Thornley Gate - Circa 1905

The second ‘Brideshill’ School. Built by W.B. Beaumont in 1857 for the education of children of all religious denominations.

Thornley Gate - Circa 1904

Alexander Walton, son Thomas and grandchildren. Blacksmith’s, Thornley Gate. The road now goes left of the tree.

Thornley Gate - Date Unknown

Mr Howe, the joiner. His daughter married Henderson Philipson – Stobbart – Johnson, two sons Percy and Jack, two daughters Kathleen and Eva.

Thornley Gate - Date Unknown

Building to the right of picture is Alexander Walton, Blacksmith. There are two steam vehicles parked here – possibly a hay sledge and dray.