(Note – SBH – On the Scottish OS maps, there are 2 brickworks detailed – Garscube Brick and Tile Works and Garscube Brickworks. Both are depicted on the bottom of the 1896 map. The Garscube Brickworks which is the further east of the two is close to Dawsholm. I believe this was also known as…
Garngad Brickworks, Garngad Road, Glasgow.
1878 – Miller & Young, Pottery Manufacturers, Garngad Hill, Glasgow. (Note – SBH – connected – probably not?).
11/03/1880 – Glasgow Evening Citizen – Coal ree, stable and yard to let in Garngad Road. Good position. Apply John Lochhead, Brickwork, Garngad Hill. (Note – SBH – Is Garngad Hill the same brickworks as Garngad? Perhaps this was teh original name for the site?)
Below – 1896 – Blochairn Quarry which was later renamed, Garngad Quarry.
1904 – 1905 – John Dodds, moulding sand, ground fireclay and composition brick maker, 470 Garngad Road; Ho, 575 Alexandra Parade, Glasgow.
1907 – John Dodds, fire brick manufacturer and manufacturer of fireclay goods, 470 Garngad Road, Glasgow.
Below – 1910 – Garngad Quarry. The Brickworks were up and running but they are not marked.
Below – 1933 – Garngad Brickworks.
1936 – 1937 – Garngad Brick & Sand Co. Ltd., brickmakers and Sand quarries, 460-470 Garngad Road, N; Tel. No., Bell 2994.
Below – 09/08/1939 – The Scotsman – I.R.A soldiers – Men refuse to plead at Glasgow High Court – Ten years in jail for one … the relevant reference to the brickwork part of the article is copied below … 100 sticks of gelignite and 514 detonators stolen from the Garngad Brick & Sand Co. Ltd.
15/04/1871 – Glasgow Herald – Assault. George Dickson, a tramp, was accused of attacking Mr James McAllister, manager and John McAllister, engine keeper, Dalmacoulter Brickworks on Thursday last. He pleaded guilty and the Sheriff sentenced him to pay a fine of 2os or suffer 14 days imprisonment. 1878 – Thomas Jackson, brick and tile maker,…
Found by Eddie Mclean in the Glasgow area. John Dodds, moulding sand, ground fire-clay and composition brick maker, 470 Garngad Rd. N.; tel. No., Bell 2994. Ho. 575 Alexandra Parade (Springburn, Glasgow). . . . .
J & M Craig, Dean, Hillhead and Perceton Fire Clay Works, Kilmarnock and Longpark Pottery, Kilmarnock. (Note – SBH – I have created separate pages for Perceton, Dean, Hillhead and Longpark. Where information does not relate to a particular works, such as Craig family history, I have added it to the Perceton page.) Below –…
(Note – SBH – The brickworks and brick manufacturing companies in the Larkhall area is very confusing to sort out. There were many company name changes, changes of ownership and several sites involved. If anyone sees an issue with the information I have detailed then please let me know). 20/02/1891 – Hamilton Herald – Serious…
19/08/1899 – Falkirk Herald – Discovery of minerals near Kilsyth – Mr Street, who recently acquired Coneypark and Tomsyne Estates, Kilsyth, Stirlingshire, has been conducting operations to ascertain what minerals underlie these estates. The existence of various valuable coal and clay seams, also a very rich seam of shale, never hitherto known occur locality, has…
Garnqueen Fireclay Works, Glenboig, Lanarkshire. Gartliston Fireclay Works, Glenboig, Lanarkshire. Gartliston (opened 1889) and Garnqueen (opened 1895) which was closer to Glenboig village, being about 1 mile south-east of the village. Canmore – Gartliston. Canmore – Garnqueen. Gartliston Brickworks, Glenboig. – A cracking read – A personal recollection By Bob McMillan. P & M Hurll Ltd…
Gartsherrie Ironworks Fireclay Works. These works were owned by William Baird and Co Ltd. C. 1840 – Brickworks started in order to supply the Gartsherrie Iron Works with firebricks. 14/10/1851 – Greenock Advertiser – Deaths – At Milton Street, Glasgow on the 12th inst, of consumption of the lungs, Mr Nichol Hillcoate, son of the…
29/01/1894 – Glasgow Herald – Foreman (Savvy) wanted for clay hole or will be quite willing to contract per 1000. Apply Eastfield Brickworks, Fauldhouse. Below – 1895 – Eastfield Brickworks. Below – 03/02/1898 – Glasgow Herald – Prospectus for Turners Limited, quarry masters, brick manufacturers and coal masters, Edinburgh … The company was formed in…
1887 – John G Stein took on a 21-year lease for the fireclay at Milnquarter and opened the Milnquarter Fireclay Mine. 25/04/1888 – Work starts on the foundations for the brick stove. c. 06/1888 – John G Stein forms a partnership with Malcolm Cockburn to proceed with the building of the Milnquarter Brickworks. c. 09/1888…