Geilston Brick and Tile Works, Geilston, Cardross, Dunbartonshire

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Geilston Brick and Tile Makers, Geilston, Cardross, Dunbartonshire aka Cardross Tileworks?

1852 – Alexander Smollet, brick and tile maker, Cardross, Dumbarton.

03/11/1854 – Greenock Advertiser – McIntyre and Maxwell, brick and tile makers and builders, Geilston, Cardross beg to intimate, that from the conveniences for shipping which they command, they are enabled to supply builders and others with bricks, drain tiles &c., of the best quality, at very moderate prices. Geilston, 1st November, 1854.

19/01/1855 – Greenock Advertiser – McIntyre and Maxwell, brick and tile makers and builders, Geilston, Cardross. Beg to intimate that from the conveniences of shipping they are enabled to supply builders and others with bricks, drains, tiles etc of the best quality and at very moderate prices. Geilston 01/11/1854.

07/12/1855 – Edinburgh Gazette –  The Copartnery carried on by the subscribers, under the firm of McIntyre and Maxwell, brick and tile manufacturers, Geilston, in the Parish of Cardross, was of this date, 15th September 1855, dissolved by mutual consent. The subscriber, Alexander McIntyre, will receive and pay all debts due by the Company. Alexander McIntyre and Joseph Maxwell.

Below – 1857 – 2 x tileworks to the west of Cardross and South of Geilston.

Below – 1857 – 1860 – 2 x tileworks to the west of Cardross and South of Geilston.

11/02/1859 – Glasgow Herald – Intimation is hereby given that Alexander Smollet, Esquire of Bonhill, member of parliament for the County of Dumbarton, heir of Entail in the possession of the Entailed Estate of Bonhill and others situated within the parishes of Bonihill, Cardross and Dumbarton, and County of Dumbarton …

1867 – John McIntyre, brick and tile maker, Cardross, Dumbarton.

Below – 26/07/1867 – Glasgow Herald – Desirable opening for brick and tile manufacturer – Clay fields on the Estate of Geilston for let. Mr Robert McIntyre at the works will show round.

1878 – James Gilmour, Brick and Tile Maker, Cardross,  Dumbarton, Dumbartonshire.

04/02/1881 – Glasgow Herald – Drain tiles – A large quantity, various sizes for sale at Geilston Tileworks, Cardross – Apply to James Gilmour. (Note – SBH – This may well be the same James Gilmour that was associated with the Williamwood Brick and Tile Works or perhaps father and son).

10/07/1886 – Lennox Herald – All persons having claims against James Gilmour, sometime brick and tile manufacturer, Geilston Tileworks, Cardross, afterwards residing at Dunoon, and lately residing at Sea Bank Cottage, Cardross now deceased, are requested to lodge the same with the subscribers within one month of this date. Paterson and Buchanan, writers, agents for the trustees and executors, 35 Church Street, Dumbarton 26th June 1886.

1896 – Both tileworks appear to have disappeared.