This was possibly in the High Street. It may have been a wine and spirit merchants with license to sell intoxicating liquor off the premises. It could have stood on the site of the Exchange Inn (Knot of Rope). There is a beer bottle in the local museum with the embossed legend ‘James Michael. Thornbury.’ Details to be confirmed.

Licensing Details:

Owner in 1891: William Harris Ponting  (free from brewery tie)

Rateable value in 1891: £32.0s.0d.

Type of licence in 1891: Alehouse


1861 James Michael

1891 James Merrett Michael

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