Kelly’s Directory of Derbyshire (1891)

Mosborough, 1 mile north from Eckington church, is a township, and was a Roman settlement. The Mission Church of St. Mark, a chapel of ease to Eckington, and erected. at a cost of £3,000, is a building of stone, consisting of chancel, nave of two bays, vestries and an embattled tower, containing a clock: it will seat 300 persons; the Rev. Seymour Stookes M.A. of Edinburgh University, has been curate in charge since 1889. There is a Wesleyan chapel and Primitive Methodist chapels here and at Holbrook. Sickles are made here.

POST, M. O., S. B. & Annuity & Insurance Office, Mosborough.-Mrs. Jane Kemp, postmistress. Letters through Chesterfield arrive at 8 a. m. & dispatched at 7.20 p.m. ; on sundays, dispatch only at 3.45 p.m. The nearest telegraph office is at Eckington.

SCHOOLS:-Mosborough Endowed Public Elementary, erected, with master’s residence, in 1823 & enlarged in 1872, for 249 boys & girls & 120 infants (of whom 15 are taught free under the endowment of £30 yearly); average attendance 205 boys & girls & 98 infants ; Richard Davies, master; Mrs. Davies, mistress.

Board, Half-way Houses, Mosborough, erected in 1877, for 220 boys & girls & 80 infants ; average attendance, 124 boys & girls & 54 infants; Edwin J. Roberts, master; Mrs. Mary Ann Roberts, mistress.

Archer Mrs
Eaton Edward M. Mosborough hall
Helliwell George, Moor hall
Keeton John
Robinson Mrs. Halfway houses
Staniforth Henry, Mosborough hill
Stookes Rev. Seymour M.A. [curate], Glebe house
Swallow Jn. Fell J.P. Mosborough Hill ho
Turner Mrs
Wells George E. Eckington hall
Wells Joseph H. Eckington hall
Wells Mrs. Eckington hall
Wheall Thomas
Wells William Edwin, Elmwood
Worrall, John

Barker Charles, farmer
Barker Tom, Queen’s hotel
Bell Thomas, shopkpr. Halfway houses
Best Ann (Mrs.), shopkeeper
Bolsover Brothers, carpenters & joiners
Bolsover Harriet (Mrs.), shopkeeper
Booth John, agent Prudential Life Assurance Co
Bramhall Reuben, shopkeeper
Buxton Wm. grocer & german yeast dlr
Clayton Arthur, shopkeeper
Clayton John James, mineral water manufacturer & grocer
Coleman Thomas, shopkeeper
Cooper John William, shopkeeper
Cousin Thomas, shopkeeper, Moor hall
Dawes Fred, grocer
Drabble Frederick, beer retailer
Drabble John, stone mason
Dunfield Ann (Mrs.), shopkeeper,Half way house
Durber Edward, shopkeeper
Foster George, shopkeeper
French Mary (Mrs.), British Oak P.H
Frith John H. beer retailer
Frost George, wheelwright
Gascoyne William, chimney sweep
Grant John, stone mason
Havenhand Sam, butcher
Hazlehurst George, butcher
Heath William, blacksmith
Helliwell George, farmer, Moor hall
Herring Richard, shopkeeper
Hirst Elizabeth (Mrs.), shopkeeper
Hodgett Joseph, greengrocer
Hodgson Alfd. & Son, ironmongers & drprs
Hodgson William Henry, carpenter & joiner, Halfway houses
Horner Luke, shopkeeper
Jackson Jemima (Mrs.), shopkeeper
Johnson & Smedley, shopkeepers
Jones Solomon, Duke William P.H
Kay Joseph, Fitzwilliam Arms P.H. & farmer
Kay William, Crown inn
Kemp Edwin, stationer
Kemp Jane (Mrs.), postmistress
Kirby Mark, frmr. & stone masn. Holbrook
Kitson Hewitt Geo. colliery underviewer
Lawrence Benjamin Renshaw, miller (steam), Knowle hill
Leah Humphrey, shopkeeper, Holbrook
Lee Charles William, shopkeeper
Lee Henry, boot & shoe maker
Lee Jn. Farmer & brick maker, Waterthrpe
Leech Sarah Ann (Mrs.), shopkeeper
Leyland James, boot & shoe maker
Lindley Charles, farmer, Holbrook
Lindley Thomas, farmer, Plumbley
Lockwood Joseph, stone mason
Marples William, shopkeeper
Milner William, Halfway House P. H
Milnes Fredk. Wm. grocer & beer retlr
Milnes George, shopkeeper, Holbrook
Milnes John, grocer & draper
Mosborough Working Men’s Club (J. F. Swallow esq. J.P. president; E. J. Roberts, sec)
Newman Samuel, farmer
Newton Harvey, shopkeeper
Oates Richd. tillage manufr. Holbrook
Peat Jabez, butcher
Plant George, beer retailer
Plant Isaac, beer retailer
Poole Charles, carrier & farmer
Redfern Joseph, cowkeeper
Riley John & Sons, sickle manufacturers, Mosborough Moor sickle works
Riley Charles, grocer, Halfway houses
Riley Francis, farmer
Riley John, farmer, Moor
Robinson Campbell, George & Dragon P.H
Rose Benjamin, jun. farmer
Rose Benjamin, farmer
Rose William, blacksmith & farmer
Rotherham Charlotte (Mrs.), farmer
Rowbotham Thomas, farmer
Scott Ellen (Mrs.), beer ret. Carrier & frmr
Skelton Mary (Mrs.), farmer, Plumbley
Slinn Wm. grocer & beer ret. Holbrook
Smith John, farmer, Plumbley
Southards George, Royal Oak P.H
Staniforth Luke, butcher
Stanley Thomas Askew, grocer
Staton Mark, beer retailer
Staton Ralph, shopkeeper
Staton Wilfred, news agent
Staton William, shopkeeper
Storey Mary & Eliza (Misses), grocers & drapers
Tickhill William, jun. farmer
Turner Herbert, farmer
Turner Mark. jun. cowkeeper
Wale Thomas, builder
Wells Aaron, beer retailer
Wilkinson William, shopkeeper
Williamson Geo. watch & clock cleaner
Worrall John, farmer & coal owner, Hall farm