c. 1775 – Brickworks started? 07/03/1829 – Edinburgh Evening Courant – Houses at Rosebank, Westend of Portobello to let…..to be seen by applying to the superintendant of the Brick Work there….. 01/06/1829 – Edinburgh Evening Courant – Several newly painted houses to let, with good gardens at Rosebank, Westend, Portobello. For particulars apply at the…
12/01/1855 – Glasgow Herald – Royal Patriotic Fund, Lanarkshire – Contibutors – Allanton Brick and Tile Work.
Below – 1859 – Allanton Brick and Tile Works.
Below – 06/08/1881 – Peebleshire Advertiser – Sales of horticultural and rustic ware at Peebles. Manufactured by Loudon and Russell at Allanton Fireclay Works, Newmains. (Note – SBH – George Loudon and James Russell)
Below – 1882 – Advert -Loudon & Russell, Allanton Works, Newmains
14/09/1882 – Glasgow Herald – International fuit and flower show at Edinburgh – …some very fine stands with horticultural implements, fireclay ware for fern cases, flower stands etc are on exhibition, and among these one of the most beautiful collections was that of Loudon and Russell, of the Allanton Pottery, Lanarkshire….
Below – 1886 – Allanton Brick, Tile, Fireclay, Pottery and Terracotta Works.
1889 – Loudon & Russell. Allanton brick, tile & fire clay, pottery & terracotta works. Newmains.
1893 – I believe Russell is Robert Russell, mineral manager, Whitestripe, Newmains
Below – 1893 – Loudon and Russell advert.
Below – 1896 – Allanton Brick and Tile Works.
1896 – Loudon & Russell. Allanton brick, tile & fire clay, pottery & terracotta works. Newmains R.S.O. Lanarkshire & Hermand brick & tile works, West Calder
Below – 1896 – Advert Loudon & Russell, Allanton Works, Newmains
1903 – Loudon & Russell. Allanton brick, tile & fire clay, pottery & terracotta works. Newmains R.S.O. Lanarkshire & Hermand brick & tile works, West Calder
Below – 1903 – Loudon and Russell advert
1909 – 1910 – Loudon & Russell, Allanton Brickworks, Newmains NB.
Below- 1910 – Allanton Brick and Tile Works.
Below – 1911– Loudon and Russell advert
07/12/1920 – Edinburgh Evening News – Can and trap maker, also pipe maker wanted. House available. Apply Allanton Firelcay Works, Newmains.
11/03/1932 – Edinburgh Evening News – Veteran Scots Manufacturer – The death took place yesterday of Mr James Russell, Sedan, Newmains near Wishaw at the age of 90. First a clerk with the Coltness Iron Company Ltd, Mr Russell afterwards became a partner in the firm of Loudon & Russell Fire Clay Manufacturers, Morningside. He was 1 of 12 local businessmen who founded Pather Iron & Steel Company Limited, Wishaw. In 1889 he was appointed secretary and treasurer of the company and only retired from active service a few years ago, although he still retained an interest in the firm as a director.
15/06/1943 – The Scotsman – Wills and Estates – John Loudon, Fire Clay Manufacturer, some time of Craigenvar, Newmains and late of Dunara, 185 Bonkle Road, Newmains – £23, 879.00.
Below – 1944 – 1967 – Allanton Brick and Tile Works.
1964 – Hepworth Iron Company ( HIC ) – A subsidiary company – The Lochside Coal and Fireclay Company Ltd. -has acquired the whole of the issued shared capital of Loudon and Russell Ltd. of Newmains, Wishaw, Lanarkshire and also the fixed assets of the Cumbernauld Pipeworks from the Glenboig Union Fireclay Company Ltd.
Below – Loudon and Russell trademark.