Tradesmen in the Town - names beginning with P

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. Parnaby & Son, agricultural supplies
    W. Parnaby & Son, agricultural supplies
    W. Parnaby, agricultural supplies, Market Place & Cattle Market, source: Yorkshire Gazette 7 April 1911
  • Fred Peacock, draper
    Fred Peacock, draper
    Fred Peacock, draper, Yorlkersgate,source: Malton Messenger 6 November 1858
  • Matthew Percy, gunsmith
    Matthew Percy, gunsmith
    Matthew Percy, gunsmith, (sale of stock), Newbegin, source: Malton Messenger 22 October 1859 ©British Library NEWS9027
  • Percy & Osser, cabinet makers etc
    Percy & Osser, cabinet makers etc
    Percy & Osser, cabinet makers, joiners, upholsterers and undertakers, opposite the Town Hall, Market Place, source: Malton Messenger 12 March 1859 ©British Library NEWS9027
  • Percy & Dosser, cabinet makers etc
    Percy & Dosser, cabinet makers etc
    Percy & Osser, cabinet makers, joiners, upholsterers and undertakers, opposite the Sebastopol Gun, Market Place, source: Malton Messenger 31 March 1860 ©British Library NEWS9479
  • E. Postill, wheelwright
    E. Postill, wheelwright
    E. Postill, wheelwright, source: Malton Messenger 26 February 1859 ©British Library NEWS9027
  • E. Postill, wheelwright
    E. Postill, wheelwright
    E. Postill, wheelwright, source: Malton Messenger 18 September 1858
  • Walter Potter, refreshment caterer
    Walter Potter, refreshment caterer
    Walter Potter, refreshment caterer, Royal Oak Hotel, source: Malton Messenger 17 June 1922
  • Charles Pullon, draper
    Charles Pullon, draper
    Charles Pullon, draper, poster 1883

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