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



  • Post Office at John Pickering's. Letters arrive, via Hull, at 8-10 a.m., and are despatched at 5-0 p.m. in summer, and 4-0 p.m. in winter. No Sunday business. Postal Orders are issued here.

Miscellany of trades

  • Atkinson John, joiner and builder, and income tax collector
  • Atkinson Thomas Ringrose and Joseph,bricklayers and builders
  • Bird Mr. John
  • Burniston John, superintendent of police for Holderness division
  • Culling James, nurseryman and parish clerk
  • Duke George, flour dealer and corn miller
  • Endowed School, John Thos. Salisbury, master; Mrs. Salisbury, mistress; Miss Nicholson, assistant
  • Fairbank James, cowkeeper and dairyman
  • Garbutt Edward, boot and shoe maker
  • Hall Rev. Samuel Howard, M.A., Rectory
  • Horner Mrs. Eliza
  • Horner Hy. Saml, plumber, glazier, & painter; and registrar of births and deaths for Humbleton sub-district of Skirlaugh Union
  • Johnson Henry, blacksmith (and at Flinton)
  • Lound Alfred, vict., Constable Arms
  • Marshall John, carrier to Hull, Tues. and Fri.
  • Pearson David, vict., Blue Bell Inn
  • Pickering John, tailor and postmaster
  • Riley George, wheelwright and joiner
  • Robinson Alexander, butcher
  • Russell Miss Martha, shopkeeper
  • Smith Mr. Fred, Rose cottage
  • Suddaby James, grocer and general dealer
  • Sumpner Mrs. Martha, White house
  • Thompson Peter, cattle dealer


  • Barber Thomas, The Rise
  • Bell Robert
  • Crawforth George, Gallon's farm
  • Crawforth John Edward (and butcher)
  • Foster John & Fredk. (& dairymen), Lodge farm
  • Spence John Ernest, Grange
  • Sumpner John, White house

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