd. solr. Mkp
  • Jennings Rd. Fras. Solr; h. Chestnut Cottage
  • Jewson Mr. Rt. Mill st
  • Kirkby Eml. Gent. Mst
  • Knaggs Rd. clerk, Mst
  • Knowsley Rt. Gent. Bst
  • Lamplugh Mrs. Jane, Cln
  • Laybourne Mrs. Nrd
  • Lyon Mattw. ink, & c.mkr
  • Mather Jas. basket mkr, Westgate
  • Matthews Rev. Jno. vicar of Wetwang. White Hall
  • Megson Wm. gas works
  • Miller Thos, sweep, Bst
  • Moore Mr. Geo. Mst
  • Normanton Rev. James, Baptist
  • Norrison Mr. Fras. Nrd
  • Oliver Eliz. lodgs. Mst
  • Oxtoby Wm. Chpr. miller; h Bridge street
  • Pape Mr. Wm. New rd
  • Parratt Hrper. gent. Nrd
  • Piercy Mrs. Sus. Mst
  • Pinder Mrs. Sar. Dln
  • Pinder Mr. Thos. Mst
  • Pool Rev. Robinson, Indpt. min. Nrd
  • Potts John & Andrew, tea dealers, New rd
  • Reaston Mrs. Mary, Nrd
  • Robson John, postman
  • Ross Wm. draper, Mst
  • Sanderson Mercy, umbrella maker, Mkp
  • Scotchburn Mrs. Jan Bgt
  • Shepherd Rd. solr. Wgt
  • Simpson Rt. gent. Mst
  • Smith Thos. gent. Nrd
  • Smith Thos. bricklayer, George street
  • Taylor Rd. gent. Mst
  • Terry Mrs. Hanh. Nrd
  • Thirlwell Stph. gent. Mst
  • Tonge Robt. solr. Wgt
  • White Mr. John, Nrd
  • Wilkinson Rev. W. Meth
  • Wilson Thos. hide mert. Bridge street
  • Woodcroft Johnson, gent, Market place

Academies,

  • Atkinson Lydia
  • Conyers Hannah, Cln
  • Forge Rd, Middle st
  • Gillson Thomas, Wgt
  • Owston Fras. Back st
  • Scott Isaac. Westgate
  • Sellers James, Mill st
  • Simpson Eliza, New rd
  • Smith Sophia, Mst
  • Spencer Harriett, Mill st
  • Standeven Saml. Mst

Attornies,

  • Collison Rt. New road
  • Foster John, New road
  • Jennings, Conyers, & Jennings, Mill street
  • Shepherd & Tonge, Wgt

Auctioneer ,

  • Pickering Abm. Mst

Bakers and Flour Dlrs,

  • Blakestone John, Prw
  • Frank Nuttle, Middle st
  • Humphrey Wm. Mst
  • Keddy James, Middle st
  • Taylor John, Westgate
  • Ward Eliz. confr. Mkp

Bankers,

  • Bower, Hutton, & Hall, (&Beverley;) Wm. Jarratt, agent
  • Harding, Smith, & Stansfield, (& Bridlington;) George Forge, agent
  • Yorkshire Agricultural, & Commercial Banking Co.; Jas. Fortune, agent
  • Yorkshire Union Banking Co.; Rd. Taylor, agent
  • Savings' Bank, open on Thurs. from 1 to 3; Rt. Simpson, Secretary

Blacksmiths,

  • Dundas Hy. Bridge st
  • Fox, Robert, Middle st
  • Graham Wm. River hd
  • Pool David, Bridge st
  • Seller Abm. George st
  • Wilson Rt. Middle st

Bone Dust mfrs,

  • Brigham Wm. & John, River head
  • Dawson Thos. River head

Booksellers, &c,

  • Fawcett Benj. Mst
  • Turner Wm. Market pl

Boot & Shoe makers,

  • Blackstone Rd. Mst
  • Booth Thomas, Mkt pl
  • Brigham James, Nrd
  • Cattle William, Mst
  • Cotton Rd. Middle st
  • Cotton Thos. Church ln
  • Fields Daniel, Mst
  • Noble John, Middle st
  • Pinder Jas. Mst
  • Pinder John, Mkp
  • Rayner Wm. Mst
  • Varah Luke, Mill st
  • Wilkinson John, Dln
  • Wood Henry, Mkt pl
  • Wood Thos. Market pl

Tinners & Braziers,

  • Bentley Henry, Mst
  • Hayes Edward, Mpl

Brewers & Maltsters,

  • Alton Chpr. (ale & porter mercht.) Nrd
  • Hannath Chas. Jno. Mst
  • Holtby Mary, Dln
  • Howdon Thos. Mst
  • Taylor George, Wgt
  • Tindall Thomas, Rhd

Bricklayers, &c,

  • Armstrong George
  • Clark William, Mst
  • Dandy John, Mst

Brick Makers,

  • Clark Wm. & lime brnr. Nrd.; h. Middle st
  • Waddingham Alex. Nrd

Butchers,

  • Brigham John, Mkp
  • Davison Sawden, Mkp
  • Fielder William, Mst
  • Hopper George, Mill st
  • Parratt John, Mkp
  • Porter Wm. Middle st
  • Richardson Rt. Wgt
  • Stephenson Benj. Mst

Miscellany of trades

  • Cabinet Makers, &c
  • Carter Wm. Mst
  • Grassam J. (& broker,) Mkt. pl
  • Shepherdson George (& upholsterer), Mst
  • Walker John, Mkp
  • White John, New road
  • White Thos. Mst
  • Woodmancey Jno. Prospect row

Carpet Manufacturer,

  • Hillerby Rt. Mkp

Cart Owners,

  • Carter Jph. Back st
  • Donkin Jas. Back st
  • Dunn, John, Middle st
  • Harrison T. Mill st
  • Riston Wm. Dln

China, Glass, &c. Dealers,

  • Arnold Jph. Middle st
  • Hillerby Rt. Mkp
  • Walker John, Mkp

Chemists & Druggists,

  • Creasser Edward Mkp
  • Elgey Jas. Mkp
  • Matthews F. Cook, Mkp
  • Noble Wm. Middle st
  • Seller W. Sherwood, Mkp

Clog & Pattern Makers,

  • Cattle Wm. Middle St
  • Pinder Jas. Middle st

Coal, Corn and Seed Merchants,
marked * coal only.

  • *Alton Geo. New Road
  • Dawson Thos. Rhd. & Hutton Cranswick
  • Harrison Js & Sons, Rhd
  • Hill Thomas, River head
  • *Lamplugh Robt. Rhd
  • Oxtoby Rt. & Son, N. end
  • *Pollard Thos. Mst
  • *Randall Thos. Rhd
  • *Stephenson Jno. N.end
  • *Tindall Thos. Rhd

Coopers,

  • Hopper John, Mkp
  • Nicholson Thos. H. & Jph, Mkp
  • Welbourn Jas. Nrd

Corn Millers,

  • Dawson Thomas, Rhd & Hutton Creswick
  • Dickson Wm. King's Mill
  • Oxtoby Rt. & Son, N.end
  • Roantree Wm, Wansford road
  • Wrigglesworth William, Dyegarth Mill

Curriers & Leather Cutters,

  • Anfield Thomas, Mst
  • Rheam Ed. jun, Mill st and Hull

Farmers,
marked * are yeomen

  • Allanson Jas, Kendale
  • Allanson Wm, Kendale
  • Ashton Philemon, Mst
  • Craven, Thos, Field hs
  • *Danby George, Wgt
  • Dodson Wm, Mst
  • *Dosser Rt, Wgt
  • *Drinkrow, John, Wgt
  • Dunning Geo, Field hs
  • England Rd, Middle st
  • Foster Wm, Wolds
  • Harrison Wm, Wold hs
  • Hodgson John, Backst
  • Hornby Geo. Mst
  • Hornby R. Buckton Parva
  • Nipe William, Dendale
  • Wilson Robert, Rhd
  • Wilson Wm, Back st

Fire and Life Offices,

  • Indt. West Middlesex, Abel Holtby, Mkp
  • Phœnix, Mgt Porter, Market place
  • Sun, J. Robinson, Mkp
  • Yorkshire, Wm Turner, Market place

Gardeners, &c - † have nurseries,

  • †Escritt Geo. Mkp
  • †Farthing Michael, Nrd
  • Hall Richard, Back st
  • †Lindsay Thos, Back st
  • Pickering Wm., Bev ln

Grocers &c - † are drapers also,

  • Dandy John, Middle st
  • †Dobson John, (and corn chandler,) Mill st
  • †Jarratt John, Mkp
  • Lamplugh Thomas, Mkp
  • Noble Wm, Middle st
  • †Porter Mgt, (& stamp office), Market pl
  • †Potter Mathw, Mkp
  • †Richardson Rd, Mkp
  • †Robinson John, Mkp
  • Wrangham Rt Jph, Mkp

Hair Dressers,

  • Crooks Thos, Mkp
  • Meck Wm, Middle st

Hatters,

  • Lamplugh Thos, Mkp
  • Metcalfe Wm Ts, Mkp
  • Wrangham R. Jph, Mkp

Inns & Taverns,

  • Black Bull, George Armstrong, North End
  • Black Swan, Mary Nichols, Mkp
  • Blue Bell Inn, Elizabeth Witty, Market pl
  • Board, Ths Proctor, Cln
  • Buck, Jn Appleby, Mkp
  • Cross Keys, Jno. Coates
  • Dog & Duck, John Collier, Market place
  • Golden Fleece, Jno. Malton, Middle street
  • Greyhound, Jas Lamplugh, Market place
  • Horse & Jockey, Robert England, North End
  • Jolly Sailors, Rt Teal, Middle street
  • Letters, Eliz. Hodgson, Middle street
  • Nag's Head, Thomas White, Middle street
  • Red Lion Inn, Benjamin Johns, Middle street
  • Sloop, Ts Tindall, Rhd
  • Star, Wm Hoggarth, Nrd
  • White Horse, William Moody, Middle street
  • Wine & Spt Vaults, Ts Moorhouse, Mkp

Beer Houses,

  • Gore, Wm, New road
  • Grinsdale, Jas, Bst
  • Spence William, Mst
  • Stephenson Jno. N.end

Iron and Brass founders,

  • Gibson Edw. Middle st
  • Harker John, Back st

Ironmongers,

  • Atkinson, Thomas, Mkp
  • Smelt Thos. Market pl

Joiners,

  • Adamson Hy, Middle st
  • Dales Jas, Middle st
  • Piercy Jas, River head
  • Reaston John, Dln
  • Sterriker Wm, Mst
  • Taylor Wm, Bridge st
  • Truelove Geo. Back st
  • Whiting Wm, Middle st

Linen Manufacturers,

  • Barnett Jph, Chapel ln
  • Belshaw Thomas, Mkp

Machine Maters, &c - † are Millwrights,

  • Foley Mark, Middle st
  • †Graham Wm, Rhd
  • †Harker John, Bst
  • Herbert Hy, Prov. row
  • †Sanderson Jas, Mkp
  • Sawdon Aaron, Chapel ln

Milliners, &c,

  • Adamson Eliz. Mst
  • Brigham My, Ann, Nrd
  • Cotton Fanny, Mst
  • Dandy Hanh, Mkp
  • Dobson E. George st

Painters, Plumbers, and Glaziers - † Painters only,

  • Dry Richard, Mst
  • Dry Robert, Mst
  • Jackson Thos, Bst
  • †Metcalfe Wm, T.Mkp
  • Pinder Andrew, Mst
  • Sawdon Robert, Back st
  • †Stainforth John, Mst

Physician,

  • Forge Fras. New Road

Saddlers,

  • Lundy Jph, Market pl
  • Sedman Wm, Market pl
  • Sherwood John, Mst

Shopkeepers,

  • Davison Sawdon, Mkp
  • Foley Jno. Middle st
  • Hardbattle Ts., N.end
  • Hillerby Wm, Mst
  • Ireland Thos, Mst
  • Linskill Rt, Westgate
  • Linley Wm, Bridge st
  • Moody Thos, Mst
  • Meek John, North end
  • Porter Wm, River head
  • Stephenson Benj. Mst
  • Stephenson John
  • Stork Flinton, Mst
  • Teal Rt, River head
  • Wilson Frs, Middle st
  • Wright Ths. Middle st

Stone & Marble Masons,

  • Collingwood John, Mst
  • Hickson John, Middle st

Straw Hat Makers,

  • Barker Hanh, Mill st
  • Bell Lois, Back st
  • Dandy Hannah, Mkp
  • Pinder Har. New road
  • Sawdon Matilda, Cpn
  • Wilson My. Ann, Mill st

Surgeons,

  • Fortune Jas jun. Mst
  • Harrison Washington, Bridge street
  • Horwood Joshua, Bst
  • Jackson Francis, Mst

Tailors - † are Drapers,

  • Bannister Henry, Wgt
  • †Baron Matthias, Mst
  • Cape John, Middle st
  • †Dandy Joseph, Mkp
  • Dry Fras. Middle st
  • Holmes Rt, Church ln
  • Houghton John, Nrd
  • Meek Geo. Middle st
  • †Morris W. & Sons, Mkp
  • Seller Wm, George st
  • †Vickerman Saml, Mst
  • †Watson Thos, Mst
  • †Wilson Thos, Mill st

Tallow Chandlers,

  • Harrison Jas & Sons, Rhd
  • Jarratt Wm, Mkp
  • Robinson John, Mkp

Timber Merchants,

  • Stainton Wm, Mst
  • Sterriker Wm, Mst

Watch & Clock Makers,

  • Dobson Frank, (& fishing tackle), Mkp
  • Holtby Abel, Mkp
  • Jefferson John, Mkp
  • Pinder Robert, (& and toy dealer), Market pl

Wheelwrights,

  • Alton Geo. New road
  • Bradley Francis, Bdg st
  • Hornby My, Middle st
  • Moody Edw. Middle st
  • Reaston John, Dln

Wine & Spirit Merchants,

  • Forge Geo. Market pl
  • Hannath Chs Jno, Mst
  • Harrison Jas & Sons, Rhd
  • Hill Thos, River head
  • Nichols My, Market pl
  • Pollard Thos, Market pl
  • Skelton Rt, Market pl
  • Turner Wm, Market pl

Coaches,

From the Blue Bell:

  • Mail to Hull, 8mg & to Scarbro', 5 evg and Coach to Selby, 11 mg & Scarbro', 4 aft

From the Red Lion:

  • Coaches to Hull, 12 noon, 8 mg & 2 aft,; Scarbro', ¼ bef 11 mg & ½ p. 5 evg; & to Bridlington, ½ p. 6 evg

From Cross Keys:

  • To Hull, Mon. & Thu. 12 noon
  • To Malton, Tues. & Fri. 12 noon

Water Conveyance,

  • Vessels from the Canal or River head, weekly to Hull, Leeds, Wakefield &c. Thomas Hamer, wharfinger

Carriers by Land,

  • To Hull, Bell & England and Hornby & Wilson, from Middle street; & Grindale & Masham, from Back street, Mon. and Thurs. evenings
  • Pockley & Bielby, from the Star, to Bridlington, Sat.; Pocklington and York, Thurs.
  • Hornby and Wilson to Malton, Wed. & Sat. mgs
  • Bell & England to Scarbro', Wed. & Fri.; & Grindale & Masham, Wed. and Sat.
  • Mail Cart daily to Malton, from the Dog and Duck, 20 mins bef 12.

Carriers from the Inns,
Marked 1 go from Black Swan; 2 Buck; 3 Cross Key; 4 Dog & Duck, and 5 Greyhound,

  • All leave on Thursday afternoon, except otherwise expressed.
  • 3 Bainton, Rt Wallis
  • 3 Beeford, Wm Dean, 1 Thos Walker, 2 N. Stephenson
  • 3 Beswick, J. Beckitt
  • 3 Bridlington, J Leighton, & T. Trotter Mon. Thurs. & Sat., and 1 Quay,
  • J. Coulson
  • 3 Dalton, (N.) Wm. Jackson, and Mark Scott
  • 3 Dalton, (S.) Wm. Allen
  • 2 Duggleby, J. Heward
  • 3 Fimber, Rt Wood
  • 1 Foston, L. Meadley, & 4 Wm Hall
  • 2 Foxholes, Wm Milson & 4 John Mennell
  • 3 Fridaythorpe, T. Richardson & G. Patrick
  • 4 Frodingham, T. Frankish & F. Carr, Mon., Wed. & Sat.
  • 1 Garton, Robt Cherry
  • 4 Gembling, T. Watson
  • 4 Harpham, J. Harrison
  • 3 Huggate, John Ward
  • 3 Hutton Cranswick, W. Cook, and 1 Jas Cook, 2 Fras Ulliatt, and 4 My Summerson
  • 4 Kelk, B. Frost
  • 3 Kilham, J. Ferguson, 2 W. Drew, 4 J. Stabler
  • 4 Kirkburn, R. Stockdale
  • 2 Kirkby Underdale, J Consitt & J. Russell
  • 5 Langtoft, T. Patterson, 2 F. Postill, 4 J. Wardell
  • 3 Lund, Wm Cross
  • 5 Lutton, M. Smith
  • 3 Middleton, W. Townsend, 4 John Shields and D. Wiles
  • 4 Nafferton, Geo. Legard & Rd Dobson, daily
  • 1 Sledmere, D. Ledley
  • 4 Thirkleby, W. Peacock
  • 1 Sledmere, D. Ledley & T., & 4 Rt Coultas
  • 2 Wansford, Mk Watson
  • 2 Warter, J. Botterill
  • 4. Weaverthorpe, Richard Cooper, Wm. Smith & Thos. Ashworth
  • 5 Wetwang, Thos Mabbott, Tu. & Sat.; 2 J. Holtby, 4 W. Botham
  • 2 Wold Newton, B. Foster

Transcribed by Caroline Gaden.