1849 Hunts Directory

Thornbury has had a nominal corporation consisting of a mayor and 12 aldermen from so early a period that its very origin is lost in the labyrinth of antiquity.  The manor is held by Henry Howard Esq who holds an annual court leet and a court of record for the Honour of Gloucester, which takes cognizance of pleas to any amount, every three weeks; besides which courts are held for the recovery of debts under 40s during the latter period for the borough and hundred, but these are now rendered obsolete by the operation of the New Small Debts Court here held once a month.

Thornbury is a polling station at the election of member for the western division of the county and gives a poor law union, comprising 21 parishes and an area of 87 square miles.

Apart from St Marys Church, now undergoing complete repair, there are chapels for the use of Baptists, Independents, and Wesleyans and the Society of Friends has a meeting house The charities are an almshouse, a free grammar school  and a free school for children.

The market, formerly held every Saturday, now takes place every second Wednesday, every month. The fairs are on Easter Monday, August 15th, and the Monday next before 21st December.

Population – Thornbury parish with its several chapelries and tythings contained 4706 inhabitants in 1841 .

Post Office – George Shepherd, postmaster.  Letters are delivered daily at 10am, and despatched to all parts, at 2.50pm.  Box closes at 2.30, but letters may be posted to 2.45 by paying a fee of 1d extra.

Railway – the nearest stations are Charfield and Yate (both about 7 miles) on the Birmingham and Bristol railway.

Coaches  – to Bristol the Mail from the Swan, daily at 3pm; and Red Rover from James Prewett’s at 8.15am.

Carriers – to Bristol, Baylis, also Greenland on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday.

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Last NameFirst NamesAddressOccupationJob CategoryStreet or Area
DaleCapt.R.N.Army and NavyUnspecified
HumeMajorPrivate ResidentArmy and NavyUnspecified
MilwardRear AdmiralAlvestonPrivate ResidentArmy and NavyAlveston
NeateJamesAuctioneer & AppraiserAuctioneers and ValuersUnspecified
VirgoJamesAuctioneer & AppraiserAuctioneers and ValuersUnspecified
WetmoreThomasFalfieldAuctioneer & AppraiserAuctioneers and ValuersFalfield
Rolph & YatesBankersBanks and Building SocietiesUnspecified
ScarlettRichardSavings Bank, Castle StreetActuary (open Mondays 11am to 2pm)Banks and Building SocietiesCastle Street
PhilpotWilliamBasket MakerBasket MakersUnspecified
BevanThomasBeer RetailerBeer & Spirits RetailersUnspecified
BindenElizabethBeer RetailerBeer & Spirits RetailersUnspecified
CullimoreJamesBeer RetailerBeer & Spirits RetailersUnspecified
CullimoreWilliamBeer RetailerBeer & Spirits RetailersUnspecified
HodgesJamesBeer RetailerBeer & Spirits RetailersUnspecified
NelmesThomasBeer RetailerBeer & Spirits RetailersUnspecified
PrewettJamesBeer RetailerBeer & Spirits RetailersUnspecified
WathenWilliamBeer RetailerBeer & Spirits RetailersUnspecified
WilliamsJohnBeer RetailerBeer & Spirits RetailersUnspecified
WitherLukeBeer RetailerBeer & Spirits RetailersUnspecified
GunterGeorge & Mary AnnBeaufort Arms, High StreetPublicansBeer & Spirits RetailersHigh Street
LaneThomasCrown, High StreetPublicanBeer & Spirits RetailersHigh Street
GaynerFrancesSwan and Posting house, High StreetPublicanBeer & Spirits RetailersHigh Street
JonesCharlesWhite Hart, The PlainPublicanBeer & Spirits RetailersThe Plain
MichaelJamesWine & Spirit MerchantBeer & Spirits RetailersUnspecified
BrownJohnBookseller, Stationer, Printer & BookbinderBooksellers, Stationers & NewsagentsUnspecified
EleyMarthaBook Seller & Stationer also Fire & Life Assurance Agent for Great Britain (Life)Booksellers, Stationers & NewsagentsUnspecified
HughesGriffithBookseller & StationerBooksellers, Stationers & NewsagentsUnspecified
ChambersWilliamBoot & Shoe MakerBoot & Shoe MakersUnspecified
KnappEdwinBoot & ShoemakerBoot & Shoe MakersUnspecified
PearceCharles OwenBoot & ShoemakerBoot & Shoe MakersUnspecified
RobertsJamesBoot and ShoemakerBoot & Shoe MakersUnspecified
WilliamsJamesBoot and ShoemakerBoot & Shoe MakersUnspecified
MarshAaronTinman & Brazier & Painter Plumber & GlazierBraziers & TinplatersUnspecified
ParfittFrederickTinman & BrazierBraziers & TinplatersUnspecified
NelmesThomasPork ButcherButchersUnspecified
PendockThomasCabinet MakerCabinet MakersUnspecified
BurchellDanielCarpenter & BuilderCarpentersUnspecified
HodgesJohnCarpenter & BuilderCarpentersUnspecified
EllisRichardChemist, Druggist & Stamp OfficeChemistsUnspecified
HarveyWilliamChemist & DruggistChemistsUnspecified
HughesGriffithChemist & Druggist also Fire Assurance agent for Phoenix (Fire)ChemistsUnspecified
VaughanJamesChemist & DruggistChemistsUnspecified
ColtEdward (Rev)HillClergyClergyHill
D ArvilleFrederick Luke (Rev)OlvestonClergyClergyOlveston
EyersJohn (Rev)Baptist MinisterClergyUnspecified
RawesJohn (Rev)AlvestonClergyClergyAlveston
Townsend M.F.S. (Rev)VicarClergyUnspecified
WilliamsRichard (Rev)CurateClergyUnspecified
DaviesHenryConfectioner & China etc DealerConfectioners & TobacconistsUnspecified
LaverMaryConfectioner & China etc DealerConfectioners & TobacconistsUnspecified
HignellStephenCorn DealerCorn DealersUnspecified
FewsterGeorgeSurgeonDoctors, Nurses and Dental WorkersUnspecified
JonesJamesSurgeonDoctors, Nurses and Dental WorkersUnspecified
SalmonEdwardSurgeonDoctors, Nurses and Dental WorkersUnspecified
CookEmilyLinen & Woollen DraperDrapersUnspecified
CouncellE.W. & M.Linen and Woollen DraperDrapersUnspecified
ElliottJamesLinen and Woollen DraperDrapersUnspecified
CookEmilyGrocer & Tea DealerGrocersUnspecified
CouncellE.W. & M.Grocer & Tea DealerGrocersUnspecified
EllisRichardGrocer & Tea DealerGrocersUnspecified
KnappDanielGrocer & Tea DealerGrocersUnspecified
PowellJamesGrocer & Tea DealerGrocersUnspecified
ShepherdGeorgeGrocer & Tea Dealer & Tallow chandlerGrocersUnspecified
AnnThomasGrocery & Sundries DealerGrocersUnspecified
CosshamGeorgeGrocery & Sundries DealerGrocersUnspecified
CosshamJesseGrocery & Sundries DealerGrocersUnspecified
FaceyThomasGrocery & Sundries DealerGrocersUnspecified
HopkinsWilliamGrocery & Sundries DealerGrocersUnspecified
LucasHannahGrocery & Sundries DealerGrocersUnspecified
MotleyGeorgeGrocery & Sundries DealerGrocersUnspecified
SpurlockJohnGrocery & Sundries DealerGrocersUnspecified
ThomasGeorgeGrocery & Sundries DealerGrocersUnspecified
WilkesMaryGrocery & Sundries DealerGrocersUnspecified
PrewettJamesCoach Operator (to Bristol on Red Rover at 8.15amHauliers & CarriersUnspecified
BaylisCarrier (to Bristol)Hauliers & CarriersUnspecified
GreenlandCarrier to Bristol (Tues, Thurs & Sat)Hauliers & CarriersUnspecified
WillshenJamesFire & Life Assurance Agent (Atlas Fire & Life)InsuranceUnspecified
ElliottJamesLife Assurance AgentInsuranceUnspecified
ScarlettRichardFire & Life Assurance Agent (Guardian Fire & Life)InsuranceUnspecified
LaverHenry W.Fire & Life Assuarnce Agent (Yorkshire Fire & Life)InsuranceUnspecified
CollingsAlfredWatch & Clock MakerJeweller, clock & watchmakersUnspecified
CollingsSamuelWatch & Clock MakerJeweller, clock & watchmakersUnspecified
PowellJohnStone MasonMasonsUnspecified
PowellThomasStone MasonMasonsUnspecified
SmithSarahMilliner & Dressmaker & Straw Hat MakerMillinersUnspecified
ThomasKeziaMilliner & Dressmaker & Straw Hat MakerMillinersUnspecified
BrutonMaryStraw Hat MakerMillinersUnspecified
CollingsElizabethStraw Hat MakerMillinersUnspecified
NeateMaryStraw Hat MakerMillinersUnspecified
GillmanFrancisLeather SellerOtherUnspecified
DaviesLewisPlasterer & TilerPlasterer & tilersUnspecified
EddingtonWilliamPlasterer & TilerPlasterer & tilersUnspecified
MorganThomasPlasterer & TilerPlasterer & tilersUnspecified
SmithJohnPlasterer & TilerPlasterer & tilersUnspecified
LaneJohnPainter Plumber & GlazierPlumber, painter & glaziersUnspecified
MarshAaron BurchellPainter Plumber & GlazierPlumber, painter & glaziersUnspecified
WhiteCharlesPainter Plumber & GlazierPlumber, painter & glaziersUnspecified
RiddifordEdwinPolice StationPolice SerjeantPoliceOther
ShepherdGeorgePost OfficePost OfficeUnspecified
LloydEdmundClerk to the County CourtPublic OfficialsUnspecified
SalmonEdwardRegistrar of Births and DeathsPublic OfficialsUnspecified
WhiteCharlesGloucester RoadMaster of Union WorkhousePublic OfficialsGloucester Road
WhiteAnnGloucester RoadMatron of Union WorkhousePublic OfficialsGloucester Road
EmbleyWilliamSaddler & Harness MakerSaddler and harness makersUnspecified
FordThomasSaddler & harness makerSaddler and harness makersUnspecified
GaynerHenrySaddler & Harness MakerSaddler and harness makersUnspecified
PitcherDanielSaddler & harness maker & RopemakerSaddler and harness makersUnspecified
FordAnnBerlin RepositoryShopkeepersUnspecified
Crossman & LloydSolicitorsSolicitors and AttorneysUnspecified
RolphWilliamSolicitorSolicitors and AttorneysUnspecified
ScarlettRichardSolicitor & Clerk to the Board of Guardians and Superintendent RegistrarSolicitors and AttorneysUnspecified
ThurstonObadiah EdwardFire & Life Assurance agent for Star (Fire & Life)Solicitors and AttorneysUnspecified
AnsteyThomasTailor & DraperTailorsUnspecified
HurdWilliamTailor & draperTailorsUnspecified
PowellGeorgeTailor & draperTailorsUnspecified
SmithSamuelTailor & draperTailorsUnspecified
BevanJamesCoffee House KeeperTea Rooms & CafesUnspecified
CarterHenryFree School, St Marys StreetSchoolmasterTeachersSt Marys Street
WilliamsRichard (Rev)Grammar School, Castle StreetMaster of Grammar SchoolTeachersCastle Street
LeakerMary AnnBoarding SchoolTeachersUnspecified
VerrallAlbertNational School, Church RoadMaster of National SchoolTeachersChurch Road
GodwinGeorgeVeterinary SurgeonVeterinary SurgeonsUnspecified
HowellEdward JamesVeterinary SurgeonVeterinary SurgeonsUnspecified
BurchellDanielWheelwright & SmithWheelwrightsUnspecified
HodgesJohnWheelwright & SmithWheelwrightsUnspecified
BarrowJohnPrivate ResidentUnspecified
FewsterElizabeth (Miss)Private ResidentUnspecified
GwynnThomasPrivate ResidentUnspecified
HatcherJohnMarlwood GrangePrivate ResidentMarlwood
KeyJohn (Sir)Private ResidentUnspecified
RolphWilliamPrivate ResidentUnspecified
ScottWilliamPrivate ResidentUnspecified
WetmoreThomas O.Private ResidentUnspecified