Bridgnorth Principal Inhabitants Universal British Directory 1791

The following are the principal inhabitants:

Corporation.

Mr. Thomas Skelden, High-bailiff

Mr. John Lloyd, Under-bailiff
Aldermen.

Mr. John Oakes

Mr. Thomas Corsor

Mr. Richard Corbit

Mr. John Bate

Mr. William Bate

Mr. Benjamin Yate

Mr. John Haslewood

Mr. Thomas Powell

Mr. Samuel Jones

Mr. Thomas Nicken

Chamberlains

Rev. George Braithwait

Frances Pierrepoint

William Guest

Thomas Nichols

John Millner and Richard Baker, Bridge-masters

Joseph Smith, Town-clerk

John Page and Richard Bagley, Serjeants at Mace

Thomas Lello, Cryer

John Brown, Beadle

Gentry

Acton Mr. William

Baker Mr. Richard

Botton Mr. Thomas

Brown Mr. Richard

Butterworth Mr. Henry

Cordwell Mr. Bodham

Golding Mr. Richard

Harley Mr. John

Haslewood Wm., Captain in the Navy

Haslewood Mr. John

Haslewood Mr. Benjamin

Haslewood Mr. William

Haslewood Mr. Roger

Lee Mr. John

Oakes Mr. William

Patchett Emy, Captain in the Navy

Pithrington – , Captain in the Army

Powell Mr. Thomas

Sparkes Mr. Joseph

Stanyer John, Esq.

Skelden Mr. John

Stevens John, Esq.

Whitehouse Mr. John

Clergy

Braithwait Rev. George

Corsor Rev. William

Deathick Rev. Thomas

Edwards Rev. Robert

Futorell Rev. Charles

Harding Rev. John

Haslewood Rev. Thomas

Haslewood Rev. George

Minifee Rev. Mr.

Morris Rev. Joseph

Pithington Rev. Matthew

Physic

Beale John, Surgeon

Cooley William, Surgeon

Hall Thomas, Surgeon

Lampet Lionel, Surgeon

Proud Joseph, Surgeon

Shuttlewood Joel, Chemist and Druggist

Law

Corbet Richard, Attorney

Devey Thomas, Attorney

Haslewood Thomas, Attorney

Parker William, Attorney

Smith Joseph, Attorney

Traders

Adams Thomas, Maltster

Andrews – , Joiner

Ashwin Mrs., Ladies’ Shool [sic]

Bache Joshua, Grocer

Bagley Richard, Raven Inn

Batley Isaac, Hand and Bottle Inn

Baker Robert, Joiner and Shopkeeper

Baker Joshua, Mercer

Baker John, Victualler, (Bull’s Head)

Ball Joseph, Cabinet-maker

Bangham Frances, Maltster

Bangham Joseph, New Inn

Barnes C., Victualler, (Squirrel)

Bates John, Currier

Bates William, Banker and Mercer

Baven John, Maltster

Baylis Thomas, Mason

Bayliss Tho., Bricklayer and Maltster

Beard Edward, Victualler, (Prince Rupert)

Bourne John, Victualler, (Robin Hood)

Bourne William, Baker

Bourne Thomas, Shoemaker

Bourne Samuel, Miller

Brickley John, Hair-dresser

Broadfield Edward, Victualler & Barge-owner

Brown George, Grocer

Brown James, Cabinet-maker

Bull Elizabeth, Breeches-maker

Burney James, Dancing-master

Burrows Charles, School-master

Capsey William, Hair-dresser

Charles John, Wheelwright

Clarke Pensome, Hair-dresser

Clayton Samuel, Butcher

Cooper Thomas, Plasterer

Connor Edward, Sadler

Cope Stephen, Taylor

Corbit Richard, Victualler, (Crown)

Corsor Thomas, Butcher

Corsor Thomas, Maltster

Corsor Thomas, Baker

Cox John, Toyman and Perfumer

Croft William, sen. King’s Head Inn

Croft William, jun. Breeches-maker

Crowther M., Miller

Dally Thomas, Seedsman

Davis Owen, Chair-maker

Davis William, Confectioner

Davis Wm., Appraiser and Auctioneer

Davis John, Maltster

Davis Richard, Staymaker

Davis Richard, Baker

Devison Thomas, Victualler, (Bridle)

Dickinson Hannah, Grocer

Dodd Thomas, Victualler, (3 Tuns)

Dore John, Grocer and Haberdasher

Downs Edward, Cabinet-maker

Downing, Susannah, Victualler, (Crown)

Dukes Richard, Farmer

Edwards Owen, Sadler

Elcock William, Smith

Evson Thomas, Maltster

Faulkners Miss, Milliner

Fletcher William, Pig and Castle Inn

Foxall Ann, Heel and Patten Maker

Frere John, Tanner

Gitton Thomas, Butcher

Gitton Geo. Stationer and Post-master

Gittos Edw. Taylor and Habit-maker

Gooden William, Barge-owner

Goodwin Edward, Victualler and Sailmaker

Golding John, Hatter

Glase Thomas, Victualler, (Pheasant)

Guest Ann, Victualler, (Ash)

Guest William, Shoemaker

Gwyn William, Shoemaker

Gwyn John, Basket-maker

Had John, Victualler, (Hole in the Wall)

Had Robert, Cabinet-maker

Hanbury George, Ironmonger

Hancks Richard, Glass-shop

Hand William, Joiner

Harledine Robert, Vict. (Red Lion)

Harledine John, Brass and Iron-founder

Harper Joseph, Glazier

Haslewood Jos. Ironmonger and Grocer

Haslewood Mrs. Ladies’ School

Haslewood George, Mercer

Hassell William, Butcher

Haughton Wm., Plumber and Glazier

Hayward John, Shoemaker

Headley Richard, Hosier

Herbert Richard, Taylor

Hide Thomas, Grocer

Higgs Thomas, Barge-owner

Hill Thomas, Timber-merchant

Hill William, Shoemaker

Hill John, Cutler

Hill John, sen. Shoemaker

Hill Joseph, Ironmonger

Hincksman James, Clock-maker

Hudson John, Ironmonger

Hudson George and Benjamin, Smiths

Hughes James, Vict. and Wire-worker

Hughes Mary, Golden Lion Inn

Hunter Thomas, Painter

Inksman James, Clock-maker

Jarrett Thomas, Millwright

Jandral John, Schoolmaster

Jenkins William, Breeches-maker

Jolly – , Master of the Workhouse

Jones William, Cooper

Jones Benjamin, Gardener

Jones Joseph, Duke Inn

Jones Thomas, Barge-owner

Knowles John, Joiner

Langford Richard, Shoemaker

Langford John, sen. Turner

Langford Robert, Staymaker

Lee Robert, Sadler

Lello Elizabeth, Mercer

Lewis Sarah, Shoemaker

Lewis George, Liquor-merchant

Littleford Thomas, Grocer

Lloyd Goodwin, Hop-merchant

Lloyd John, Maltster and Barge-master

Lloyd John, Grocer & Tallow-chandler

Lloyd John, Shoemaker

Lloyd William, Victualler, (Eagle)

Lloyd Richard, Watch-maker

Lloyd John, Barge-owner

Macmichael William, Linen-draper

Macmichael and Baker, Carpet-manufacturers

Macmichael Daniel, Grocer

Maddox Richard, Taylor

Mansell Richard, Maltster

Maun Thomas, Victualler, (Bull)

Maxwell Charles, Hair-dresser

Millner Wm. Victualler, (Punch Bowl)

Millner John, Farmer

Millner Joseph, Butcher

Millner James, Butcher

Millner Thomas, Butcher

Minshell Richard, Bell Inn

Morris Thomas, Grocer and Chandler

Morris Francis, Maltster and Seedsman

Neale George, Stocking-manufacturer

Nevett Tho. Victualler, (Crown & Boot)

Nicholls Thomas, Grocer

Nicholls Morgan James, Baker

Nicholls George, Mercer and Draper

Nixon Thomas, Grocer

Nock John, Linen and Woollen-draper

Nock Thomas, Baker

Nock Thomas, Cooper

Page John, Shoemaker

Page Thomas, Victualler (White Lion)

Page John, Victualler, (Greyhound)

Page Thomas, Breeches-maker

Paget Benjamin, Staymaker

Painter Thomas, Hair-dresser

Palmer Benjamin, Squirrel Inn

Pearce John, Wheelwright

Pearce Nathaniel, Baker

Pearman Joseph, Sadler

Pevey Benjamin, Wheelwright

Pew William, Barge-owner

Pickring George, Brazier

Pickring John, Cooper

Pierpoint Frances, Grocer

Pinner E. Shoemaker

Poolill Joseph, Land Surveyor

Pope Samuel, Smith

Pountney Benjamin, Hatter

Reece Thomas, Barge-owner

Reece Frances, Barge-owner

Reynolds William, Joiner

Rhoads Luke, Brazier and Tinman

Rhoads John, Carpenter

Roberts John, Joiner

Roberts Thomas, Baker

Roberts Joseph, Shoemaker

Rogers John, Watchmaker

Rowe John, Cross Keys Inn

Sadler William, Staymaker

Short Tho. Butcher and Basket-maker

Sing John, Farmer

Smith John, Victualler, (Golden Bell)

Smith Andrews, Confectioner

Southern Wm. Butcher and Victualler (Rodney’s Head)

Stench Richard, Taylor

Strut Richard, Clockmaker

Summons Jolin, Currier

Sutton B. Shoemaker

Taylor Edward, Fishmonger

Tenok Stephen, Taylor

Thomason John, Victualler, (Cross Keys)

Thomason Thomas, Victualler, (Horn)

Thomason Thomas, Shoemaker

Thompson Robert, Farmer

Townsend William, Butcher

Townsend John, Butcher

Wall Ann, Milliner

Watton John, Leather-dresser

Wellings Joseph, Victualler, (Ram)

Whitaker Edward, Fox Inn

Whitehead Elizabeth, Grocer

Wholmoore Thomas, Shoemaker

Wild Thomas, Victualler, (Kouli Kan)

Wilkinson Nathaniel, Merchant

Williams Henry, Baker

Williams John, Taylor

Williams Edward, Sadler

Williamson Thomas, Gunsmith

Willis William, Victualler, (Pig)

Willmott Joseph, Bricklayer

Yate John, Shoemaker

Yate Benjamin, Grocer

Excise Office, Hand and Bottle Inn

Thomas Phillips, Supervisor

Joseph Dawes, Edward Lomas, John Whaley, and Walter Morley, Officers

Source: The Universal British Directory of Trade, Commerce, and Manufacture 1791. Volume the Fifth.

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