Masham Parish, Directory of Trades and Professions for 1890


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



  • Chairman - Clerk - Hy. Calvert; Treasurer - Frederick W. W. Matthews; Medical Officer - Henry Horsfall, M.D.; Surveyor, Collector, and Inspector - J. Pickersgill. Meetings are held monthly at the Board Room, Mechanics' Institute
  • Police Station - William Eden, constable
  • Registrar of Births and Deaths - Wm. Jackson junior
  • Deputy Registrar of Births and Deaths - Wm. Jackson, senior
  • Assistant Overseer - James Mood
  • Parish Clerk and Sexton -William Leathley
  • Proprietor of Market Tolls - W. J. Strickland
  • Collector - John Pickersgill
  • Town Crier - Thomas Wilson
  • Conservative Club - C. F. P. Edmundson, hon. secretary
  • Masham Bell Ringers - George Mallaby (capt.),Joseph Pickersgill, James Horner, Robert Bradley, Leonard Burton, Wm. Hall, Peter Mallaby, and John Pickersgill


  • Hon. Secretary - William Pullen;
  • Librarian - William Wintersgill
  • President - S C. Lister, Esq.;


  • Parish Church - Rev. G. M. Gorham; Rev. E. C. Hipkins, curate. Sundays, 10.30 a.m., 6-30 p.m.; Wednesdays and Fridays, 9 am.; daily, 5 p.m.
  • Baptist - Rev. G. Charlesworth. Sundays, 10-30 a.m., 6-30 p.m.; Thursdays, 7 p.m.
  • Wesleyan - Rev. J. Tesseyman. Sundays, 2 p.m., 6-30 p.m.; Thursdays (alternate), 7p.m.
  • Primitive Methodist - Rev Saml. Brock. Sundays, 2 p.m., 6.30 p.m.


  • Hartley's 'Bus to Bedale, from White Bear, Tuesdays, at 9-15 a.m.; and to Ripon, Thursdays, at 9 a.m.
  • Ryder's 'Bus to Bedale, from Market place, Tuesdays, at 9 a.m.


  • To Ripon and Leeds - Siddal, from White Bear, Thursdays, at 11 a.m. To Middleham - Siddal, from White Bear, Saturdays, at 1 p.m.


  • Post, Money Order, Telegraph, Insurance, Annuity, Inland Revenue and Stamp Office, and Savings Bank; William Mood, postmaster. Letters should be addressed Masham, R.S.O. Mails arrive from London and all parts via Bedale at 8 a.m. and 4-30 p.m., and are despatched at 5-5 and 6-45 p.m. The office is open Week-days for ordinary business and sale of postal orders from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. M. 0. business and payment of postal orders from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Telegraph business 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sundays, sale of Stamps, delivery of letters to callers, and telegraph business, 8 a.m. to 10 a.m.

Miscellany of trades

  • Atkinson Wm., M.R.C.V.S., veterinary surgeon, Market place
  • Banks Place, coach painter
  • Barker Matthew Mark, Esq., Park street
  • Beckwith James, currier and leather cutter, Park street
  • Blackburn Mr. Robert, Market place
  • Burrill Mrs. Elizabeth Alice, College lane
  • Burrill Thomas Other, Esq., Belle Vue house
  • Calvert Henry, solicitor, clerk to Local Board, perpetual commissioner, and commissioner of oaths, steward of the manor of Masham (prebend.), and registrar of the Peculiar Court of Masham (Henry Calvert & Son), Sunnyside
  • Calvert John Henry, solicitor (Henry Calvert & Son), Sunnyside
  • Carter & Son, agricultural seed, cake, and chemical manure merchants, wholesale tea dealers, &c., and importers of foreign cigars, Market place. T.A., Carters', Masham
  • Carter Mrs. Christopher, Bellfield
  • Carter William, draper; h Silver street
  • Charlesworth Rev. Geo. (Baptist), Chapel house
  • Clark Wm., ironmonger (S. A. Coldbeck & Son)
  • Cockcroft Midgley, M.D., M.R.C.S., L.S.A. (medical officer and public vaccinator, East Division Leyburn Union), Market place
  • Coldbeck Mrs. Sarah Ann, ironmonger (S. A. Coldbeck & Son)
  • Curry Henry Thomas, commercial traveller
  • Dalgliesh Mrs., Swinton terrace
  • Deighton Adam, hairdresser and tobacconist, Silver street
  • Dent Miss Caroline
  • Durham Mrs. Sarah, Park street
  • Edmundson Charles Francis Peter, solicitor, clerk to Guardians, Rural Sanitary Authority, and superintendent registrar Ripon Poor Law Union, & commissioner for oaths (Edmundson & Gowland), Nutwith house
  • Evans William Daniel, Inland Revenue officer
  • Finlayson Wm. Redfern, painter, decorator, gilder, and paperhanger, and sign writer, Market place
  • Forbes William, dealer in oilcake, Park street
  • Gorham Rev. Geo. Martyn, M.A., The Vicarage
  • Hamilton Mr. Thomas, Park street
  • Hammond Mrs. Ann, Swinton terrace
  • Hartley John William, cab proprietor, Silver st
  • Highmoor Mrs. Margaret, Bank villa
  • Hipkins Rev. Edwin Charles, B.A. (curate), Market place
  • Horsfall Hy., M.D., M.R.C.S., L.S.A. (medical officer and public vaccinator, Masham District of Bedale Union, medical officer of health to Bedale Rural Sanitary Authority, to Masham Local Board, and certifying factory surgeon), The Poplars
  • Humble Mr. Christopher, Tontine house
  • I'anson Miss Elizabeth, Burnholme
  • Imeson Mr. Peter, Park street
  • Imeson R. & Son, auctioneers, land agents, and valuers, Sutton grange. T.A., Imeson, Sutton, Masham
  • Jackson Miss Mary
  • Jackson Wm., junr., registrar of births & deaths
  • Lightfoot Mrs. Catherine, Swinton terrace
  • Mallaby Peter (T. Mallaby & Sons), church bell-hanger and whitesmith
  • Mallaby T. & Sone, church bell-hangers, Market place
  • Matthews Frederick William White, bank manager, Market place
  • Metcalfe George, seedsman and gardener, Terrace house
  • Milne William Charles Beaumont, master of grammar school, Market place
  • Mood James, bookseller, printer, stationer, newsagent, and tobacconist, Market place
  • Mood Wm., postmaster, china and glass dealer
  • Moon William, brewer to T. and R. Theakston, Prospect house
  • Murray William, brewer to T. Lightfoot
  • Parker Mrs. Martha, Swinton terrace
  • Peacock Richard, com. trav., Park street
  • Pickersgill John, surveyor, collector, and inspector, Masham Local Board
  • Powley John Holliday, chemist and grocer, Market place
  • Pullen Mr. William (hon. sec. Mechanics' Institute), Acacia cottage
  • Raper Miss Mary Ann
  • Rayner Joseph, coach builder, Market place
  • Richmond Mrs. Esther Carter, Park street
  • Stuart Mrs. Jane, Market place
  • Tesseyman Rev. John (Wesisyan), Market pl
  • Theakston Mrs. Eleanor, Swinton terrace
  • Theakston Thomas (T. & R. Theakston), brewer; h Bellfield
  • Thwaites William, basket maker
  • Todd William, butter factor, Silver street
  • Tucker Charles William Henry (T. Lightfoot), brewer; h Park house
  • Watson William, organist, Market place
  • Whitelock Mr. Richard, Swinton terrace


Academies & Schools.

  • Charity, Mrs. Sarah Jane Jefferson, mistress
  • Grammar, Wm. C. B. Milne, master; J. L. Porteous, asst.
  • Hastings, Miss Janet Frances
  • National, Harry W. Marshall, master; Mrs. Matilda Sophia Rowlands, infant mistress


  • Benson John, of The Hill
  • Broadley Mrs. Ann, Silver st
  • Bruce William, Market place
  • Bucklin Francis, Park street (Temperance Hotel)
  • Gould Miss C., Acacia cottage


  • Knaresbro' Claro Banking Co., Ld. (branch), Market pl (draw on Lloyds, Barnetts, and Bosanquet's, London); James Carter, agent
  • Swaledale and Wensleydale Banking Co. (branch), Market place (draw on Glyn & Co., London); Frederick W. W. Matthews manager


  • Atkinson Henry, Park street
  • Mallaby George, College lane (shoeing and forging)

Boot and Shoe Makers and Dealers.

  • (Those marked d are dealers)
  • Clark Janes, Park street
  • d Deighton Adam
  • Duffield Abraham
  • Firby George, Market place
  • Sturdy Thomas, Silver street
  • Wharton Mrs. Elizabeth M., Swinton terrace

Bread Bakers.

  • Broadley Mrs. Mary
  • Laycock Mrs. Mary
  • Todd Mrs. Margaret Alice
  • Wintersgill Miss Elizabeth

Brewers, Wine and Spirit Merchants.

  • Lightfoot T. (and mineral water manufacturer), Well Garth brewery
  • Theakston T. & R., The Brewery


  • Hall Christopher
  • Hall John
  • Hall William
  • Raynard George (and breeder of Cleveland horses), Park st


  • Bradley John, Little Market
  • Storey Geo. Hy., Morton row
  • Wilson Richard, Silver street

Cabinet Makers.

  • Akers Jph. (and ironmonger), Market place
  • Thwaites Thomas, Silver st
  • Wintersgill Robert, Park st

Cart Owners.

  • Carling Isaac
  • Fleetham Thomas
  • Musgrove John


  • Allison Mrs. Jane
  • Bolton Thomas
  • Ellis William
  • Lockwood Henry


  • Bruce Chas. Fenwick, hosier
  • Gatenby Jas., coal and flour
  • Wilson Mrs. Mary, glass and china
  • Wilson Thomas, flour

Dressmakers and Milliners.

Marked d are Dressmakers; marked m are Milliners.

  • d Bradley Mrs. Letitia
  • d Bucktin Miss Martha Ann
  • d Dighton Miss Jane
  • d Furby Miss Margaret
  • d Housby Mrs. Annie
  • m Lockwood Miss Sarah
  • d Mudd Miss Ellen
  • d Raynard Mrs. Ann
  • m Towler Mrs. Sarah
  • m Wintersgill Mrs. Mary


  • Almack Rd. A., Low Mains
  • Clarkson John, Park street
  • Croft Henry and Thomas
  • Harland Edwin (and licensed valuer), Mile house
  • Jackson William, senr. (and miller), Masham mill
  • Nesom J. Thompson, Badger Lane farm; h Park street
  • Nesom Wm. T., Shaw's farm
  • Ryder William Ambrose ('bus proprietor), Market place
  • Strickland W. J., King's Head
  • Swales John, Micklebury lodge
  • Trotter Henry
  • Wood Matthew, High Mains; h Ellington

Game Dealers.

  • Croft Hy. (and butter factor)
  • Handley John (butter, cream, and cheese factor), Morton house, Park street


  • Ellsworth Misses Fanny and Ellen, Silver street
  • Gill Mark Walter (and fishmonger), Market place


  • Clark James, Park street
  • Pickersgill Joseph, Market pl
  • Trotter Henry, Silver street

Hotels and Inns.

  • Bay Horse; James Towler
  • Bruce's Arms; Thos. Wilson
  • King's Head; Wyndham J. Strickland, family and commercial hotel, posting in all its branches
  • White Bear; Mrs. M. Hartley

Insurance Agents.

  • Liverpool, London & Globe (fire, life, and annuity); Henry Calvert
  • North British & Mercantile (fire and life); F. W. W. Matthews
  • North Yorkshire Agricultural; Rbt. Imeson, Sutton grange
  • Prudential (life); T. Mood, Burnholme
  • Yorkshire (fire and life); Wm. Stott

Ironmongers and Plumbers, &c.

Marked i are ironmongers; marked p are plumbers.

  • Coldbeck S. A. & Son, Market place
  • p I'anson Christopher, Park st
  • i Wharton J. H., Market pl


  • Atkinson Robert
  • Banks John
  • Burton Leonard
  • Grainger William
  • Towler George
  • Wintersgill Robert

Linen and Woollen Drapers.

  • Carter William, Market place
  • Gould George, Silver street
  • Trotter Thomas, Park street

Saddlers and Harness Makers.

  • Smorthill William, Silver st
  • Stott James, Market place


  • Clarkson Mrs. M. A., Silver st
  • Dobson George, Silver street
  • Thwaites Mrs. Mary, Silver st
  • Wedge Freeland W., Market pl
  • Wharton Geo. Newham, Chapman lane
  • Wilkinson Joseph, Park street


  • Calvert Henry and Son
  • Edmundson & Gowland

Tailors and Outfitters.

Marked t are tailors only.

  • Buckle Thos. and Son (Joseph Thomas), Silver street
  • Carter John
  • Leathley Wm., Market place
  • Nelson George, College lane
  • Spence Chris. John, Park st
  • Todd William & Son (John), Market place
  • Wilson John


  • Moreton Henry, Silver street
  • Pratt William, Market place


  • Letters via Masham (R.S.O.).

Miscellany of trades

  • Brownall Mr. Robert Robinson, Nutwith cote
  • Carter Jas. (Carter & Son, Masham), merchant, Burton house
  • Carter Richard Joseph Roads (Carter & Son, Masham), merchant, Burton house
  • Hutton Mrs. Emma Rebecca, Aldbrough hall; h Sorrelsykes park, West Witton
  • Steel William, gamekeeper, Aldbrough cottage
  • Tennant Joshua, station master, goods and coal agent, Ripon and Masham branch N. E. Ry.
  • Warrior John, gardener and caretaker, Aldbrough hall


  • Exelby John, Low Burton hall
  • Harrison James, North cote
  • Lamb William, High Burton
  • Newsome William, Lamb hill
  • Phillips Thomas, Nutwith cote
  • Steel Joseph, South cote


  • Letters via Masham (R.S.O.).

Miscellany of trades

  • Atkinson Thomas, cowkeeper
  • Gregory George, cowkeeper
  • Imeson Mrs. Mary, Sutton grange
  • Imeson Robert (R. Imeson & Son), land agent, auctioneer, and valuer, Sutton grange
  • Raw Mr. Reuben, Sutton
  • Wesleyan Chapel: Sundays, service 2 p.m. and 6-30 p.m.


  • Alton Thomas, Low Ellington
  • Alton William, High Ellington
  • Clayton George Edward, High Sutton
  • Coldbeck William, Warren house
  • Parkin Stephen, Sutton penn
  • Raw William, High Ellington
  • Verity Mason, High Ellington
  • Wood Matthew, Ellington hall


  • Letters via Masham (R.S.O.).

Miscellany of trades

  • Coleman William, gamekeeper
  • Collinson James, shoemaker
  • Cunliffe-Lister Saml., Esq., J.P., D.L., Swinton park; Carlton club, S.W.
  • Cunliffe-Lister, Samuel, junr., Esq., J.P., Swinton park; Club, Boodles
  • Forbes William, estate sub-agent
  • Imeson Joseph, tailor
  • Maister Charles Louis Nathaniel, land agent, commissioner of income tax, and lieut. commanding B. Company 1st Vol. Batt. (Princess Wales' Own) Yorkshire Regiment, Swinton
  • Metcalfe James Raine, gardener
  • Scaife Miss Hannah, shopkeeper


  • Carter Peter, Park house
  • Hodgson Mrs. Mary Jane, Gill head
  • Longstaffe George, Ilton grange
  • Richmond William, Low Swinton (and Roomer farm)

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