Transcript of the entry of 'professions and trades' for SHERBURN IN ELMET in Pigot's Directory of 1829.


Post Office,

  • Sherburn-street, William Flint, Post Master.
  • Letters for London and the North and West of England are despatched by the Highflyer stage coach for the Mail at Ferrybridge, every evening at a quarter past nine, and arrive every morning at half-past seven.

Gentry and Clergy,

  • Eyre Rev. Lawrence, Sherburn
  • Hemsworth David, esq. Fryston lodge
  • Prest William, esq. Scarthingwell hall
  • Procter Rev. John, Sherburn
  • Wasse Rev. Samuel, curate of Henton, Sherburn & Saxton, Vicarage

Professional Persons,

  • Burley Edward, jun. (dancing) Kirkgate
  • Burley George, sen. (dancing) Kirkgate
  • Heys Elizabeth (ladies' boarding & day school) Sherburn street
  • Hodgson Henry, attorney, Finkin hill
  • Lewis Edward, surgeon, Finkin hill
  • Scott William, surgeon, Finkin hill

Inns, Taverns & Public Houses,

  • Butchers' Arms, John Standage, Low street
  • New Inn, Ann Wilson, Low street
  • Red Bear, Robert Hough, Low street
  • Rising Sun, George Pick, Kirkgate
  • White Swan, Joseph Pollard, Low street

Shopkeepers & Traders,

  • Anderson Joseph, corn miller, Low street
  • Beckett George, grocer, Finkin hill
  • Blackburn William, boot & shoe makr. Low street
  • Burtoff Thomas, corn miller, Milford
  • Clayton William, butcher, Kirkgate
  • Dawson George, boot and shoe maker, Finkin hill
  • Dickison Diana, dress makr. Low street
  • Dutton William, butcher, Low street
  • Fewster George, shopkeeper, Kirkgate
  • Flockton Thomas, excise officer, Low street
  • Forster Stephen, boot & shoe maker, Kirkgate
  • Forster Thomas, grocer, Kirkgate
  • Gell Joseph, boot & shoe maker, Kirkgate
  • Harrison Thomas, boot & shoe maker, Kirkgate
  • Hawley Francis, blacksmith, Kirkgate
  • Hawley John, blacksmith, Kirkgate
  • Hey John, maltster, Low street
  • Howdal Ann, earthenware dealer, Low street
  • Hunt Lawrence, druggist & stationer, Kirkgate
  • Huntriss Joseph, grocer & draper, Low street
  • Lofthouse Leonard, carpenter and joiner, Finkin hill
  • Mould John, grocer & draper, Finkin hill
  • Patrick Thomas, corn miller, Milford
  • Paver Joseph, tailor, Finkin hill
  • Robinson John, lime burner, Kirkgate
  • Rydsdall Hannah, grocer & draper, Low street
  • Saddlethorp George & Son, tailors, Low street
  • Thornton Joseph, wheelwright, Kirkgate
  • Tingle Robert, wheelwright, Low street
  • Unthank Jonathan, saddler & harness maker, Sherburn street
  • Waddington William, corn miller, Newthorp Mill
  • Wadsworth Jonas, maltster, Kirkgate
  • Wainwright Jacob, butcher, Finkin hl
  • Wilson Joseph, stone mason, Kirkgate

Teazle Dealers,

  • Blackburn William, Low street
  • Broomhead William, Low street
  • Cromack Moses, Low street
  • Fewster Michael, Finkin
  • Fleetham George, Low street
  • Hey Joshua, Low street
  • Lynch Thomas, jun. Low street
  • Wilson Jonathan, Finkin hill


  • To London, the Royal Mail (from Edinburgh) calls at the Red Bear, every morning at nine-the Wellington, cast at the White Swan, every evening at six-the Express (from York) calls at the Red Bear, every morning at half past eleven; all go thro' Ferrybridge, Doncaster, Retford, Grantham, Stamford, Stilton, Baldock, Stevenage, Hatfield & Barnet-and the Highflyer (from York) calls at the Red Bear, every evening at half-past nine; goes the same route as the above to Stevenage, and thence through Huntingdon, Hertford and Ware.
  • To Edinburgh, the Royal Mail (from London) calls at the Red Bear, every afternoon at four-and the Wellington, calls at the White Swan every afternoon at half-past three; both go thro' York, Easingwold, Thirsk, Northallerton, Darlington, Durham, Gateshead, Newcastle, Morpeth, Alnwick, Berwick, Dunbar and Haddington.
  • To York, the Express (from London) calls at the Red Bear, every morning at seven, and the Highflyer at eight (both from London) go through Tadcaster.


  • To Nottingham, J. Pettifor (from York) calls at the Red Bear twice a week; goes thro' Tickhill and Derby.
  • To Pontefract, Ann Dawson (from York) calls at the Red Bear, every Fri.
  • To Selby, Ann Howdal, from Low-st, every Monday morning.
  • To Sheffield, Thomas Dawson (from York) calls at the White Swan, every Wednesday & Sunday afternoon; goes through Ferrybridge and Doncaster.
  • To York, Ann Dawson (from Pontefract) calls at the Red Bear, every Thursday, and J. Pettifor (from Nottingham) twice a-week-and Thomas Dawson (from Sheffield) calls at the White Swan, every Tuesday and Saturday morning.

Transcribed by Colin Hinson. ©2003