1856 – 1857 – ScotlandsPlaces – Newmains Brick and Tile Works. Extensive brick & Tile works on the farm of Mains the property of Mr James Baird. John McHaffie proprietor. James Jackson occupier. Below – 1858 – Newmains Brick and Tile Works, Eastwood.
Eastwood Mains Brick and Tile Works, Thorniebank, Glasgow
1862 – Eastwoodmains Tileworks – James Baird, Thorniebank, Glasgow
16/06/1863 – Glasgow Herald – To brick and tile makers – To let – That Brick and Tile Work at Eastwood Mains, so successfully carried on by the late Mr James Baird during the last 14 years; together with the kilns, sheds and other erections thereon. The clay is first-rate quality and there is a very great demand for tiles in the neighbourhood. Eastwood Mains is situated on the Kilmarnock New Road and about 4 miles south-west of Glasgow …
13/06/1867 – Glasgow Herald – The Brick and Tile Work situated at Eastwoodmains in the parish Eastwood or Poles and about 4 miles south of Glasgow. The clay is of a very superior quality and the engine, kilns, sheds and other buildings are in good order. An enterprising tenant will find this a favourable opening. Entry at Candlemas next. Pollokshaws 06/06/1867.
01/05/1880 or 01/05/1886 – Invoice – Baird & Woodburn, Eastwood Mains Brick and Tile Work, Thornliebank.