Heslington in 1881-2
Directory for 1881-1882 of the City of York and neighbouring villages containing the private and commercial resident (alphabetically arranged), the trades classified.
A Parish, Township and Pretty Village, in the East Riding of York. 2 miles E.S.E. from the City. The Church St. Paul’s, is a handsome stone edifice erected in 1855. The living is a vicarage, held by the Rev. F. Peel, Mus. Bac. There are 2 Chapels, the Wesleyan and Primitive Methodists; also a Hospital for the poor of the Parish of 50 years of age and upwards. George William-Bateson-de-Yarburgh Is Lord of the Manor. Population of Heslington St. Pauls 480, Population of Heslington St. Lawrence 325. Parish Clerk, Henry Dyson. Overseers for Heslington St. Paul’s, William Cooper and William Cottom; Churchwarden, William Connell. Overseers for Heslington St. Lawrence, William Lee and Robert Whitehead; Churchwarden, Francis Carr. Post Office – Mrs. H. Bailey, Receiver. Letters are received through York and delivered at 7.30 a.m., dispatched at 5.0 p.m. (week days only). York is the nearest Money Order and Telegraph Office. National School (mixed) – F. Wilman, Master; Miss Wilman, Mistress.
Bateson-de-Yarburgh, Geo. Wm. Esq., J.P. Heslington Hall
Charlton Mrs B.
Dickson Thomas, Prospect House
Dixon Charles, Burton Cottage
Peel, Rev. F. Mus. Bac., Vicarage
Serjeant Miss J.
Wilson Mrs Frances
Amers Robert, farmer
Bailey Mrs Hannah, postmistress, Post Office
Beckett Mrs. Ann, shopkeeper
Bell Thomas, blacksmith
Belt John Henry, farmer, Langwith lane
Brown George, shoemaker
Carr Francis, Land agent and surveyor to G.W. Bateson-de-Yarbugh, Esq.
Connell Edward, jun. assistant overseer
Connell William, farmer
Connell J. pig jobber
Cooper William & John, farmers
Cotton William, farmer
Dickson Francis, farmer, Langwith lane
Dickson George, farmer, Grange farm
Dickson William, farmer, Grange farm
Foster Thomas, tailor, &c.
Gregg J. shoemaker
Hardcastle Mrs. C. “Charles the XII. Inn”
Harrison, William, farmer
Haw Henry, joiner
Hearon Robert, farmer
Hick Mrs. Ann, farmer
Kendall Mrs. Farmer
Kirby John, farmer, Tillmire farm
Lee Mrs. Farmer
Melrose R.N. farmer
Nicholson John, market gardener
Ostick William, shopkeeper
Penty George, farmer, Manor farm
Richmond William, “Yarburgh Arms”
Shaw William, carpenter and wheelwright
Sherburn John, farmer
Smorfit John, butcher
Ward J.F. “Black Bull Inn,” Hull Road
Ware William, blacksmith
Whitehead Robert, farmer
Whittaker Henry, cattle dealer