We are always happy to give any help we can, although our particular interest and expertise is the town of Thornbury itself.  Please contact us using the email address given near the bottom of the Home page.  We will get back to you as quickly as we can.

However if you do have an interest in Thornbury, you may find these other sites useful.  We did.  They are all free to use.  Click on the name of each website and a link to that site will open in a new tab.

Thornbury & District Museum


The Thornbury and District Heritage Trust has been operating as a museum since 1986 and first gained Accredited status in 2009, and has since maintained that status.In addition to the Museum’s own website, it now has a separate page on Facebook.  Click here to link to that site
Scribes Alcove  

This site was designed to allow visitors to search baptism, marriage and burial indexes extracted from Gloucestershire parishes around Berkeley and Thornbury.  Tragically the site appears to have been closed down in February 2019 and is no longer accessible.

Thornbury Grammar School  

This site contains photographs and information about the history of the school, its staff and pupils.  A really nostalgic experience for Old Thornburians.

Know Your Place  

A useful tool for comparing maps of the local area at different times from  1840 to the present day. You might need to navigate to the maps for Thornbury when first opening this site.

Tytherington Roots  

A wealth of information about Tytherington, its buildings and the families who lived there.

My Thornbury  

A wonderful site covering all aspects of life in Thornbury, both past and present.  This link takes you directly to the local history page and related events.

Images of Thornbury  

Eric Dodd has a fascinating collection of photographs of Thornbury past and present.  This site was established in 1998 and has been steadily growing.


This site is a reference library of all the genealogical sources available for UK & Ireland.  This link will take you to the page relating to Gloucestershire.