Found by Brian Wardell near Black Esk, Eskdalemuir. Fauldhead Colliery Brickworks, Kirkconnel. . . . .
16/03/1854 – Caledonian Mercury – Sequestration examination. Thomas Gardner, brickmaker and general builder in Glasgow and residing at 37 Paterson Street, Kingston in the County of Lanark and also carrying on the business as a brickmaker at Fauldshead, Renfrew is to be examined in the Sheriff’s Office, Glasgow on 21st March at 12 o’clock. (Note – SBH – 01/03/1854 – North British Agriculturist – same advert but the spelling is different – Thomas Gardener).
Below – 1856 – Fauldshead Brickworks.
Below – 27/02/1856 – Glasgow Herald – Lands of Fauldshead, Renfrewshire for sale … John Lauder land owner … They contain an extensive field of the best brick clay, which it is understood extends over 20 Acres, and lies generally very near the surface. It is partly wrought by the proprietor and there is a large demand for the bricks, both for local consumption and shipment at Renfrew …