18/02/1826 – Patrick Warner of Ardeer Estate was responsible for exporting tiles and sole plates and importing Welsh slate. Unknown source and no confirmation it relates to the Ardeer brickworks directly. 05/03/1855 – Glasgow Herald – Ardeer Brick Work will also be let for such number of years as may be agreed upon, from and…
17/08/1894 – Ardrossan and Saltcoats Herald – Bernard Reilly, tramp labourer was fined 5s or 3 days imprisonment for sleeping at the Auchenharvie Brickwork.
Below – 1895 – Auchenharvie Brick Works, Stevenston.
21/08/1908 – The Iron and Coal Trades Review – p. 764 – Ardeer Ironworks – The Companies collieries ar Ardeer and Auchenharvie extend along the sea-front from Irvine Harbour to Saltcoats Harbour, a distance of 4 miles and the blast furnaces are situated at Stevenston near the centre of the coal field. The pits produce both house and furnace coal and a fireclay underlying one of the seams makes a superior firebrick which is worked up at Auchenharvie Brickworks into all forms of furnace material…..