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Robson’s Trade Directory 1839: Traders


Robson’s 1839 Directory is extremely useful, as it is the first one that gives street numbers.

Artist

  • Taylor Thomas junior, 119 High st

Bankers

  • Davenport, Walker & Co, High st
  • Lock Sir Joseph & Co., 6 High st
  • Morrell, James & Robert, 134 High st
  • Parsons, Thomson & Co, 92 High st (Old Bank)

Booksellers

  • Graham William, 41 High st
  • Slatter Henry, 2 & 3 High st (and Stationer & Publisher)
  • Sweetinburgh R.F., 89 High st
  • Thornton Joseph & James, 51 High st
  • Wheeler J.L., 106 High st (and Stationer & Publisher)

Boot & Shoe Makers

  • Bessant Frederick, 105 High st
  • Cox Frederick, 26 High st (Ladies Shoe Maker)
  • Harris Thomas, 53 High st
  • Lucas John, 111 High st
  • Tagart H.G., 132 High st
  • Vincent John, 120 High st

Breeches Makers

  • Embling John & James, 14 High st
  • Quarterman Abel, 117 High st

Cabinet Makers

  • Cooke Elizabeth, 80 High st
  • Dicks William Andrew, 94 High st
  • Giles James, 129 High st (and Upholsterer)
  • Payne William, 135 High st (and Upholsterer)

Carvers & Gilders

  • Thompson, William & Son, 39 High st (and Picture frame manufacturers, Print sellers, and House Painters)
  • Wyatt & Son, 115 High st (and Publishers)

Chemists & Druggists

  • Hitchcock Harry, 121 High st (and Oil & Colourman)
  • Jones Richard, 56 High st
  • Kett Edward Roger, 118 High st (and Oil & Colourman)
  • Spiers James, 101 High st
  • Young Frederick, 79 High st

China & Glass dealer

  • Loder Sarah, 103 High st (and Perfumer)

Confectioners

  • Horn Richard, 142 High st
  • James Robert, 74 High st
  • Sadler Charles James, 104 High st (and fruiterer)
  • Shields Thomas, 50 High st

Cutlers

  • Bayne John, 99 High st (and Baker)
  • Chadwell C.B. 43 High st

Fencing Master

  • Angelos William, 115 High st

Fishmongers

  • Carter John, 130 High st
  • Tester Samuel, 27 High st

Fruiterers

  • Goulding John, 116 High st (and Confectioner)

Grocers

  • Delamotte L., 82 High st (and Tea dealer)
  • Dormer James, 68 High st (and Cheesemonger)
  • Hounslow John, 67 High st (and Wine & spirit merchant)
  • Medwin Thomas, 114 High st (and Tea dealer)
  • Richardson R.W., 18 High st
  • Sheard Thomas, 21 High st (and Tea dealer)
  • Sheen R., 110 High st
  • Underhill Michael, 138 High st
  • Warburton, George, 72 High st (and Cheesemonger)

Gun Maker

  • Brown Richard, 68 High st

Hair Dressers

  • Bellman John, 95 High st (and Perfumer)
  • Hewitt John, 54 High st (and Perfumer)
  • Horn Cruse, 141 High st
  • London William, 112 High st

Hatters

  • Castle Nathaniel, 13 High st
  • Cooper Francis, 46 High st
  • Drew Joseph, 4 High st
  • Randall –, 22 High st

Hosiers

  • Castle Nathaniel, 13 High st
  • Pacey Paul, 49 High st (and Haberdasher)
  • Varney Eliza, 81 High st (and Stationer)

Ironmongers

  • Edward & Hewit, 108 High st (and Engineers)
  • Fussell Austin, 127 High st
  • Pilcher Charles, 5 High st (and Manufacturer)
  • Plowman William, 71 High st (and Smith, Brasier, Oil Mechant, and Agent for Barsham & Lonsdale Anticorrosive Paint)

Jewellers

  • Hickman Elizabeth, 31 High st (and silversmith & watchmaker)
  • Hobdell E., 128 High st (& watchmaker)
  • Ortelli, Anthony, 113 High st (and Cutler and Looking-glass & Barometer maker, Artificial flower & feather manufacturer, and Silversmith)
  • Roberts Thomas, 100 High st
  • Sowter John, 38 High st (and Watch & clock maker
  • Steele Joseph, 19 High st (and Watchmaker)

Linen Drapers

  • Forster & Bartlett, 9 High st
  • Foster jnr & Co., 124 High st (and Mercers and Hosiers)
  • Last W.C. & J.G., 131 High st (and Silk Mercers)
  • Morley & Co, 12 High st (& General warehousemen)
  • Morison Alexander, 143 High st (and Mercer)
  • Sargent George & John, 56 High st
  • Wiseman William, 1 High st

Mercers

  • Standen Edward, 28 High st (and Shirt maker)

Milliners & Dress Makerss

  • Eaglestone Elizabeth, 37 High st
  • Godfrey Jane, 42 High st
  • Hemins Ann, High st

Music & Musical Instrument Warehouses

  • Marshall William, 125 High st (and Professor of Music)

Painters & Glaziers

  • Hill Sarah, 35 High st

Pastry Cooks

  • Davis Ann, 98 High st
  • Tubber Henry, 96 High st (and Confectioner)

Perfumers

  • Sawell William, 25 High st

Plumbers, Painters & Glaziers

  • Edge David, 77 High st
  • Hickman Charles R., 85 High st

Poulterer

  • Furley John, 8 High st

Printsellers

  • Butler & Margetts, 20 High st
  • Thompson William & Son, 39 High st

Professor of Botany

  • Daubeny, Dr C.G.B., Botanic Gardens, High st

Publishers

  • Cooke Henry, 107 High st (and Publisher of Oxford Chronicle)
  • Slatter Henry, 2 & 3 High st
  • Talboys & Co, 86 High st
  • Trash Frederick, 10 High st (and Printer and Stationer)

Saddler

  • Blackwell & Evans, 122 High st

Solicitors

  • Matthews John, High st
  • Ward T.W., 124 High st

Stamp Office

  • Taylor T., senior, 119 High st

Stationers

  • Bridges George, 29 High st (and Perfumer)
  • Munday Thomas, 88 High st (andLibrary & Bookbinder)
  • Spiers & Son, 102 High st (and General Sale shop)

Stay Makers

  • Holt Fanny, 78 High st

Surgeons

  • Hill Thomas Harvey, 77 High st
  • Rusher William, 48 High st (and Apothecary)
  • Tuckwell William, 64 High st

Tailors

  • Embling John & James, 14 High st (and Breeches Makers)
  • Feldon Charles, 97 High st (and Robe Maker)
  • Giles Richard, 33 High st
  • Harris & Co, 45 High st
  • Howell S.W, 86½ High st (and Robe Maker)
  • Liddell James, 23 High st
  • Simmons Joseph, 76 High st
  • Slatter Thomas, 107 High st (and Robe Maker)
  • Warne Joseph, 123 High st (and Mercer and Hatter)
  • Williams Adin, 136 High st (and Robe Maker and Linen Draper)

Taverns, Inns, & Public Houses

  • Angel Hotel, Griffith S.Y., High st
  • Chequers, Stroud George, High st
  • Coach & Horses, Taylor J., between 50 & 49 High st
  • Flying Horse, Smith Mary, 73 High st
  • Fox, Jelfs John, 137 High st
  • Greyhound, Teal Jane, High st
  • Light Horse, Dee James, 52 High st
  • Mitre Commercial Inn, Peake T., 17 High st
  • Post Boy, Teddar Alfred, High st
  • Red Lion, Margetts Fanny, 140 High st
  • Vine Tavern, Stephens Sarah, 133 High st
  • Wheat Sheaf, Wyatt Richard, High st

Tobacconists

  • Castle Charles, 40 High st
  • Mallam Thomas, 126 High st (& Auctioneer & Timber Merchant)

Toy Warehouse

  • Green Elizabeth, 42 High st

Upholsterers & Cabinet makers

  • Adams C.J., 90 High st

Watch & Clock Makers

  • Clements John, 44 High st

Window Glass, Dealer in

  • Nutt J., High st

Wine & Spirit Merchants

  • Pfeil, Hunt & Co, 124 High st
  • Wickens James, 78 High st

©Stephanie Jenkins

Last updated: 16 September, 2012

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