Dalserf Coke, Coal and Brickworks, Swinehill, South Lanarkshire

Dalserf Coke, Coal and Brickworks, Swinehill, South Lanarkshire aka Swinhill. (SBH – Note – I am uncertain where exactly the brickworks with regards Dalserf Coke, Coal and Brickworks were located. Can anyone clarify this please?)

1858 – Mineral Statistics of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland for 1858  Dalserf, clay of coal measures. Name of freeholder – Duke of Hamilton. Manufacturer – John Marshall. Manufacture – bricks.

Below – 1858 – Swinehill Colliery, Coke Ovens and Tileworks. (SBH – Note these tileworks appear to have been known as Hailstonemyre Tileworks – Did the Swinehill Colliery take over these tileworks c. 1858?)

1866 – 1868 -Dalserf Coal, Coke and Oil Company Ltd, Glasgow.

25/03/1874 – Glasgow Herald – Works store and dwelling house to let. A newly-erected commodious store and dwelling house situated at the works of Messrs Miller and Rogers, Dalserf Collieries Coke and Brickworks, Swinhill near Stonehouse to be let immediately for one or more years. For particulars apply at the Glasgow Office, 122 Wellington Street or to the manager at the works.

1878 – Dalserf Coke, Coal and Brickworks, Office 122 Wellington Street, Glasgow.

1886 – Miller George, Dalserf Collieries, Swinhill, near Larkhall; Office, 204 Stobcross St. Glasgow.

Below – 1896 – Cornsilloch Collieries. No reference to a brickworks.

Below – 1896 – Swinhill Colliery. No reference to a brickworks.

17/05/1911 – The Scotsman – Important sale of colliery plant and machinery, coal washing, cleaning and brickwork plant at Cornsilloch Collieries, Dalserf, on an early day. Shirlaw Allan and Co have received instructions from Messrs Archibald Russell limited owing to the termination of the lease to sell by auction, the whole plant, as above. Hamilton. May 1911.

08/07/1911 – Airdrie and Coatbridge Advertiser  – Sale on 03/08/1911  and 04/08/1911 – Cornsilloch Collieries, Dalserf – Colliery and brickworks plant.

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