Tradesmen in the Town - names beginning with S

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.


  • H. Smithson, newspaper proprietor & stationer
    H. Smithson, newspaper proprietor & stationer
    H. Smithson, newspaper proprietor & stationer, Messenger Office, source: Malton Messenger 4 June 1870
  • J. Stanoland, cricket equipment supplier
    J. Stanoland, cricket equipment supplier
    J Staniland, cricket equipment supplier, Market Street, source: Malton Messenger 4 June 1870
  • William Smiddy, plumber & glazier
    William Smiddy, plumber & glazier
    William Smiddy/ M. Jackson, plumber & glazier, Yorkersgate (next door to the Corn Exchange), source: Malton Messenger 1 November 1859 ©British Library NEWS9027
  • Jas. Smith & Sons, dry cleaners etc
    Jas. Smith & Sons, dry cleaners etc
    Jas. Smith & Sons, dry cleaners, art dyers & furriers, Yorksersgate - receipt 1915
  • Jas Smith & Sons, dry cleaners etc
    Jas Smith & Sons, dry cleaners etc
    Jas Smith Cleaners, shopfront 20 Yorkersgate
  • Matthew Spiegelhalter, insurance agent
    Matthew Spiegelhalter, insurance agent
    Matthew Speegalhalter insurance agent for British Imperial Insurance Corporation, source: Malton Messenger 1871
  • RJ Smithson, artistic & general Printer
    RJ Smithson, artistic & general Printer
    RJ Smithson, artistic & general printer, bookseller, commercial and fancy stationer, Castlegate Printing Works, invoice 1895
  • Randolph E Smith, photographer
    Randolph E Smith, photographer
    Randolph E Smith, photographer, 7 St. Michael Street, source: Yorkshire Gazette, 12 December 1908
  • R. Smithson, printer, bookseller etc.
    R. Smithson, printer, bookseller etc.
    R Smithson, printer, bookseller, bookbinder and stationer, agent for County Fire Office & Provident Life Office, circulating library, paper hangings, patent medicines, music & musical instruments, piano-fortes for sale and hire, invoice 1832
  • Malton Savings Bank
    Malton Savings Bank
    Malton Savings Bank, 30 Yorkersgate, source: Yorkshire Gazette, 28 August 1909
  • Scales & Sons, boots, shoes & slippers
    Scales & Sons, boots, shoes & slippers
    Scales & Sons, boots, shoes & slippers, Saville street, source: Malton Messenger 20 February 1894
  • John C. Sedman, tailor
    John C. Sedman, tailor
    John C. Sedman, tailor,8 Saville Street, source: Yorkshire Gazette 2 September 1911
  • Charles Sever, house painter, paper hanger etc
    Charles Sever, house painter, paper hanger etc
    Charles Sever, house painter, paper hanger, grainer, writer, gilder, Market Place, source: Malton Messenger 25 February 1871 ©British Library NEWS6512
  • George Sever, painter
    George Sever, painter
    George Sever, painter, paints, oils, colours, varnishes, paper hangings, Market Place, source: Malton Messenger 20 April 1861 ©British Library
  • A. Sewell & Son, grocer
    A. Sewell & Son, grocer
    A Sewell & Son, grocer, Yorkersgate, source: Malton Messenger 9 September 1871 ©British Library NEWS6512
  • Miss Seymour, costumier
    Miss Seymour, costumier
    Miss Seymour, costumier, 31 Yorkersgate, source: Malton Gazette 7 June 1902
  • J. Shepherd, enamel painting, gilding, graining & paperhanging
    J. Shepherd, enamel painting, gilding, graining & paperhanging
    J. Shepherd, enamel painting, gilding, graining & paperhanging Market Place, source: Malton Messenger 21 May 1859 ©British Library NEWS9027
  • J. Shepherd, graining, gilding, decorating & paperhanging
    J. Shepherd, graining, gilding, decorating & paperhanging
    J. Shepherd, graining, gilding, decorating & paperhanging, source: Malton Messenger 6 April 1861 ©British Library
  • J. Shepherd, painter & decorator
    J. Shepherd, painter & decorator
    J. Shepherd, painting, decorating, paper hanging, - notice of removal, 12 Market Place, source: Yorkshire Gazette 14 March 1914
  • J. Shepherd / George Robson, painters & decorators
    J. Shepherd / George Robson, painters & decorators
    J. Shepherd / George Robson, painters & decorators, partnership dissolved, source: Malton Messenger 6 April 1861 ©British Library
  • J. Skelton, tailor & draper
    J. Skelton, tailor & draper
    J. Skelton, tailor & draper, Market Place, source: Malton Messenger 19 April 1862
  • J. Slater, seedsman
    J. Slater, seedsman
    J. Slater and Son, seedsmen, The Nurseries, source: Malton Messenger 19 April 1862
  • J. Slater & Sons, seedsman
    J. Slater & Sons, seedsman
    J Slater & Sons, Yorkersgate & Railway Street, source: Malton Messenger 27 January 1900 ©British Library NEWS5640
  • J. Slater, seedsman
    J. Slater, seedsman
    J. Slater and Sons,seedsmen, Yorkersgate, source: Malton Gazette 7 June 1902
  • J. Slater, seedsman
    J. Slater, seedsman
    J. Slater & Son, seedsmen, The Nurseries, source: Malton Messenger 19 April 1862
  • William Smiddy, plumber etc
    William Smiddy, plumber etc
    William Smiddy plumber, glazier etc, Yorkersgate, source: Malton Messenger 2 March 1861 ©British Library
  • William Smith, piano manufacturer
    William Smith, piano manufacturer
    William Smith, piano manufacturer, sale of stock-in-trade, Market Place, source: Malton Messenger 3 December 1859 ©British Library NEWS9027
  • WH Smith, cycle expert
    WH Smith, cycle expert
    WH Smith, cycle expert, Malton Messenger 10 March 1900 ©British Library
  • T. Tate Smith, beer & spirit retailers
    T. Tate Smith, beer & spirit retailers
    T. Tate Smith, beer & Spirit retailers, aerated waters, Market street, source: Malton Messenger, 20 February 1894.
  • Thomas Smith, grocers
    Thomas Smith, grocers
    Thomas Smith, grocers, Red Canister Tea Mart, Newbegin, source: Malton Messenger 13 April 1861 ©British Library
  • William Smith, piano manufacturer
    William Smith, piano manufacturer
    William Smith, piano manufacturer, Market Place, source: Malton Messenger 18 September 1858
  • Miss Smith, milliner
    Miss Smith, milliner
    Miss Smith, milliner, Castlegate, source: Yorkshire Gazette 21 October 1911
  • H Smithson & Co, booksellers & stationers
    H Smithson & Co, booksellers & stationers
    H. Smithson and Company, H Smithson & Co, booksellers & stationers, publishers & proprietors of the Malton Messenger, receipt 1908
  • H Smithson, paperhangings
    H Smithson, paperhangings
    H. Smithson, paperhangings, source: Malton Messenger 23 April 1859 ©British Library NEWS9027
  • H Smithson & Co., insurance agent
    H Smithson & Co., insurance agent
    H. Smithson & Co. insurance agent for County Fire Office, Messenger Office, source: Malton Messenger 1902
  • John Snarry, horses & carriages for hire
    John Snarry, horses & carriages for hire
    John Snarry, post horses & carriages for hire, source: Malton Messenger 19 April 1862
  • William Snow, drapers
    William Snow, drapers
    William Snow, drapers, Butcher Corner, source: Malton Messenger 18 September 1858
  • William Snow & Sons Ltd., draper
    William Snow & Sons Ltd., draper
    W. Snow & Sons, drapers, milliners, mantles and soft furnishings, Fashion Corner, invoice 1942
  • William Snow, drapers
    William Snow, drapers
    William Snow, drapers, milliners, source: Malton Messenger 17 September 1870
  • William Snow & Sons Ltd., draper
    William Snow & Sons Ltd., draper
    W. Snow & Sons, drapers, source: Malton Messenger 20 February 1894
  • William Snow & sons, drapers
    William Snow & sons, drapers
    W. Snow & Sons, The Drapers, source: Malton Messenger 1902
  • William Snow, drapers
    William Snow, drapers
    William Snow, drapers, Butcher Corner, source: Malton Messenger 18 September 1858
  • William Snow & sons, drapers
    William Snow & sons, drapers
    W. Snow & Sons, drapers, silks, dresses, millinery, mantles, dressmaking, receipt 1906
  • William Snow
    William Snow
    William Snow, blanket and carpet warehouse, source: Malton Messenger 6 November 1858
  • Sonley & Wilkinson, char-a-banc proprietors
    Sonley & Wilkinson, char-a-banc proprietors
    Sonley & Wilkinson, char-a-banc proprietors, Old Maltongate, source: Malton Messenger 28 July 1923
  • J. Sootheran, outfitter
    J. Sootheran, outfitter
    J. Sootheran, outfitter, Wheelgate, source: Malton Messenger 6 July 1861 ©British Library
  • J. Sootheran, outfitters & milliners
    J. Sootheran, outfitters & milliners
    J. Sootheran, outfitters & milliners, Wheelgate, source: Malton Messenger 19 April 1862
  • John Soulby, wine merchant
    John Soulby, wine merchant
    John Soulby, wine merchant, Saville Street Corner, source: Malton Messenger 20 February 1894
  • Soulby's, maure warehouse
    Soulby's, maure warehouse
    Soulby, agricultural manures, Water Lane, source: Malton Messenger 19 April 1862
  • John Soulby, wine merchant
    John Soulby, wine merchant
    John Soulby, wine merchant, Saville Street Corner, source: Malton Messenger 25 October 1902
  • G. Spencer, tailor, woollen draper etc
    G. Spencer, tailor, woollen draper etc
    G. Spencer, tailor, woollen draper and habit maker, opposite the Old Talbot Inn, Market street, source: Malton Messenger 6 November 1858
  • G. Spencer, woollen draper, tailor
    G. Spencer, woollen draper, tailor
    G. Spencer, woollen draper, tailor, opposite the Old Talbot, Market Street, source: Malton Messenger 19 April 1862
  • M & J Spiegelhalter, watchmakers
    M & J Spiegelhalter, watchmakers
    M & J Spiegelhalter, watchmakers, Market Place, source: Malton Messenger 14 May 1859 ©British Library NEWS9027
  • M & J Spiegelhalter, watchmakers
    M & J Spiegelhalter, watchmakers
    M&J Spiegelhalter, watchmakers, dissolution of partnership, Market Placesource: Malton Messenger 26 May 1860 ©British Library
  • M. Spiegelhalter, watchmaker
    M. Spiegelhalter, watchmaker
    M. Spiegelhalter, watchmaker to the admiralty, source: Malton Messenger 8 June 1907
  • M. Spiegelhalter & Sons, jewellers & silversmiths
    M. Spiegelhalter & Sons, jewellers & silversmiths
    M Spiegelhalter & Sons, jewellers & silversmiths, source: Yorkshire Gazette 16 December 1911
  • M. Stabler, tailor & draper
    M. Stabler, tailor & draper
    M. Stabler, tailor & draper, Railway Street, source: Malton Messenger 14 September 1861 ©British Library
  • M. Stabler, tailor & draper
    M. Stabler, tailor & draper
    M. Stabler, tailor & draper, Yorkersgate, opposite Railway Street, source: Malton Messenger 6 November 1858
  • M. Stabler, tailor & draper
    M. Stabler, tailor & draper
    M. Stabler, tailor & draper, Yorkersgate, source: Malton Messenger 21 August 1858
  • John Staniland, watchmaker etc
    John Staniland, watchmaker etc
    John Staniland, watchmaker, jeweller & silversmith, Market Street, source: Malton Messenger 23 November 1861 ©British Library
  • John Staniland, jeweller & fancy repository
    John Staniland, jeweller & fancy repository
    John Staniland, jeweller - Market Street, fancy repository - Market Place, source: Malton Messenger 11 November 1871 ©British Library NEWS6512
  • Stanley O. Smith, photographer & miniature painter
    Stanley O. Smith, photographer & miniature painter
    Stanley O. Smith, photographer & miniature painter, 7 St. Michael Street, source: Malton Messenger, 17 November 1900 ©British Library
  • WM Suddaby & Sons, Crown hotel & garage
    WM Suddaby & Sons, Crown hotel & garage
    WM Suddaby & Sons, Crown Hotel & Crown Garage, source: Malton Messenger 17 March 1908
  • Swalwell, hatters
    Swalwell, hatters
    Swalwell, Malton Hat Mart, source: Malton & Norton gazette, 30 June 1855

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