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



  • Post Office at George Mercer's. Letters, via York, arrive at 7 am., and are despatched at 5-5 p.m. Deliveries from this office to Overton on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays.

Miscellany of trades

  • Brougham Major James, Skelton cottage
  • Connell Thomas, carrier to York
  • Fisher Rev. Arthur Thomas, B.A., The Rectory
  • Fothergil James, pig dealer
  • Garland George, carrier to York
  • Hepworth Major Edwin W. Gresham (19th Hussars), Skelton manor
  • Kettlewell J., vict. and farmer, Blacksmiths' Arms
  • Lawrence Richard, butcher
  • Matthews W., horse trainer, Fairfield Stud farm
  • Mercer G., grocer and flour dealer, Post office
  • Place Edward Gordon, Esq., Skelton grange
  • Rawlinson George, schoolmaster
  • Reed William, joiner and wheelwright
  • Reynolds Mrs. Sarah
  • Smith Thomas, blacksmith and vict., Bay Horse
  • Thompson George Stafford, Esq., Moorlands
  • Vyner Robert Charles de Grey, Esq., Fairfield
  • White Mrs. Fanny, butcher


  • Atkinson Thomas, Wide open
  • Clark George, Hall moor
  • Croft Mrs. Ellen
  • Hayden Charles Handel, Glebe farm
  • Hessell Gregory
  • Horner Robert and Frank
  • Wells Thomas (and farm bailiff) Grange farm

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