1878 – FINDLAY & QUINTON – Bathville Brick and Tile Works, Bathgate
20/12/1878 – Edinburgh Gazette – NOTICE OF DISSOLUTION. THE Firm of FINDLAY & QUINTON, Brickmakers at Bathville, in the County of Linlithgow, and at Camps, near Wilkieston, in the County of Midlothian, of which the Subscribers Robert McLaren Findlay, James Quinton, and William Sommerville were the sole Partners, was DISSOLVED of mutual consent, on 16th December 1878. The Subscribers William Sommerville and James Quinton, who are to carry on the Business for their joint behoof under the Firm of SOMMERVILLE & QUINTON, are authorized, conjunctly or severally, to collect the assets and pay the debts of the dissolved Firm. Edinburgh, 18th December 1878. R. M. FINDLAY. JAMES QUINTON. WM. SOMMERVILLE. JAMES COUTTS, Solicitor, ]8 York Place, Ediuburgh, Witness. DAVID J. WALLACE, Law-Apprentice, 18 York Place, Edinburgh, Witness.
Sommerville and Quinton thereafter appear to have carried on the business although I am struggling to find reference under their names.