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



  • Post Office, Spennithorne; Mr. John Blades, postmaster. Letters arrive via Bedale, on weekdays, at 8-50, and on Sundays at 8-10 a.m. They are despatched, week-days, at 5-10, and Sundays, at 4-50 p.m.

Miscellany of trades

  • Barker George. road contractor and overseer
  • Blades John, joiner, grocer, and postmaster
  • Brittain Nathan, master, National school
  • Carter Mr. Robert
  • Chaytor C. D., Esq., J.P., Spennithorne hall
  • Hart John Wilson, market gardener
  • Hauxwell C., vict. & fishmonger, Old Horn Inn
  • Ingilby Charles Henry, Major-General, C.B. (retired, full pay), Royal Artillery
  • James Stephen, farm foreman, Eastfield house
  • Langstaff Jph., assistant farmer, Jubilee villa
  • Metcalf Matthew Thomas, blacksmith
  • Myers John, brick and tile manufacturer
  • Orde-Powlett Hon Amias Chas., J.P. and D.L. for the North Riding, Thorney hall
  • Peakman Mrs. Grace, shopkeeper
  • Raine John, boot and shoemaker, and agent to the Pearl Life Assurance Co.
  • Terry Michael, tailor
  • Warrior Mrs. Richard
  • Wilson Mr. John, Rose villa
  • Wyvill Rev. Chris. Edward, M.A., The Rectory


  • Farrow George, Thorney farm
  • Hodgson Benj. Jas., Hallwith and Little Moor
  • Langstaff Geo., jun. (and butcher), Glebe farm
  • Langstaff George, senior, Hall farm


  • Letters via Bedale. The Wall Box in the village is cleared on week-days at 4-50, and on Sundays at 4-30 p.m.

Miscellany of trades

  • Cloughton Henry, boot maker
  • Dixon Mrs. Margaret
  • Dobson Miss Maria, Prospect house
  • Edmundson Henry, road contractor
  • Edmundson William, veterinary surgeon
  • Hauxwell Francis, lime burner and cowkeeper
  • James Mary, grocer
  • Lawson Mr. James
  • Lumley Thomas, cowkeeper
  • Murray John, vict., Railway Tavern
  • Pease Mr. Richard
  • Pratt Edward, property owner
  • Terry Edmund, tailor and cowkeeper
  • Terry Thomas, grocer
  • Whaley Chris., market gardener and sexton
  • Whitelock Mrs. Christiana, cowkeeper


  • Anderson -, Harmby moor
  • Brown Christopher Marsden, Manor house
  • Clarkson William
  • Dodsworth Francis
  • Etherington George Ralph, The Grange
  • Mawer Miss
  • Pattison Wililam, Park grange
  • Peacock Thomas (and butcher), Hill house
  • Spensley Christopher, Harmby house
  • Storey George, Woodlands
  • Storey Henry (yeoman)
  • Wade Richard, Cow close; h Bellerby
  • Watkinson Joseph (and overseer), High side

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