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



  • Post, Money Order, and Savings Bank, Kirby Wiske; David Boddy, junr., postmaster. Letters
  • via Thirsk arrive about 8 a.m., and are despatched at 4-55 p.m.

Miscellany of trades

  • Akers William, bootmaker
  • Boddy David, junr., grocer, Post office
  • Boddy David, senr., joiner and cartwright
  • Braithwaite Alfred, schoolmaster
  • Burton Henry, blacksmith and overseer
  • Crookes George, farm bailiff, Swalefield house
  • Lascelles The Hon. Geo. Edwin, J.P., Sion hill
  • Vokes Joseph, gardener and seedsman
  • Woosnam Rev. Chas. Maxwell, M.A., Rectory


  • Auton Thomas
  • Campbell William, Danotty hall
  • Dale Luke (yeo.), Kirkby grange
  • Thompson Thomas (and registrar of births and deaths for Pickhill district)
  • Ward Thomas, Kirkby grove
  • Ward William, Greystone lodge


  • Letters via Thirsk arrive at 8-30 a.m., and are despatched at 4p.m. in summer, and 3 p.m. in winter.

Miscellany of trades

  • Cotton John, blacksmith and vict., Buck Inn
  • Gatenby Robert, postman (post gig)
  • Marshall William, cowkeeper
  • Scaife William, shopkeeper
  • Sturdy John, joiner and cartwright
  • Walker Mrs. M. A., Maunby hall
  • Weatherill Wm., shoemaker and shopkeeper


  • Hebron Joseph, Ash Tree farm
  • Kirby Robert (and butcher), Maunby house
  • Nesom William, Plaintree farm
  • Penrose Francis, Red House farm
  • Plummer George Blythe, Maunby demesne
  • Seavers Misses
  • Wilson John, Crabtree house


  • Post Office, Newby Wiske, at James Warne's. Letters via Northallerton arrive at 7-20 a.m., and are despatched at 4-20 p.m. in winter and 5-20 p.m. in summer, by postman, and at 6-15 p.m. by train.

Miscellany of trades

  • Grievson Wm. Watson, dairyman, Home farm
  • Harland John Robert, auctioneer, &c., Northallerton (Robinson & Harland); h Sowber hill
  • Hutton John, Esq., J.P. and D.L., Solberge
  • Jeffreys Thomas M., gardener
  • Kitching Harry, station master
  • Lamb Thomas, estate carpenter
  • McVay John, grocer and shoemaker
  • Nicholson John, head gardener, Solberge
  • Rutson John, Esq., J.P., Newby Wiske hall
  • Rutson Memorial School; Miss Harriet Lidster, mistress
  • Sanderson John Robert, schoolmaster, overseer, and income tax collector
  • Shipley Mr. Joseph
  • Weighell Robert, tailor


  • Cobb Joseph, Wath stones
  • Cooper Thomas, Sowber hill
  • Harland George Kendrew (and land agent and valuer), Sowber hill
  • Seavers The Misses, Sowber gate


  • Letters via Thirsk.

Miscellany of trades

  • Ellis Thomas, gamekeeper, Sion Hill lodge
  • Greenhill Mr. Henry, Newsham grange
  • Hall John, head gamekeeper, Newsham
  • Hincks Capt. T. Cowper, Breckenbrough house
  • Horner William, tailor, Newsham
  • Metcalfe Geo., joiner and cartwright, Newsham


  • Bullock Geo. Riby (yeo), Breckenbrough grange
  • Cartwright John, Breckenbrough
  • Coulson Thomas, Newsham
  • Greenbill Thomas, Newsham grange
  • Illingworth Richard, Kewsham
  • Ireland Thomas, Newsham
  • Myers William, Breckenbrough house, and machinist, &c., Sand Hutton
  • Pick Thos. Oastler Inman (yeo.), Street house, Newsham
  • Priest Mrs. Mary
  • Reed Eilzabeth and William, Breckenhrough
  • Thompson William, Vicar's moor, Newsham
  • Welburn John, Breckenbrough castle

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