Many thanks to Marco Machado for forwarding the following information. This brick was found near a power plant situated at the Patu Dam, Atintico Nordeste Oriental, Brazil. The dam was built c. 1919 – c. 1923. Bonnybridge Silica & Fireclay Co Ltd, Bonnybridge. alt Calder Firebrick Works, Airdrie, Lanarkshire. alt Chapelhall Works, Lanarkshire. Hepworth Ceramic…
The following photos were kindly supplied by Tony Bedassie who found these bricks on a beach in Trinidad.
Etna, Patent R.Brown Paisley, Gartcraig Patent Glasgow, Patent Wilson & Son Glasgow, Glenboig, Gartcosh, Allan & Man Govan Patent Glasgow, Atlas and possibly Coltness.
Etna Brickworks, Armadale, West Lothian.
Alternative brickworks include:
- West Works, Armadale, West Lothian.
Below – ‘Patent R Brown & Son, Paisley’ – Robert Brown & Son, Ferguslie Fireclay Works and Caledonian Brick and Tile Works, Paisley.
Below – Possibly a Coltness brick.
Below – A grave edged with Etna bricks.
Below – A Gartcraig Patent Glasgow brick found on Galfa Beach, Trinidad by Patricia Bissessar.
Below – And yet more Scottish bricks found by Tony on Trinidad – Broken Forth brick, Morningside, Patent William Wilson and Son Glasgow brick, Starworks JD Glenboig brick, Cumbernauld brick and 2 x English bricks Doulton St Helens brick and a Rufford Stourbridge brick.
Below – More Scottish bricks found on Trinidad by Tony.
Below – Dougall.
Below – Bonnybridge.
Below – R & W Horn, Patent.
Below – Port Dundas with a reversed ‘N’.
Bryceland Brickfield, Gorbals, Glasgow. (Note – SBH – I cannot see Bryceland Brickfield on a map. I may already have recorded it under another name. For clarification). 17/11/1845 – Glasgow Herald – Brickfield to be let. There will be let by public roup within the Burgh Court Hall, City Buildings, Wilson Street upon Wednesday 10th…
Found by Ian Suddaby in the Bo’ness area. Left in situ due to size. Glenboig Union Fireclay Company, Glenboig, Lanarkshire. Alternative brickworks include: Glenboig Star Fireclay Works, Glenboig, Lanarkshire. Glenboig Fireclay Works, (Old Works) Glenboig, Lanarkshire. .
This brick was found by Isabelle Leblanc in Sainte-Thérèse, Québec, Canada. Isabelle states that the brick was found at her house which was built in c. 1870. Below – ‘Hurll’ – Garnqueen Fireclay Works, Glenboig, Lanarkshire Alternative brickworks include: Gartliston Fireclay Works, Glenboig, Lanarkshire. Building bricks at Garscadden Works, Drumchapel.
This example was found by Graham Teede about 400m southeast of the old townsite of Kanowna east of Kalgoorlie, Australia. Graham states – Interestingly it was not near any other buildings as such which makes me think someone may have used it for a small furnace to smelt some gold. Although I’m sure there were fireplaces…
This brick forms a set of steps at a house owned by Margaret Lesjak at Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia. Broken Hill is a frontier mining town in the far west of New South Wales, in the Australian outback. Gartcraig Fire Clay Works, By Millerston, Glasgow. . . .
Found on the site of the old Bonnyside Brickworks, Bonnybridge. Gartcraig Scotland – Gartcraig Fire Clay Works, by Millerston, Glasgow. . . . .
Found at the site of the old Bonnyside Brickworks, Bonnybridge. Gartcraig Fire Clay Works, By Millerston, Glasgow. . . . .
Found on the site of the old Bonnyside Brickworks, Bonnybridge. Gartcraig Fire Clay Works, By Millerston, Glasgow. . . . .
Found by Carol Woods on the shore of San Francisco Bay in Hayward, California. . . . . Below – The brick stamp should read ‘Patent R Brown & Son, Paisley’ – Robert Brown & Son, Ferguslie Fireclay Works and Caledonian Brick and Tile Works, Paisley, Renfrewshire