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



  • Post Office, at Mr. W. C. Brown's. Letters arrive daily via Darlington at 7-20 a.m.; and are despatched - week-days, at 5-0 p.m.; Sundays, at 2-40 p.m. The nearest Telegraph Office is at Pierce Bridge.

Miscellany of trades

  • Boyd William, mason and builder
  • Bradley Thomas, market gardener
  • Brown W. C., grocer, postmstr., and parish clerk
  • Dodds Michael, farm bailiff
  • Harwood Henry, joiner, bldr., and contractor
  • Haynes Miss Sophy, schoolmistress
  • Lowe Robert, vict., Crown Inn
  • Oliver Adam, librarian
  • Robson Benjamin, cowkeeper
  • Ryan Rev. Vincent John, M.A., The Vicarage
  • Tweddell John, blacksmith and carrier to Darlington on Mondays


  • Bell Robert, Pinkney Carr
  • Dent John (and miller, letters by Barton), Clowbeck mill
  • Dent William, Clowbeck
  • Metcalfe John, Howden hill
  • Myers Thomas, Lane End farm
  • Smith John Atkinson, Abbey house
  • Smurthwaite G. (and land valuer), Holme house
  • Stephenson Isaac, Grinton (and Long Leeses)
  • Wrightson Francis, Manfield farm


  • Post Office, at Pierce Bridge. Letters via Darlington.

Miscellany of trades

  • Hill Ernest, M.A. (Camb.), Cliffe lodge
  • Lancaster R., vict., George Inn, Pierce Bridge
  • Lancaster Thomas, horsebreaker
  • Metcalfe Mrs. Elizabeth, Blue Bell cottage
  • Wilson John Gerald, J.P., D.L., Colonel commanding the West Yorkshire Brigade of Volunteers, and 3rd York and Lancashire Regiment of Militia; Alderman North Riding County Council, and ex-officio member of the Darlington Board of Guardians, Cliffe hall


  • Waugh Mrs. Sarah Ann, Allan's grange

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