(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…
Broomdykes Tileworks, Hutton, Scottish Borders.
Below – 1856 – Broomdykes Tile Works, Hutton.
Below – and again
1856 – 1858 – ScotlandsPlaces – Broomdykes Tileworks. A tilework situated near the parish road on the farm of Broomdykes from which it receives its name. It is the property of Sir George Houston Boswell and tenanted by Mr Lyall.
24/02/1871 – Illustrated Berwick Journal – Social gathering included Miss Lyall, Broomdykes Tileworks
07/07/1871 – The Berwick Advertiser – Justice of the Peace Court – Robert Lyall, Broomdykes Tileworks was charged with pasturing a horse on the public road. He was fined 5s or 5 days imprisonment. Fine paid.
08/08/1871 – Berwickshire News and General Advertiser – Justice of the Peace Court – Robert Lyall, Brick and Tile maker, Broomdykes Tileworks was charged with allowing 2 brood sows to stray onto the public road near to the tile works and was fined 5s and 5s expenses or the alternative of 10 days imprisonment.
12/01/1872 – Illustrated Berwick Journal – Marriage – At Paxton on 29th ult, by the Rev Robert Kirke, Minister of Hutton. Thomas, eldest son of Robert Lyall, Broomdykes Tileworks to Mary Jane, second daughter of Alexander Bain, Paxton.
19/11/1874 – Southern Reporter – Marriage – at The Tileworks, Broomdykes, Berwickshire on the 6th inst, Mr Thomas Hume, Hawick to Elizabeth, daughter of Mr Robery Lyall, Tile manufacturer.
09/02/1875 – Berwickshire News and General Advertiser – Marriages – At Broomdykes Tile Works on the 29th ult, by the Rev D Maclean, Free Church Allanton, Mr George Anderson, Winfield to Eleanor, eldest daughter of Mr Robert Lyall, tile manufacturer.
04/04/1878 – Southern Reporter – Wanted a steady working man with one or two sons (eighteen or nineteen years of age) for a Tileworks in Berwickshire. Good wages are given to a suitable party. Address B. (Note this could relate to any Berwickshire Tile Works but I have recorded the entry here.)
16/04/1889 – Berwickshire News and General Advertiser – For sale – a large well-bred cow … calved 13th inst. Warranted all correct. Apply Robert Lyall, Broomdykes Tile Works, Hutton, Berwickshire.
26/05/1889 – Berwickshire News and General Advertiser – Wanted a young lad to drive a pair of horses. Apply to R Lyal, Broomdykes Tile Works.
Below – 12/11/1889 – Berwickshire News and General Advertiser – Robert Lyall is the sitting tennant but the tileworks are up to let.
24/05/1892 – Berwickshire News and General Advertiser – Refers to Mr James Gillie, Broomdykes Tilework.
22/11/1892 – Berwickshire News and General Advertiser – Broomdykes harvest home – ……music supplied by John Gillie, Broomdykes Tileworks.
17/03/1903 – Berwickshire News and General Advertiser – Hutton Social entertainment refers to the Misses Wood, Broomdykes Tileworks.
02/06/1905 – Berwick Advertiser – Horse sale – Refers to Messrs R Wood, Broomdykes Tileworks.
Below – 1906 – Broomdykes Tileworks, Hutton
27/05/1910 – The Berwick Advertiser – Farm Stock Sales – Mr Wood, Broomdykes Tileworks bought Half bred ewes from Peelwalls.
02/01/1912– Berwickshire News and General Advertiser – For sale turnout, Black Cob13.2h, governess car and harness. R Wood, Broomdykes Tileworks, Hutton.
13/08/1915 – Berwickshire News and General Advertiser – In memoriam advert dated 14/08/1917 states Robert Wood died on 13/08/1915 at Broomdykes Tileworks. Wife – Isabella
09/11/1915 – Berwickshire News and General Advertiser – Wanted at once, lad or elderly man to drive horses and live in. Wood Broomdykes Tileworks, Berwick.
06/06/1916 – Berwickshire News and General Advertiser – Misc claims – William Wood and J.H Ferguson, Broomdykes Tileworks; assented to by military representative. – Claims granted. Absolute exemption.
12/08/1919 – Berwickshire News and General Advertiser – In memoriam – In loving memory of my dear husband who dies at Broomdykes Tileworks on 13/08/1915 – “Only a step removed, and that step into bliss, my own my dearly loved, whom here on earth I miss” – no names mentioned though but it is likely to have been Robert Wood that died.
03/06/1924 – Berwickshire News and General Advertiser – Refers to William Wood, Broomdykes Tileworks
13/05/1930 – Berwickshire News and General Advertiser – For sale, about 30 loads of Mangold – Wood, Broomdykes Tileworks, Berwick.
Below – 19/11/1935 – Berwickshire News and General Advertiser – Sale of stock and implements. Broomdykes Tileworks, Chirnside – William Wood.
02/11/1937 -Berwickshire News and General Advertiser – Mrs Aitchison and family return sincere thanks to all friends for the beautiful floral tributes and expressions of sympathy in their recent sad bereavement. Broomdykes Tileworks.
23/03/1943 – Berwickshire News and General Advertiser – the after named children are detailed as residing at the Broomdykes Tileworks – June, Mary and Rachel Dodds.
20/01/1948 – Berwickshire News and General Advertiser – birthday wishes to June Dodds, Broomdykes Tileworks.
Jan 1950- 15/07 1954 – Janice Marie Mair born at Broomdykes Tileworks in 1950 ( referred to in a court case in 1954, whereby her mother Catherine Mair or Stasiylewicz was accused of ‘thrashing’ her)