Adam family, brick and tile makers, Paisley and Glasgow

The Adam family of brick makers are numerous. Some may of course not be related. Any information to clarify this situation would be gratefully received. It includes the surname Adam and Adams –  John Adam, Peter Adam, Henry Adam, Daniel Rankine Adam and Robert Adam  and Robert Adams.

Robert and Daniel Adams operated various brickworks under the Company name R and D Adam – Belvidere, Glasgow and Love Street, Paisley and Inkerman, Paisley and Pollok (ck) Corkerhill, Glasgow and Nitshill, Glasgow and Rutherglen, Glasgow.


  1. Is Robert Adam the same man as Robert Adams?
  2. What was the name of the brickworks in Love Street, Paisley owned by Robert and Daniel Adam?
  3. Were bricks marked Adam made at a brickworks run by R and D Adam.












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