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



  • Postal Address, Oswaldkirk, York.


  • Post and Telegraph Office at Christopher Thompson's. Money Order Office, &c., Ampleforth. Letters arrive at 7-40 a.m., and are despatched at 5-35 p.m. Sunday arrivals in summer at 9-10 a.m., and in winter at 11 a.m. Despatch at 3-30 p.m.

Miscellany of trades

  • Bamber Thomas, farmer & vict., Malt Shovel Hotel, convenience for visitors and posting house
  • Barker David, carrier, to Helmsley, on Fridays
  • Bosville The Hon. Mrs. H., Oswaldkirk hall
  • Foxton Hodgson, miller
  • Metcalfe Robert, registrar of births and deaths
  • Nelson Miss Ellen Jane, schoolmistress
  • Skilbeck Geo., wheelwright and carpenter, &c.
  • Stables William, blacksmith
  • Temple Rev. Henry, M.A., rector, hon. canon of Ripon, and surrogate
  • Temple M. H., Esq., barrister, Mayfield cottage


  • Bamber Thomas
  • Barker David
  • Barr Margaret, Feversham villa
  • Flintoft John
  • Parker Leonard, Golden square
  • Prest William
  • Read John, Manor house
  • Russell Robert, West Newton grange
  • Seamer John William, Newton grange
  • Thompson Christopher (and grocer), Post office
  • Thorpe Edward
  • Wood Jonadab

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