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  • Post Master, Matthew Craggs, Office, Finkle street.
  • Letters from all parts are conveyed from Catterick to Richmond, at which latter place they arrive every day except Tuesday, at half past 6 morn, in Summer, and half past 7 morn, in Winter, and are sent off every day except Friday, at 1 aft.
  • There are five Walking Postmen - One for Gilling West, Hartforth, & Sedbury House. One for Reeth, Marske, Marrick, Fremington, Grinton. Muker, and Swaledale. - One for Kirby Hill, Washton, Newsham, Gailes, Ravensworth, and Layton. -One for Aldbrough, Melsonby, Forcett, Stanwick, and Carlton Hall. -And one for Middleton Tyas, Halnaby, and Moulton.

Gentry &c.:

  • Appleby John, gent. Frenchgate
  • Atkinson Mrs. Newbiggin
  • Austin Mrs. A. gentlewoman, Low row
  • Bell Captain Stephen, Frenchgate
  • Birdsall Cottam, gent. Frenchgate
  • Blackburn Mrs gentwmn. Bridge street
  • Blegbrough Misses, Market place
  • Brackenbury Perse, gent. Newbiggin
  • Brockell Misses J. & A. Frenchgate
  • Brunton Michael, gent. Rosemary lane
  • Burchall James M. D. Newbiggin
  • Carter Captain James, York parades
  • Chadwick Elizabeth, Market place
  • Clarkson Christr. Esq. Frenchgate
  • Close William Esq., Frenchgate
  • Cooper John, Bargate
  • Cornforth Mrs. gentwmn. Newbiggin
  • Ellerton Mrs. gentwmn. Market place
  • Fisher Mrs. Ann, gentwmn. Frenchgate
  • Ford Mrs. Catharine, Maison Dieu
  • Galloway James, adjutant, Newbiggin
  • Gill William, surveyor of taxes, Newbiggin
  • Goodburn William, gent. Newbiggin
  • Goodwill A. & E. gentwmn. Frenchgate
  • Harrison William, gent. Frenchgate
  • Harrison Mrs., gentwmn. Frenchgate
  • Hobson John, Esq. Millgate
  • Hogg Tristram, Newbiggin
  • Hudson Benjamin, Methodist minister, Pinfold green
  • Hunton Mrs. Elizabeth, gentwn. Frenchgate
  • Hunton James, gent. Frenchgate
  • Hutton Mrs. Ann, gentwmn. Frenchgate
  • Ianson Thomas, Esq. Prior House
  • Jackson Henry, gent Newbiggin
  • Jackson Mrs. gentwmn. Frenchgate
  • Jefferson Mrs. Ann, Maison Dieu
  • Johnson Rev. Robert, Newbiggin
  • Langstaff Elizabeth, gentwmn. Bargate
  • Lawson Lady Monica, Frenchgate
  • Lawson Robert Esq. Hill house
  • Leighton Thomas, gent. Frenchgate
  • Lockwood Rev. Edward, B. A. Frenchgate
  • Lonsdale John, gent. Newbiggin
  • Lonsdale Robert, Newbiggin
  • Moreby Mary, gentlewoman, behind The Friars
  • Murgatroyd Mrs. Alice, Frenchgt. head
  • Petch Margaret, gentwmn. Newbiggin
  • Petch Richard, gent, Pottergate
  • Pierse William, gent. Frenchgate
  • Plues Mark, vetern. surgeon, Prior place
  • Pringle Mrs. gentwmn. Newbiggin
  • Raine Mrs. Esther, gentwmn. Frenchgate
  • Readshaw Rev. C. Coverdale house
  • Reay Miss M. P. gentwmn. Low row
  • Robinson John, Esq. The Friary
  • Robinson Mrs. O. gentwmn. Frenchgate
  • Scott Miss Mary, gentwmn. Frenchgate
  • Simpson Mrs. Elizabeth, Frenchgate
  • Simpson Thomas, Esq. Market place
  • Smith George, gent. Bargate
  • Stapleton Thomas, Esq. Grove house
  • Tate Rev. James, M. A. Frenchgate
  • Taylor Mrs. gentlewoman, Frenchgate
  • Thompson William, Aldmn. Cornforth hill
  • Thompson William, gent. Low row
  • Walker T. agt. to Lord Dundas, Bargate
  • Wilson Thomas, gent. Frenchgate
  • Wright Margaret, gentwmn. Low row
  • Yorke Mrs. Mary, The Friary


  • Bowman Misses A. and M. (ladies boarding) Market place
  • Carter Mrs. Newbiggin
  • Dickson Miss, (la. bdg.) Frenchgate
  • Firby Thomas, (day school) Newbiggin
  • Ibbetson J. C. (drawing) Market place
  • Jameson Thomas, (day school) Bargate
  • Lockwood Rev. Edward, B. A. second master of the Free grammar school
  • Rapier Christr. (day school) Bridge street
  • Stringer Miss, (Sch. of Ind.) Finkle street
  • Tate Rev. James, M. A. master of the (Free Grammar) Frenchgate
  • Wade George, master of the corporation school, Tower street
  • Walker Miss, (la. bdg.) Frenchgate


  • Alderson Joseph, (to the lead mine of Messrs. Hutchinson and Place)
  • Gill Robert, (timber yard) Newbiggin
  • Harland Edward, (timber) Pinfold green


  • Foss John, behind the Friars
  • Foss William, Maison Dieu


  • Ibbetson J. C. and drawing master, Friars Wynd
  • Robinson William, engraver and drawing master, Cornforth hill


  • Allison George, Frenchgate
  • Leefe Octavius, (deputy registrar of the archdeaconry of Richmond), Frenchgate
  • Macfarlan Edward, Market place
  • Macfarlan Phillip, Market place
  • Pratt James, Finkle street
  • Tomlin Ottiwell, town clerk, Low row


  • Linton Robert
  • Porter Ralph, Millgate
  • Thompson Richard, Bargate


  • Apedale John, New road
  • Barker Simon, Bargate
  • Carter William, Frenchgate
  • Groves John, Frenchgate
  • Kendall J. Waterloo street
  • Todd Robert, Rosemary lane
  • Wilkinson Henry, Castle hill
  • Wilson Joseph, Finkle street
  • Woodward John, Market place


  • Hutton, Other, and Simpson Market place, (on Pole and Co. London)
  • Savings Bank's office, Bank yard, Market place, open every Sat. from 12 till 1, George Wade clerk.
  • Stapleton and Co. Market place, (on Barclay and Co. London)


  • Atkinson Francis New road
  • Atkinson John, Green
  • Hubbick John, Quaker lane
  • Miscamble Andrew, New road
  • Plues Mark, (farrier) Quaker lane
  • Stephenson John, and, farrier, Rosemary lane

Booksellers, Binders, Printers, and Stationers,

  • Bell Mattw. (stamp office) Finkle street
  • Bowman Thomas, (genuine patent medicines & perfumery) Market place
  • Craggs Matthew, Finkle street
  • Macfarlan Henry, Market place
  • Macfarlan Leond. (printer) Market place

Boot and Shoemakers,

  • Alderson John, Millgate
  • Batminson John, Bridge street
  • Britain Richard, Castle hill
  • Cansick Nathaniel, Bargate
  • Cooper and Coates, Low row
  • Cowling John, Rosemary lane
  • Earl William, Bridge street
  • Fletcher William, Tower street
  • Grundy John, Low row
  • Hurworth James, Frenchgate
  • Kemster John, New road
  • Lawson Robert, Frenchgate
  • Marshall John, Fryer's Wynd
  • Murfitt Matthew, Finkle street
  • Potts John, Castle hill
  • Robinson Peter, Market place
  • Sayer James, Cornforth hill
  • Shields William, back of Shambles
  • Stubbs William, Frenchgate
  • Tate James, Quarry lane
  • Thompson George, Newbiggin
  • Thompson Henry, Frenchgate
  • Thompson Richard, Bargate
  • Todd George, Maison Dieu
  • Twiddle John Frenchgate
  • Wilkinson Robert, Castle hill

Braziers and Tinmen,

  • Jackson George New road
  • Leathead William, Market place
  • Metcalfe J. D. Newbiggin
  • Metcalfe John, Frenchgate
  • Stead Mark Rosemary lane

Brewer of Ale and Porter,

  • Young John, Ryder's Wynd

Bricklayers and Masons,

  • Barker Thomas, Newbiggin
  • Bullock Anthony, Frenchgate
  • Bullock William, Frenchgate
  • Richardson John, Newbiggin
  • Robinson John, Maison Dieu
  • Todd John, Newbiggin


  • Appleton William, Market place
  • Blenkiron James, Bridge street
  • Cowling Cuthbert, Frenchgate
  • Harland George, Tower street
  • Hind Parkin, Shambles
  • Lowis Henry, Tower street
  • Lowis John, Tower street
  • Strangeways W. and T. Tower street
  • Veal Matthew Bridge street
  • Wood Henry, Westfield

Cabinet Makers,

  • Bell M. M. King street
  • Norman James and Son, Frenchgate
  • Norman Matthew, Market place
  • Walker William, Frenchgate

Chemists and Druggists,

  • Hodgson Richard, Market place
  • Ward John and Charles, Market. place

Clock & Watch Makers, & Jewellers,

  • Cowling Edward, Market place
  • Fawcett John, Finkle street
  • Terry William, Market place


  • Bell M. M. King street
  • Brown Mrs. Coal hill
  • Dowdy Mrs. Low row
  • Harland B. (& fruiterer) Market place
  • Metcalfe Reuben, Market place
  • Norman Miss, Market place


  • Poppleton William, Finkle street
  • Poppleton William, Frenchgate head
  • Wilkinson Henry, Market place

Corn Millers and Dealers,

  • Bolland Christopher, Whitecliffe mill
  • Robinson George, New road
  • Robinson Thomas, Castle mill
  • Terry Ralph, Church mill

Carriers and Leather Cutters,

  • Eeles Robert, Castle hill
  • Mason Edward, Castle hill
  • Mason Henry, Bargate

Earthenware, Glass, and china Dealer,

  • Bussey Mrs. Market place


  • Ascough John, (and woolstapler) Newbiggin
  • King John, Bridge end
  • Plewes Thomas, Green

Fire and Life Offices,

  • County, Mattw. Whitelock, Market place
  • Globe, William Close, Frenchgate
  • Norwich Union, I. Fisher, Market place
  • Phoenix, Thomas, Bow man, Market place
  • Royal Exchange, Matthew Craggs, Post-office, Finkle street


  • Sweeting Richard, Back of Shambles
  • Ward William, Green

Flax Dressers,

  • Croft George & Sons, Millgate


  • Hembleton Cuthbert, Bargate
  • Hembleton James, Frenchgate
  • Idle John, Newbiggin
  • Miller James, Frenchgate
  • Miller Thomas Frenchgate
  • Todd William, St. Nicholas


  • Carter William, Market place
  • Cook Leonard, Market place
  • Dinsdale George, Market place
  • Green Alice, Market place
  • Horn George, Finkle street
  • Kay George, Market place
  • Layfield Charles, Market place
  • Mason William, Market place
  • Metcalf Simm, Market place
  • Miller Ralph, Finkle street
  • Orton Benjamin, Market place
  • Robinson Widow, Bridge street
  • Smith George, jun. Rosemary lane
  • Thirlwall John, Bargate
  • Whitelock Matthew, (and provision merchant) Market place

Gunsmiths, &c.,

  • Gill Robert, Market place
  • Kitchin Joseph, (to North York Regt.)

Hardware & Furnishing Ironmongers,

  • Bradley William & Sons, Pinfold green
  • Bradwell Joseph, Pottergate
  • Gill George, Market place
  • King Mary, Finkle street

Hat Maker,

  • Musgrave Thomas, Market place

Hair Dressers,

  • Fryers Thomas, Trinity buildings
  • Lambert Thomas, Trinity buildings
  • Metcalfe Reuben, Market place
  • Wilkinson James, Castle hill

Inns and Taverns,

  • Bishop Blaize Rt. Raw, Market place
  • Black Bull, Mrs. Wilkinson, Low row
  • Black Lion, Thomas, Walker, Finkle street
  • Black Swan, Thomas, Cambadge, Green
  • Board, William Walker, Frenchgate
  • Fleece, J. C. Ibbotson, Friars Wynd
  • King's Head, M. Yarker, Market place
  • Lord Nelson, F. Blades, Frenchgate
  • Lord Wellington, J. Foster, Market place
  • Nag's Head, William Radcliff, Pinfold gr.
  • Punch Bowl, Jane Hall, Market place
  • Queen Catharine, John Rushforth, Low row
  • Red Lion, John Wilson, Finkle street
  • Ship, John Clark, Castle hill
  • Ship, Ralph Foster, Frenchgate
  • Shoulder of Mutton, E. Clement, Millgate
  • Talbot, Thomas Lambert, Market place
  • Three Tuns W. D. Dawson, Bridge street
  • Town Hall Tavern, T. Waller, Market place
  • Turf Coffee House, Rd. Petch, King street
  • Unicorn, John Carter, Newbiggin
  • White Hart, Jas. Blenkiron, Bridge street
  • White Swan, Rt. Brown, Frenchgt. hd.

Iron Founders,

  • Bradley William & Son, Pinfold green
  • Bradwell Joseph, Pottergate

Joiners and Carpenters,

  • Bell Marchant, King street
  • Brown Robert, French gate head
  • Greathead Matthew, Newbiggin
  • Harrison John, Market place
  • Irwin George, Newbiggin
  • Johnson Henry, Green
  • Metcalfe James, Westfield
  • Wharton George, Market place
  • Wright George, Bargate
  • Wright William, Castle hill

Land Surveyors.

  • Bradley Thomas, Frenchgate
  • Calvert Alexander, Frenchgate

Linen and Woollen Drapers,

  • Dalton C. and J. Market place
  • Dodsworth Miss E. Market place
  • Pearson William, Market place
  • Richardson William and Co; Market place
  • Robinson Edward, Market place
  • Sanderson James, Market place
  • Simpson Michael, Finkle street
  • Westgarth Robert, Newbiggin


  • Croft George & Sons, Millgate
  • Raw Robert, Market place
  • Young John, Ryder's Wynd

Milliners and Dress Makers,

  • Appleby Miss, Market place
  • Bow Elizabeth, Market place
  • Burnett Ann, Trinity buildings
  • Dalton Mary, High row
  • Galleyrey Ann, Market place
  • Goundrey Elizabeth, Market place
  • Marshall Miss, Friar's Wynd
  • Wilson Mrs. P. Market place

Oil cloth Makers,

  • Taylor William and Thomas, Bargate

Painters and Gilders,

  • Foster John, (miniature) Castle hill
  • Hurworth David, Market place
  • Newton John, Pottergate
  • Wanlas William, Pottergate
  • Wilson Paul, Market place


  • Denham Thomas, New road
  • Denham William, Bar walk

Plumbers and Glaziers,

  • Jackson George, New road
  • Leathead William, Market place
  • Metcalf J. D. Bargate
  • Metcalf John, Frenchgate

Rope and Twine Makers,

  • Fall John, Market place
  • Hunter John, Waterloo street
  • Langstaff Thomas, Millgate

Saddlers and Collar Makers,

  • Bishoprick Robert Market place
  • Deighton Christopher, Market place
  • Howson Francis, Market place
  • M'Robbie John, Market place
  • Wood Henry, Market place


  • Barnaby Christopher, Bargate
  • Barnaby William, Bargate
  • Barningham Christopher, Bargate
  • Bates Elizabeth, Frenchgate
  • Bishoprick Mark, Newbiggin
  • Brown Mary, Bargate
  • Cowling Ann, Frenchgate
  • Davison Edward, Bridge street
  • Grundy John Great channel
  • King Mary, Green
  • Metcalf Elizabeth, Frenchgate
  • Robinson Jane, Bargate
  • Wilson Joseph, Finkle street
  • Woodward John, Trinity buildings

Spinning Wheel and Reel Manufacturers,

  • Vitty William, sen. Bargate
  • Vitty William, Newbiggin

Stay Makers,

  • Crawford Daniel, Market place
  • Elam William, New road
  • Norman Douglas, Market place
  • Petch Mary, Market place

Stone Masons,

  • Anderson M. Frenchgate
  • Bullock William, Frenchgate
  • Foss John, (and architect) Back of Priory
  • Jackson Christopher, Frenchgate head
  • M'Vay Richard, Frenchgate
  • Mandinson William, Castle hill
  • Redford Thomas, Newbiggin
  • Richardson John Newbiggin
  • Robinson John, Maison Dieu

Straw Hat Manufacturers,

  • Bow Elizabeth, Market place
  • Hurwith C. (and silk dyer) Millgate
  • Mason Anthony, Castle hill
  • Miller Ann, Market place

Surgeons &c.

  • Bowes Christopher, Market place
  • Dickson William, Market place
  • Dowthwaite George Market place
  • Hayward Peter, Market place
  • Hutchinson William, Frenchgate
  • Ingledew John, Frenchgate


  • Apedale William, Frenchgate
  • Bell Matthew, French gate
  • Brown Christr. Castle hill
  • Colling John A. & draper, Market place
  • Dodsworth James, Millgate
  • Metcalfe Christopher, Frenchgate
  • Pearson Edward, New road
  • Sanderson James, Market place
  • Sanderson John, New road
  • Sanderson Lawrence, Market place
  • Sanderson Robert, Mill gate
  • Sykes William, Newbiggin
  • Todd Benjamin, Castle hill
  • Todd William, Bargate
  • Whitelock Christopher, Castle hill

Tallow Chandlers,

  • Carter William, Market place
  • Fryer John, Bargate
  • Miller Ralph, Finkle street
  • Todd Marmaduke, Frenchgate


  • Mason William, Market place
  • Simpson John, Green
  • Simpson Stephen, Millgate


  • Heslop Thomas, Rosemary lane
  • Langstaff Francis, Market place
  • Redstone Jane, Waterloo street
  • Spedding Snowdon, Trinity buildings


  • Beadnell John, Bargate
  • Brace Richards Green
  • Mowbray S. and Son, Back Wing
  • Newton George, Bargate
  • Newton John, Maison Dieu
  • Pounder Richard, Bargate
  • Terry Vincent, Frenchgate


  • Alderson Joseph, Maison Dieu
  • Alderson Joseph, Newbiggin
  • Harland Edward, (& timber merchant) Pinfold green
  • Metcalfe James, Newbiggin
  • Newton John, Maison Dieu

Whitesmiths and Bell Hangers,

  • Abdale Ralph, Rosemary lane
  • Bradley Joseph, Pottergate
  • Gatenby William, Newbiggin

Wine and Spirit Merchants,

  • Foster Ralph, (Ship Inn) Frenchgate
  • Mason John, Market place
  • Metcalf Elizabeth, Frenchgate
  • Pratt William & Co. Behind the Friars
  • Robling John, (and provision warehouse) Newbiggin
  • Smurthwaite George, Pinfold green
  • Whitelock Matthew, Market place

Wool Combers and Worsted Manufacturers,

  • Greenwood John, Green
  • Greenwood Thomas, Millgate
  • Westgarth Robert, Newbiggin

Miscellany of trades

  • Abbot Edward bailiff, Maison Dieu
  • Abbot Henry, basket maker, Low row
  • Bell Mrs. Sarah, midwife, Bargate
  • Bowman Thomas, clerk to the commissioners of taxes, & deputy lieut. for Gilling West, Market place
  • Clarkson Thomas, Sergt. Major, York place
  • Croft William, tea dealer, Frenchgate
  • Crossland Chphr. governor of the poor
  • Deighton Christr. glover, Castle hill
  • Fall William, sheriff's officer, Market place
  • Fawcett William, last maker and clogger, Castle hill
  • Gawford M. supervisor, Market place
  • Harker John, band box maker, Bargate
  • Hubbick J. vetnry. surgeon, Quarry lane
  • Ibbotson J. M. carver and gilder, Friars Wynd
  • Jones William, livery stables, Frenchgt. hd.
  • Parkinson William, gent. Maison Dieu
  • Peirse Thomas, racing stable, Belleisle
  • Priestman Chpr. bank clerk, Market place
  • Render M. toy & tea dlr. Rosemary lane
  • Robinson Joseph, horse trainer, Behind the Friars
  • Robinson L. horse breaker, Pinfold gr.
  • Shepherd Thos, jockey, Millgate
  • Smith Thomas, music master, Market place
  • Stephenson William, preserver of birds, fish and animals, Market place
  • Taylor Joseph, working cutler & mfr. of surgical instruments, Market place
  • Thompson Margaret, Frenchgate
  • Urwin Joseph, nurseryman
  • Wright Robert, gaolor, Newbiggin


  • Darlington, Robert Coltman every Tu. arr 9 morn, dep. 3 aft. John Tweddle every Sat. arr. 9 morn. dep. 3 aft. William Wilkinson every Tu. arr. 9 morn. dep. 3 aft.
  • Leeds, Christopher Pickersgill's waggon arr. Sat 9 morn. dep. 3 aft.
  • Leyburn, James Clowton, (to Black Bull) daily. James Ratcliffe (to Black Bull) every Saturday.
  • Middleham, John Walker, (to the Red Lion) every Thu. and Sat. arr. 9 morn. dep. 3 aft.
  • Northallerton, George, Snowball every Tu. & Sat. arr. 9 morn. dep. 3 aft.
  • Pickersgill's waggons, every Mon. and Fri. to Leeds, London, Manchester, Liverpool. &c. and every Tu. and Sat. to Newcastle, Darlington, Durham, and Edinbro'.
  • Reeth, John Spenceley every day except Friday and Sunday
  • Stockton, Thos, Ratcliff (Nag's Head) every Tu. & Thu.
  • Yarm and Stockton, John Lodge's, waggon every Mon. Wed. & Fri. dep. 12 noon, arr. 8 next morning
  • York, John Fisher every Wed, ret. Sat. Christopher Pickersgill every Sat. arr. 9 morn. dep. 3 aft.