Braehead Brickworks, Braehead, Bargeddie, North Lanarkshire.

Braehead Brickworks, Braehead, Bargeddie, North Lanarkshire near Langmuir, Chapelhall.

The 1985 publication ‘A survey of Scottish brickmarks’ states that the address for Braehead Brickworks is Kirkwood, Coatbridge and that John Henrie may have been the operator from 1873 to the interwar period and that it was demolished by 1938.

Below – 1897  – Braehead Brickworks.

01/04/1899 – Airdrie and Coatbridge Advertiser – Kirkwood. Coal stealing. Jane Ward or Donnelly, Braehead Rows was convicted on evidence at Airdrie JP Court on Monday with stealing coals from Braehead Brickworks on Friday 10th March. She was fined 7s 6d or five days.

1903Scottish Silicate Brick Company Limited, Braehead, Bargeddie, Glasgow. (Note – SBH – Does this information imply the Scottish Silicate Brick Company Limited operated from the Braehead Brickworks, Bargeddie?).

21/03/1903 – Airdrie and Coatbridge Advertiser – Mischievous Boys – At Airdrie J.P. Court—the boys who had been convicted of knocking down and destroying brick kilns and water spouts at the Scottish Silicate Brickworks, Braebead on Sunday, 4th January and who had to appear on Thursday for sentence, were admonished.

13/09/1919 – Airdrie and Coatbridge Advertiser – Roads and bridges in the Monkland … There was submitted and read a letter from the Engineer of the Caledonian Railway Company to the Third Division Road Surveyor with regard to the renewal of the railway bridge carrying the Bredisholm Highway over the Rutherglen and Coatbridge Branch Railway near Braehead Brickworks, and sending a plan and section showing how he proposed to raise the roadway …

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