White´s 1853 Descriptive Directory

Listings from White´s 1853 Nottinghamshire Publication

Hucknall-under-Huthwaite is a village and township containing 1154 inhabitants, and 800 acres of land, one and a half mile west north west of Sutton-in-Ashfield; it is principally owned by the Duke of Portland; but John Dodsley Esq. has also an estate here, besides several smaller freeholders. Here is an extensive colliery, many framework-knitters and two chapels belonging to the Methodists and Independants. The poor have 8s. yearly, pursuant to the will of William Day and another donor, and £3 out of the £9 from ancient school land, viz.: Fennybank close, left in 1669, by Ann Mason; and Pothouse close left by Elizabeth Boot about fifty years ago to the Parish of Sutton, belongs to Hucknall, for the teaching of four of the poorest children in the township; the whole of this £3 was paid up to the year 1846, since which time the township of Sutton has claimed £1. 10s. out of the £3.; Mrs. Dickins teaches the four children and receives the thirty shillings yearly.

POST OFFICE, Market Place; Mr. Charles Plumbe, postmaster. Letters arrive at half past 5a.m. and 20 minutes before eight evening; and are despatched at the same times.

Farmers in Hucknall-under-Huthwaite

Adlington Catherine     
Allsop George, Senior
Barnes John
Barnes Richard
Beardsmore Hubert
Beighton Richard
Bower John
Burrows Joseph
Burton Benjamin
Buxton John
Columbine Jonathan
Clarke George           
Cutts James
Else Joseph
Haslam Abraham
Herrod Samuel
Hill Sarah
Kesteven Rowland
Leeson William
Lowe Benjamin
Lowe William
Marshall Matthew
Marshall Thomas 
Mycroft Matthew
Shooter ----
Short Joseph
Short Sampson
Smith Richard
Smith Sarah
Stendall John
Turner George
Ward Mary

Village Commercial Trader Listing

Allsop George Junior,     framework knitter
Allsop George, frameworker & hairdresser
Bacon John, beerhouse
Ball James, framesmith
Barnes John, shoemaker
Boot John, mineral surveyor
Betts Mrs. Mary, doctress
Betts William, hosiery agent
Bower John, victualler, Portland Arms
Burrows Joseph, grocer, hosiery agent & poor law guardian
Burton Benjamin, grocer & hosiery agent
Clarke George, hosiery manufacturer & grocer
Columbine Ann Elizabeth, school
Dickens Sarah, school
Dickens William, blacksmith
Elliott George, grocer & draper
Haslam William, shoemaker
Kesteven Rowland, victualler, Peacock
Kesteven Thomas, hosiery agent
Leeson William, wheelwright
Lowe Benjamin, grocer & hosiery agent
Marlow John, wheelwright
Mellors John, William & Nathan, colliery owners
Moakes Robert, grocer & hosiery agent
Pearce John, shoemaker
Rawson John, blacksmith
Sellers Thomas, framework knitter
Shore John, joiner
Short Joseph, hosiery agent
Simpson Herbert, victualler Swan and hosiery agent
Smith Joshua, framework knitter
Stemson James, framesmith & grocer
Stimson John, framesmith
Sutton Jane, shopkeeper
Thompson Luke, shoemaker
Truman John, Carrier to Mansfield Thursdays
Vardey Robert, hosiery agent
Woodhead Timothy, vict. Shoulder of Mutton & butcher

Written 19 Dec 04 Revised 24 Feb 09 © by Gary Elliott