Transcript of the entry of 'professions and trades' for SEATON ROSS in Post Office Directory of 1857.


Private Residents:

  • Mr Robert Cook
  • Mr William Walker


  • Richard Bielby gamekeeper
  • Robert Bielby grocer
  • William Brown farmer
  • John Chapman farmer
  • Robert Chapman jun. blacksmith
  • George Cook grocer and worsted manufacturer
  • James Cook jun. farmer
  • John Cook farmer
  • Peter Cook tailor
  • James Cook sen. carrier
  • William Dales farmer and pig dealer
  • Thomas Douthwaite farmer
  • William Douthwaite farmer
  • Robert Fisher tailor
  • Cambidge Fourby farmer Pytham Gate
  • John Gospel shoemaker
  • George Hanley joiner
  • John Hodgson farmer
  • Henry Horsley carrier
  • Thomas Hunt farmer
  • Charles Hovington farmer
  • Richard Ibbotson joiner and wheelwright
  • Robert Ibbotson joiner
  • Barnaby Johnson tailor and draper
  • Matthew Johnson farmer Lincoln Flats
  • James and Thomas Kempley farmers
  • William Lumley Blacksmiths Arms
  • Enoch Murr shopkeeper
  • William Pearse carrier
  • George Rook farmer
  • William Rook miller and farmer
  • Abraham Sapcote tinman and brazier
  • James Sykes farmer
  • John Walker blacksmith and beer retailer
  • Charles Watson farmer
  • George Watson farmer
  • James Watson farmer


  • Letters through Pocklington, Melbourne or Hayton as directed.
  • Pocklington is the nearest money order office.
  • There will be a foot-post shortly.


  • Market Weighton: James Cook sen. Wednesday Henry Horsley Wednesday returning same day
  • Pocklington: William Pearse Saturday, Richard Witty Saturday
  • York: Henry Horsley Saturday and to the cattle market every Thursday fortnight. James Cook sen. Saturday

Transcribed by Shelly Stephenson. ©2006