LIST OF SOME TRADES IN SCARBOROUGH IN 1902

Scarborough underwent massive expansion during the reign of Queen Victoria. The arrival of the railway in 1845 changed the face and future of the town.

Here are just a few selected trades to show what was in demand, the largest number being Hotels, Inns & Taverns followed by Cabs & Carriages.

Accountants – 18

Ale & Porter Merchants – 16

Artists – 13

Auctioneers – 21

Baby Linen Repositories – 15

Banks – 8

Bath Chair Proprietors – 5

Baths – 5

Billiard Rooms – 15

Blacksmiths – 11

Boarding Houses – 26

Bookbinders - 1

Boot & Shoemakers / Dealers – 56

Breweries – 4, Coopers – 2,

Builders – 67

Butchers – 67

Cabs & Carriages – 118

Candle Makers – 1

Chimney Sweeps – 8

Coals Merchants – 32

Cocoa Houses – 8

Corn, Hay & Straw Dealers – 17

Cycle Makers & Dealers – 12

Dentists – 11

Electric Engineers – 6

Emigration Agent – 1

Fruiters & Greengrocers – 50

Gun Makers – 2

Hatters – 12

Horse Dealers – 6

Hotels, Inns & Taverns – 132

Ice Cream Vendors – 3

Insurance Agents – 79

Joiners & Undertakers – 59

Pianos & Tuners – 6 of each

Music Professors - 21

Newspapers – 6

Oyster Rooms – 7

Photographers – 16

Schools – 26

Sewing machine Dealers - 5

Tobacconists – 32

Tripe Dressers – 4

Umbrella Repairers - 4

MARITIME RELATED:

Block & Spar Makers – 2, Boat Builders – 4, Fish Merchant – 21, Chandlers - 2, Sailmakers - 2

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