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Clementhorpe Industry and Trades Index

Industry

Names

Modern Location (approx..)

Dates (approx.)

 

Baking

Co-operative Society; York Equitable Industrial Society

Robert Long’s public bakehouse

Car park of Duke’s Wharf apartments

 

Cherry Street

Established 1903

Closed 1968

 

1895 Directory

Boat building

Boat Building Yard; Slip; Patent Slip

Terry Avenue, Postern Close

Established in Medieval times

Drawing of 1718

Slip built 1836

Gone by 1937

Boat and sloop building

Thomas Birch

Joseph Turpin

John Nicholson

Messrs. Wray

Richard Wray

Robert Green & Sons

Thomas Green

Mary Wray

J. M. Horner

T. Cooke & Sons

Charles Verity

Henry Connell (barges)

Edward Higham (pleasure boats)

Hirst & Escreet

Skeldergate Postern

Clementhorpe

Skeldergate Postern

Clementhorpe

Clementhorpe

Clementhorpe

Clementhorpe

Clementhorpe

Clementhorpe

Clementhorpe

Cementhorpe

Clementhorpe

 

Clementhorpe

Terry Avenue

1823 Directory

1823 and 1829 Directories

1823 and 1829 Directories

1838, 1839, 1885 Shipping Reports

1840 Directory

1845 Shipping Report

1851 Directory

1851 Directory

1857 Shipping Report

1877 and 1879 Shipping Reports

1884, 1889, 1893 Shipping Reports

1895 Directory

 

1895 Directory

1913 Directory

Boot and shoe making

George Collyer

Bishopgate Street

1840 Directory

Brewing

Clementhorpe Brewery; Tadcaster Tower Brewery

Lower Ebor Street

Established before 1825

On 1849 and 1851 maps

Closed after 1884

Brewing and malting

John Fryer Kilby

Christopher Scarr & Co.

Clementhorpe

Clementhorpe

1823 Directory

1840 Directory

Building

Thomas Nicholson

Clementhorpe

1851 Directory

Carriage building (railway carriages and wagons)

Thomas Smith

Bishopgate Street

1895 Directory

Chemicals manufacture

Henry Richardson

 

Hargreave’s Fertilisers

Terry Avenue, Postern Close

Established 1821

1895 Directory

Closed 1974 and demolished

Coal storage and distribution

Co-operative Society, York Equitable Industrial Society

Terry Avenue; site of Duke’s Wharf apartments

Established 1899

On 1931 map

Confectionery manufacture

Joseph Terry & Sons (Terry’s)

Terry Avenue, Postern Close

Established 1862/4

1895 Directory

Closed after 1978 and demolished

Confectionery manufacture (chocolate)

H. Backhouse & Company Limited

River Street

Established 1899

Became a PLC in 1911

Confectionery manufacture using fruit peel

Yorkshire Confectionery Co.

Fenwick Street

Established 1870

Closed 1880

On 1892 map as a warehouse

Corn milling

2 windmills

Bishopthorpe Road

Medieval C16th

Last one removed 1885

Corn milling and flour merchant

Thomas Hodgson

William Fisher

Clementhorpe

Clementhorpe

1823 Directory

1840 Directory

Dye manufacture

Clementhorpe Dye Works

Site of Roomzzz Hotel

Established before 1846

Possibly closed by 1860

Engineering (flour machinery)

William Richardson

Ske;dergate Postern

1840 Directory

Engineering

Crowder Engineering Ltd

Terry Avenue, Waterside House

Temporary occupant of the Co-op building

Engineering

Shepherd Engineering Services

Parkside Commercial Centre

Occupant of the Centre until recent times

Fertiliser making

Lime kilns (x2)

Clementhorpe/Cherry Street

Mid C16th

Fertiliser making

Bone Mill

William Richardson

Terry Avenue, Postern Close

On maps in 1849 and 1851

1840 Directory

Flax spinning

William Richardson

R. H. Nodding & Co

Skeldergate Postern

Clementhorpe

1823 Directory

1851 Directory

Flax dressing and spinning

John Scarr & Co. Ltd.

Clementhorpe

1829 Directory

Food and drink suppliers

Navigation Tavern; Swan Inn; 2 Bishopgate Street; St Clement’s Place; Slip Inn

Various

Various

Swan and Slip still exist in 2018

Glass making

St Clement’s Glass Works (medicine bottles)

South of Clementhorpe

Established 1875

On map in 1892

Closed 1899

Iron working

Calvert’s Iron Foundry; Calvert & Locking

Approach to Lendal Bridge

Established 1854

Closed 1862

Leisure

Caravan Club

Terry Avenue

Exists in 2019

Malting

Clementhorpe Maltings

Lower Ebor Street

Established late C19th

On 1892 map

Closed 1963

Meat processing (bacon)

Co-operative Society, York Equitable Industrial Society

Terry Avenue; site of Waterside apartments

Established 1901

On 1931 map

Printing

DeLittle; Eboracum Letter Factory

Vine Street

Established 1888

Closed 1998

Rope making

Rope Walk

William David Lund

 

Clementhorpe

On maps in 1892 and 1907

1895 Directory

Nail manufacture

James Rawling

John Wilkinson

Clementhorpe

White Swan Yard

1840 Directory

1840 Directory

Shoe thread making

John Scarr & Co. Ltd.

Robert Henry Nodding

Clementhorpe

Clementhorpe

1829,1840 and 1851 Directories

1840 and 1851 Directories

Tanning

William Richardson

Cherry Hill

1823 Directory

Tanning

John Scarr & Co. Ltd.

Clementhorpe

1829 Directory

Tea dealing

William Hayes

Clementhorpe

1851 Directory

Thread making

Clementhorpe Thread Mill

 

On 1851 map

Thread making

William Richardson

Skeldergate Postern

1823 Directory

Timber processing

Timber Yard; Saw pit

Thomas Birch

Thomas Vinor

Richard Wray

 

Clementhorpe

Clementhorpe

Clementhorpe

Om maps in 1851, 1892 and 1907

1840 Directory

1840 Directory

1840 Directory

Vehicle Repair

Clive Hartley Motors

Darnborough Street

Exists in 2018

(Note: excludes most retail trades)