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



  • Post Office at Walter Midgley's. Nearest Money Order Office, Elvington (half-a-mile). Nearest Telegraph Office, West Cottingwith (three-and-a-half miles). Letters, via York, arrive by foot post from Wilberfoss at 8-15 a.m. Despatch, November, December, January, and February, 4-30 p.m.; other months, 4-45 p.m.

Miscellany of trades

  • Appleyard Mrs. Mary, vict., Cross Keys
  • Bootland Thos., vict. & brewer, St. Vincent Arms
  • Brock James Simmons, shopkeeper and carrier to York (Tuesday and Saturday)
  • Coultas James, blacksmith
  • Johnson William, shoemaker
  • Midgley Walter, tailor and postmaster
  • Parkin John, woodman
  • Shelton George, cowkeeper
  • Throssel Tom, joiner, builder, wheelwright, and agricultural implement maker
  • Waldy Rev. Charles Richard William, M.A., The Rectory
  • Wreglesworth Miss Elizabeth, schoolmistress


  • Barker James
  • Beal John James, Woodhouse grange
  • Beal Jonathan James, Sutton farm
  • Beal Richard, Woodhouse grange
  • Botterill Joseph (and miller)
  • Boyes Thomas, Glebe farm
  • Carlton James, Manor house
  • Carlton Thomas, Whynham bottoms
  • Carr Henry, The Cottage
  • Etty Thomas, Sutton grange
  • Harper Mrs. Martha Ann, St. Loys
  • Hugill Joseph
  • Jackson Joseph (& carrier to York, Wed. & Sat.)
  • Richardson Robert Thomas
  • Smallwood William
  • Watson Thomas, Gravel Pit farm

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