Kelly’s Directory of Derbyshire (1899)

MOSBOROUGH. 1 mile north from Eckington church, is a hamlet, and was a Roman settlement. The Mission Church of St. Mark, a chapel of ease to Eckington, was erected in 1887 at a cost of £3,995, 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. Thomas Williams B.A. of St. David’s College, Lampeter, has been curate in charge since 1895. A Mission hall was erected for Holbrook and Halfway in 1898. There is a Wesleyan chapel and Primitive Methodist chapels here and at Holbrook. The Workmen’s club was founded in 1898. Sickles are made here.


Mosborough Endowed Public Elementary, erected, with master’s residence in 1823 & enlarged in 1872 for 249 boys and girls and 120 infants (of whom 15 are taught free) under the endowment of £30 yearly; average attendance, 200 boys & girls and 100 infants; Richard Davies, master; Mrs. Davies, mistress.

A School Board of 7 members was formed 27 Mar. 1871; Alderson, Son & Dust, clerks; Richard Booth, Station road, attendance officer.

Board, Half-way Houses, Mosborough, erected in 1877, for 220 boys & girls & 80 infants; average attendance, 140 boys and girls & 79 infants; Edwin J. Roberts, master; Mrs. Mary Ann Roberts, mistress.

Bell Thomas
Eston Edward M. Mosborough hall
Helliwell George, Moor hall
Keeton John
Preston William James Darbyshire Queen Street
Robinson Mrs. Halfway Houses
Staniforth Henry, Mosborough hill
Swallow John Fell J.P. Mosborough Hill house
Wells George E. Eckington hall
Wells John, Eckington hall
Wells Joseph H. Eckington hall
Wells Mrs. Eckington hall
Wells Mrs. Elmwood
Wheall MrsWilliams Rev. Thomas M.A. (curate), Glebe house
Worrall John

Barker Charles, farmer
Berresford Jabez, fried fish dealer, Halfway houses
Best Ann (Mrs.), shopkeeper
Bolsover Bros. carpenters & joiners
Bolsover Thos. & Sons, sickle manufrs
Booth Henry, insurance agent
Booth John, shopkeeper
Booth Joseph, beer retailer
Bramhall Reuben, shopkeeper
Bull Joseph, insurance agent
Buxton Sarah (Mrs.) fruiterer
Buxton Wm. Grcr. & german yeast dlr
Chadburn Joseph, beer retailer
Clayton Jn. Jas. Mineral water manfr
Coleman Thos. Shopkeeper
Cooper George, shopkeeper
Cousings Thos. Shopkeeper, Moor hall
Cuffling George, shopkeeper
Dawes Frank, grocer
Drabble Frederick, beer retailer
Drabble John, stone mason
Drabble John H. draper
Durber Edward, shopkeeper
Darey William Henry, Queen’s Hotel
Fisher John, butcher, Halfway Houses
Fox Edward, farmer
Fox George Ellis, draper
Fox Horatio, butcher
Gascoyne William, chimney sweep
Gibbons Philip, hair drssr. & tobccnst
Grant Albert, shopkeeper
Greaves George,, Crown P.H.
Havenhand Hugh, beer retailer
Havenhand Sam, butcher
Heath William, blacksmith
Hodgson Alfred & Son, ironmongers & drapers
Hodgson William Henry, carpenter & joiner Halfway Houses
Horner Frank, shopkeeper
Kay Joseph, Fitzwilliam Arms P.H. & farmer
Keeton Jarvis,, boot dlr. Halfway Houses
Kemp John Thomas, grocer & stationer, Post Office
Killamarsh Co-operative Society Lim. Grocers (Septimus Batty, manager)
Kirby Mark, farmer & stone mason
Kintson Hewitt George, colliery under-viewer
Large Robert, grocer
Laughton William,, cycle agent
Leah Humphrey, shopkpr. Holbrook
Lee Charles William, shoe maker
Lee Henry, boot & shoe maker
Lee John, farmer & brick maker
Lee Thomas, boot maker
Leach Sarah Ann (Mrs.), shopkeeper
Lindley Charles, farmer, Holbrook
Marples John, Duke William P.H.
Marsh Harry, farmer
Mews Frank, British Oak P.H.
Milner William, Halfway House P.H.
Milnes Fred. Wm. Grocer & beer ret
Milnes George, shopkeeper, Holbrook
Milnes John, draper
Mosborough Working Men’s Club (J. F. Swallow esq. J.P. president; E. J. Roberts, sec)
Newham Henry, shopkeeper
Newsum Arthur, pawnbroker
Oates Richard, tillage manfr. Holbrook
Pearson Reuben Gillings, grocr. & bakr
Peat Edwin, butcher, Halfway Houses
Plant Isaac, beer retailer
Plant Mary (Mrs.), shopkeeper
Pool Charles, carrier & farmer
Preston William James Darbyshire L.R.C.P. & L.R.C.S. Edin. West vw
Redfern Joseph, cowkeeper
Rose William, blacksmith & farmer
Rotherham Charlotte (Mrs.), farmer
Rowley Ann (Mrs.) shopkeeper, Halfway Houses
Scott Canan, beer ret. Carrier & fmr
Simmerson William, miller (steam)
Skelton Frank, farmer,, Plumley
Skelton Frederick, butcher
Slater Arthur Cook, shopkeeper, Halfway Houses
Slinn William James, grocer & beer retailer, Holbrook
Smith Frederick, farmer, Plumley
Smith Joseph, fruiterer
Staniforth Luke, butcher
Stanley Thos. Askew, grcr & butcher
Staton Benjamin, watch maker
Staton Mark, shopkeeper
Staton Ralph, shopkeeper
Staton Wilfred, news agent
Staton William, shopkeeper
Storey Mary (Miss), grocer & draper
Tickhill William, jun. farmer
Travers William Richard, grocer & post office, Halfway Houses
Turner William, farmer
Turner William, jun. shopkeeper
Twelves Charles Henry, chemist
Viney William, shopkeeper Holbrook
Waller Charles, butcher
Wells Aaron, Royal Oak P.H.
Wells William, butcher
Widdowson Leonard Barton, grocer & draper
Wilkinson William, shopkeeper
Wood Arthur, George & Dragon P.H.
Worrall John, farmer & coal owner Hall farm