Public Officers &c of the North Riding 1840




Public Officers &c of the North Riding 1840.

Lord Lieutenant and Cutos Rotulorum,

  • Earl of Zetland, Aske Hall

Members of Parliament,

  • Honourable W Duncombe and E S Cayley Esq

Clerk of the Peace and Deputy Sheriff,

  • Lupton Topham Esq, Middleham

Deputy Clerk of the Peace,

  • E C Topham Esq, Northallerton

Clerk of Indictments,

  • John Topham Esq, Middleham

Clerk of the General Meetings of Lieutenancy,

  • Mr Henry Clarke, Guisborough

Chairman of Quarter Sessions,

  • James Pulleine Esq, Crakehall

Crier of the Court,

  • Mr J Leefe, Malton


  • William Croft Esq, Stillington

Bridge Surveyor and Architect,

  • J W Worsley Esq, Thornton-le-Moor

Keeper of the House of Correction,

  • William Shepherd, Northallerton


  • Messrs John Wood, York
  • William Dinsdale, Aiskew
  • Thomas Harrison, Kirby-Moorside
  • J P Sowerby, Stokesley
  • Hy Belcher, Whitby
  • E D Conyers, Driffield

Chief Bailiffs of Liberties,

  • Bishop of Ripon for Allertonshire
  • Rev Geo Marwood for Langbaurgh
  • Richd Hill Esq for Pickering Lythe
  • Duke of Leeds for Richmondshire
  • George Cholmley Esq for Whitby Strand

Deputy Bailiffs,

  • J S Walton Esq for Allertonshire
  • Lupton Topham Esq for Richmondshire

Registrar of Wills and Deeds,

  • R W C Peirse Esq, Northallerton

Wapentakes and Chief Constables,

  • Allertonshire, Christopher Hudson of Crosby
  • John Meek of Knayton
  • Birdforth, William Peacock, Thirsk
  • Thomas Scott, Oulston
  • Bulmer, John Plowman, York
  • Thomas Pybus, Haxby
  • Gilling, [East] Thomas Meek, Sowerby
  • Gilling, [West] Thomas Lax, Ravensworth
  • Hang-East, Thomas Plews, Skelton near Ripon [West Riding]
  • Hang-West, James Taylor Wray, Leyburn
  • Ralph Lodge, Bishopdale
  • Hallikeld, William Heddon, Baldersby
  • Langbaurgh, Joseph Hickson, Guisborough [East Div]
  • George Brigham, Rudby [West Div]
  • William Kelvington, Yarm [Yarm Division]
  • Pickering Lythe, Thomas Bointon, Pickering
  • George Marshall, Wykeham
  • Rydale, John Reed, Stonegrave
  • Geo Carter, Oswaldkirk
  • Thos. Wilson of Malton [for Malton Div]
  • Whitby Strand, Thomas G Dale, Whitby

Data transcribed from:
Whites 1840 Gazetteer and Directory
By Caroline Gaden © 2005