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



  • Letters via York.

Miscellany of trades

  • Vyner Robert Charles de Grey, Esq., Fairfield


  • Bownass William, Overton grange
  • Cussans William and Joseph
  • Gowland William, Glebe farm
  • Harrison Thomas, Poplar house


  • Post, Money Order Office, and Savings Bank, Shipton; Richard Suttron, postmaster. Letters
  • via York arrive at 7.20 am., and are despatched at 4-45 p.m.

Miscellany of trades

  • Archer William, boot and shoe maker
  • Cuming Mrs. Caroline, The Grange
  • Dawnay Mr. Geoffrey, Cross lanes
  • Dawson Mrs. Louisa
  • Dawson Richard, station master
  • Grainger John Wm., police constable, Shipton Station house
  • Hall Mr. William
  • Hardbottle Robert, grocer and provision dealer
  • Hopps Mrs. Ann, beer retailer and grocer
  • Marshall James Hy., butcher and cattle dealer
  • Marshall Jonathan John, vict., Dawnay Arms
  • Masterman John Rayson, clerk of works
  • Parker Thomas, blacksmith
  • Salmon Rev. Gordon, Vicarage
  • Shipton Endowed School; Robt. Frost, master
  • Shipton Reading Room; Robt. Frost, hon. sec.
  • Simpson Mr. James
  • Sparling John, bricklayer
  • Suttron Richard, grocer and postmaster
  • Theakstone Thomas, tailor
  • Unthank Mrs. Mary
  • Wheatley Mrs. Mary
  • Wheatley Thomas, joiner and wheelwright
  • Winter Miss Dorothy
  • Yorkshire Penny Bank (branch); Robt. Frost, actuary


  • Atkinson John
  • Daniel Robert (and huckster)
  • Dawson John
  • Ellis James (and horse dealer), Hall Moor farm
  • Fowler Jonathan, Shipton moor
  • Gray Alfred
  • Green John and George
  • Hopps Richard
  • Hutchinson William
  • Maskill Thomas (and overseer), Manor house
  • Robson Christopher, Cross farm
  • Rocliffe Frank and Ernest, Shipton grange
  • Shields William Henry
  • Shipley Thomas
  • Skelton John
  • Twineham William

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