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



  • Post Office at J. Myers'. Letters arrive via Hull, week days only, at 7-20 a.m., and are despatched at 6-5 p.m. in winter, and 7-0 p.m. in summer. Postal orders issued but not paid. The nearest Telegraph Office is at Burton Constable Station, and Money Order at Aldbrough. Letter Box, Whitedale Station, cleared at 6-50 p.m. in winter, 7-30 p.m., summer.


  • Ancient Order of Foresters (Court "Alder," No. 781), Thomas Kearry, sec.; Henry Robinson, sub-sec.; held monthly at Hall (established l839 - 160 members).
  • Church Institute - Walter R. Welch, secretary.
  • Cricket Club - J. Midgley, secretary.
  • Penny Savings Bank - J. Midgley and N. S. Dibb, sees. (open Saturdays 7 to 8 p.m.) Withernwick Polling District Conservative Association - G. Tanton, chairman; R. Taylor, vice-chairman; J. Midgley, sec.; W. E. Coates, treasurer.
  • Withernwick Horse and Foal Show - F. Dunn, secretary.

Miscellany of trades

  • Adcock William Edward, railway porter
  • Barr Arthur, hind
  • Booth George, hind, Westlands
  • Brown George, hind, Rudon farm
  • Chenery George, grocer, &c., and steam thrashing machine proprietor
  • Cooper Mr. John, Lorne terrace
  • Coulthread Mark, blacksmith
  • Darley Isaac, grocer, &c.
  • Dibb Mr. Newman S.
  • Dibnah Arthur James, blacksmith
  • Dunn Mr. George, Lorne terrace
  • Dunn Mrs. Isabella
  • Dunn William, bricklayer
  • Ellis Wilstrop, grocer, &c.
  • Fisher George, carrier to Hull (Tues. & Fri.)
  • Fisher John
  • Fisher Richard, cowkeeper
  • Fox Mr. William
  • Garton Ralph, cowkeeper
  • Graham John, cowkeeper
  • Harrison Joseph, joiner and wheelwright
  • Harsley James W., shoemaker
  • Holder Mrs. Annie, lodgings
  • Jackson John Grice, stationmaster, goods and coal agent, Whitedale station
  • Johnson William, cowkeeper
  • Kaye William, tailor
  • Kearry John, cowkeeper
  • Midgley Mrs. Elizabeth, schoolmistress
  • Midgley John, schoolmaster
  • Moore George, tailor and draper
  • Myers John, saddler and harness maker, and parish clerk, Post office
  • Nightingale Alfred, sexton
  • Pattinson John, tailor
  • Richardson Mr. Albert
  • Sampson John, cowkeeper
  • Sharp George, hind, Omer house
  • Shaw Edward
  • Smith George, tailor
  • Tanton Francis, joiner
  • Tanton Mrs.
  • Taylor Mr. William, Elm cottage
  • Thompson George, hind, North end
  • Thompson Richard, cowkeeper
  • Welch Rev. Walter Radford, The Vicarage
  • Wray Edward, carrier to Hull (Tues. & Fri.)


  • Dibnah Mrs. Eliza
  • Eland Miss Mary Ann
  • Fox Miss Mary Elizabeth
  • Garton Miss Ruth
  • Kearry Miss Harriet


  • Atkinson John, Little Westhill
  • Dawson Thomas (and butcher), Vicarage farm
  • Dunn Francis, and vict., Falcon Inn, and Willow farm
  • Giles William, Whitehill
  • Halden John Wm. (yeo.), Westland; h Hull
  • Hammond James, Rudon farm; h Dunswell
  • Hunter Christopher, North end; h Hull
  • Oman John (and miller, wind)
  • Simpson William Marmaduke Whitedale farm
  • Taylor John (managing), South end
  • Taylor Robert, Manor house
  • Taylor William (managing), Prospect house
  • Welford Joseph, Withernwick grange
  • Wright Wm. (the exors. of the late), North end, Lee farm, and Omer house; h Humbleton

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