Skipton Directory of Trades and Professions for 1822


Transcript of the entry of 'professions and trades'
for SKIPTON in Baines's Directory and Gazetteer Directory of 1822.


  • Post Mistress - Miss M. Tindall, Office, High street.
  • Letters from the South arrive at 5 in the morning, are despatched at 3 in the afternoon.-Letters from Lancashire and from Kendal, &c. arrive at 2 in the afternoon, and are despatched at half past 5 in the morning.



  • Mossman Robert, (commercial and mathematical) New Market street
  • Render Samuel, (commercial and mathematical) New Market street
  • Wimberleys Misses L. and C. (ladies' seminary) New Market street


  • Mawson John, (to Leeds and Liverpool Canal) Canal Warehouse
  • Shackleton Richard, (to Union Company canal) 9, Union square


  • Alcock Henry, High street
  • Carr John & Son, New Market street
  • Hall John B. & Stephen B. Sheep st.
  • Preston John, New Market street
  • Tindal William, Caroline street

Auctioneers and Appraisers,

  • Cliff William, Caroline street
  • Merryweather John, Caroline street

Bakers and Flour Dealers,

  • Hargrave Elizabeth, Market place
  • Haworth Wm. Caroline street
  • Holdfield Robert New Market street
  • King Wm. New Market street
  • Squire Ellen, Swadforth street
  • Whittham Thomas, Bakehouse street


  • Birkbecks, Alcocks, Peart, & Moffatt, Caroline street, on Barnard, Dimsdale, and Dimsdale, London.
  • Chippendale, Netherwood, and Carr, Caroline street, on Masterman & Co. London.

Basket Maker,

  • Robinson Thomas, Sheep street


  • Barker Thomas, Bridge street
  • Bowskill Stephen, (farrier) Swadforth street
  • Dodgson James New Market street
  • Hardisty Robert, Swadforth street

Booksellers Binders, and Stationers,

  • Harrison John, Hole in the wall yd.
  • Silence Peter, Market place
  • Tasker John, (printer) Sheep street
  • Thompson Samuel, Caroline street

Boot and Shoe Makers,

  • Baxter Edward, Sun Inn court
  • Boocock Joseph, Sheep street
  • Bradshaw Benj. (cheap shoe warehouse) High street
  • Calvert Abraham, New Market street
  • Calvert Robert, New Market street
  • Green Wm. Chamberlain's yard
  • Holmes B. B. New Market street
  • Lee Jonathan High street
  • Moon Richard, New Market street
  • Smith Benjamin, Swadforth street
  • Spencer James, Spencer's street
  • Tasker Robert, 1, Chancery lane
  • Watson John, Smith's yard Caroline street
  • Wilks John, Sun Inn court

Braziers and Tin Men,

  • Hird John, Market place
  • Hirst Thos. & Henry, Brookshaw plain
  • Twisleton Robert, New Market St.


  • Scott & Moulding, Spencer street


  • Buck Miles, King's Arms yard
  • Buck William, Caroline street
  • Lowcock Thos. Sheep street
  • Pearson Thomas, Market place
  • Phillips William, Sheep street
  • Whitehead Edward, Spencer's street

Clog Maker,

  • Birch Jonathan, High street

Coal Merchants,

  • Emmett Joseph, Sun Inn court
  • Fawcett Jonathan, Commercial street
  • Hirst Caroline, Brookshaw plain
  • Smith William, Cock and Bottle, Swadforth street
  • Thornton Samuel, Commercial street


  • Hardaker Henry, (librarian to subscription library) New Market st.
  • Thornton John, High street


  • Scott George, Market place
  • Scott Thomas, Market place
  • Scott William, Market place
  • Smith John, Market place

Corn and Flour Dealers,

  • King Thomas, (miller) Bridge street and Mill square
  • Wilkinson Thomas, Sheep street
  • Wood ward Francis, Sheep street and Caroline street

Cotton Manufacturers,

  • Beesley William, Spencer's street
  • Dewhurst Isaac, (Spinner) New Market street
  • Sedgwick Wm. (spinner) Market pl.
  • Tillotson John, Bellmount
  • Watkinson Storey, New Market st.

Curriers and Leather Sellers,

  • Atkinson Thomas, New Market st.
  • Hague Stephen, Spencer's yard
  • Horner Forster, High street


  • Cooper Joseph, High street
  • Gill M. L. Market place
  • Willis John, Market place


  • Harrison George, Smith's yard, Caroline street
  • Shackleton Francis, Bridge street

Eating House.

  • Demain Christopher, Sheep street

Fire and Life Insurance Offices,

  • Phoenix-Joseph Cooper, High street
  • Royal Exchange-James Brown, New Market street

Gardeners, Nursery, and Seedsmen,

  • Lockwood Robinson Sheep street
  • Lockwood William, high street
  • Tattersall Hannah, Market place Glass

Earthenware Dealers,

  • Birkbeck Elizabeth, Market place
  • Hardaker Henry, New Market street
  • Robinson Thomas, Sheep street
  • Tattersall Hannah, Market place
  • Waite Jane, Market place

Grocers and Tea Dealers,

  • Askren John, Caroline square
  • Bracewell James, (tea dealer) Spencer's street
  • Campbell Isabella, (tea dlr.) High st.
  • Coates William, High street
  • Dixon Margaret, (tea dlr.) Caroline st.
  • Gill M. L. Market place
  • Hird John. New Market street
  • Laycock Wm. near Devonshire place
  • Leydon Robert, (wholesale) Thanet pl.
  • Lockwood Joshua, Union square
  • Lockwood Robinson, Sheep st.
  • Mattison Joseph, Market place
  • Stockdale William, Sheep street
  • Turnbull Thomas, New Market street
  • Wade George, Market place
  • Ward John, High street
  • Wikeley Hannah, Market place
  • Windle William, New Market street

Hair Dressers,

  • Cork Ann, Caroline street
  • Cork John, Market place
  • Thompson Samuel, Caroline street

Hat Manufacturers,

  • Shackleton Richard, Market place
  • Thompson Thomas, High street


  • Chapman John, jun. Spencer's street
  • Smith Benjamin, Sheep street

Hotels, Inns, and Taverns,

  • Bay Horse, Wm. Wade High street
  • Black Horse Hotel, James Pexton, (post chaises) High street
  • Cock & Bottle, William Smith, Swadforth street
  • Devonshire Arms, Jeremiah Phillip, Caroline street
  • Devonshire Hotel, John Bradley, (post chaises) New Market street
  • Hart's Head, Wm. Lister, New mkt. st.
  • Hole in the wall, John Kendell, Caroline street
  • King's Arms, Mary Phillip, High st.
  • Mason's Arms, John Smith, Market pl.
  • Nag's Head, Geo. Smith, New mkt. St.
  • New Ship, Eliz. Lowcock, Bridge st.
  • Old George, John Chippendale, High st.
  • Red Lion, Jeremiah Philip, High st.
  • Royal Oak, Robert Twistleton, Bridge street and Water street
  • Ship, Wm. Brown, Swadforth street and Caroline street
  • Sun, John Shackleton, (excise office) High street
  • Thanet Arms, Henry Jackson, High st.
  • Unicorn, John Whitaker, Commercial street
  • Wheat Sheaf, G. Wharton, Caroline st.

Iron and Brass Founders,

  • Barnett John, New Market street
  • Porrett Joshua, near Belmount bridge

Iron Mongers,

  • Chamberlain Geo. jun. Sheep street
  • Thompson Samuel, High st.

Joiners, Cabinet Makers, and House Carpenters,

  • Brown William, Commercial street
  • Brumfitt Edw. (cabinet) Chancery ln.
  • Dale George, Caroline street
  • Demaine Christ. (cabinet) Sheep st.
  • Dronfield Thomas, (house carpenter) Mount pleasant
  • Ellison James, (cabinet) New market st.
  • Hall John, (joiner and house carpenter) Mount pleasant
  • Peacock John, Commercial street
  • Proctor Geo.(cabinet) Mount pleasant
  • Watson John, (cabinet) Swadforth st.
  • Watson Thomas, (cabinet) High st.

Land Surveyor,

  • Howarth Samuel, New Market street

Lead Merchant,

  • Fell Robert, Bridge street

Linen Drapers & Manufacturers,

  • Atkinson Esther, New market street
  • Buck John, Caroline street
  • Hanson Thos. (mfr.) New mkt. st.
  • Harrison & Robinson Market place
  • Tindal Margaret, High street

Linen and Woollen Drapers,

  • Gill M. L. Market place
  • Johnston Robert Market place
  • Little Thomas, Sheep street
  • Little William, High street
  • Rae Robert, New market street
  • Smith John, (woollen) High street
  • Young Wm. (silk mercer) Market pl.

Machine Maker,

  • Waller Francis, Smith's yd. Caroline st.

Milliners and Dress Makers,

  • Buck Susannah, Caroline street
  • Hornby Miss Jane High street
  • Rothwell Elizabeth, 14, Chancery ln.

Nail Makers,

  • Cook J. Sheep street hill
  • Ellis Robert School street
  • Stockdale William, Cook's yard


  • Cragg Richard, Hardcastle's yard
  • Galloway Thomas, Sun Inn court
  • Hardcastle George, High street
  • Lockwood Joshua Chamberlain's yd.
  • Ramsden John, Sheep street
  • Smith Joseph, Market place

Paper Maker,

  • Ovington Henry, Bridge st. Mill sq.


  • Lister William, New market street
  • Oldfield Robert, New market
  • Thornton John, High street

Plumbers and Glaziers,

  • Pullen Benjamin, New market street
  • Thompson Samuel, Sheep street

Porter Dealers,

  • Askren John, Caroline street
  • Gill M. L. Market place

Rope Makers,

  • Buck John Caroline street
  • Myers Richard, High street


  • Bentley William Market place
  • Dixon John, Bridge street
  • Wade John, High street

Savings' Bank,

  • Brown James, New market st. open on Tuesday and Saturday, from 9 to 3 afternoon

Spirit and Wine Merchants,

  • Netherwood C. & Co. Market place

Spirit Dealers, Wholesale & Retail,

  • Mattison Joseph, Market place
  • Shackleton Wm. New market st.

Stay Makers,

  • Ramsden Bird, Sheep street
  • Swire John, Spencer's street

Stone Masons.

  • Chippendale Thomas, Sheep street
  • Stirk John, Sheep street
  • Wade John, Chancery lane
  • Walker Jonas, Swadforth street

Straw Hat Manufacturers,

  • Gill Eliza, Sheep street
  • Mason Anthony, 11, Chancery lane


  • Abbotson Charles, Swadforth street
  • Bentham Lawrence, High street
  • Gill James Market place
  • Simpson Christopher, Swadforth st.
  • Tippling William, Caroline street


  • Benton George, High street
  • Cowman William, 3, Chancery lane
  • Fulton William, Sheep street hill
  • Hardcastle Joseph, Bank yard
  • Hardcastle Wm. Hardcastle's yard
  • Hird Richard, (broker) Swadforth st.
  • Hird William, Swadforth street
  • Holdsworth Joseph, Bridge street

Tallow Chandlers,

  • Brayshaw Richard, Market place
  • Holmes Richard, New market street


  • Aitken John, Chamberlain's yard
  • Buck John, Caroline street

Timber Merchants,

  • Chamberlain Wm. Sheep street
  • Settle Thomas, Mill bridge

Tobacco and Snuff Manufacturers,

  • Ward James & John, High street

Watch and Clock Makers,

  • Barber Jonathan, Tindell's yard, High street
  • Lee George, New market street
  • Manby John, Market place
  • Prior William, Sheep street
  • Stott Mark, 5, Chancery lane


  • Smith David, Sun Inn court

Whitesmiths and Bell Hangers,

  • Barker Thomas, Chancery lane
  • Harrison Thos. New market street

Wool Comb Maker,

  • Smith James, School street

Worsted Spinners & Manufacturers,

  • Birkbeck John and William and Co. Commercial street
  • Wilson James, Glazing mill and New market street


  • Alcock Henry, Esq. High street
  • Alcock Mrs. Mary, Swadforth street
  • Baynes Misses E. & M. New market st.
  • Baynes Miss Jane, High street
  • Blackburn John, gentleman, High st.
  • Bramley H. A. gent. Swadforth st.
  • Brown James, Esq. New market st.
  • Burton Mrs. Ann, Caroline st.
  • Capsticks Miss Ann, High street
  • Carr John, jun., attorney, New mkt. st.
  • Chamberlain William, gent. Sheep st.
  • Chippindale Robinson Esq. High st.
  • Chippindale T. gent. Spencer's house
  • Cockshot Miss Sarah, New market St.
  • Cooper Joseph, gentleman, High st.
  • Davy John, (constable) New mkt. st.
  • Derby Elias, surveyor of taxes, High st.
  • Dewhurst Mrs. Eliz. New market st.
  • Dixon Mrs. Eliz. New market st.
  • Dixon John, attorney, Quaker place
  • Dodgson M. D. High street
  • Gartham Rev. T. (Grammar school)
  • Hall Mrs. High street
  • Hall James, land surveyor and parish clerk, New market st.
  • Hardaker Henry, baker, New mkt. st.
  • Harrison John, New market st.
  • Hitching Thos. gent. Wellington house
  • Hodgson John (steward to Earl of Thanet) Skipton castle
  • Holmes Mrs. Mary, High street
  • Hornby Mrs. Jane, High street
  • Hurtley John, auctioneer, Chancery ln.
  • Jones John, (supervisor) Young's yd.
  • Lister Samuel, plasterer, Bridge st.
  • Morine C. organist & music preceptor
  • Netherwood Christopher, Esq. Mkt. pl.
  • Netherwood Christopher, jun. attorney, Market place
  • Netherwood Wm. Esq. Swadforth st.
  • Oddie Richd. baker, Chamberlain's yd.
  • Parker John, stone mason
  • Preston John, gent. New market st.
  • Rimmington Miss Ellen, New mkt. st.
  • Robinson John, Market place
  • Sedgwick William, Esq. Stone gap
  • Smith John, gentleman High st.
  • Smith John, plasterer, New mkt. st.
  • Smith Richard, Esq. New market st.
  • Smith Wm. plum. & glazier, Swadforth st.
  • Spencer Thos. butcher, Swadforth st.
  • Sugden John, stone mason, Commercial street
  • Taylor Anthony, Bridge street
  • Thomlinson Rev. Robert, classical school, Sheep st.
  • Thompson Mrs. Esther, New mkt. st.
  • Wall Mrs. Ann, Swadforth st.
  • We are apprehensive that there may be some discrepancy in the names of one or
  • Withnell Rev. Richard, (rector of Burnsall) New market St.
  • place, and on which point the inhabitants themselves are not quite agreed.
  • two of the streets in Skipton, owing to a change which is at present taking

From the Devonshire Hotel,

  • Royal Alexander, to Leeds, Mon. Wed. Fri. & Sat. at 6 mg. Tu. & Thu. at & mg. ret. 9 evening.
  • Royal Union, to Kendal, at half past 2 aft. to Leeds at 3 afternoon.
  • Telegraph, to Manchester. Mon. 10 mg. ret. 9 evg. Wed. 6 mg. ret. 9 evg. Fri. 6 mg. ret, on Sat. 9 evening.
From the Hole in the Wall,
  • Accommodation Gig, to Preston, Tu. Thu. and Sat. ½ past 5 morning.
  • The Mail Gig from Bradford, arr. 11 mg.
From the Red Lion,
  • The Accommodation, to Leeds, Mon. Tu. Thu. and Sat. 6 morning.

Land Carriage,

  • George Brumfit & Edward Lister, to Addingham, daily.
  • Jackson & Co. to Leeds, Wed. 5 in the evg.
  • John Wilson, to Leeds, Mon. & Thu. dep. 10 morning. To Halifax, Mon. Wed, and Fri. 8 evg. To Settle, Mon. Wed, and Fri. 10 mg.
  • Richd. Wingate, to York, Sat. 4 in the aft.
  • William Jackson, to Colne, Tu. Thu. and Sat, at 3 in the afternoon.

Conveyance by Water,

  • Shackleton.
  • The Union Co. convey goods by Fly Boats, to Leeds & Liverpool. Agt. R.

Transcript of the entry of 'professions and trades'
for BARDEN TOWER in Baines's Directory and Gazetteer Directory of 1822.

Miscellany of trades

  • Thompson Wm. victualler
  • Ward Francis, corn miller & merchnt.


  • Atkinson George
  • Demain Christphr.
  • Demain George
  • Demain William
  • Lister Elizabeth
  • Smith Thomas

Transcript of the entry of 'professions and trades'
for BEAMSLEY in Baines's Directory and Gazetteer Directory of 1822.

Gentry &c.:

  • Chippendale Robinson, Esq.
  • Emmett James, wheelwright
  • Holmes Henry, schoolmaster
  • Waddington Thomas, shoemaker
  • Winterburn Wm. vict. Red Lion

Transcript of the entry of 'professions and trades'
for BOLTON ABBEY in Baines's Directory and Gazetteer Directory of 1822.

Gentry &c.:

  • Carr Rev. Wm. B.D. Bolton abbey
  • Chamberlain Thos. gent. Halton East
  • Dyneley John, gent. Halton East
  • Kendall Thos. tobacco mfr. Halton East
  • Phillips William, shoe maker, Halton East
  • Umpleby Rev. John, Bolton abbey
  • Wilson John, victualler, Devonshire Arms, Bolton bridge

Transcript of the entry of 'professions and trades'
for DRAUGHTON in Baines's Directory and Gazetteer Directory of 1822.

Miscellany of trades

  • Busfield John, lime dealer
  • Edmondson Wm. flour dealer
  • Hargreaves Robert, lime burner
  • Pickup George, cotton spinner
  • Simpsan Wm. wheelwright
  • Simpson John, flour dealer
  • Wilkins Asquith, vict. Bay Horse
  • Woodroop Robert, grazier

Transcript of the entry of 'professions and trades'
for EASTBY in Baines's Directory and Gazetteer Directory of 1822.

Gentry &c.:

  • Chippendale Richard, gentleman
  • Foster John, gentleman
  • Mason William, shoe maker
  • Morbell Isaac, gentleman
  • Umpleby John, vict. Mason's Arms


  • Ducat John
  • Haywood Joshua
  • Kershaw Henry
  • Northrop Joseph

Transcript of the entry of 'professions and trades'
for EMBSAY in Baines's Directory and Gazetteer Directory of 1822.

Miscellany of trades

  • Bramley Thos. & Sons, cotton mfrs.
  • Coulton John, gentleman
  • Dewhirst J. & I. cotton mfrs. Embsay mill, & 14, High st. Manchester
  • Spencer James, gentleman
  • Walsh Isaac, gentleman

Miscellany of trades

  • Balme George, worsted spinner
  • Hirst Agnes, victualler, Elm Tree
  • Hull Christopher, cabinet maker
  • Jennings John, shoe maker
  • Oldridge William, cotton manufr.
  • Philips John, butcher
  • Worrell S.
  • Wrigglesworth William


  • Baker Thomas
  • Baxter J. & R.
  • Turpin Thomas
  • West William

Transcript of the entry of 'professions and trades'
for HAZLEWOOD in Baines's Directory and Gazetteer Directory of 1822.

Miscellany of trades

  • Peel Robert, wheelwright
  • Young Thos. vict. Shoulder of Mutton

Transcript of the entry of 'professions and trades'
for HOUGHILL in Baines's Directory and Gazetteer Directory of 1822.

Miscellany of trades

  • Dean Richard, cotton manufacturer
  • Jackson Robert, wheelwright
  • Thornber John tailor & cotton mfr.
  • Westerman Samuel, cotton spinner & agent to John Tompkinson, Calamine works
  • Wilson Jas. & Henry, blacksmiths

Transcribed by Colin Hinson. ©2003