The partnership was dissolved in 1894, and James carried on the business under the name Guild & Co.
Richard moved south to take up a position with Samuel Allsopp & Sons Ltd in Burton-upon-Trent, before becoming the general manager of the Cheltenham Original Brewery.
The company's trademark was a view of Inverness Castle.
Amongst the beers produced by the company was Light Dinner Ale.
The Thornbush Brewery was located in Kessock Road, and was added to several times during its history. Most of the buildings still stand and are currently used by a plumbers' merchant.