Balass Brick and Tile Works, Cupar, Fife
Below – 24/02/1853 – Fife Herald – Paternity case. This was an action brought in the instance of Elizabeth Duncan or Methven, residing Cupar, wife of Millar Methven, plasterer there, with the special advice and consent of Millar Methven, and him for his interest, pursuers, against Hugh Dick, brick and tile maker Balass.
On a separate action, Mr Dick is sued by William Mackersay for professional services. See link for the full court disposals.
31/03/1853 – Fife Herald – Brick and tile work at Cupar Fife – To be Let for a period of Eleven Years. The going brick and tile work at Balass, within about Half-a-Mile of the Railway Station at Cupar, as possessed by the late Firm of Adamson & Dick, Brick and Tile Makers, Cupar-Fife. The Clay is excellent and abundant, and the demand for Brick, as well as for House and Drain Tile, very considerable. The work is newly and substantially fitted up with Kilns, Shades, and all requisites, and which may be had at a valuation. There are several Cottages upon the Work for the Operatives. Entry Immediately.