(Note – SBH – On the Scottish OS maps, there are 2 brickworks detailed – Garscube Brick and Tile Works and Garscube Brickworks. Both are depicted on the bottom of the 1896 map. The Garscube Brickworks which is the further east of the two is close to Dawsholm. I believe this was also known as…
Bartonshill Brick Company, Bargeddie, Glasgow. (Note – SBH – I am uncertain as to exactly when the brickworks were started but from the info below it appears to have been c. 1898).
Below – 1897 – Bartonshill No 1 Pit is the location of the Bartonshill Brickworks. They are not marked on this map but they are marked at this location in 1910 as disused brickworks.
1899 – Bartonshill Brick Company, Brickmakers, Bargeddie, Glasgow.
23/09/1899 – Airdrie and Coatbridge Advertiser – Valuation Court – Bartonshill Brick Company asked that the valuation of £150 on their works should be deleted. Mr McLeish, writer, Glasgow. supported the appeal, which involved a legal question which is under appeal presently as to there being no lease, the terms of which are fixed, and as to brickworks being entitled to exemption as the subjects used are for the treatment of minerals. The appeal was dismissed and a case taken for appeal.
22/11/1902 – Airdrie and Coatbridge Advertiser – Brick kiln lodger – On Monday at Airdrie J.P Court John Murphy, miner, of no fixed residence. was charged with lying in a brick kiln at Bartonshill Brickworks, on Monday, 17th November, without the permission of the owner. On pleading guilty the accused was fined 7s 6d or five days.
03/10/1903 – Airdrie and Coatbridge Advertiser – Young woman wanted with experience setting green bricks. Apply Bartonshill Brickworks, Bargeddie.
16/01/1904 – Airdrie and Coatbridge Advertiser – Brick kiln sleepers-At Airdrie J.P. Court on Monday, Samuel Gray, William Burns, William McGillivery, and James McGuire, all tramps, labourers, were charged with lodging within a brick kiln at Bartonshill Brickworks on Sunday morning without the consent of the owner. They all pled guilty and were fined 7s 6d or five days each.
10/10/1907 – The Edinburgh Gazette – Notice of dissolution. The copartnery of Bartonshill Brick Company, Brick Manufacturers, Bargeddie, of which the subscribers were the sole partners, has been dissolved as from and after the date hereof. All parties having claims against said Company are requested to lodge the same with McLeish, Johnston and Oliphant, Writers, 197 St. Vincent Street, Glasgow, Agents for the said Company, within fourteen days from the date hereof, and all parties indebted to the said Company are requested to make payment to the said Agents within said period. John T Pettigrew.
G.W. Pettigrew, 41 Main Street, Coatbridge – Witness.
A.B. Johnston, 12 King Street, Coatbridge – Clerk – Witness.
Below – 1910 – Bartonshill Brickworks disused.