Transcript of the entry of 'professions and trades' for RIPLEY in White's Directory of 1837.


Gentry &c.:

  • Barrie Sir Robert, Rear Admiral, Kt, C.B. K.C.H. Ripley Castle;
  • Ingilby Sir William Amcotts, Bart. Ripley Castle:

Miscellany of trades

  • Benson Thomas, Mason
  • Blackwith Francis, land agent
  • Broadbelt Stephen vict. Greyhound
  • Drakard George, gent
  • Farnhill Mark, joiner
  • Fisher Thomas, grocer and draper
  • Fletcher Thomas, saddler
  • Heslop Thomas, grammar and boarding school
  • Hill John, Esq. Rectory
  • Jones John, gardener
  • Mason Thomas, joiner
  • Powell Rev. Wm. Howell, curate
  • Smith John, tailor
  • Taylor May, vict. Boar's Head
  • Thorpe William, shoemaker
  • Tinsdale William, tailor
  • Topham George, wheelwright
  • Trees John, corn miller
  • Walker Mary, blacksmith
  • Wood George, victualler, Star Inn


  • Bennet Edward
  • Brown Christiana, Birthwaite
  • Coldbeck Joseph
  • Foster Robert
  • Robinson John, Birthwaite
  • Simpson John
  • Tateson George

Coaches from the star Inn,

  • Telegraph, to Ripon, Darlington, and Newcastle, at 1 afternoon; and to Leeds at ½ past 1 afternoon

Miscellany of trades

  • Courier, to Leeds, at ½ past 10 in the morning; and to Darlington, at 5 afternoon
  • Union, to Leeds at 8 morning; and to Ripon, at 8 evening


  • Pickersgill's, Pearson's, and other waggons, &c. to Leeds, Newcastle, &c., call at the Star Inn daily

Transcribed by Susan Johnson. ©2000