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



  • Post Office at Miss Dinsdale's. Letters arrive via Bedale at 9-25 a.m., and are despatched at 3-30 p.m. No arrival or despatch on Sundays. The nearest Money Order and Telegraph Office is at Middleham.

Miscellany of trades

  • Birtwistle Thomas, gamekeeper
  • Bucktin Christopher, blacksmith
  • Chapel-of-Ease, Colsterdale - Sundays, service, 3 p.m.
  • Craggs William, cartwright
  • Crowe Richard, cowkeeper
  • Fletcher Thomas, shoemaker and sexton
  • Frith Henry, schoolmaster and parish clerk
  • Hammond Thomas, gamekeeper
  • Harker Thomas, shopkeeper
  • Hutchinson Joe, blacksmith
  • Jervaulx & District Horticultural Society - S. Cunliffe Lister, Esq., president; H. Christie, Esq., vice-president; John Maughan and John Rennie, hon. secs.
  • Kendray Paul, jun., shopkeeper
  • Mason Charles, apartments
  • Metcalf William, vict., Blue Lion
  • Mood Walter, butcher
  • Moor Mrs. Ann & Son (Matt. Hy.), cowkeepers
  • Parish Church - Sundays, service, 10-30 a.m. and 6-30 p.m.
  • Peacock Richard, stonemason
  • Raper Mrs. Mary Jane & Son (John), tailors and outfitters
  • Raper Thomas, architect, builder, and surveyor
  • Reading Room; Henry Frith, hon. sec.
  • Rennie John, seedsman and Temperance Hotel
  • Ryder Mr. John
  • Ryder Joseph, assistant overseer
  • Shields Mrs. Eliza & Son (Joseph), cowkeepers
  • Spence Thomas Urwin, shoemaker
  • Spence Thomas, joiner and builder
  • Towler Mrs. Elizabeth, vict. and farmer, Foresters' Arms
  • Wesleyan Chapel - Sundays, service, 2 p.m. and 6-30 p.m.
  • Wilkie Rev. David, M.A., Oxon., The Vicarage
  • Williamson Miss Susannah


  • Barker Francis Croft, Grange farm
  • Bradley William, Marwood
  • Croft John, sen., Lowthorpe house
  • Croft William & John, jun., Waterloo farm
  • Dawson James Edwd. & Sons (John & Thos.), Braithwaite hall. Letters via Middleham.
  • Lofthouse Mrs. Eliza
  • Pease William, Fleet house; h Hutton Hang
  • Pickard John, East Witton lodge
  • Winn Mrs. Annie
  • Winn F. (and corn miller), East Witton mill


  • Letters via Bedale.

Miscellany of trades

  • Christie Hector, Esq., J.P., C.C. for the Settle Division of the West Riding County Council, Jervaulx abbey; Langcliffe place, near Settle; and Reform and Devonshire clubs
  • Christie William Lorenzo, Esq., J.P. for the West Riding, Lieut. of the 2nd West Yorkshire Yeomanry Cavalry, Jervaulx abbey; The Salisbury club, St. James' square
  • Maughan John, land agent, capt. commanding A Company (Wensleydale) 1st Vol. Battalion (Princess of Wales' Own) Yorkshire Regt., Jervaux
  • Rennie Thomas, gardener, Jervaulx


  • Calvert James, High Newstead
  • Croft Thomas, Sowden beck
  • Croft William, Eelmire
  • Hall William, Moor cote
  • Jessop Andrew, Elm ing
  • Maughan Frank, High Jervaulx
  • Thompson Richard, Lane house
  • Vayro William, Angram lodge
  • Verity Watson, Hammer
  • Waddington Exors. of Rt. T., Kilgram grange
  • Watson James, Low Newstead (and Tranmire)

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