Sedbergh Directory of Trades and Professions for 1829


Transcript of the entry of 'professions and trades'
for SEDBERGH in Pigot's Directory of 1829.


  • Receiving house, at Daniel Alderson's, the Bull and Dog.
  • Letters are despatched to Kendal by a foot post at three in the afternoon, except on Sundays and Tuesdays, and arrive at half-past one in the afternoon, in the months of November, December and January, and at eleven in the morning during the remainder of the year.

Gentry & Clergy,

  • Airey Rev. Henry, Free Grammar school
  • Bird Rev. John, Vicarage house
  • Davis James, gent. Sedbergh
  • Dawson Miss M. Sedbergh
  • Gilman Mrs. Sedbergh
  • Palmer Thomas, gent. Sedbergh
  • Sewart James, gent. Moss house
  • Upton John, esq. Ingmire hall
  • Wilkinson Anthony, gent. Hole
  • Wilkinson Rev. Henry, head master of the Free Grammar school
  • Winster Richard, gent. Sedbergh

Taverns & Public Houses,

  • Black Bull (and coach office) Margaret Taylor
  • Bull & Dog, Daniel Alderson
  • Golden Lion, Abraham Nowell
  • Joiners' Arms, Miles Huck
  • King's Arms (& coach office) Roger Jackson
  • Three Tans, Margaret Bowstead

Shopkeepers & Traders,

  • Allison John, joiner & wheelwright
  • Atkinson Ann, milliner, dress, and straw hat maker
  • Bateson Agnes, saddler & grocer
  • Batty Bryan, surgeon
  • Batty Thomas, shoe maker
  • Bragg William, baker & flour dealer
  • Brunskill William, plumber, glazier, and druggist
  • Buck Margaret, grocer & draper
  • Burrow John, nail maker
  • Butterworth Robert, schoolmaster and grocer
  • Carlisle John, farrier
  • Chapman Leonard, grocer & draper
  • Cowper John, grocer & draper
  • Dent Thomas, gardener & seedsman
  • Dixon William, shoe maker
  • Dodgson Jonathan, joiner & cabinet mkr
  • Ellis William, bacon & butter dealer
  • Foster George, Nosier & woolcomber
  • Garlick Jane, grocer & draper
  • Garlick Thomas, grocer & draper
  • Gibson James, wheelwright
  • Handley Thomas, shoe maker
  • Handley William, wheelwright
  • Harrison John, hatter
  • Harrison Lawrence, baker & flour dealer
  • Harrison Thomas, linen & woollen draper
  • Harrison William, butcher
  • Hebblethwaite James, maltster
  • Holme John, grocer & draper
  • Hornby Mary, baker and earthenware dealer
  • Hutchinson William, watch maker
  • Joel Robert, tailor
  • Kendal Benjamin, joiner
  • Kennedy David, tailor
  • Kirkby George, shoe maker
  • Leighton John, blacksmith
  • Leighton Mary, grocer & draper
  • Leighton Miles, sen. blacksmith
  • Leighton Miles, shoe maker
  • Leighton Robert, blacksmith
  • Martin George, plumber & glazier
  • Messenger Thomas, surgeon
  • Miller James, shoe maker
  • Moister Roger, stone mason
  • Nicholson William, tailor
  • Parker Edward, grocer & draper
  • Penny William, wheelwright
  • Rennison Robert, cooper
  • Richardson Joshua, shoe maker
  • Sill Mary, linen draper
  • Smith Thomas, tailor
  • Taylor Christopher, butcher
  • Taylor Jeffrey, butcher
  • Upton James, cotton spinner & manufacturer
  • Whitwell William, shoe mkr & auctioneer
  • Wilson James, blacksmith


  • To Lancaster, the Lord Exmouth, (from Newcastle-upon-Tyne) calls at the Black Bull and King's Arms alternately, every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday evening at half-past five; goes through Kirkby Lonsdale.
  • To Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, the Lord Exmouth (from Lancaster) calls at the above Inns, every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday mornings at eight; goes through Kirkby Stephen, Brough, Bernard Castle and Durham.


  • To Hawes, John Dodd, William Ellis & Wm. Bragg, from their houses every Tuesday-and John Benson's Wagons, from the Black Bull, every Tues. & Fri.
  • To Kendal, John Garlick, from his house, every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday-and John Benson's Wagons, from the Black Bull, every Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday.
  • To Kirkby Stephen, Thomas Garlick, William Mattison and Leonard Chapman, every Monday.

Transcribed by Colin Hinson. ©2003