Occupations


Craftspeople
Skilled craftspeople will always be needed in towns Saddlers and harness makers used to be a crucial part of local life. Read More »

Farming
Working on the land has always been hard but even farmers occasionally have a day off! Read More »

Fishing
Salmon fishing has been an important local source of income. You can still find evidence of that in Thornbury. Read More »

Professions
Aerospace engineers are among the latest in a long line of professional people who have worked in our area. Read More »

Servants
In our Upstairs Downstairs display, you can learn about these servants who staffed Thornbury Castle in 1882. We have all their names. Read More »

Traders
One thriving trade was that of butcher. The picture shows Ogborn’s cart delivering meat from their High St. shop. Read More »
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