Terrence Honore of the Palmiste Historical Society states – It was found at the former Palmiste sugarcane estate at Palmiste San Fernando Trinidad. Site of an old brick bridge for use by trains transporting sugarcane circa the 1800s. Allan & Mann, Port Eglinton, Glasgow Alternative brickworks include: Rutherglen Pottery, Glasgow. Mallsmire Works, Myrtle Park, Crosshill,…
Found by Paula on Prince Edward Island, Canada.
It was found near to where Sardine Canneries were once located – now long since gone.
This brick was kindly shipped back to Scotland by Paula – there will not be many bricks that have crossed the North Atlantic Ocean and back again! She sailed from Ville St Laurent, QC on 19/08/2015 aboard the Industrial Chief, landing at Hartlepool, UK on 24/09/2015.
Etna Brickworks, Armadale, West Lothian.
Alternative brickworks include:
- West Works, Armadale, West Lothian.
Canada Post tracking CC211310180CA
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|2015/09/29||12:14||TD8 6JD,United Kingdom||Item successfully delivered|
|2015/09/26||04:21||P21971,United Kingdom||Item has arrived at the delivery office in the destination country|
|2015/09/24||14:56||GBCVTA,United Kingdom||International item is in transit to the delivery office.|
|14:52||GBCVTA,United Kingdom||Item has arrived in foreign country|
|10:01||GBCVTA,||International shipment has arrived in a foreign country|
|2015/08/19||08:06||VILLE ST-LAURENT, QC||International item being forwarded to destination country|
|2015/08/13||06:33||DIEPPE, NB||Item processed|
|2015/08/12||12:11||SUMMERSIDE, PE||Item processed|
|10:30||SUMMERSIDE, PE||Item accepted at the Post Office|
Many thanks to Daphne Lim for the following information and photographs. Rawyards Glasgow and Hurll bricks found in Kuching, Sarawak, Borneo. Daphne states – My name is Daphne Lim & I live in Kuching, Sarawak, Borneo. My (maternal) great, great grandfather Mr Chan Kho was one of the founding fathers of this small town of…
Many thanks to Shayne Campbell, President & Executive Director Settlers, Rials & Trails – Argyle Museum, for permission to use the photographs of their Scottish bricks. The following bricks are in the possession of the Argyle Museum, Winnipeg, Canada. The bricks were obtained from a junkyard in Winnipeg and are believed to have been salvaged…
This brick is in the possession of Leslie White and was found in the Hawkesbury (NSW) region during a demolition job. Douglas Fireclay Works, Dalry, Ayrshire. Note the unusual stencilling. It possibly reads ‘I R S26 3″. So was this added at the Douglas Fireclay Works as perhaps an order number, code for the customer…
These bricks are housed within the Nevada State Museum and Carson City Mint, Carson City, Nevada, USA. Photographs were forwarded by Daniel Camacho. Heatheryknowe Colliery & Fire Clay Works, Bargeddie, Glasgow . . . . Below – The museum describes the brick as – Refractory brick (clay). High silica firebrick was imported from Glasgow, Scotland….
These photographs were forwarded by Marleni Almonte. The bricks were found at an old house in Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic. The house is believed to have been constructed sometime in the 1700s and was first occupied by a Spanish owner. (The Scottish brick is a later addition to this timeline). The bricks are being housed…
Found by Ian Suddaby on the site of the old Etna Brickworks. This example is not in my possession. This looks like an ‘8’ stamp but it may possibly be a ‘3’. Etna Brickworks, Armadale, West Lothian. Alternative brickworks include: West Works, Armadale, West Lothian. Below – Some photos demonstrating how Ian suspects this…
Many thanks to Chantal Soucy and Jean-Marie Fallu for the following photographs. These Scottish bricks were found on the Beach of Barachois, Gaspe Peninsula, Quebec, Canada. The bricks were found near two old sawmills erected around the beginning of 1900 by the Sherbrooke Lumber Co. and the Calhoun Lumber Co. There are still remnants of…
These bricks were found by Gustavo Coronel. Gustavo states – I am communicating with you for the purposes of a new find of CALDER bricks, produced in another of the lime kilns in the City of Malagueño, this is the largest kiln in the entire Province of Córdoba. It is located in Barrio Montevideo and…
This brick was found by nine-year-old Hayden Callahan in Cobourg, Ontario, Canada. This is a fantastic example as I am unaware of any brick with a similar stamp being found. The manufacturer is unknown but what can be seen of the stamp would suggest it was manufactured in Scotland. Hayden’s mum, Kelly Crossman states –…