This Fordel brick was found by I Howie, possibly in the New South Wales area of Australia. – Source Fordel Brick and Tile Works, St Davids Harbour, Fifeshire . . . .
Found Dalgetty Bay, Fife.
Fordel Brick and Tile Works, St Davids Harbour, Fifeshire.
Note the double ‘L’.
Many thanks to George Liddle who send me the following extract from Early Railways of West Fife by a W Brotchie….”In 1853 the laird required that the name be inscribed as Fordell on Ordnance Survey plans, an ‘Anglicisation’ he was keen to standardise.