Addingham, (P.) in the wap. of Staincliffe and liberty of Clifford’s Fee; 6 miles E. of Skipton. This is a populous and thriving village, the inhabitants of which are chiefly employed in the manufacture of cotton. The church, dedicated to St. Michael, is pleasantly situated on an eminence, near the river Wharf; it is an ancient structure, and the present rector is the Rev. John Coates; Mrs. Mary Cunliffe is patroness in her own right. Here is also a spacious and well-built Methodist Chapel, erected in 1778, which was enlarged in 1808; a small distance from this place there is a Meetinghouse for the people called Friends; and about one mile from hence are the remains of a Roman camp. Population 1570.

Post-master, Thos. Lister. Letters are delivered at 8 morning, and are sent off at 3 afternoon.

Cunliffe T. L. Holme house

Cunliffe William, Esq. Far field hall

Dean Ambrose, gentleman

Bond and Cockcroft, stuff mfrs.

Bradley James, millstone mfr.

Dawson Daniel, saddler

Fawcett W. and J., whitesmiths

Lister Thomas, tallow chandler

Mills James, plumber and glazier

Spencer Marmaduke, vict. King’s Arms

Spencer William, chemist & druggist

Will Richard, vict. Golden Fleece

Wall John and Thomas, corn millers

Whittam John and Co., warp sizers

Whittam and Co., worsted spinners

Wilkinson Henry, ironmonger


Braham Robert

Holden J. H.


Dean William

Robinson William

Bread bakers

Mallinson William

Wall Francis


Holmes John

Scurrow William

Calico mfrs.

Bland Anthony, (& draper)

Bond & Cockcroft

Briggs Richard

Cockshott Thomas

Cockshott John

Cockshott William

Cockshott Robert

Cockshott Henry

Dyson Saul

Fentiman Anthony and Sons

Robinson T. & Co.


Dixon George

Hodgson John

Smith William

Wood Isaac

Cattle Dealers

Whittam William

Whittam Thomas


Booker Michael

Steel Zaccheus

Grocers & Drapers

Atkinson Abm.

Brayshaw John

Cockshott S. & M.

Forton Bridget


Batty Edward

Dean John

Fawell Joseph

Lister George

Whittam Thomas

Stone masons

Barker Joseph

Barker Peter

Brear Francis

Brear James

Brear Samuel

Child Abraham

Emsley Geo.


Holmes John

King John


Drake Thomas

Schofield James

Whitaker James

Whitaker Francis


England John

Janson William

Lister James


The Accommodation Coach to Leeds, Mon. Tu. Thur. and Sat. at 7 mg. to Skipton same days, at 8 evg.

Carriers. – Beanland Thomas

Beck Thos. to Manchester every Tues.

Brumfit Geo. to Skipton, daily

Lister Edward, to Skipton, daily

Wall Richard & Wingate Richard

Source: History, Directory & Gazetteer of the County of York by Edward Baines. Printed and Published by Edward Baines, at the Leeds Mercury office; and sold by Hurst and Robinson, 90, Cheapside, London, and all other booksellers. 1822.