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Transcript of the entry of 'professions and trades' for MIDDLEHAM in Pigot's Directory of 1834.


  • Post Office, Middleham, Matthew Clarkson, Post master

Gentry & Clergy,

  • Bearpark Mr. Matthew, Middleham
  • Cockcroft Rev. John, Middleham
  • Dawson Mrs. Alice, Middleham
  • Dinsdale Mrs. Mary, Middleham
  • Dixon Richard, esq. Middleham
  • Ewbank James, esq. Middleham
  • Geldart Mr. Richard, Middleham
  • Howson Miss Alice, Middleham
  • Jones Rev. William, East Witton
  • Lister Thomas, esq. Coverham abbey
  • Mangles Mrs. Mary, Middleham
  • Metcalfe Mr. Francis, Middleham
  • Midgley Thomas, esq. Middleham
  • Potts Mrs. G.M. Middleham
  • Ryder Mr. George, Middleham
  • Sewell Mr. William, Middleham
  • Topham Christopher, esq. Middleham
  • Topham the Misses Emma, Mary & Ann, Middleham
  • Topham Mrs. Mary, Middleham
  • Topham Thomas, esq. Middleham
  • Van Strowbenzee Major Thomas, Danby hall

Academies & Schools,
Not otherwise described are Day Schools

  • Cockcroft Rev. John, Middleham
  • Curry Joseph (boarding & day) East Witton
  • Howsen Charles, Middleham
  • Irwin Mary, East Witton
  • Jones Stephen, Middleham
  • School of Industry, Middleham --- Deborah Hoyle, mistress
  • Whaley the Misses (ladies' boarding) Coverham


  • Dinsdale George, Middleham
  • Topham Lupton (& clerk of the peace for the North Riding of the county of York)
  • Middleham

Bakers & Flour Dealers,

  • Handley George, Middleham
  • Kearton Edith, Middleham
  • Scurrah William, Middleham
  • Spence Leonard, Middleham
  • Walton Christopher, Middleham


  • Bucktin Christopher, East Witton
  • Bucktin Jonathan, Middleham
  • Kaye Bryan, Ulshaw bridge
  • Metcalfe William, Middleham
  • Wright John (& parish clerk) Middleham

Boot & Shoe Makers,

  • Croft John, Middleham
  • Dent James, Middleham
  • Fisher John, Middleham
  • Hall John, Middleham
  • Jones Stephen, Middleham
  • McCollah Archibald, East Witton
  • McCollah George, Middleham
  • Mood John, Middleham
  • Peacock Henry, Middleham
  • Prest James, Middleham
  • Spence Thomas, East Witton
  • Spence William, East Witton
  • Walker John, Middleham
  • Watson John, Middleham

Miscellany of trades

  • Braziers & Tin Plate Workers
  • Bowe Robert (& plumber & glazier) Middleham
  • Shields Thomas, Middleham


  • Dixon John, East Witton
  • Handley John, Middleham
  • Hopps Matthew, Middleham
  • Morgan John, Middleham
  • Smith Francis, Middleham
  • Wood John, Middleham

Chymists & Druggists,

  • Johnson Robert, Middleham
  • Longbotham Mark (& tea dealer) Middleham

Grocers & Dealers in Sundries,

  • Christian John (& ironmonger) Middleham
  • Clarkson Jonathan, Middleham
  • Close George (& butter factor) Middleham
  • Dixon Christopher, East Witton
  • Handley Susannah, Middleham
  • Hutchinson James, Middleham
  • Johnson Robert, Middleham
  • Smith Ellen, Middleham
  • Stubbs Edward & James (& ironmongers & stamp distributers) Middleham


  • St. Patrick, John Ridley, Middleham
  • White Swan (commercial & posting & excise office) William Swale, Middleham

Joiners & Cabinet Makers,

  • Clarkson John, Middleham
  • Hogg George, Middleham
  • Raper Henry, East Witton
  • Sturdy Stephen, jun. Middleham
  • Walker John, Middleham

Linen & Woollen Drapers,

  • Christian John, Middleham
  • Digby Leonard ( & tea dealer) Middleham
  • Johnson Robert, Middleham
  • Stubbs Edward & James, Middleham


  • Buck Peter, Denby & Ulshaw mills
  • Robinson Thomas, East Witton

Milliners & Dress Makers,

  • Bell Mary, Middleham
  • Bywell Ellen, Middleham
  • Eden Ann, Middleham
  • Ibbeson Mary, Middleham
  • Wilkinson Mary, East Witton
  • Willis Sarah, Middleham


  • Matthems Andrew, Middleham
  • Spence John, Middleham
  • Spence Leonard, Middleham

Miscellany of trades

  • Painters -- House, Sign, &c
  • Croft Hornby, Middleham
  • Croft James (& plumber & glazier) Middleham
  • Morgan William, Middleham


  • Gill William (& leather cutter) Middleham
  • Horner Francis, Middleham
  • Morgan William Inger Thorp (& bird preserver) Middleham

Stone Masons & Bricklayers,

  • Heslop Thomas, East Witton
  • Johnson Henry, Middleham
  • Spence Peter, Middleham
  • Spence William, Middleham
  • Thorpe John, Middleham


  • Cockcroft William, Middleham
  • Edmundson George, Middleham
  • Lamb Thomas March, Middleham
  • Lister Charles, Middleham


  • Barker John, Middleham
  • Harrison John, Middleham
  • Ianson Samuel, Middleham
  • Raper James, East Witton
  • Watson Miles, Middleham
  • Wilson George, Middleham
  • Winn William, Middleham

Taverns & Public Houses,

  • Black Swan, John Burton, Middleham
  • Blue Lion, Ann Reynolds, East Witton
  • Fox & Hounds, Margaret Bucktin, East Witton
  • Free Masons' Arms, Matthew Towler, Cover bridge
  • Green Dragon, Elizabeth Morton, Middleham
  • King's Head, Thomas Barker, Middleham

Retailers of Beer,

  • Christian John, Middleham bridge
  • Hutchinson James, Middleham
  • McCollah George, Middleham
  • Metcalfe Richard, Middleham
  • Morgan John, Middleham
  • Yeadon Thomas, Middleham

Training Grooms,

  • Dawson George, Brakingill
  • Johnson Robert, Gills abbey
  • Lonsdale Watson, Ashgill
  • Lumley William, Middleham
  • Lye Thomas, Middleham
  • Oates George, Ashgill
  • Smith John, Middleham
  • Warrier Ralph, Middleham


  • Ashton David, Middleham
  • Ashton John, Middleham
  • Craigs Christopher, East Witton
  • Willis Thomas, Middleham


  • Ballon George, hair dresser, Middleham
  • Bucktin Jonathan, veterinary surgeon, Middleham
  • Bywell William, cooper, Middleham
  • Ibbeson John, dealer in rags, Middleham
  • Morgan Elizabeth, stay maker, Middleham
  • Paley Henry, tallow chandler, Middleham
  • Roantree Matthew, farrier, Ulshaw bridge
  • Robinson James, watch & clock maker, Middleham
  • Sinclair William, hat manufacturer, Middleham
  • Tempest Thomas, hair dresser, Middleham
  • Theakstone Christopher, tanner, Middleham
  • Wilson Ralph, brewer & maltster, Cover bridge
  • Yorkshire Fire & Life Insurance Co. --- Robert Johnson, agent, Middleham


  • To Bedale, John Walker, Tuesdays
  • To Leeds, John Bowes, every Thursday -- and George Close, from the White Swan, every Monday
  • To Reeth, George Close, from the White Swan, every Thursday
  • To Richmond, John Walker, every Saturday -- and Thomas Blackburne, from West Witton, every Tuesday
  • To Stockton, Thomas Blackburne, from West Witton, every Tuesday

Transcribed by Steve Garton. ©2000