Vesuvius Crucible Works, Brown Road, Newmilns, East Ayrshire. Canmore Below – 1949- 1969 – Side by side map showing the works from the air on the right and its location on the old railway sidings. 1987 – Vesuvius Crucible Company, ceramics supplier was bought over by Cookson Group. Website – Vesuvius and the American Boom…
(Note – SBH – Is this the same George Smith that at one time operated the Caledonia Brickfield, Paisley ?).
1854 – Albert Plumbago Crucible Works, Fauldhouse Street, Rutherglen Road, Glasgow established (As detailed on an 1893 letterhead/invoice).
04/05/1861 – Perry’s Bankrupt Gazette – Scotch partnerships dissolved – A.G Baxter and George Smith, Crucible manufacturers, Glasgow. 24th April. Debts by Smith.
29/07/1880 – Glasgow Evening Post – George Smith, Crucible manufacturer, Glasgow applies to erect buildings in Fauldhouse Street.
19/10/1892 – Edinburgh Evening News – The personal estate of the late Mr George Smith, Crucible manufacturer, Glasgow who resided at Holborn, Dumbreck, has been returned at £14,900.
30/09/1893 – George Smith, Crucible manufacturer, Albert Plumbago Crucible Works, Fauldhouse Street, Rutherglen Road, Glasgow. (As detailed on an 1893 letterhead/invoice).