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


Postal Address

  • for Wykeham and Ruston, Sherburn, York.


  • Post Office at Wykeham; Wm. Gillance, sub-postmaster. Money Order Office at Brompton. Telegraph, Sherburn. Langdale End, letters addressed Hackness, Scarborough. Letters delivered at Wykeham at 8-50 a.m. on week days, and on Sundays, 8-25 a.m. winter and 10-25 summer; and are despatched at 5-20 a.m. week-day, and 12-0 noon Sunday.

Miscellany of trades

  • Ball Geo., gamekeeper, Wykeham abbey
  • Clarkson Jane, vict., Downe Arms
  • Gillance William, grocer and pig dealer
  • Hardy Frederick, cart and carriage proprietor, Ruston
  • Hardy Richard, blacksmith, Ruston
  • Hayes Mrs., day school, Langdale End
  • Hick Thomas, mason, Ruston
  • Jowsey John, joiner
  • Marshall Mrs. Sarah Ann
  • Poad Wm., veterinary surgeon, Ruston
  • Savile Wm. Hall, M.A., vicar
  • Simpkin William, bootmaker
  • Tate Thomas, schoolmaster
  • Temple Frank, grocer
  • Tindale Richard, tailor and draper
  • Watson John, huckster, Ruston
  • Wilson Robert, tailor and draper


  • Appleby John, Langdale End
  • Ashton John, Ruston
  • Coverdale Richard, Langdale End
  • Hardy Thomas (and dairyman), Ruston
  • Hopper John
  • Hopper Wm. Monkman, Wykeham grange
  • Jefferson John, vict., Moor Bird, Langdale End
  • Kendall Frederick
  • Marshall Peter
  • Morby John, Hilla green, Langdale End
  • Morflitt Richard
  • North William, Ruston
  • Pickering William
  • Plaxton William, Ruston
  • Poad George
  • Riby Miss Rachel
  • Scoby John, Wykeham carr
  • Stonehouse John, Bedale
  • Ward Robert, High Langdale End


  • Jones Robert, carrier to Scarborough
  • Stephenson George Henry, station master

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