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



  • Post and Telegraph Office at John Simpson's. Nearest Money Order Office, Market Weighton (2½ miles). Letters via Market Weighton arrive at 8-0 a.m., and are despatched at 4-50 p.m. No collection or delivery on Sunday.

Miscellany of trades

  • Gurney George, foreman, The Gardens
  • Hagyard James, bricklayer
  • Hobbs Henry, schoolmaster & asst. overseer
  • Hudson George, joiner
  • Hyde Frank, blacksmith
  • Hyde William Henry, carrier to Griffin Inn, Market Weighton, Wednesday
  • Illingworth John, bricklayer
  • Londesborough Right Hon. the Earl of, The Lodge, and 29 Grosvenor square, W., and Brook's club, London, SW.
  • Simpson John, shoemaker and postmaster
  • Sowerby Mrs. Sarah
  • Wilton Rev. Richard, M.A., The Rectory
  • Wreghitt John, master of the horse, Stud farm
  • Young Colonel Thomas, resident land agent and brewer, Young & Co., Pocklington
  • Young David, head gamekeeper


  • Brough Nathaniel Shaw, Londesborough wold
  • Cobb George
  • Harrison William, Warrendale
  • Knapton William, Easthorpe
  • Mc.Pherson John Charles, bailiff and head gardener, Park farm
  • Usher Mrs. Elizabeth, Middlethorpe
  • Wreghitt, John, Londesborough moor

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