Baines' Directory (1822) - Shelley

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.


Shelley, in the parish of Kirkburton, wap. of Agbrigg, and manor of Wakefield ; б miles SE. of Huddersfield. There is here a small Independent chapel, also a small Methodist chapel, of the new connexion. Population 1829,

  • Rev. John Hanson, Independent Minister
  • George Addy, blacksmith
  • William Archer, yeoman
  • John Bottomley, yeoman
  • Isaac Dickinson, corn miller
  • George Emmott, tailor
  • John Garside, yeoman
  • John Green, yeoman
  • Joseph Haigh, yeoman
  • Jonathan Heys, serge manufacturer
  • George Peel, tallow chandler
  • Benjamin Stevenson, victualler, Star
  • Joseph Stevenson, overseer
  • John Stocks, yeoman
  • Martin Stringer, cowleech
  • Abel Tinker, gentleman
  • John Tinker, gentleman
  • Benjamin Walker, schoolmaster


  • Samuel Asquith
  • James Murgatroyd
  • Nathan Sutcliffe


  • John Boot
  • Richard Oates


  • Samuel Asquith
  • Samuel Baines
  • Joseph Northern

Grocers, &c.

  • Agnes Butterworth
  • Joseph Lister
  • Richard Oates


  • John Barraclough
  • William Bland
  • John Ferdinand
  • John Haigh
  • Robert Rushton

Stone Masons.

  • James Deighton
  • John Deighton
  • Daniel Sharp

Worsted Manufacturers.

  • Sarah Anderton
  • Moses Bottomley
  • Jabez Butterworth
  • Joseph Butterworth
  • Thomas Crowther
  • Joseph Pearson
  • Smith & Peel
  • Joseph Woodhead

Baines' Directory (1822) - Shelley

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