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



  • Post, Money Order Office, and Savings Bank, Haxby; Francis Noble, postmaster. Letters arrive via York at 5-40 a.m. and 5-20 p.m., and are despatched at 8-10 p.m. on week-days, and at 7-55 p.m. on Sundays. Delivery at 7-0 a.m.

Miscellany of trades

  • Atkinson John, blacksmith
  • Attwood Frederick, vict., Red Lion
  • Blacker Joseph
  • Boynton John, joiner, &c., Back lane
  • Bradley Rev.. Richard, Vicarage
  • Braithwaite Maria, grocer
  • Brough Francis, butcher
  • Bulmer Mrs. Elizabeth, brickmaker
  • Carr William, market gardener
  • Clarke Joseph, market gardener
  • Dawson Mrs. Ann, dressmaker
  • Driffield Mrs. Elizabeth, shopkeeper
  • Driffield J. H., thrashing machine proprietor
  • Dudding Henry, vict., Tiger Inn
  • Dyson John, contractor, Wortley house
  • Dyson Mr. Meek, Ash house
  • Grayson Mr. Benjamin, Beet cottage
  • Haxby Board School; Jonth. Arnold, master
  • Haythorne Mr. William
  • Hodgson Charles, blacksmith
  • Hodgson Mr. William
  • Hopkinson John Robert, butcher
  • Jefferson Tom, joiner and wheelwright
  • Jefferson Mr. William
  • Laidler George, station master
  • Leaf Joseph
  • Leetham Mr. Henry, Haxby hall
  • Loadman Mrs. Charlotte
  • Lockey Christopher, greengrocer
  • Milner Mr. Arthur Grove, Ash grove
  • Noble F., boot and shoe maker and postmaster
  • Peckitt George, machinist
  • Powell Mr. William, Earles cottage
  • Scott Thomas Henry, land agent, Fir house
  • Sootheran Mr. George
  • Studley Thomas, grocer, &c.
  • Underdown Mr. Thomas
  • Varley Mr. John, Haxby villa
  • Walker John, police constable
  • Wright Henry, hay and straw dealer


  • Abel Robert
  • Britton Joseph
  • Britton Robert, Prospect house
  • Britton Thomas
  • Brown William, White House farm
  • Burkill John, High grange
  • Daniel Robert, South view
  • Dutton J., Haxby and Walbutts farm, Strensall
  • Foster Charles William (and horse dealer and entire horse proprietor)
  • Hodgson William (yeo. - and carrier to York, on Mondays, Fridays, and Saturdays), Ivy cot
  • Hopkinson George
  • Horner Robert
  • Illingworth John (yeo.), Eastfield house
  • Illingworth Thomas, Haxby lodge
  • Jefferson John
  • Lockwood James, Haxby moor
  • Nelson John, Yew Tree house
  • Nelson William, Haxby Grange farm
  • Pexton John Linley (yeo.), timber merchant, Grange house; farmer, Marton abbey, Marton Lordship; and saw mill, Hovingham
  • Porteus William, Beech farm
  • Potter Mrs. Charlotte, Chesnut house
  • Reeves Thomas
  • Richardson Geo. (and steam thrashing machine and drill, &c., proprietor)
  • Scott Bartholomew (yeo.), Haxby moor
  • Scott Mark (yeo.)
  • Smith Thomas
  • Thompson Frances Ann (and hobby horse, &c., proprietor)
  • Ward George (bailiff), Grange House lodge

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