This was found by Glenn Robinson in Kalgoorlie-Boulder, Western Australia. Glenn states – The homestead of Richard Amos Robinson and Sybella Robinson nee Pauley. They came from Heathcote, Victoria around 1908 and build their home in South Boulder/Kalgoorlie. The home was a 3 bedroom iron and camp home which was extended to seven rooms, Richard…
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
|Date||Time||Location||Description||Retail Location||Signatory Name|
|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|
The following bricks are in the collection of Allan Hackett, Sydney, Australia. The bricks were all found in Australia. Below – ‘Glenboig’ and ‘Starworks Glenboig’ bricks – Glenboig Union Fireclay Company, Glenboig, Lanarkshire. Alternative brickworks include: Glenboig Star Fireclay Works, Glenboig, Lanarkshire. Glenboig Fireclay Works, (Old Works) Glenboig, Lanarkshire Below – Shawsrigg Fire Clay &…
Found by Hock Keong in Singapore. Hock states – The Glenboig brick was found on Semakau Island, Singapore. Pulau Semakau, which was probably a prominent fishing village for many of the native sea folks for probably centuries, but were all resettled in the 1980s onto mainland Singapore. All the structures and homes were demolished, and…
Found by Hock Keong in Singapore. Hock states – This half a brick from a hilly area beside a road, Clementi Road, but which used to be Reformatory Road, before the road was re-named. The location is a short distance away from the grounds of the former Reformatory School which started in February 1901, for…
These bricks were found by Denis Foulem along the Bathurst harbour seashore, located in the province of New Brunswick in Canada. Denis states:- The bricks were used to build a large, three-story building on Main Street in Bathurst way back in 1901, which was the W.J. Kent Company Ltd general store and headquarters. The business…
Found by Daud Rajah in Abadan, Iran. The ‘Dougall’ brick was found in a domestic fireplace of a house in Harrow, Abadan, Southern Iran. This house was destroyed during the Iran-Iraq war. James Dougall & Sons Ltd, Bonnybridge, Stirlingshire. Alternative brickworks include: Bonnyside Brickworks, Bonnybridge, Stirlingshire. . . . .
These bricks were found by Will Ware on a farm at Sunbury, Victoria, Australia. They were random finds around the farm. Fraser and Sanderson, fire brick manufacturers, Inverkeithing. . . . .
Found by Ian Suddaby on the boundary of the old Bonnyside Brickworks site, Bonnybridge. I am not in possession of this example. Manufactured by the Etna or Atlas Brickworks, Armadale, West Lothian. . . Below – Brickmaking in Armadale – states that the Crater trademark was used by the Etna/Atlas Brickworks. The Survey of Scottish…
Found by Meredith Gedge-Hawkins in the Ottawa River off Jacques Cartier Park in Gatineau, Quebec Canada. . . . . Below – Gartcraig Scotland No 1 – Gartcraig Fire Clay Works, by Millerston, Glasgow. . Below – Gartcraig – Gartcraig Fire Clay Works, by Millerston, Glasgow. Below – Glenboig – Glenboig Union Fireclay Company, Glenboig,…
Many thanks to José Ignacio Aguilera Martinez for the following information. José states – I share some images of the exhibition room that I developed, about the mining history of the nineteenth century in La Higuera (Chile). In it, there are photographs of reverberatory furnaces and a series of refractory bricks, of the group the only Chilean…