Taylor Bros, Avonbridge and Brucefield Works

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Taylor Bothers, 28 St Enoch Street, Glasgow

 

Below – 25/06/1970 – The Glasgow Herald – Makers of composition bricks at Avonbridge and Brucefield Works and sole distributors of Dockra, Cults and Fort William bricks.

Taylor Brothers Avonbridge

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This stamp below is not in my possession but picture reproduced by kind permission of FMA. Falkirk Museums and Archives.

Rectangular iron stamp with raised central area moulded “TAYLOR BROS”. Found at Avonbridge Brickworks.

Taylor Bros

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There is also a possibility that the following info on the Taylor Brothers is an earlier form of the above company or indeed they could be 2 entirely different Companies.

1899 – 1900 – TAYLOR, WILLIAM, & CO., coal, cement, brick, lime, and fireclay goods merchants, Mary Ann lane, East Dock street. See Adv. p. 31

Taylor, William R., of Taylor Brothers, 169 Albert street

Taylor, Thomas B,, of Taylor Brothers, 25 Shamrock street

03/04/1901 – Dundee Courier – The Water and Gas Committee of Dundee Town Council yesterday afternoon accepted offers for the supply of firebricks to the gasworks by the Heathfield Fire Clay Co, Glasgow, Bonnybridge Silica and Fire Clay Co, Bonnybridge; Messrs John G Stein & Co, Bonnybridge; The Glenboig Union Fire Clay Coy, Glasgow and Taylor Brothers, Pitfour Brick Works, Dundee.

13/09/1901 – Edinburgh Gazette – NOTICE. The  Firm of TAYLOR BROTHERS, Coal, Lime, and Cement Merchants, Yeaman Shore, Dundee, of which the Subscriber Thomas Barron Taylor and the now deceased William Robertson Taylor were sole Partners, was DISSOLVED by the death of the said William Robertson Taylor on 14th April 1901. The Firm’s Business was thereupon taken over by the said Thomas Barron Taylor, who has since then carried on and will continue to carry on the same under the said Firm name for his own behoof, and who will discharge the Firm’s liabilities. JAMES TAYLOR, THOs. B. TAYLOR, Executors-dative of WILLIAM ROBERTSON  TAYLOR. THOs. B. TAYLOR. JAMES A. ROLLO, Solicitor, Dundee, Witness. N. CUTHBERT, Law-Clerk, 7 Ward Road, Dundee, Witness.

1903 – TAYLOR BROS – (& Fire clay goods) Yeaman Shore, Dundee and agents for Pitfour Tile & Brick Works, Glencarse, Perth ( They are listed in the Brick and Tile manufacturing section)

1908 – 1909 –  Taylor Brothers, coal, lime, and cement merchants, and agents for common and fireclay bricks and pipes, 132 Gray street, Broughty Ferry, Dundee

Taylor Brothers  – successors to Robert Small & Co, coal, lime, cement & fire-clay goods merchants, Yeaman shore; agents -for Pitfour Patent brick & tile works, Glencarse, near

Perth; head office, Yeaman shore, Dundee; TN107; T A “Minerals, Dundee”
Below – 1939  – advert Taylor Brothers Dundee
 1939 advert Taylor Brothers Dundee

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