Watton Parish, Directory of Trades and Professions for 1892


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

  • Letters via Cranswick, Hull. Letter Box cleared at 5-20 p.m. The nearest Money Order Office is at Cranswick, and Telegraph at Driffield.
Miscellany of trades
  • Bolton George, farm bailiff, Abbey farm
  • Botham Thomas, shopkeeper
  • Clarke William, tailor
  • Crowther Rev. Francis Riddell, M.A., The Vicarage
  • Dalton John. blacksmith
  • Davy William, farm foreman, Topilow
  • Foster Kirby, shepherd
  • Foster Samuel, farm foreman, Throstle nest
  • Jennison Hood, shepherd
  • Milner George Thomas, farm foreman, Decoy
  • Morrell Thomas, signalman, Watton gates
  • Nornabell William, gardener
  • Reed John, grocer and cattle dealer
  • Rennison David, cattle dealer and sexton
  • Tomlinson Daniel, joiner and wheelwright
  • Wharram William, shepherd, Swinekiln
  • Wilkinson Henry, carrier to Driffield, Thursday, and Beverley, Saturday
  • Winmill Alfred, farm foreman, Angram

  • Beckitt Richard, Watton abbey
  • Dawson - Winniforth farm
  • Duggleby Richard, Cawkell
  • Hornby James, Standingholme (and Decoy)
  • Hudson Richard, Watton carr
  • Kirby Richard, Angram and Throstle nest; h Cranswick
  • Kirby William Parker, Manor house (and Sleights farm)
  • Londesborough Lord, Topilow and Easingwold farms
  • Moore Henry (and horse breeder), Burn butts
  • Nicholson Thomas, Grange farm
  • Scruton William (managing), Watton gates

  • Post Office at Henry Ward's. Letters via Lockington, Hull, arrive at 7-30 a.m., and are despatched at 3-5p.m. in winter, 4-40 p.m. in summer, week days only. The nearest Money Order Office is at Cranswick, and Telegraph at Driffield.
Miscellany of trades
  • Adcock John, farm foreman, Rush farm
  • Barker William Henry, cowkeeper
  • Barmby George, carrier to Beverley, Saturday, and Driffield, Thursday
  • Beckett Mr. John
  • Bowman William, blacksmith
  • Brooks (Henry), and Fenton (Robert), thrashing machine owners
  • Ellerker Mrs. Ann, Wilfholme
  • Fisher John, shopkeeper
  • Jenkinson Robert, sexton
  • Nicholls Joseph, cowkeeper
  • Ramsden Thomas, schoolmaster
  • Sissons William, joiner and wheelwright
  • Teesdale George, brickmaker
  • Ward Henry, bootmaker, Post Office
  • Wilson Thomas, cowkeeper

  • Beachell Samuel L., Beswick ball
  • Blythe Joseph (and miller), Beswick mill; h Cranswick
  • Duggleby Michael Owston, Beswick hall (and Rush farm)
  • Dunn John Kirby, Manor house, Wilfholme
  • Heward Thomas, Laurel house
  • Hopper George, and vict. and ferry, Three Jolly Tars inn, Wilfholme
  • Watson Mrs. Louisa, Corner house, Wilfholme

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