Tradesmen in the Town - names beginning with L

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.


  • B. Leefe, fancy repository, watches & clocks
    B. Leefe, fancy repository, watches & clocks
    B. Leefe, fancy repository, watches, clocks, jewellery, silver & electro-plated good, Market Place, source: Malton Messenger 7 October 1871 ©British Library NEWS6512
  • WH Laverack, dispensing chemists & general druggists
    WH Laverack, dispensing chemists & general druggists
    WH & EW Laverack, source: Malton Messenger 27 January 1900 ©British Library NEWS5640
  • H. Lyon, washing machines
    H. Lyon, washing machines
    H. Lyon, washing machine manufacturer, Yorkersgate, source: Malton Messenger 12 January 1861 ©British Library
  • H. Lyon, washing machines
    H. Lyon, washing machines
    H. Lyon, washing machine manufacturer, Yorkersgate, source: Malton Messenger 5 November 1861 ©British Library
  • Mrs Lucas, fresh fish
    Mrs Lucas, fresh fish
    Mrs. Lucas, fresh fish, Wells Lane, source: Yorkshire Gazette, 23 October 1915
  • T. Langstaff, milliner
    T. Langstaff, milliner
    T. Langstaff, milliner, ladies & childrens boots & shoes, mourning & wedding orders, millinery & mantle rooms, Yorkersgate & Saville Street, source: Malton Messenger, 16 March 1861 © British Library
  • Mrs Luccock, refreshments
    Mrs Luccock, refreshments
    Mrs Luccock, refreshments, confectioner, King' Head Yard, source: Malton Messenger 16 July 1859 ©British Library NEW9027
  • Leatham & Co
    Leatham & Co
    Leatham Co., source: Malton Messenger 17 June 1922
  • J. Langstaff, millinery and mantle rooms
    J. Langstaff, millinery and mantle rooms
    J. Langstaff, milliner, ladies outfit and baby linen depot, Yorkersgate, source: Malton Messenger, 6 November 1858
  • Laverack & Sons
    Laverack & Sons
    Laverack & Sons, Pharmacists (by examination), Castlegate & Market Place, prescription
  • B. Leefe & Sons, watches & clocks
    B. Leefe & Sons, watches & clocks
    B. Leefe & Sons, watch & clock department, The Old Establishment, Market Place, source: Malton Messenger 20 February 1894
  • W. Leatham, boots & shoes
    W. Leatham, boots & shoes
    W. Leatham's Family Boot Mart, 27 Wheelgate, source: Malton Messenger 20 February 1894
  • G. Longster, Nurseryman & Seedsman
    G. Longster, Nurseryman & Seedsman
    G Longster, Nurseryman & seedsman, 'near the Post Office,' source: Malton Messenger 4 Jun 1870
  • WH Laverack, dispensing and family chemist
    WH Laverack, dispensing and family chemist
    WH Laverack, dispensing & family chemists, Post Office Corner, cigar wrapper
  • Laverack & Sons
    Laverack & Sons
    Clive C. & Ernest W. Laverack, Pharmacists etc, Market Place & Castlegate, invoice 1924
  • Geo. Longster & Sons, seedsmen
    Geo. Longster & Sons, seedsmen
    Geo. Longster & Sons Ltd., seedsmen, The Seed Warehouse, source: Malton Messenger 17 March 1928
  • Leatham & Co, shoes
    Leatham & Co, shoes
    Leatham & Co., shoe sales, 27 Wheelgate, source: Malton Messenger 1928
  • London Artificial Teeth Association, dentists
    London Artificial Teeth Association, dentists
    London Articicial Teeth Association attend at Mrs Lumley's, 1 Wheelgate, source: Malton Messenger 1902
  • B. Leefe & Sons, clocks & vases
    B. Leefe & Sons, clocks & vases
    B. Leefe, clocks 7 vases, Market place, source: Malton Messenger 1902

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