A Snapshot of Barton upon Humber in 1907

Have you ever wondered what life was like in Barton upon Humber in 1907? Have you ever wondered who was selling what and from where? Well inbarton.co.uk has created a snapshot of life in Barton upon Humber in 1907 by listing some of the businesses that were around, and some of the things that were going on.

General Information

Barton Businesses

The following table lists some of the businesses that were around and advertising in 1907 :-

Business Name Location Details of Business Other Notes
The Alliance Boot Co. George Street Boot dealer  
Ashton & Sons Newport Builders and contractors  
Henry Wm. Ball Market Lane Printers & Stationers
Black Bull Market Place Public House Herbert Pickering landlord
Blue Bell Inn Whitecross Street Public House Thomas Hy. Barraclough landlord
W. H. Booth 28 King Street Cash Grocery Stores Quality Tea, Flour and Groceries. Booth's Baking Powder 8d per lb.
William Blyth Humber Bank & Hoe Hill Brick and Tile manufacturer  
Brown & Sons Priestgate Solicitors  
A. P. Carline Junction Square Reliance Bakery Wholesale and Retail Flour Dealer
Thomas Clapson Upper Ings Road Fellmonger & blood manure manufacturer  
Coach and Horses High Street Public House Joseph Barnett jun. landlord
Charles Collingwood Fleetgate Mineral Water manufacturer  
J. Cooper High Street Tailor and Draper Overcoats from 22s 6d, Suits from 25s, Trousers from 9s 6d.
George Coulam Holydyke Stone, Marble and Monumental Mason  
Davis Edwin & Co. Limited Fleetgate Drapers  
Dewey Brothers Waterside Road and Humber Bank Coal & coke merchants and Brick & tile makers  
George Andrew Earl Waterside Road Sail and tarpaulin maker & beer retailer  
George Eckles Humber Dock side Brick and Tile maker  
A Ellis's Bradford House (16 & 18 High Street) Milliner and Draper Selling Hosiery, Baby Linen etc.
The Farmers' Company Limited Waterside Chemical manure and sulphuric acid manufacturers also at Brigg
R. Fox Smith 35 High Street Chemist Agent for "Abbey Brand" Aerated Water Works, Hessle. Selling such things as Hodgeson's Genuine Female Pills, Barton Kill Smut (Or Carbolized Wheat Dressing), Cupiss' Constitution Balls, Chocolate Worm Cakes, Barton Tic & Neuralgia Mixture and Owbridge's Lung Tonic.
Jane Garden 39 Waterside Road Grocer  
Garsides Humber Bank Brick and tile manufacturer  
George Hotel Market Place Public House Herbert Gaunt landlord
Good Edward & Sons Humber Bank Brick and tile manufacturer  
Goy Cross & Son Whitcross Street Solicitor  
Thomas Grainger Fleetgate Picture Dealer and Framer Agent for the Britannic
George Hall 68 High Street Shoeing and General Smith Horse Shoeing of all kinds and plough fitting.
James Hall 27 High Street Tobacconist and Newsagent  
Hall's Barton Ropery Co. Limited Waterside Rope makers  
Thomas William Hastings 5 King Street Greengrocer  
J Haxley 7 King Street Confectioner  
J. H. Haxley 11 High Street/King Street Pork Pies and Sausages Fresh Daily
E. Hewson's Waterside Road Flour, Corn, Meal and Cake sales and miller. Wind
High Street Furnishing Stores High Street Furniture Store  
Tom Hodson Butchery Boot maker  
Hollinsworth Grocery Stores Priestgate Grocer Including The Imperial - Steam Laundry.
F. Hopper & Co. Brigg Road, Butts Road, Pasture Lane, High Street and Market Place Cycle manufacturers  
C. Houghton Junction Square Naturalist Birds and Animals Stuffed and set up in First Class Style.
The Humber Candle Co. Cottage Lane Candle manufacturers  
Hunt Brothers Pasture Road Brewers & maltsters Anchor brewery
R Johnson Butts Road Joiner, Wheelwright etc.  
James Edward Jordan 3 King Street Barbers Also sold Tobacco
Martin Jubb 17 George Street Hearse & Mourning Coach Proprietor Funerals completely furnished and personally conducted.
Jubb & Son Waterside Road Whiting manufacturer  
Wm King & Son 19 High Street Stone & monumental masons  
John Cuthbert Lee George Street Wholesale and retail chemist & druggist, stationer & news agent.  
London Architectural Steam Brick & Tile Works Ness Yard & Humber Bank Manufacturer of Lincolnshire red d bricks. C. F. Burley
J. Lunt 3 High Street Painter, Paperhanger and Picture Frame Maker  
J. Lyon Fleetgate Ironmonger, Cycle Dealer etc.  
Tom Moore Market Place Draper & Clothier Men's, Youth's and Boy's outfitter.
George Milson Ferriby Road Miller & Lime burner Wind and steam
John Morris Humber Bank Brick and Tile maker  
A. & E. Newham Fleetgate & High Street Stationers and china dealers  
Norwegian Oil Co. Limited Waterside Road Manufacturers and importers also in Hull
Nowell & Sons Whitecross Street Solicitor Agent for Royal Insurance Company and the Barton Deposit Bank
Arthur Grant Poole George Street Watchmaker & Jeweller  
The Public Benefit Boot & Shoe Co. High Street    
Queen Inn Butchery Public House Mrs Alice A. Lammin landlady
Red Lion Junction Square Public House John Marshall landlord
Robson & Co. Barton Cliff Chalk and Quarry owners  
Royal Vaults Waterside Road Public House Mrs Elizh. Smith landlady
Sissons Brothers & Co. Limited Waterside Road Whiting and putty manufacturers  
Skelsey's Adamant Cement Co. Limited Humber Bank Cement manufacturer Port Adamant works
Steam Packet Fleetgate Public House George Henry Rowe landlord
Stead & Simpson Limited Market Place Boot and shoe makers  
J. T. Stephenson Market Place Boots and Shoes The Oldest Established Boot Shop in Barton.
William H Stockdale High Street Fruiterer and greengrocer  
W Such 19 Newport Street Bird Stuffer, Picture Frame Maker Window glass sold.
Thorpe and Sons Waterside Maltsters  
Charles Tomlinson Burgate Chimney sweeper  
C Tout 1 King Street Baker and Confectioner  
Volunteers' Arms Whitecross Street Public House William Topps landlord
G. E. Wade Brigg Road/Fleetgate Engineer, Millwright, Iron and Brass Founder Brickyard Machinery a speciality.
Waggon and Horses Fleetgate Public House Mrs Alice Parkinson landlady
Overton Wass Newport Grocer and draper  
Waterside Inn Waterside Road Public House Mrs Sarah Johnson landlady
Wheatsheaf Holydyke Public House Frank Wright Hope landlord
White Lion Market Place Public House Foster Middleton landlord
White Swan Fleetgate Public House and hotel James E Ross landlord
Mrs Maria Willmott Waterside Road/Dam Road General Store  
Wm. Wilson Humber bank Brick maker  
H. Woodcock Holydyke Plumber and Painter Supplier of Baths, Water Closets, Lavatories etc. and an Agent for the Welsbach Incandescent Gas Light Company.
York City & County Banking Co. Holydyke    

Public Transport/Public Services

The following table lists some of the public transport services that served Barton during 1907 :-

Company Name Service Notes
Thomas Stamp Ferry Service of Market boats Runinng a cargo ferry between Barton and Hull.


The Market Place around 1907
This is what the Market Place would have looked like around 1907.


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