This brick was found by Tony Gray in the Newcastle, Northumbria. Unidentified manufacturer but it may be Scottish as per the ponderings below or indeed because of the find location, this brick may originate from NE England. . . . . Below – This brick was found in St Petersburg, Russia and a photograph was…
1841 – Census. William McAlley, brickmaker, Blackgrange.
10/07/1856 – Stirling Observer – The Stirling and Granton Steamers – A trip to Edinburgh … Then there is Christie’s extensive tile works at Blackgrange, most valuable, as we should suppose, to the agricultural district …
1861 – 1862 – ScotlandsPlaces – Reference to the brick and tile works at Blackgrange being sublet to Mr Christie.
21/03/1861 – Stirling Observer – Dead body of a female aged around 50 years found on the banks of the River Forth near Blackgrange Brick and Tile Works.
1867 – George Christie & Son, Brick and tile makers, Black Grange, Logie, Alloa.
01/05/1885 – ScotlandsPlaces – “The tilework has been pulled down”