Tradesmen in the Town - names beginning with F

In the 19th and early 20th centuries the trades carried on in the town were different to what survives today as were the goods and services. A number of advertisements from local newspapers and also a small number of invoices and receipts have been collected. Click on an item to see a larger image.


  • W. Froom, photographer
    W. Froom, photographer
    W Froom, photographer, source: 11 November 1871 ©British Library NEWS6512
  • JW Fletcher, ladies tailor
    JW Fletcher, ladies tailor
    JW Fletcher, ladies tailor, 19 Market Place, source: 3 November 1900 ©British Library NEWS5640
  • W. Freer & Son, tobacco blenders
    W. Freer & Son, tobacco blenders
    W Freer, tobacco blenders, 2 Yorkersgate, source: 3 November 1900 ©British Library NEWS5640
  • W. Freer & Son, tobacconists
    W. Freer & Son, tobacconists
    W Freer, tobacconists, 2 Yorkersgate, source: 27 October 1900 ©British Library NEWS5640
  • Fitch & Co (Marwood), clothing & carpets
    Fitch & Co (Marwood), clothing & carpets
    Fitch & Co (Marwood brothers proprietors), clothing, carpets, Market Place, source: 7 April 1900 ©British Library NEWS5640
  • AG Fowles, clothiers
    AG Fowles, clothiers
    AG Fowles, clothiers, 6 Yorkersgate, source: 24 March 1900 ©British Library NEWS5640
  • William Freer, basket manufacturer
    William Freer, basket manufacturer
    William. Freer, basket manufacturer, dealer in tobacco, Wheelgate, source: 2 March 1861 © British Library
  • A. Frank, clothier
    A. Frank, clothier
    A. Frank, home made clothing, Newbegin and attendance at the market, source: Malton Messenger 13 April 1861 © British Library
  • Wm. Freer, tobacco & cigar depot
    Wm. Freer, tobacco & cigar depot
    Wm. Freer, Tobacco & Cigar Depot, Wheelgate (near to the corner of St. Michael Street), source: Malton Messenger 16 November 1861 © British Library
  • William Fisher, wheelwright etc
    William Fisher, wheelwright etc
    William Fisher, wheelwright, machine & implement manufacturer, Spittle Street, source: Malton Messenger 21 April 1860 ©British Library NEWS9479
  • Fitch & Co., drapers, house furnishers & removers
    Fitch & Co., drapers, house furnishers & removers
    Fitch & Co., drapers, complete house furnishers & removal contractors, Market place, source: Malton Messenger 18 March 1905
  • John Farrow, paper hanger etc
    John Farrow, paper hanger etc
    John Farrow, paper hanger & gilder, Market Place opposite the town hall, source: Malton Norton Gazette 12 April 1856
  • E. Flower, grocer
    E. Flower, grocer
    E. Flower, grocer, Market Street, source: Malton Messenger 1 October 1859 ©British Library NEWS9027
  • W. Frank, wholesale confectioner
    W. Frank, wholesale confectioner
    W. Frank, wholesale confectioner, and sole proprietor of the 'pectoral cough drops', Wheelgate and stall in the Butter Market every Saturday, source: Malton Messenger 25 October 1856 © British Library
  • Anthony Fish, millwright & machine maker
    Anthony Fish, millwright & machine maker
    Anthony/Herbert Fish, millwright & machne maker, Castlegate, source: Malton Messenger 21 January 1922
  • W. Freer & Son, tobacco specialists
    W. Freer & Son, tobacco specialists
    W. Freer & Son, tobacco specialists, 2 Yorkersgate, source: Malton Messenger 8 June 1907
  • John Foster, hats & caps
    John Foster, hats & caps
    John Foster, hats & caps, Market Place, source: Malton Messenger 19 April 1862
  • Herbert Fish, wasing machine agent
    Herbert Fish, wasing machine agent
    Herbert Fish, washing machine agent, Castlegate, source: Malton Messenger 26 May 1923
  • Fentress' Supply Stores, household furnishings and items
    Fentress' Supply Stores, household furnishings and items
    Fentress Supply Stores, household items, 45 Wheelgate, source: Yorkshire Gazette 28 Nov 1908
  • Fitch & Co., milliners
    Fitch & Co., milliners
    Fitch & Co., milliners, Market Place, source: Malton Messenger 4 Jun 1870
  • Fitch & Co, drapers & house furnishers
    Fitch & Co, drapers & house furnishers
    Fitch & Co. drapers & house furnishers carpets, linoleums, flags, bunting, 18-24 Market Place, source: Malton Gazette 1901
  • W. Freer & Son, cigar importers
    W. Freer & Son, cigar importers
    W. Freer & Son, cigar importers, source: Malton Messenger 1902
  • Fitch & Co, fashion specialists
    Fitch & Co, fashion specialists
    Fitch & Co, fashion specialists, 16-24 Market Place, source: Malton Messenger 17 Mar 1928

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