1895 Brown’s Directory

Petty Sessions – held at the Petty Sessional Court House daily at 10am for the purpose of hearings of indictable offences and dealing with them summarily, and of the Poaching Prevention Act.  Special Sessions also took place and those for the previous year were listed, taking place about twice a month.

County Court – held at the Petty Sessional Court House eight times a year.

General Quarter Sessions  – take place in January, April, July and October.

Post Office – Henry Robbins postmaster. Letters are despatched at 10.10am for Bristol, 4.30pm for Bristol, 6pm for Gloucester and the North and 6.50pm for Bristol & South & West Mail.  Sundays 6pm only.  Parcels are delivered at 7am and 3.15pm  week days only.

Telegraph – transacted between 8am and 8pm.  Sundays 8am to 10.10am.

Carriers – Henry Baylis to White Horse, Barrs St, Bristol, daily.

and William Underhill to the Full Moon, North St, Bristol, daily

Churches – as well as St Mary’s parish church there are Wesley Chapel, Independent Chapel and Baptist Chapel.

Schools – Thornbury Grammar School, National School, Buckover Infant School, British School. Sunday Schools in connection with each school.

Thornbury Bank 10am to 2pm; Market Days 10am to 3pm

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Last NameFirst NamesAddressOccupationJob CategoryStreet or Area
YoungTSt John StreetSurveyor of District Highway BoardArchitects, Surveyors & Land AgentsSt John Street
ThurstonH.P.Captain of Gloucestershire Rifle Corps - 2nd BattalionArmy and NavyUnspecified
BrowneG.R.Iron ActonClergyClergyIron Acton
BullenF.L.Littleton on SevernClergyClergyLittleton
HodgsonH.B.Vicarage, Castle StreetVicarClergyCastle Street
LangleyE. & SonAlvestonClergyClergyAlveston
EvansD.D. (Rev)St John StreetIndependent MinisterClergySt John Street
EyreD. (Rev)WellfieldWesleyan MinisterClergyWellfield
ReesG.H.C.B. (Rev)St John StreetBaptist MinisterClergySt John Street
StaleyRKingtonSecretary to YMCAClubs & SocietiesKington
TrippG.H.H.Hon. Sec. & Treasurer of Thornbury Reading roomClubs & SocietiesUnspecified
UnderhillE.J.Secretary to Floral & Horticultural Society & Thornbury Castle Cricket ClubClubs & SocietiesUnspecified
PitcherCAlvestonSecretary of Ancient Order of ForestersClubs & SocietiesAlveston
SymesFHigh StreetSecretary of Rational Sick & Burial AssociationClubs & SocietiesHigh Street
GraceE.M.Park House, High StreetMedical & Captain & Secretary of Thornbury Cricket Club & Registrar of Births & DeathsDoctors, Nurses and Dental WorkersHigh Street
SalmonW.G.The Chantry, Castle StreetMedicalDoctors, Nurses and Dental WorkersCastle Street
TaylorT.H.Castle StreetMedicalDoctors, Nurses and Dental WorkersCastle Street
WilliamsL.H.Oriel House, Castle StreetMedicalDoctors, Nurses and Dental WorkersCastle Street
BaylisHenryCarrier (to White Horse, Barr Street, Bristol, daily)Hauliers & CarriersUnspecified
UnderhillWilliamCarrier (to Full Moon, North Street, Bristol, daily)Hauliers & CarriersUnspecified
RiddleWOldburyBus proprietor runs from Oldbury through Thornbury to Bristol from Apr to Oct incl on Mon, Thurs & Sat.Passenger TransportOldbury
ClarkeHenryPolice SergeantPoliceHigh Street
RobbinsHenryHigh StreetPostmaster & Stamp distributorPost OfficeHigh Street
GraceE.M.Park House, High StreetRegistrarsPublic OfficialsHigh Street
HarneyTHigh StreetSuperintendant of RegistrarsPublic OfficialsHigh Street
WilliamsFrancis JChapel StreetRegister of Marriages & Secretary of Independent Order of OddfellowsPublic OfficialsChapel Street
LloydHenry HumeThornburyRegistrar and High Bailiff of County CourtPublic OfficialsUnspecified
ExellGeorge HenryBailiff to County CourtPublic OfficialsUnspecified
EmeryWThe PlainExcise OfficerPublic OfficialsThe Plain
Crossman, Lloyd & GwynnThe PlainSolicitorSolicitors and AttorneysThe Plain
ThurstonO.E. & H.P.High StreetSolicitorsSolicitors and AttorneysHigh Street
AbbottH.J.High StreetMaster of British SchoolTeachersHigh Street
FillT.G.ThornburyMaster of National SchoolTeachersUnspecified
NixonGGrammar School, Gloucester RoadHeadmaster of Grammar SchoolTeachersGloucester Road
FillMrsMistress of National SchoolTeachersChurch Road
SpencerMissBuckoverMistress of Buckover Infants SchoolTeachersBuckover
LaneMissSewing mistress of British SchoolTeachersUnspecified
EllisMrsMistress of British SchoolTeachersUnspecified
JamesJ.CCastle StreetVeterinary SurgeonVeterinary SurgeonsCastle Street
MallettC.P.Gloucester RoadVeterinary SurgeonVeterinary SurgeonsGloucester Road
AlpassMrsHigh StreetHigh Street
AnsteyMrsHigh StreetHigh Street
BrutonMissHigh StreetHigh Street
BuckleyJ.T.Britannia HouseOther
BurchellASt Marys StreetSt Marys Street
BurchellFSt Marys Streetalso secretary to Working Mens Club at Church InstituteSt Marys Street
BurchellMissSt Marys StreetSt Marys Street
ChambersJ.T.Rosemount, High StreetHigh Street
ClarkWHigh StreetHigh Street
CommelineMissesCastle StreetCastle Street
ComelyR (Mrs)MortonMorton
CornockWGloucester Villa, The PlainThe Plain
CornockMissesCastle StreetCastle Street
CoxMrsHigh StreetHigh Street
CullimoreEdmundGloucester RoadTreasurer of Gospel Total Abstinence SocietyGloucester Road
CullimoreLSibland FarmSibland
EdwardsGHigh StreetHigh Street
GravesMrsHigh StreetHigh Street
HatcherMrsThe Priory, Castle StreetCastle Street
HowardE. StaffordThornbury CastlePresident of Floral & Horticultural Society and Church of England Temperance SocietyThornbury Castle
JonesFHigh StreetHigh Street
JonesMrsCastle StreetCastle Street
LaverMissCastle StreetCastle Street
LovegroveMrsGloucester RoadGloucester Road
MaclaineW.O.Kyneton, KingtonKington
MichaelJ.M.High StreetHigh Street
MundyPierrepont (Mrs)Thornbury House, Castle StreetCastle Street
NalderFHigh StreetHigh Street
OakesMrsThornbury Cottage, KingtonKington
PhelpsJ.E.High StreetHigh Street
PorterC.A.Thornbury Bank, The Plainalso Secretary & Manager of Cossham HallThe Plain
RobertsonMissThe Close House, High StreetHigh Street
RodneyRobert (Hon.)Thornbury ParksPark Road
RumminWCastle StreetCastle Street
SaiseMissHigh StreetHigh Street
SainsburyW.Y.The Coombe, Gloucester RoadGloucester Road
SmithT.C.Porch House, Castle StreetCaptain of Thornbury Castle Cricket ClubCastle Street
SmithWLower Marlwood FarmMarlwood
St JohnH.C.(Rear Admiral)Stokefield, Castle StreetCastle Street
StaleyR (Mrs)Park MillKington
TillJ.B.The Parks FarmPark Road
ThurstonO.E.High StreetHigh Street
ThurstonJ.H. (Mrs)KingtonKington
VaughanC. de CourcyMarlwood GrangeMarlwood
VawdreyMrsMorton GrangeMorton
VincentAThornbury Farm, Bristol RoadKington
WhiteheadMrsHigh StreetHigh Street
BrownEdwardSecretary of Church of England Temperance Society and Band of HopeUnspecified