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…… Below – 1863 – Blackgrange brick and tile works. (The works are not detailed on the 1899 OS Map) 1867…
Below – 02/04/1796 – Caledonian Mercury – Could this have been the original advert for the plot of land that would become the brick and tile works, Shore, Stirling?
09/07/1818 – Caledonian Mercury – To be sold, a valuable genteel residence in the town of Stirling. On Wednesday the 19th of August 1818, if not previously sold by private bargain, there will be exposed to public Sale, within the house, of John Masson, vinter in Stirling, at two o’clock afternoon. That Large and Commodious House, Offices, Gardens, Granary, Wood-yard, Counting-House, and others, on the north-side of Baker Street, Stirling, as formerly advertised ALSO A Half-Share of the Concern of the Brick, Tile and Lime works at Stirling Shore, belonging to Alexander Wright and Company. The articles and title-deeds will be shown by James Chrystal, writer in Stirling, to whom, or to Mrs Glass, the proprietor, application may be made for farther information.
1825 – 1826 – George Christie, Brick and tile maker, Shore, Stirling
1837 – George Christie, Brick and tile maker, Shore, Stirling (p783)
18/02/1847 – Caledonian Mercury – Reference to George Christie, Stirling, brick and tile maker.
12/03/1851 – Aberdeen Press and Journal – Reference to George Christie, Stirling, brick manufacturer.
01/08/1861 – Edinburgh Evening Courant – Highland and Agricultural Society Show at Perth –
Pipe or Tile Machine for hand or power, eight sovereigns, George Finlayson, Gighty Burn, Arbroath; …..
Tiles or pipes for field drainage. Two sovereigns – Christie & Son, Shore Road, Stirling. 2d. Bronze medal – Alexander Meldrum, Seafield Tile Works, St Andrews.
Glazed socketed pipes for sewerage, three sovereigns John Robson 47 Cook Street, Glasgow, 2d Bronze medal, Robert Brown, Ferguslie Fire clay Works, Paisley. Commended Edmonstone Coal Co, Dalkeith.
Feeding troughs for byres, One sovereign John Robson 47 Cook Street, Glasgow, 2d Bronze medal, Robert Brown, Ferguslie Fire clay Works, Paisley
Extra implements machines etc – Highly commended – Collection of vases, paving bricks, horse manger, pig trough and milk cooler – John Robson.
1865 – George Christie, Brick and tile maker, Stirling Shore, Stirling
1865 – John Christie, Brick and tile maker, Bellfield, Upper Bridge Street, Stirling. (related ?)
1865 – John Christie, Brick and tile maker, Cornton, Causewayside, Stirling / Clackmannan. (related ?)
20/02/1868 – The Scotsman – Reference to George Christie jun, Shore, Stirling, brick manufacturer.
1870 – George Christie, Tile and Brickmaker, Southfield, Stirling
1870 – Christie & Son, Brick and tile makers, Shore Road, Stirling
1878 – Christie & Son, Brick and tile makers, Stirling Shore and Cornton
Below – 1858 – Christies Brick and tile Works, Shore, Stirling
Below – 1860 – 1863 – Christies Brick and tile Works, Shore, Stirling