Henry Richard Yeoville Yardley Thomason (17 July 1826 – 19 July 1901) was an architect in Birmingham, England. He was born in Edinburgh to a Birmingham family. Thomason set up his own practice in Birmingham 1853–54.
He was a pupil of Charles Edge, and after qualifying as an architect he worked for the borough surveyor. He designed the Council House after winning a competition.
As architect to Birmingham, Dudley and District Banking Company he designed several bank buildings in the area.
He retired in 1896.
He designed, amongst others:
- In Birmingham:
- The Council House and its immediate extension, the original Art Gallery, 1874–85 Grade II*
- Singers Hill Synagogue, 1856 Grade II*
- Great Hampton Works, 80–82 Great Hampton Street, Hockley, c 1880 Grade II*
- Union Club, 85–89 Colmore Row, on the corner with Newhall Street, now called Bamford's Trust House, 1870. Grade II
- Birmingham Banking Company, Bennetts Hill, Birmingham. Designed new entrance in 1868. Became Midland Bank. Grade II
- 38 Benetts Hill, 1868–70 Grade II
- Highcroft Hospital, Main Building, Highcroft Road, Erdington (former Aston Union Workhouse). 1869 Grade II and Grade II
- Birmingham Town and District Bank, 63 Colmore Row, Birmingham. (1867–69) Head Office later to became part of Barclays Bank, facade later remodelled by Peacock and Bewlay.
- Lewis's department store, Corporation Street, 1886, (demolished 1929 and replaced by a seven storey building), Birmingham's first iron and concrete building
- Acocks Green Chapel, Warwick Green, Acocks Green, 1860 (closed in 1956).
- "Yeoville Thomason (1826-1901)". The Victoria Web. Retrieved 30 September 2014.
- Images of England website
- Birmingham, Douglas Hickman, 1970 Studio Vista. p25
- Birmingham, Douglas Hickman, 1970 Studio Vista. p35
- Birmingham Buildings, The Architectural Story of a Midland City, Bryan Little, 1971, ISBN 0-7153-5295-4
- The Buildings of England: Worcestershire, Nikolaus Pevsner, 1968 Penguin. p81