Balgray Bauxite Company Limited, Faradale Mine, Nr Kilmarnock

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c.1914 – Balgray Bauxite Company Limited formed to exploit bauxitic fireclay discovered in the Saltcoats and Fardalhill area. Source Kenneth W Sanderson.

17/06/1937 – The Scotsman – During the bankruptcy examination of Dr Thomas Walker Love and teh Craigelvin Coal and Fireclay Company he states that he formed another company known as the Balgray Bauxite Company operating in Airdrie. (Note – SBH – No date is given for the formation of the Balgray Bauxite Company but it looks to be much later than the date cited above by Mr Sanderson)

Below – 19/06/1937 – Airdrie and Coatbridge Advertiser –  Craigelvin Coal and Fireclay Co. Dr Loves evidence in bankruptcy examination and states the Balgray Bauxite Company Limited were part of the same firm.

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c. 1945 – closed?

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