1897 Kellys Directory has entry for Randall and Payne and a separate entry for George Federick Payne working as an accountant from 5 Rowcroft
1888 report of death of John Randall
1881 census shows John Randall (aged 76) living in London Road with his wife Mary (aged 67). John Randall is shown as having been born in Wincanton and his occupation is given as Secretary to Building Society and Public Accountant.
1871 Census shows John Randall aged 66 living in London Road with his wife Mary (57) Emily (23) and Sophie (14) his occupation is given as accountant.
The 1867 directory for Stroud shows John Randall as accountant , secretary to the Stroud Gas Light and Coke Company and Stroud Building Society at 2 Union Buildings
1861 census shows John Randall (aged 56) living at Union Buildings, London Road with his wife Mary aged 40. His occupation is give as manufacturing chemist. With his 4 children Edmund (17), Sydney (15), Mary (10)and Emily (13)
The 1851 census finds John Randall as a Naptha Manufacturer at Pitchcombe Mll living there with his wife Mary and sons Edmund (7)and Sydney (5)and Mary Charlotte (2 months)
1841 census shows John Randall as a chemist living in High Street with his wife Mary and daughter Maria (aged 1)