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


  • Post Office at George Maltby's. Letters arrive via Skirlaugh, Hull, week days only, at 7-5 am., and are despatched at 5-10 p.m. The nearest Telegraph Office is at Leven, and Money Order Office at Skirlaugh.


  • Cricket Club - T. R. Carlill, hon. secretary and treasurer; J. W. Bolton, captain
  • Independent Order of Oddfellows, M. U. (" Farmers' Refuge" Lodge, Beverley District, No. 1,102) - John Clarkson, Leven, secretary; held monthly at the Travellers' Rest. (Established 1886; 69 members.)
  • Parochial Library
  • Reading Room - T. R. Carlill, sec.; G. Levitt, treasurer. (Established 1881; 20 members.)

Miscellany of trades

  • Adkins James, shopkeeper
  • Bean John, hind
  • Blakeley Rev. Max. W., curate-in-charge, The Parsonage
  • Bolton John W., schoolmaster
  • Cappleman Mrs. Jane
  • Cappleman Mrs. Mary A., dressmaker
  • Cappleman William Thomas, carter
  • Carlill Richard, joiner and wheelwright
  • Collier Mr. George B.
  • Cressey Daniel, steam thrashing machine owner
  • Dinsdale Robert, hind
  • Goulden Thomas, farm foreman
  • Grayburn John Henry, foreman drainer to William Bethell, Esq.
  • Hagues Jonathan, vict., Travellers' Rest
  • Harland John, woodman
  • Harland Peter, cowkeeper
  • Hastings James, cowkeeper, Westfield house
  • Hornby Mrs.
  • Jackson Jph. Benjamin, carrier to Hull (Tues.) and Beverley (Sat.)
  • Levitt William & George, blacksmiths
  • Londsbrough Thomas, cowkeeper
  • Maltby Miss Anne E., dressmaker
  • Maltby George, shopkeeper and coal dealer, Post office
  • Mc.Dowell Robert, pig dealer
  • Moore William, agricultural engineer and blacksmith
  • Perkins Richard, hind
  • Stone George, shopkeeper
  • Thurlow William, beerhouse keeper
  • White George T., corn and flour dealer, and carrier to Hull (Tues.) and Beverley (Sat.)
  • Willison George, bootmaker
  • Wright John, tailor and draper


  • Billaney Thomas Wheatley (surveyor)
  • Drewery Jph. (churchwarden), Prospect house and Glebe farm
  • Greenley Ingram (and parish clerk)
  • Jackson Thos. Boyes (yeo.), county councillor for Leven Division, E.R., Riston grange and and Riston farm
  • Nightingale George, Riston whins
  • Spence John Ernest, Manor house; h Sproatley
  • Watson Thomas, Riston carr

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