H. R. Yeoville Thomason was born in1826 at Edinburgh. He was an architect in Birmingham. Thomason set up his own practice in Birmingham 1853-1854.
He was a pupil of Charles Edge, and after qualifying as architect he worked for the borough surveyor. He designed the Council House after winning a competition. He retired in 1896, and died in 1901.
The Council House, Birmingham
Singers Hill Synagogue, Birmingham
Great Hampton Works, Birmingham
Union Club, Birmingham
Birmingham Banking Company, Birmingham
38 Benetts Hill, Birmingham
Highcroft Hospital, Main Building, Birmingham
Birmingham Town and District Bank, Birmingham
Lewis's department store, Birmingham
Acocks Green Chapel, Birmingham