1890 - Bulmer's Directory of Skelton:-
George Barker, Surveyor
Robert Bean, Market Gardener.
James Chisholm, Mechanical Engineer, Mine.
Robert Cross, Butcher.
North Skelton's Butcher.
Caroline Douglas, Schoolmistress.
George Harker, School Warden.
Bull's Head - Robert Horn, Victualler.
Edwin Tuck, Grocer and Postmaster.
Rev Edward Flower, Curate.
Stanghow Lane School - Thomas Rixham, Headmaster.
George H Brown, Carrier.
Mathew Clark, Grocer.
David Eli Grainger, Boot Fctor.
William Kelso, Clerk.
James Scott, Dairyman.
Richard Tippet, Insurance Agent.
William Watson, Grocer.
Thomas Wright, Cemetery keeper and Sexton.
James Dixon, Cowkeeper.
Green Inn, Boosbeck Rd, - William Tate, Victualler.
Miner's Arms, Boosbeck Rd - Harriet Ord, Victualler.
2 Boosbeck Rd - George Robson, Butcher.
17 Boosbeck Rd - William Knaggs, Bootmaker and Dealer.
21 Boosbeck Rd - Joseph Walker, Grocer and Undertaker.
Boosbeck Road, Skelton Green.
People outside Joseph Walker's shop.
26 Boosbeck Rd - Mary Kidd, Grocer.
29 Boosbeck Rd - Jane Padget, Grocer.
45 Boosbeck Rd - Hannah Evans, Dressmaker.
51 Boosbeck Rd - Miss Martha E White, Schoolmistress.
61 Boosbeck Rd - William Seaton, Flour dealer.
77 Boosbeck Rd - Richard Kidson.
87 Boosbeck Rd - Doctor David Michael Keily.
89 Boosbeck Rd - Doctor David Simpson Dunn.
Miners Hospital, Boosbeck Rd - Miss M A Mills, Matron.
Cleveland St - Richard Knaggs, Grocer.
20 Trout Hall Lane - John Richardson, Blacksmith.
[John was born in Cassop, Co Durham and his wife Mary was born in Skelton. they had six children, all born in Skelton and the boy on the right in the picture is probably George Richardson, who followed his
father in the blacksmiths' trade.]
John Richardson, Blacksmith, 20 Trout Hall Lane.
Skelton Mill - Thomas Garbutt, Corn Miller.
Skelton Park Pit - Joseph Curry, Engineer.
Skelton Park Pit - Thomas Varty, Engineer.
Skelton Ellers - William Walton Blackett, Basket-maker.
Skelton Old Shaft Pit - Robert Hart, Under Manager.