Trades Directories are an excellent source of information and give a good
picture of the life of a particular village.
The Hampsthwaite extracts here are taken from Trades directories for 1822 and 1837.
Gentry & Clergy
Gilbertson Robert, gentleman
Shann Rev. Timothy.
Shann Rev. Timothy. M. vicar
Wilson Mr. Josephus Bilton.
Wilson Bilton J. gentleman
Miscellany of trades
Atkinson Christopher, schoolmaster
Carrington James, blacksmith
Crosby Joseph, surgeon
Boot & Shoe Makers
Goodall John, vict. The Nelson Inn
Greenwood John, corn miller & cotton manufacturer (Birstwith)