Below – 1858 – Flaxmill Firebrick Works. 1858 – 1861 – Scotlandsplaces – Flaxmill Firebrick Works. An extensive firebrick establishment the property of Lord Belhaven now occupied by Robert Bell. Mr James Miller, factor.
Wishaw Collieries & Brick Works and Broxburn Shale Oil, Coal & Brick Works.
13/07/1864 – Daily Review – Bricks, composition bricks. Robert Bell, Broxburn Brickworks. Offices 134 Fountain Bridge (Canal Bank) and 66 Lothian Road, Edinburgh. John Gilray, agent.
1866 – 1867 – Robert Bell – Coalmaster and brickmaker. Broxburn Shale Oil Works and Brickworks. Deport Gushetfaulds. Office 6 Dixon Street. Works Wishaw and Broxburn. Residence Broxburn Lodge, Broxburn.
Below – 24/07/1877 – Wishaw Collieries & Brick Works and Broxburn Shale Oil, Coal & Brick Works headed paper. Robert Bell. (Not in my possession)
1878 – Robert Bell – Brickmaker (Composite) Broxburn and Wishaw. Office 97 Buchannan Street, Glasgow
Below – 28/10/1921 – Linlithgowshire Gazette – Philpstoun brickworks producing 10,000 bricks per day. Mr Thomas McKelvie states that in 1870 similar 50% lime and spent shale bricks were being made at the Broxburn Oil Works Brickworks.