1848 – 1858 – ScotlandsPlaces – A place where tiles are made and consists of two kilns a drying shed and two engines. It employs at present 6 labourers etc. It is the property of Sir John Maxwell Bart. [Baronet] of Springkell.
05/08/1858 – Dumfries and Galloway Standard – Fatal Accident —A fatal accident occurred to Wm. Graham, farm servant, Berclees, Half-Morton, on the 27th ult. Whilst sitting a cart proceeding to Branteeth Tileworks for a load of tiles, the cart was upset at a turn of the road which was very steep, and the poor man was so severely crushed by the cart that death ensued instantaneously.
23/10/1885 – Annandale Observer – Reference to Mr Robert Irving, Branteth Tileworks attending a meeting at Chapelknowe in respect of the Earl of Dalkeith and his candidature for the representation of the county.