Baines' Directory (1822) - Meltham

The following section is reproduced from Baines' Directory: History, Directory and Gazetteer of the County of York, Volume 1 (1822) compiled by Edward Baines.

For the transcription of professions, entries have been reformatted to: firstname surname, location (extra details)


The following is a transcription of a historic document and may contain occasional errors.

Meltham

Meltham, in the parish of Almondbury, wap. of Agbrigg, and honour of Pontefract ; 5 miles SW. of Huddersfield. Population 2000. Letters arrive at 12, depart at 2.

  • J.G. Armitage, Esq., Thick Hollings
  • B.G. Armitage, attorney, Thick Hollings
  • Joseph Bannister, cloth surveyor
  • Joseph Bannister, honour bailiff, & agent to the Atlas Fire & Life Insurance Company
  • Jonas Brook & Brothers, manufacturers of thread & cotton warps
  • Francis Crowther, cloth dresser
  • Timothy Dyson, corn miller
  • John Eastwood, butcher & victualler, Fleece
  • John Garlick, butcher & victualler, Swan
  • John Hollingworth, cabinet maker
  • John Kilburn, machine maker
  • John Rawcliff, surgeon, Meltham New Mill
  • Thomas Shaw, gentleman, Bent House
  • George Taylor, woolstapler

Dyers.

  • T. Dawson & Co.
  • James Dawson
  • George Taylor
  • James Turner
  • William Woodhead & Sons

Fulling & Scribbling Millers.

  • George Armitage
  • Timothy Dyson
  • J. & G. Sykes

Grocers.

  • John Armitage
  • James Garside (& draper)
  • John Haigh
  • James Redfearn
  • M. Siddal & Sons

Merchants.

  • Joseph Eastwood & Son
  • Eastwood & Kaye
  • Richard Mellor
  • Eli Shaw
  • Christopher Sykes
  • Abraham Taylor
  • Benjamin Wood

Woollen Manufacturers.

  • James Booth
  • John Booth
  • Matthew Booth
  • James Bower
  • Jonas Dawson
  • Thomas Dawson
  • James Dawson
  • Nathaniel Dyson
  • Eastwood & Sons
  • Eastwood & Kaye
  • James Garlick
  • John Gledhill
  • John Haigh
  • John Kinder
  • Richard Mellor
  • John Orange
  • Eli Shaw
  • Christopher Sykes
  • Edward Taylor
  • George Taylor
  • James Taylor
  • Abraham Taylor
  • Woodhead & Sons

Carrier.

  • Samuel Siddal, to Huddersfield on Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday depart 8 morning, return 8 evening



Baines' Directory (1822) - Meltham

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