This example is in the possession of the National Museum, Scotland. Note the small lug above the ‘C’. The rear has an unusual square-ended frog with a middle bar. Scottish Brick Corporation. Following nationalisation of the coal industry in 1947, the National Coal Board (NCB) inherited a number of brickworks. Around 1969, saw the NCB…
c. 1899 – 1947 – The 1985 publication ‘A survey of Scottish brickmarks’ suggests that the Flemington Coal Co Ltd were owners during this time.
Below – 1910 – Gateside Colliery and Brickworks.
1923 – The Flemington Coal Co. (Ltd.) – mining coal and fireclay. James Dalgleish, Manager, Gateside mine.
1933 – The Flemington Coal Co. (Ltd.) – mining coal and fireclay. “Flemington” Brickworks. Annual output, 10,000,000. Coates Park Mine, Burnside, T.J McCoustra Manager and Gateside Mine, Cambuslang. Wm Monaghan Manager.
Below – 1934 – Gateside Colliery and Brickworks.
1936 – 1937 – The Flemington Coal Co. (Ltd.), coalmasters and Brickmakers, Gateside Colliery, Cambuslang; depot, Gushetfaulds; office, 4 W. Regent St. C.2. Tel. Add; Flemington, Glasgow. Telephone, 1226 Douglas.
1940 – The Flemington Coal Co. (Ltd.) – Mining coal and fireclay. “Flemington” Brickworks. Annual output, 10,000,000. Coates Park Mine, Burnside and Gateside Mine, Cambuslang.
1947 – The Flemington Coal Co. (Ltd.) Coates Park Mine, Burnside and Gateside Mine, Cambuslang. A Howden manager of both.
1947 – The National Coal Board take over.
1969 – 1971 – The 1985 publication ‘A survey of Scottish brickmarks’ suggests that the Scottish Brick Corporation owned the works during this time.
Found by Bob Banks in the Bo’ness area. Barbauchlaw Brick Works, Armadale, West Lothian. . . . .
Found by Ian Suddaby in Aberdeenshire. Centurion Brickworks, Bishopbriggs, East Dunbartonshire owned by the Scottish Brick Company. . . . . . .
Cadder Brickworks, Kirkintilloch Road, Cadder, East Dumbartonshire aka Cadder Moss Brickworks. These Brickworks were initially operated as the Cadder Brickworks and run by a Company which changed its title to the Cadder Brick Company and then they were sold to Keir and Cawder who continued to run it as their Cadder Brickworks. 27/02/1929 – Kirkintilloch…
Found in Bathville, West Lothian. Barbauchlaw Brick Works, Armadale, West Lothian. . . . .
24/04/1975 – The Scotsman – Scotland’s brickmakers build Scotland’s future. Scottish members of the Scottish Brick Development Association. Cherryton Brick Company. Dewar and Finlay Ltd. Glasgow Iron and Steel. Kirkforthar Brick Co Ltd. Motherwell Brick Co. Scottish Brick Co Ltd.
Found by Ian Suddaby at Carberry, East Lothian. This example is not in my possession. LB – Likely to stand for Lochgelly Brickworks as SBC took them over in 1969. The ‘B’ looks like an 8 in the photo but it is definitely a ‘B’. SBC – Scottish Brick Corporation or Company. . .
(Note – SBH – When research information regarding the various brickworks in the Bishopbriggs area it is often difficult to determine exactly which piece of information should be associated with which particular brickworks. This is in the main caused by newspaper articles referring to the ‘brickworks at Bishopbriggs, or similar and not precisely naming the…
Found by Eddie McLean in the Glasgow area. Gateside Brickworks, Cambuslang, Lanarkshire . . . . .
Found by Ian Suddaby in Whitehaven, Cumbria Centurion Brickworks, Bishopbriggs, East Dunbartonshire owned by the Scottish Brick Company. The bricks formed a demolished wall. Only a proportion of the bricks were stamped and none had both the name and the batch manufacturing date stamped on the same brick. . . . .