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



  • Post Office at Thomas Hammond's. Lettters arrive via Bedale, week-days, at 7-25 a.m., and are despatched at 4-50 p.m. winter, 5-50 p.m. summer months. No arrival or despatch on Sundays. Postal Orders are issued here but not paid. The nearest Telegraph and Money Order Office is at Bedale.

Miscellany of trades

  • Milbank Powlett C., Esq., J.P., alderman North Riding County Council, The Park house and Devonshire club, St. James', London
  • Milbank Sir Frederick Acclom, Bart., J.P., D.L., Thorp Perrow, & Brook's Club, London

Miscellany of trades

  • Bell John, estate builder and sub-agent
  • Bendelow John, shoemaker
  • Carter James, gamekeeper, Snape park
  • Chappelow Robert Henry, tailor
  • Clarke Thomas Wood, cowkeeper
  • Cooper William, blacksmith
  • Culverwell William, gardener, Thorp Perrow
  • Everett James, gamekeeper, The Kennels
  • Exelby Mr. John
  • Gale Nathan, shopkeeper
  • Gale Thomas, cowkeeper
  • Hare John, joiner
  • Hare Thomas, joiner and cartwright
  • Harper Thos., vict. and farmer, Milbank Arms
  • Haw Thomas, pig jobber
  • Haw William, cowkeeper
  • Hodson James, cowkeeper
  • Johnson Alfd., lime burner, Watlass limekilns
  • Johnson William & Son (George Craven), butcher and cowkeeper
  • Johnson William, cowkeeper
  • Kitching William Ambrose, stonemason
  • Lambert John, grocer and assistant overseer
  • Milner William, butcher
  • Moden Rev. James, The Parsonage
  • Nicholson Henry, shoemaker
  • Oyston Robert, shopkeeper
  • Pearson Mrs. Mary, cowkeeper
  • Sherrington L., lime burner, Gebdykes quarry
  • Ward James Hall, schoolmaster, hon. sec. of reading room
  • Webster Mr. Henry, Snape castle


  • Abel Robert, Snape lawns
  • Bell Christopher, Watlass moor; h Burrill
  • Exelby John, Roskill and Gebdykes farm; h Burton-upon-Ure
  • Gothorp James and William, Snape lodge and Langwith house; h Well
  • Greaves James, Snape castle
  • Haw Christopher
  • James Mrs. Mary Hilton, The Hollings
  • Kilding George, Low ground
  • Kilding James, Snape mires
  • Nicholson Mrs. Jane & Son (James, and cattle dealer), Langwith farm
  • Parker Abraham, Salmon house
  • Prest Mark
  • Richardson Matthew, Spring house
  • Stubbs Jabez
  • Wallburn W. (and wool buyer), Highfield house
  • Yeoman Thomas, Low park


  • Post Office at Charles Grainger's. Letters arrive via Bedale at 7-40 a.m., and are despatched at 4-30 p.m., winter, and 5-30 p.m. summer months. No arrival or despatch on Sundays. Postal Orders issued here but not paid. The nearest Telegraph Office is at Tanfield, and Money Order Office at Masham.

Miscellany of trades

  • Annall Robert, shoemaker
  • Binks John, sexton
  • Chappelow S., vict. and tailor, Milbank Arms
  • Edwards Henry Golding, schoolmaster
  • Grainger Charles, postmaster and tailor
  • Grainger James, cowkeeper
  • Jackson John, cowkeeper
  • Milbank Miss Edith D., Holly hill
  • Parnaby Ralph, shopkeeper
  • Prest Robert, potato dealer
  • Pybus Mrs. Mary, shopkeeper
  • Ruxton Rev. Frederick Dashwood, L.T.H., The Vicarage
  • Scurrah Francis, blacksmith
  • Scurrah William, machinist and ironfounder
  • Smirthwaite Richard, butcher
  • Smith Mrs. Jane, shopkeeper
  • Steel Alfred, butcher


  • Gothorp James (and land agent), Mowbray hill
  • Gothorp William, Acclom house
  • Steel Charles and Alfred, Well hall
  • Stelling George
  • Walburn Peter (and wool buyer), Manor house

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