Brickmaking in 19th century York: a preliminary survey, by S. Garside-Neville

 

 

Appendix IV - Brickmakers in York (1823-1955)

 

BRICK MAKERS IN YORK (TAKEN FROM THE TRADE DIRECTORIES)

Abbreviations: Al: = Different entry under alphabetical surname listing

St: = Listing under Street

Hm: = Home address

 

1823

Brickmakers

Bewley Robert, Heworth Moor (Al: Bewlay)

Dolby James, Hob Moor, residence: Dringhouses

Dutton & Chapman, Hob Moor

Pulleyn Robert, Horn fields [sic]

Rayson Thomas, North St

 

Bricklayers & Builders

Bewlay & Whitfield, Heworth Moor

 

 

1830

Brickmakers

Bewley Rt (tile and earthenware), Heworth Grange (Al: Bewlay)

Gibson Rt, Heworth

Hartley Christopher, Lawrence St

Kirby T, 15 Lawrence St (Al: Thos)

Morley E & Sisters, Hallfield (Al: Elizabeth & Sisters, Hallfield Cottage)

Rymer P, Layerthorpe (Al: brickmaker, coal merchant, sloop owner, 13 St Saviour's Place)

 

 

1834

Bewley, Rt

Bookless Hry

Cropper Wm, Dringhouses

Dalton Rd, 21 Micklegate

Dutton Bj, Micklegate

Gibson & Son, Heworth Moor

Hartley, Chr

Morley Eliz & Sisters

Tigar, Bad Bargain

Wilkinson Thos A, Dringhouses

 

1838

Brickmakers

Bewlay Robert (and earthenware manufacturer), Heworth Grange

Gibson Robert, Heworth

Hartley Christ., Lawrence St (Al: Plantation)

Kidd George & Wm, Layerthorpe

Kirby Thos, Lawrence St, (Al: horse dealer, 15 Lawrence St)

Powell John, 37 North St

 

1841

Kidd, Geo & Henry

 

1843

Brickmakers - trade listing

Dutton Elizabet, 34 Micklegate (Al: Mrs Elizabeth Dutton)

Kidd George, Kidd's Lane, Layerthorpe (Al: brick and tile maker, Kidd's Lane, Layerthorpe)

Wood George, Clifton

 

1846

Brickmakers

Biborough George, Heworth

Kidd George & Henry, Hallfield Road

Leeman & Thomas, Layerthorpe

Moiser Henry (+earthenware), Heworth

South & Gray, Lawrence St

 

1848

Bellerby Henry

Freeman Jn

Kidd G & H

Parkinson J, St Nicholas

Plow Wm, Bellevue

Simpson Jn & Brothers, Dringhouses

Singleton Wm, Spen Lane

South Hry, Walmgate Without

South & Gray, Lawrence St

Stead Hry, Northfield

 

 

1851

Brickmakers

Dutton Eleanor, Dringhouses (Al: Brick & tilemaker, Dringhouses; Hm: 34 Micklegate)

Freeman John, Malton Rd (Al: Brick & tilemaker, Eden Place, Malton Rd

Kidd Wm, 10 Hallfield Rd (St: Kidd, Wm, Sen.)

Kidd Hen, 12 Hallfield Rd

Kidd Geo, Hallfield Rd (Al: Brick and tilemaker, 12 Hallfield Rd)

Leeman & Thomas, Layerthorpe

Shaftoe J, Brickyard In, Lawrence St

Skelsey John, St Nicholas Lane (Al: Brick and tile manufacturer, Heworth Rd)

South Henry, Clifton (Al: Brick and tile maker)

Webster John (tunnel piping &c) Hallfield (Al: earthenware, tunnel piping, chimney & garden pot manufacturer. St: 12 Hallfield)

 

1855

(Alphabetical surname listing of traders)

Leeman & Thomas, brick and tileyard, Layerthorpe

 

1857

Brick and tile makers and merchants

Carr Mrs M, Dringhouses

Dresser J, Kelfield

Driffield F, Haxby

Freeman J, Malton Rd, Heworth

Noble T, Clifton

Simpson Messrs J, E, G, Dringhouses Moor, Dringhouses

Wright J, Dringhouses

 

1858

Brickmakers

Carey John, 112 Walmgate (Al: vict. & builder, Spotted Dog, 113 Walmgate)

Freeman John, Eden Place, (Heworth) Malton Road (Al: brick & tilemaker)

Kidd Henry, Hallfield Road

Leeman & Thomas, Layerthorpe (Al: brick and tile makers)

Moiser Henry, Malton Road (Al: land agent, Heworth Grange)

Shaftoe John, Walmgate Bar without (?Al: stonemason &c Tower St; Hm: Monkgate)

Simpson John, Edward, & George, Dringhouses

Thomas George, Layerthorpe (Al: Hm: 39 Union Terrace)(associated with this - Al: Mrs Eleanor Dutton, 34 Micklegate)

 

1861

Brick and tile makers

Hardcastle T, Vine St

Kidd H, Hallfield Rd (Al: Brick & tile maker)

Simpson G, 19 Clement St

 

Brick & tile merchant

Bulmer A, Layerthorpe

 

1867

Brickmakers

Bulmer Andrew, Hallfield Road

Kidd Henry, Hallfield Road

Voakes S & Co, Lawrence St (Al: Voakes Sept. & Co)

Webster John, Hallfield Road (Al: earthenware manufacturers

 

1872

Brick & Tile makers

Dresser J, Kelfield, Stillingfleet

Driffield F, Haxby

Freeman J, Malton Road, Heworth

Holtby & Hilton, Haxby

 

1872

Brick and tile makers

Ackroyd Thomas, Elmwood St

Bulmer Andrew, Layerthorpe

Carey -, Lawrence St

Clifford James, 9 St Johns St, Mill Lane, Heworth Road (Al: manufacturer)

Keswick John, 56 Micklegate

Kidd Henry, Hallfield Place, Layerthorpe

 

1876

Brick and tile makers

Carey John, Bull Lane, Hull Rd

Freeman John, Malton Rd

Moiser Henry, Heworth Green

Shaftoe John, Brick Yard Lane, Lawrence St

Todd John, St James St

Walker Bnj & Son, Heworth Green (pot & tile)

 

ALPHABETICAL SURNAME LISTING

Freeman [brick, tile, & pot]

Walker [pot & tile]

 

1879

Brick and tile makers

Carey Misses Jane & Caroline, Hull Road

Johnston Robert, Holgate Road (Al: coal & coke agent, dealer in lime, cement, sand, white pressed & fire bricks, sanitary pipes, chimney tops, whinstone &c)

Spink William, Fountayne St

 

1881-82

Brick and tile makers

Bulmer Andrew, Layerthorpe

Chapman & Rumford, James St

Shaftoe, James St

 

ALPHABETICAL SURNAME LISTING

Shaftoes

 

1887

Brick and tile makers

TRADES LISTING

Biscombe J & T, Dringhouses Moor

Carey Joseph, St Nicholas Brickwork, Hull Road

Nelson John, Dringhouses & Dringhouses Moor

Rumfitt William R, James St, Lawrence St

Shaftoe Ann, Thomas St, Lawrence St

Walker Ellis, Malton Rd

Wright James, Acomb

Wright James, Dringhouses

(also under bricklayers & builders: Kidd, George, 2 Spen Lane)

 

ALPHABETICAL LISTING OF SURNAMES

Biscomb - J & T Contractors, builders &c, Lime St & Brickmakers, Dringhouses Moor. John, builder (J&T) 7 Tower St. Thomas, builder (J&T) 9 Peckitt St

Carey John F, brick and tilemaker (Joseph Carey), 40 Lawrence St. Joseph brick and tile maker, St Nicholas works, Bull Lane. Resi: Brickfield House, Hull Rd

Nelson John, brick and tile manufacturer & coal merchant, Dringhouses & Dringhouses Moor, res: 39 Bootham

Rumfitt Wm R, brick and tile manufacturer St James St

Shaftoe Ann, brick and tile maker, Thomas St, Lawrence St, 66 Monkgate

Wright James, brickmaker & gardener, Dringhouses

 

1889

Brick and tile makers

Carey John, Hull Rd

Hill George, Thomas St

Johnston Rt, Holgate Rd

Monson Hry John, Hob Moor brickworks, The Mount (advert, page 27)

Rumfit Wm Rt, James St

Walker Ellis, Malton Rd

Walker John Crosby, Heworth Green1893Brick and tile makers

Nelson J, Mount Vale

Rumfitt W R, James St

St Nicholas Brick and Tile Co, St Lawrence St; City offices, St Nicholas Chambers, Spurriergate

Walker J C, Heworth Green

 

ALPHABETICAL SURNAME LISTING

Nelson J, brick & tile maker, 25 Mount Vale, Hm: Clifton

Rumfitt, Hm: Grosvenor Terrace

 

1893

Brick and tile makers

Hepper Wm, Hull RdNelson John, The Mount

Rumfit Wm Rt, James St, Lawrence St

Shaftoe Mrs Ann, Thomas St

Walker Ellis, Malton Rd

Walker John Crosby, Heworth Green

Wray & Moss, Hilda St

 

ALPHABETICAL LISTING OF SURNAMES

Hepper Wm, architect, 4 Spurriergate & brickmaker, Hull Rd

Wray & Moss, builders 96 Lowther St & 60 Clarence St & brickmakers, Hilda St

 

1895

Brick and tile makers

Baker Hry, Coppergate

Biscombe T & J, Dringhouses

Bulmer Mrs Elizabeth, Haxby

Dresser Hry, Kelfield, Stillingfleet

Hepper Wm, St Nicholas brickyard, Bull Lane

Nelson John, Dringhouses

Shaftoe Mrs Ann, St Lawrence brickworks, Thomas St

Walker Clement, 60 St Johns St

Walker John Crosby, Heworth Green

Williamson Wm, Elvington

Wray & Moss, Hilda St

Wright John George, 17 Beaconsfield St, Acomb

 

ALPHABETICAL SURNAME LISTING

Baker Hry, picture frame maker & dealer in silver plare, glass tile & sheet glass, Coppergate, Hm: Fulford

Biscomb John & Thomas, builders & contractors, Lawrence St, Lime St, & Hm: 9 Peckitt St

Hepper Wm, [Hm: Nunthorpe Rd]

Nelson John [= contractor, Dringhouses; Hm: Manor House, Clifton]

Shaftoe Mrs Ann [Hm: 66 Monkgate]

 

1896-7

Brick and tile manufacturers

James St Brick & Tile works, James St, W R Rumfitt

Nelson J, Tadcaster Rd

St Nicholas Brick and Tile Co, St Lawrence St; city offices, St Michael's Chambers, Spurriergate, Chas H Hepper

Shaftoe A & E C, St Lawrence Brick and Tile works, Thomas St

Walker J C, Heworth Grange, Heworth Green

 

1897

Brick and tile makers

Nelson John, The Mount

Rumfit Wm Rt, James St, Lawrence St

Rymer Joseph Sykes, Malton Rd

St Nicholas Brick & Tile Co. (Charles Hepper Manager, Hull Rd)

Walker John Crosby, Heworth Green

Shaftoe Mrs Ann, Thomas St

Wray & Sons, Huntington Rd; office, 96 Lowther St

 

Brick and tile merchants

Johnston Rt, Holgate Rd

 

ALPHABETICAL LISTING OF SURNAMES

Rumfit Wm Rt rick and tile maker, James St, Lawrence St & tobacconist, 30 Parliament St

Hepper Wm, architect 4 SpurriergateWray & Sons, builders

 

1898-99

Brick and tile manufacturers

Nelson John

Rumfitt W R

Rymer J S, Malton Rd

St Nicholas Brick and Tile Co., works: Brickyards Lane

Shaftoe A & E C

Walker J C

 

1900

Brick and tile manufacturer

Close W C, Malton Rd (see advert pg 320)

Mansfield G, Hawthorn St

Martin C, Granville Terrace

Nelson J, Tadcaster Rd

Rumfitt, James St

St Nicholas Brick & Tile Co

Shaftoe

Walker C

Walker J C

Wray & Sons

 

ALPHABETICAL SURNAME LISTING

Close W C, builder & contractor, 42 Scarboro Terrace; workshops Fawcett St; brickmaking Malton Rd

 

1901

Brick and tile makers

Brown Wm, 24 Barbican Rd

Close Wm Chas, Malton Rd

Nelson John, Tadcaster Rd

Rumfit Wm Rt, James St, Lawrence St

St Nicholas Brick and Tile Co. (Chas Hepper, Manager) Hull Rd

Shaftoe Mrs Ann & Elizabeth C, Thomas St

Short Wm Hry, Hull Rd Brickworks

Walker Hry J, Stockton Lane brickworks (see advert page ??)

Walker John Crosby, Heworth Green

 

ALPABETICAL LISTING OF SURNAMES

Brown Wm, Carter & brick manufacturer Nelson John, brick and tile maker, Tadcaster Rd & railway contractor, 8 Lendal

Rumfit [brick and tile maker only)

Walker Hry J, brick manufacturer, Stockton Lane brickworks & at Whitby (see advert)

 

1902

Brick and tile manufacturers

Close W C

Hepper Chas, Gale Lane, Acomb

Mansfield G

Martin C

Rumfitt

St Nicholas

Shaftoe

Simpson A & Son, Stockton Lane

Walker J C

Wray & Sons

 

ALPHABETICAL SURNAME LISTING

Mansfield, 50 Layerthorpe

Simpson Andrew & Son

 

1904-6

Brick and tile makers

Green Henry, Strensall

Johnston Rt, Holgate Rd (sanitary tubes)

James St Brickworks, James St

Lotherington T B, Elvington

 

1905

Brick and tile makers

Brown Wm, 24 Barbican Rd

Close Wm Chas, Malton Rd

Rumfit Wm Rt, James St, Lawrence St

St Nicholas Brick & Tile

Shaftoe Mrs Ann & Elizabeth

Walker Art Edw, Heworth Green

 

1909

Brick and tile manufacturers

Close W C, Malton Rd

St Nicholas Brick and Tile Co. St Michaels Chambers, Spurriergate; works brickyard Lane

Shaftoe A & E C, St Lawrence Brick and tile works, Thomas St

Walker A E, Heworth GreenWray & Sons, Steam & Machine Brick works, Huntington Rd; office 3A Lower Eldon St

 

ALPHABETICAL SURNAME LISTING

Shaftoe Mrs E & M, 66 Monkgate

Walker Art E, East Parade, Heworth Green

 

1909

Brick and tile makers

Hull Road Brick Co (The), Hull Rd

St Nicholas Brick & Tile Co. (Charles Hepper, manager) Lawrence St; office 17 Spurriergate

Shaftoe A & E C, Thomas St

Walker Art Edw, Heworth Green

 

1913

Brick and tile makers

Martin Christopher, Heworth Green

St Nicholas Brick & Tile Co [as per 1909]

Shaftoe A & E C, Thomas St

 

1920

Building Trades: Brick Manufacturers

Martin C, 3 Longfield Terrace

Shaftoe A & E C, Hull Rd

Wray & Sons, Huntington Rd

 

1921

Brick and tile makers

Martin Christopher, Heworth Green

Shaftoe A & E C, Thomas St

 

1921

Building Trades: Brick Manufacturers

Martin C, 3 Longfield Terrace

Shaftoe A & E C, Hull Rd

Wray & Sons, Huntington Rd

 

1922

Building Trades: Brick Manufacturers

Martin C

Shaftoe

Wray & Sons

 

1923

Brick Manufacturers

The York & Acomb Brick Works Ltd, Gale Lane, Acomb & the St Nicholas Brick Works, Hull Rd. Manager: H Hare, Secretary W E Pickering, Market St

 

1924

Brick Makers

Martin C, 3 Longfield Terrace

Shaftoe A & E C, Thomas S

The York & Acomb Brick Works Ltd

Wray & Sons

 

1925

Brick and tile makers

Martin Christopher, Heworth St

Shaftoe A & E C, Thomas St

 

1925

Brick Makers

Shaftoe

The York & Acomb Brickworks

Wray & Sons

 

1926

Brick Makers

Shaftoe

The York & Acomb Brickworks

Wray & Sons

 

1927

Brick Makers

Martin C, Chestnut Ave, Stockton Lane

Shaftoe

Wray & Sons

 

1928

Brick Makers

Shaftoe

The York & Acomb Brickworks

Wray & Sons

Acomb Moor Brickworks, Acomb

St Lawrence Brick & Tile Co.

 

1929

Brick and tile makers

Martin Christopher, Heworth Green

St Lawrence Brick and Tile works Ltd, Phoenix House, Castle Mills Bridge & Thomas St

 

1929

Brick Makers

Acomb Moor Brickworks, works Gale Lane, Acomb

Shaftoe

The York & Acomb Brickworks

Wray & Sons

 

1930

Brick Makers

Acomb Moor Brickworks, works Gale Lane, Acomb

Hemingbrough Brick & Tile, 26 High Petergate

Shaftoe

St Lawrence, Phoenix House

The York & Acomb Brickworks

Wray & Sons

 

1931

Brick Makers

Acomb Moor Brickworks, works Gale Lane, Acomb

Hemingbrough Brick & Tile, 26 High Petergate

Shaftoe

St Lawrence, Phoenix House

The York & Acomb Brickworks

Wray & Sons

 

1932

Brick Makers

Acomb Moor Brickworks, works Gale Lane, Acomb

Claxton Brickworks, 48 Stonegate

Hemingbrough Brick & Tile, 26 High Petergate

Shaftoe

St Lawrence, Phoenix House

The York & Acomb Brickworks

Wray & Sons

 

1935

Brick Makers

Acomb Moor Brickworks, works Gale Lane, Acomb

Claxton Brickworks, 48 Stonegate

Hemingbrough Brick & Tile, 26 High Petergate

Shaftoe

St Lawrence, Phoenix House

The York & Acomb Brickworks

Wray & Sons

 

1936

Brick Makers

Acomb Moor Brickworks, works Gale Lane, Acomb

Claxton Brickworks, 48 Stonegate

Hemingbrough Brick & Tile, 26 High Petergate

Shaftoe

St Lawrence, Phoenix House

The York & Acomb Brickworks

Wray & Sons

 

1937

Brick and tile makers

St Lawrence Brick and Tile works Ltd, Phoenix House, Castle Mills Bridge & Thomas St

York & Acomb Brickworks Ltd, regist office 1 Market St

 

1937

Brick Makers

Acomb Moor Brickworks, works Gale Lane, Acomb

Claxton Brickworks, 48 Stonegate

Hemingbrough Brick & Tile (reg. office 11a Parliament Rd)

Shaftoes

St Lawrence, Phoenix House

The York & Acomb Brickworks

Wray & Sons

 

1938

Brick Makers

Acomb Moor Brickworks, works Gale Lane, Acomb

Acomb Brickyard, Gale Lane, Acomb, proprietor: J S Barlow

Claxton Brickworks, 48 Stonegate

Hemingbrough Brick & Tile (reg. office 11a Parliament Rd)

Shaftoe A & E C

St Lawrence, Phoenix House

The York & Acomb Brickworks

Wray & Sons

 

1939

Brick Makers

Acomb Moor Brickworks, works Gale Lane, Acomb

Acomb Brickyard, Gale Lane, Acomb, propietor: J S Barlow

Claxton Brickworks, 48 Stonegate

Hemingbrough Brick & Tile (reg. office 11a Parliamet Rd)

Shaftoe A & E C

St Lawrence, Phoenix House

The York & Acomb Brickworks

Wray & Sons

 

1949-50

Brick Makers

Alne Brick Co Ltd, Blue Bridge Lane

Hemingbrough

Wray & Sons, York Facing Bricks

 

1951

Brick Makers

Alne Brick Co Ltd, Blue Bridge Lane

Hemingbrough

Wray & Sons, York facing Bricks

 

1953

Brick and tile makers

Alne Brick Co Ltd, Blue Bridge Lane

Hemingbrough

Wray & Sons, York facing Bricks

York & Acomb Brickworks

 

1955

Alne Brick Co Ltd, Blue Bridge Lane

Hemingbrough

Wray & Sons, York facing Bricks

York & Acomb Brickworks

 


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