Carnbroe Tileworks, Belshill, North Lanarkshire

17/06/1854 – Paisley Herald  – 3rd Glasgow Agricultural Society Show. Implements and machines. For the best improvement on the following set of tiles or pipes – John Anderson, Carnbroe Tilework, Bellshill, Lanarkshire.

Below – 11/11/1857 – Glasgow Herald – Fireclay at Old Carnbroe and Hattonnrig to let.

1858 – 1861 – ScotlandsPlaces – This comprises an irregularly shaped wooden shed, for seasoning the clay & milling it, a brick kiln for baking the tiles & a dwelling occupied by the manager or overseer. In this, as in other tileworks generally, there are few bricks made, but the principal trade is in making tiles. Mr Anderson, manager. Hugh Methven Esqr, factor.

Below – 1859 – Carnbroe Tileworks.

15/08/1860 – Glasgow Herald – To be let for ten years from Martinmas 1860. Carnbroe Tilework near Belshill in the Parish of Bothwell. The work is in going order having a steam engine, sheds and an overmans house attached. The clay is well known to be of first-rate quality for producing drain tiles.  Offers will be received by Hugh Methven, 5 Bath Street, Glasgow until 1st September.

13/09/1865 – Glasgow Herald –  To be let for three years from Martinmas 1865. Carnbroe Tilework near Belshill in the Parish of Bothwell. The work is in going order having a steam engine, sheds and an overmans house attached. The clay is well known to be of first-rate quality for producing drain tiles.  Offers will be received by Hugh Methven, 154 West Regent Street, Glasgow.

17/02/1866 – Hamilton Advertiser – Sale of brick and tile work materials – There will be sold by public roup at the brick and tile works on the Estate of Carnbroe, Parish of Bothwell between the Whifflet and Holytown Stations of the Caledonian Railway on Tuesday, 27th February at twelve o’clock noon. The following machinery of brick and tile works, now out of use – HP steam engine 8 horsepower, boiler, shafting and gearing. Wooden sheds, roofing tiles, wheelbarrows and several thousand feet of shelving, also the building materials of a dwelling house, stable, brick kiln, engine house, chimney stalk &c. In lots to suit purchasers. The usual credit or discount. J Shirlaw & Son, Auctioneers, Bellshill, 14th February 1866.