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



  • Post Office; Mrs. A. Kirk, postmistress. Letters arrive via Bedale at 8-45 a.m., and are despatched in summer at 4-45 p.m., and in winter at 3-45 p.m. Letters can be registered here.

Miscellany of trades

  • Alcock Mr. Ralph, Scruton cottage
  • Brancker Rev. Peter Whitfield, M.A., Oxon., The Rectory
  • Buckle John, mason and builder
  • Butterwick George, estate joiner
  • Butterwick John, joiner, &c.
  • Cawthorne Wm. & Sons, brick and tile mnfrs.
  • Chapman Mr. William
  • Dodsworth Anthony, butcher
  • Dunning Chris., farm foreman, Morton flatts
  • Elliot George Wm., Esq., M.P., Scruton hall
  • Fothergill John, vict., Farmers' Arms
  • Grey William Stockburn, schoolmaster
  • Hamlin Joseph, head gamekeeper
  • Kirk Mrs. Annie, shopkeeper and postmistress
  • Kirk Henry, letter carrier
  • Longtoft Mrs. Margaret
  • Pattison Thomas, blacksmith
  • Potts John, shoemaker
  • Rudd William, station master, Scruton station
  • Simpson Mr. John, West view
  • Sunley William, head gardener
  • Tiplin Miss Catherine Elizabeth
  • Wright Joseph, vict., Coore Arms


  • Allison William
  • Atkinson John Slater, Morton flatts; h Yafforth
  • Barker Joseph, Cross lanes
  • Braithwaite Stephen, Terry house
  • Clark William C., Spring house; h Darlington
  • Cundell John (yeo.)
  • Dodsworth John (and agent to H. M. G. Coore, Esq.)
  • Dodsworth William, West house
  • Jackson William (yeo. - and nurseryman), Cross lanes
  • Knowles George
  • Knowles Tom, Moor house
  • Lambert Thomas (and miller), Grimescar mill
  • Mitchell Francis, The Grange
  • Mitchell Thomas, Field house

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