Transcript of the entry for the Post Office, professions and trades for EAST COWTON in Bulmer's Directory of 1890.



  • Post, Money Order Office, and Savings Bank at John Meynell's. Letters arrive via Northallerton, week-days, at 7-30 a.m.; Sundays, 7-50 a.m., and the box is closed for despatch, daily, at 6-40 p.m.

Miscellany of trades

  • Adamson Thomas, butcher
  • Alcock Miss Dorothy
  • Baines Johnson Kayc, M.R.C.S. and L.S.A.
  • Banner Thomas, grocer, corn and flour dealer
  • Bonner Mr. Philip
  • Bruce Mrs. Ann
  • Burgoin Rev. George, B.A., The Vicarage
  • Burn Thomas, station master, Cowton station (N. E. Railway)
  • Copley Arthur White, Esq.
  • Corner George, farm bailiff to Thomas Ness, Esq., Cocklebury farm
  • Easby Joseph, gamekeeper, Frigidale cottage
  • Easdale Thomas, land agent
  • Eden William, shopkeeper
  • Ellenor Mrs. Dinah, vict., Bees Wing
  • Holmes John, tailor
  • Hopps Mr. George
  • Merryweather John, vict. and tailor, Horse and Jockey
  • Meynell John, grocer, shoemaker, and postmaster
  • Pallister Thomas, joiner and cartwright
  • Phillips George, joiner and timber merchant
  • Smith Leonard, cowkeeper
  • Stockdale John, builder
  • Stockdale Richard, builder
  • Tallentire Mrs. Dorothy, shopkeeper
  • Walker Mrs. Isabel, flour dealer
  • Walker Mrs. Isabel, grocer and provision dealer
  • Walker William, blacksmith
  • Walters Charles William, schoolmaster
  • Wigfield John, foreman platelayer


  • Alcock William Miller, Whitehead house
  • Banner Joseph, Bowl Turner
  • Barker William, Wiske house
  • Haw Edward, Bagley farm
  • Legg William, Townend farm
  • Leggott Thos., Geo., Ann, & Mary, White house
  • Mawer George (and butcher), Station farm
  • Millar Jno. Thos. Wilson (yeo.), Haswell grange
  • Nesom John Miller, Stone Rigg
  • Peirson George, Cross Rein farm
  • Phillips Mrs. Anne, Manor house
  • Preston John, Frigidale
  • Shaw William, Stripe house
  • Tweddle Charles Linton, Old farm
  • Walker Robert, Moor house
  • Walker Thomas, Corn hill
  • Whitfield Mrs. Mary Ann, Cowton fields

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