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



  • Post, Money Order Office, and Savings Bank at Charles Rowntree's. Nearest Telegraph Office, Stamford Bridge (four miles). Letters, via York, arrive at 6-30 a.m., and are despatched at 7-0 p.m., Sunday included.

Miscellany of trades

  • Andrew John, schoolmaster
  • Bell John, miller, Wind mill
  • Bosomworth Thomas, vict., Blacksmith's Arms
  • Chapman Mr. John
  • Etherington William, potato dealer
  • Gaul John, bricklayer
  • Gillah Mr. John
  • Gray Mrs. Mary, Red house
  • Gray Thomas, builder
  • Hall Miss Annie
  • Hoggard Thomas, shoemaker
  • Hoggard William, grocer
  • Hoop William, carrier to York (Thurs. & Sat.)
  • Jennings George, blacksmith
  • Langdale Mrs. Mary Ellen, Wilberfoss hill
  • Lazenby Miss Eleanor
  • Lister Thos., junr., vict., Oddfellows' Arms
  • Noble Charles, joiner and wheelwright
  • Noble Thomas, tailor
  • Paget Mr. William
  • Rowntree Chas., postmaster, grocer and draper
  • Rowntree John & William, Wind mill
  • Sellers Robert, blacksmith
  • Shepherdson Charles, joiner
  • Smith Rev. Matt. Henry, M.A., The Parsonage
  • Wilson John, grocer


  • Allison Mrs. Elizabeth
  • Brigham Wharram Manor house
  • Broadley James, Carberry hole, (hind for J. Gospel)
  • Cole Richard
  • Coulson Jonathan Wilson (and landowner), Bolton Hall farm
  • Daniel William
  • Elliott Robert, Wilberfoss hill
  • Fawcett Robert, Common
  • Gillah Henry Quarton (and landowner and cattle dealer), Wilberfoss villa
  • Gospel John, Whinberry hill
  • Hudson Mrs. Margaret
  • Kettlewood Timothy (and at Wheldrake)
  • Leech George
  • Lister Thomas, senr., Bridgefield house
  • Massey Thomas
  • Newbald Thomas
  • Ogram Henry (hind for Richard Jackson)
  • Rowntree Joseph
  • Saltmarshe John, (and landowner)
  • Stocks Richard Holtby, Freehold farm
  • Thomas Aaron (and butcher) Brookside house
  • Turner George Thomas (hind for Henry Q. Gillah), The Common
  • Walker William, Bolton lane


  • Letters via York and Wilberfoss. Wall Box, in the village, cleared November, December, January, and February, 5-10 p.m.; other months, 5-30 p.m.

Miscellany of trades

  • Craven George, shoemaker
  • Donkin George, grocer and carrier to York (Thursday and Saturday)
  • Harper John, grocer
  • Norton William, blacksmith
  • Shepherdson John Wm., joiner & wheelwright
  • Turner Thomas, vict., Half-Moon Inn


  • Atkinson Robert
  • Brown Robert
  • Carlton Matthew
  • Dey Edward, Pigeon cote
  • Donkin Thomas (hind for Rd. Jackson, Esq.)
  • Fowler George Anderson, Gale house
  • Gray John Lazenby, Newton farm
  • Harper George
  • Leach Mrs. Mary Ann
  • Lumley Charles
  • Robson John
  • Sherbourne John (and landowner), The Lodge
  • Smith William
  • Story George, Village farm
  • Thomas Robert, Manor house
  • Turner George Watson, Carr farm
  • Ward William
  • Watson John (and fellmonger)

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