Scottish bricks found on Trinidad

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’.

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