Kelly´s 1900 Descriptive Directory

Listings from Kelly´s 1900 Nottinghamshire Publication

Hucknall Huthwaite formerly called Hucknall-under-Huthwaite, is a village, parish and township, united for ecclesiastical purposes to the parish of Sutton-in-Ashfield.   It is on the Derbyshire border, with a station 1 mile north-west, called Whiteboro', on the Teversal branch of the Midland railway : 2½ miles west from Sutton-in-Ashfield station, on the Ambergate, Mansfield and Southwell branch of the Midland railway, and 5 west from Mansfield, in the Mansfield division of the county, northern division of the wapentake of Broxtow, union, petty sessional division and county court district of Mansfield, rural deanery of Mansfield, archdeaconry of Nottingham and diocese of Southwell.   The "Local Government Act, 1858," was adopted by the township July 9, 1873, and was controlled by a Local Board, but under the "Local Government Act, 1894," the parish is now (1895) governed by an Urban District Council of 9 members.   Divine service is held in the school-room at 10.30 and 6.30 on Sundays, from Advent to Easter, at 7p.m.   The Rev. George Royds B.A. of the University of Durham, has been curate in charge since 1898.   The Wesleyans, Primitive Methodists and United Methodist Free Church have places of worship here.   A cemetery of 2 acres, and containing a mortuary chapel, was opened in 1889; it is controlled by the Urban Council.   The Working Men's Institute and Reading Room was erected in 1893 by the colliery company, at a cost of over £1,000.   The manufacture of cotton and woollen hose is the principle trade of the place, but a large colliery, opened in 1877, gives employment to upwards of 1,250 hands.   The Duke of Portland P.O., G.C.V.O. who is lord of the manor, the Dowager Countess of Carnarvon and Robert Marsh Eckersley Wilkinson Dodsley esq. J.P. of Skegby Hall, are the principal land owners.   The soil is clay.   The chief crops are wheat, oats and barley, and good pasture land.   The area is 1,199 acres ; assessable value, £12,462; the population in 1871 was 1,547, and in 1881 was 2,028; and in 1891 was 3,022.

Post, Money Order & Telegraph Office, T.M.O Express Delivery, Parcel Post, S. B. & Annuity & Insurance Office. - Samuel Lowe, sub-postmaster.
Letters through Mansfield arrive at 8 a.m. & 3 p.m.; dispatched at 10.25 a.m. & 6 p.m.   Wall Letter Box cleared at 6.10 p.m.; not sundays.

Urban District Council - Meetings held at Council office, third wed. in month.
Members:- Chairman, Thomas Collinson Birkhead. Vice-Chairman, William Bostock.
Retire April 1900 George Adlington, Will. Bostock, Wm. Hancock, Simeon Watson, Thos. A. Evans.
Retire April 1901 Thos. Collinson Birkhead, Henry Marshall, William Burrows, Edward Turner, Chas. Henry Coupe.
Retire April 1902 Matthew Betts, Fred. Gelsthorpe, Saml. W. Betts, Matthew Taylor, Geo. Farnsworth.

Officers.
Clerk, George Hudson Hibbert, 55 Westgate, Mansfield
Treasurer, Benjamin Howard, Union Bank, Mansfield
Medical Officer of Health, Robert Irvine L.R.C.P. & S. Edin., L.F.P. & S.Glas
Surveyor & Sanitary Inspector, Godfrey Bostock ; Collector, John Barnes Cooper.

Cemetery
George Hudson Hibbert, clerk to the Burial Board; William Pickaver Hardy, keeper.

National Schools (girls and infants), erected in 1868, at a cost of about 800, principally defrayed by the Dowager Countess of Carnarvon, for 180 girls & 270 infants; average attendance, 165 girls & 268 infants; Miss Annie Grundy, girl's mistress; Miss Mary Key, infants' mistress. Another National school, opened in 1891, for 300 boys; average attendance, 230; Joseph Boardman, master.

Railway Station; - Whiteboro', Obadiah Haddock, station master.

Carriers to Mansfield. - William Allsop, William Burton, Samuel Lowe, Joseph Lowe, John Pickaver & John Shepherd, thurs.

Private Residents.
Barnes Aaron, Betts Samuel Wilson, Birkhead Thomas Collinson J.P.,
Hick John William The Orchards, Robinson Thomas sen,
Boyds Rev. Geo.B.A.(curate in charge), Thomas Joseph, Watson Simeon Mill House

Commercial Listings for Hucknall Huthwaite

Allsop Frederick,          stationer
Allsop William, carrier
Armeson Robert, china dealer
Ashmore Charles, beer retailer
Ball John, farmer
Ball Luke, farmer, Blackwell
Barfoot Henry, seedsman
Barnes William, farmer
Beardall Matthew, farmer
Bedford John, shopkeeper
Betts Matthew, boot & shoe dealer
Beresford William, shopkeeper
Betts Samuel Wilson, hosiery manufacturer
Birch George, grocer
Birkhead & Evans, drapers
Birkhead Thomas Collinson, merchant
Bostock Godfrey, surveyor & sanitary inspector UDC
Bower Mrs. Elizabeth, Portland Arms PH
Brunt William, butcher
Burrows Henry, shopkeeper
Burrows Joseph, shopkeeper
Burton Francis, shopkeeper
Castledine Frederick, confectioner
Clarke William, farmer
Coleman Everett, milliner
Co-operative Stores (William Stevens, manager)
Cooper John Barnes, grocer & collector UDC
Cooper Arthur, draper
Cotton Samuel, shopkeeper
Coupe Charles Henry, boot warehouse
Dennis Richard, farmer
Dor Charles, plumber
Evans De Lacy Campbell, assistant overseer
Evans Thomas Alfred, grocer
Farnsworth George, farmer
Farnsworth William, farmer
Fisher Thomas, grocer
Fletcher Robert, confectioner
Fox Samuel, confectioner
Fox Joseph, grocer
Francis William, boot maker
Gascoigne Mrs. Sarah, haberdasher
Goodall James, farmer
Hancock William, shopkeeper
Hardy Andrew, shopkeeper
Hardy William, grocer
Havehand Arnold, grocer
Harold Charles, butcher
Herrod Mrs. Sarah dress maker
Herrod William, farmer & butcher
Hill William, framesmith
Holland George, farmer
Holland Hezekiah, White Swan PH
Holmes Edwin, tailor
Hopkins Thomas, shopkeeper
Hopkins William, plumber
Irvine Robert LRCP physician & surgeon & to UDC
Jones James, pork butcher
Lawrence Joseph, beer retailer
Leam Thomas, butcher
Leeson Charles, joiner
Lomas Ralph, farmer
Lowe Miss Lavina & Sarah, shopkeepers
Lowe Arthur Rowland, Peacock PH
Lowe Samuel, grocer & post office
Midland Counties District Bank (Lim, sub-branch)
Mycroft Matthew, farmer
New Hucknall Colliery Co. Ltd (Thomas Day, sec; Simeon Watson, manager)
New Hucknall Colliery Institute (John Hick, sec; Henry Evans, keeper)
Nottinghamshire Banking Co. Ltd (sub-branch manager, H.S. Hedderly)
Outfitting Co. (The), clothiers
Oxley Charles, grocer
Oxley Samuel, brick maker & beer retailer
Parr Edward, Shoulder of Mutton PH & drug stores
Pickaver John, waggonette proprietor
Phillips Charles Henry, farmer
Pilsworth Mrs. Eliza, grocer
Robinson Thomas junior, tailor
Severn John, tobacconist
Sheppard John, coal dealer
Simpson William, draper
Skelton James, grocer
Smith Edward, hair dresser
Smith John, farmer
Spencer William S., grocer, wine & spirit merchant
Stone William, wardrobe dealer
Stones Alfred, M.R. receiving office
Strange Thomas, watch maker
Straw Mrs. William, farmer
Stringfellow James, beer retailer
Stringfellow John, farmer & butcher
Stubbins George, farmer
Taylor Abraham, baker & grocer
Taylor George, farmer
Taylor John, farmer
Taylor Matthew, hosier & farmer
Thompson John, furniture dealer
Thompson Joseph
Thompson Philip, boot & shoe dealer
Thompson Thomas, beer retailer
Thompson William, boot maker
Tipping William, butcher
Turner Edward, ironmonger
Vardy John, tobacconist
Water Works (Godfrey Bostock, manager)
Watson Simeon, mining eng. & pit manager, Mill house
Wells William, grocer
Wilson John, butcher & farmer
Wright George James, beer retailer
Wright John Gilbert, butcher
Wright Joseph, tobacconist
Wyatt Mrs. Rebecca, shopkeeper

Written 16 Dec 03 Revised 24 Feb 09 © by Gary Elliott