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



  • Post, Money Order, Telegraph Office, and Savings Bank, at C. Watson's. Letters arrive via Northallerton, week-days at 8-30 am.; Sundays, 8-45 a.m.; and are despatched, week-days, at 5-30 p.m.; Sundays, 2 p.m.

Miscellany of trades

  • Banks Miss E., vict. and butcher, Black Bull
  • Bruce Robert, land agent, East house
  • Elgie Mrs. Mary Ann, lodgings
  • Fawcett Thomas and John, blacksmiths
  • Godman A. Fitzpatrick, J.P., Lieut-Col. of the 1st Vol. Batt. Yorks. Regt., Smeaton manor
  • Graham William, farmer and vict., Red Lion, Entercommon
  • Hood William, gamekeeper
  • Humphreys John Wm., joiner and oartwright
  • Killick Rev. Richard Henry, M.A., The Rectory
  • Lamb Thomas, farm bailiff
  • Mudd Simon & Son (John), tailors, drapers, and grocers
  • Oliver Hodgson, shoemaker
  • Park Arthur Burns, schoolmaster
  • Sample John, saddler
  • Sturgess George, vict., Bay Horse
  • Swalwell Thomas, stud groom, Manor house
  • Watson C., postmaster and commission agent


  • Fishburn George, Wood head
  • Smith Thomas, High Magdalen
  • Smith William, Low Magdalen
  • Thompson John, Smithy house


  • Letters via Northallerton. Letter box in the village cleared, week-days, 5p.m.; Sundays, 1-30 p.m.

Miscellany of trades

  • Gale Charles, cowkeeper
  • Garbutt John, joiner and wheelwright
  • Horsfall Thos. G., Esq., J.P., Hornby grange
  • Jackson John, miller, Hornby mill
  • Preston William, B.A., T.C.D., private school, Hornby house
  • Storey Joseph Walker, vict., Grange Arms
  • Telford Ralph, farm foreman
  • Wake Christopher, shoemaker
  • Wilkinson Miles, carrier to Stockton, Wed.


  • Armstrong John, Grange farm
  • Chapman Thomas, Staindale grange
  • Dale Robert, Hornby greens
  • Fishburn Mrs. Eleanor, Wiske farm
  • Flintoff Thomas (yeo.)
  • Hall Joseph, Crosshills hall
  • Johnson Edward, Glebe farm
  • Morrison Robert Robinson, Hornby Hall farm
  • Parkin Richard, Carthegena
  • Walker Mrs. A. & Son (Wm.), Thorpe Row farm
  • Wilkinson Charles, Dale farm
  • Wilkinson George, Soursike
  • Wilson John, Carry moor
  • Wrightson Ralph, Smeaton farm


  • John Delafield, sub-postmaster. Letters by East Cowton. Northallerton is the nearest Money Order Office. Letters arrive at 9-45 a.m., and are despatched at 4-20 p.m.

Miscellany of trades

  • Alderson John, vict., Queen's Head
  • Appleton Board School; Rd. Routledge, chairman; John Delafield, clerk; John Cameron, master; John Robson, attendance officer
  • Atkinson John William, grocer
  • Castling Edward, police constable
  • Delafield John, grocer
  • Easby James, tailor
  • Easby Thomas, shoemaker
  • Green Mr. John
  • Green Robert, shoemaker
  • Harrison James, shoemaker
  • Hebbron Mrs. Ann
  • Heseltine Mr. Francis, Belmont house
  • Jackson John, hind, Newlands
  • Jefferson Francis Smith, blacksmith, miller, and vict., Lord Nelson Inn
  • Lincoln Mrs. Isabella
  • Lunn George, saddler, &c.
  • Mawer Elizabeth, butcher and farmer
  • Mechanics' Institute Reading Room & Library;John Cameron, secretary
  • Park Jas. & Son (John), joiners and hardware dealers
  • Park Miss Martha, dressmaker
  • Passman James, grocer
  • Peacock William, joiner
  • Place Robert, master drainer
  • Robson John, parish clerk
  • Routledge Robt., Esq., Hill house, and Twyford, Pembridge, Herts.
  • Russell William, bricklayer
  • Stephenson George, tailor, and registrar of births and deaths
  • Stodart (John) & Passman (Hy.), butchers
  • Unthank Robert Elstob, Esq.
  • Walls Mr. Thomas
  • Yorkshire Penny Bank, Friday, 7 to 8 p.m.; John Park


  • Bainbridge Isa., Moor house
  • Bates Margaret
  • Carter Thomas, Manor house
  • Chipchase Robert
  • Dodds Thomas, Usseleroft
  • Foster Abraham, Staindale house
  • Garnett Edmund
  • Gibson William
  • Horner John, Low Staindale
  • Parkin Richard, Carthagena
  • Reah William, Moor house
  • Routledge Richard, Irving house
  • Routledge Robert, Hill house
  • Sarney Henry, Prospect house
  • Scott John (yeo.)
  • Smith Walter, Grange farm
  • Todd Walter, Grange
  • Trewitt John, Field house


  • Robson Jane, to Northallerton, Wednesdays

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