Baines' Directory (1822) - Shepley

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.


Shepley, (Over and Nether) in the parish of Kirkburton, wap. of Agbrigg ; 6 miles NW. of Penistone. Population 1000.

  • John Brook, grocer &c.
  • John Dransfield, merchant & manufacturer
  • Eli Ellis & Co., stone masons & builders
  • John Firth, gentleman
  • Joseph Firth, maltster
  • Edmund Hardy, victualler, Black Bull
  • James Hinchliff, dyer
  • Joseph Hinchliff, shoemaker
  • Squire Holmes, cloth dresser
  • Joseph Noble, tanner
  • John Roebuck, grocer &c.
  • Thomas Senior, victualler, Stag's Head
  • Henry Sunderland, gentleman
  • John Tinker, gentleman
  • Joseph Walker, yeoman
  • Joseph Wilman (junior), corn miller
  • Michael Woolley, yeoman

Hosiery Yarn Manufacturers.

  • Jonathan Addy
  • Matthew Berry
  • Joseph Matthews

Woollen Manufacturers.

  • Jonathan Hinchliffe
  • John Ives
  • Abraham Senior
  • Joseph Wilman (senior)

Baines' Directory (1822) - Shepley

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