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



  • Post Office at William Botterill's. Letters, via Market Weighton, York, arrive at 8 a.m. and are despatched at 5-5 p.m. Nearest Money Order and Telegraph Office, Market Weighton (two miles).

Miscellany of trades

  • Anderson Thomas, cowkeeper
  • Appleton Mr. James
  • Appleton Parker, gardener, Woodbine cottage
  • Ashworth Frank, schoolmaster
  • Botterill William. grocer and sub-postmaster
  • Cook George, horse-breaker
  • Dickins Miss Mary Harriet
  • Dickins Matt. Braithwaite, vict., Black Swan
  • Dingle John, statnmstr,. Londesborough statn.
  • Forge Mrs. Elizabeth
  • Galland Mr. Charles Edwin
  • Illingworth William, bricklayer and cowkeeper
  • Jarratt Mrs. Mary
  • Laverack Peter, shopkeeper
  • Maw William, shoemaker
  • Moore Meakstone, shoemaker
  • Moore William, tailor
  • Myers Henry, vict., The Crown
  • Myers Mrs. Mary Ann
  • Parker James, vict., The Old Ship Inn
  • Ramsdale Ralph, blacksmith
  • Shaw George, joiner
  • Shaw Mrs. Mary
  • Shipton Reading Room; Rev. T. C. Westmorland, secretary
  • Smith Mr. Robert
  • Smith Mr. Wm., overseer and churchwarden
  • Stubbings Charles
  • Wardell Mrs. Mary
  • Westmorland Rev. Thomas Charles, M.A., The Vicarage
  • Whincup George, grocer
  • White William, joiner and wheelwright
  • Wreghitt Mr. Thomas Dalton


  • Appleton William (yeoman)
  • Brigham Robert, Shipton common
  • Dennis John
  • Dorsey Amos
  • Illingworth Simpson (and builder)
  • Johnson Herbert
  • Johnson James Septimus
  • Johnson James, Manor house
  • Johnson Robert (yeoman)
  • Josh Samuel
  • Marshall Thomas, Station farm
  • Moore William, Shipton common
  • Newby James (and butcher)
  • Smith John
  • Smith John Henry, White house
  • Steels John (yeoman)
  • Stephenson Mrs. Eliz. (owner), Bridge foot
  • Stephenson Wm. (yeo.) (and cattle dealer)
  • Swales Joseph (and shopkeeper)
  • Watson John
  • White George
  • Wilde John


  • Letters via Market Weighton.


  • Brighton George (and gamekeeper)
  • Johnson John, Rose cottage
  • Kempley James, Thorpe house
  • Thomas John, Willow garth
  • Whincup William (and cowkeeper)

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