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


  • Letters via Barnard Castle.

Miscellany of trades
Marked 1 reside at Low Startforth, 2 at Bridge End, and the rest at High Startforth, or where specified.

  • 2 Airey George, vict., White Swan
  • Boardman Robert, mill foreman, Manor house
  • 1 Brockbank Mrs. Margaret Ann
  • Cheese Mrs. Amy, High Startforth hall
  • 2 Clark Thomas, joiner
  • Grieveson Hy. John, Esq., Low Startforth hall
  • 1 Hall Mrs. Margaret
  • Hall Mr. Thomas, Startforth house
  • Harrison Jph., highway survyr., Startforth lodge
  • Heslop John William Bernard, solicitor,
  • Heslop Mr. John, Startforth villas; offices, Barnard Castle and Richmond
  • 2 Hobson Michael, grocer
  • Howson J., draper (Barnard Castle), West view
  • Jefferson Mr. John, Pool ratch
  • Jennings Rev. Hartley, vicar, and preparatory school, The Vicarage
  • Kirkpatrick The Misses Mary, Isabella, and Ann, stay makers
  • Kirtley Joseph, wood turner, Lendings
  • Lax Mr. John, Abbey terrace
  • Marshall Jno. Milburn, draper (Barnard Castle), Startforth villa
  • Mitchell William, cowkeeper, Mount pleasant
  • Morritt Memorial Schools: B. J. Bailey, master
  • 2 Rutherford Thomas, mill foreman
  • 2 Rutter Jonathan, black and white smith
  • 1 Shield William, water bailiff
  • 1 Slater George, vict., Royal Star
  • Spark Mr. Henry King, Abbey terrace
  • 1 Spencer Thomas, cowkeeper
  • 2 Taylor Joseph, vict., Deerbolt Inn
  • Teasdale Miss Anne, Spring gardens
  • Thompson Jas., boot dealer (Barnard Castle), Startforth bank
  • 2 Ullathorne & Co., shoe thread manufacturers, Bridge End mills
  • 2 Walmsley John, clock and watch repairer
  • 1 Walton Mr. Henry
  • 2 Weatherilt Mrs. Mary Jane
  • Wilkinson Mr. Lowinger, Rokeby villa


  • Allison Jph. (and asst. overseer for Startforth), Street head
  • Coates Christopher, Abbey terrace
  • Dent Anthony Cleasby, Westwood
  • Donald Joseph, Mount pleasant
  • Donald Robert, Hall farm
  • Johnson George, Mount pleasant
  • Oliver Robert and Thomas (and corn millers), Lendings mill
  • Sayer George (yeo.), Westwood
  • Teasdale William, Thoregill house
  • Thompson Nathan, Wise hill


  • Letters via Barnard Castle, The Wall Box in the village is cleared on week-days at 3 p.m.

Miscellany of trades

  • Barnes Mark, cowkeeper
  • Coates Mrs. Margaret
  • Gibson Robert, cowkeeper
  • Jackson Richard, vict., George and Dragon
  • Kipling Charles, platelayer and cowkeeper
  • Layton William, cowkeeper
  • Plews Mr. Thomas
  • Stobbs Mr. Thomas


  • Alderson Christopher, Smart gill
  • Alderson Thomas, Blades field
  • Arrowsmith Rbt. and M. J.; h Barnard Castle
  • Forest Matthew, Raven's nest
  • Hardy William (and blacksmith)
  • Hoggett Mrs. Ann (owner), Thornberry
  • Hurworth William, East view
  • Jackson Newby, Charity farm
  • Oliver John Simpson, Thornberry
  • Plews George (and lime merchant)
  • Sayer Robert, West hall
  • Simpson Matthew, North field
  • Wall George, North field
  • White John William, North field


  • Letters for this township should be addressed THE ABBEY, BARNARD CASTLE. They arrive 8-15 a.m. week-days, and 11 a.m. Sundays; and are despatched 4-30 p.m. week-days, and 2-30 p.m. on Sundays.

Miscellany of trades

  • Kitching Mr. John
  • Wilkinson Joseph, tailor and overseer


  • Clarkson Robert, Castle farm
  • Dowson Hugh George, Abbey mill; h Brignall
  • Young Matthew

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