Gilchrist and Goldie, Brickmakers, Glasgow

(Note – SBH – The following references relate to James Goldie and Robert and William Gilchrist, brickmakers from the Glasgow Area. They operated brickworks at Woodend, Claythorn, Shawfield, Sandyacres and Coplawhill. I have been unable to link the entries below to a specific brickworks so I have created this page to ensure they are recorded)

20/02/1866 – Glasgow Evening Citizen  – Bankruptcy proceedings – Donald McArthur, brick builder, Glasgow … and Alex Goldie of Gilchrist and Goldie, one of the creditors.

1869 – office – 40 St Enoch Sq, Glasgow.

1868 – 1869 – Robert Gilchrist,  brickmaker and builder, 9 Macfarlane Street, Glasgow.

1869 – 1870 – Robert Gilchrist,  brickmaker and builder, 9 Macfarlane Street, Glasgow.

1875 – 1876 – Alexander Goldie (of James Goldie and Son and Gilchrist and Goldie) res. Millbrae House, Langside, Glasgow.

James Goldie (of James Goldie and Son and Gilchrist and Goldie). House 1 Kerrsland Terrace, Hillhead, Glasgow.

1878 – James Goldie, brick builder and maker 1 Kersland Street, Great Western Road, Glasgow.

1879 – 1888  – 2 Kirklee Circus, Kelvinside is formerly known as 2 Windsor Circus.  James Goldie (Of James Goldie & Son, & of Gilchrist & Goldie, brick builders & contractors, 40 St. Enoch Square).

31/08/1883 – Dundee Courier – James Goldie & Son, brickmakers, Glasgow were yesterday fined £2 2s 6d including costs under the Factory Act for employing boys without certificates of fitness to labour.

1883 – 1884 – Robert Gilchrist,  brickmaker and builder, 9 Macfarlane Street, Glasgow. House 7 Somerville Place, Glasgow.

25/06/1889 – Greenock Telegraph – The Paisley Gas Corporation has accepted the offer of Jas Goldie & Son, brick manufacturers, Glasgow for erecting of a new gas holder and tank. The tank is to be 38 feet deep and diameter 162 feet. The contract price is £12, 500. The storage capacity of the holder will be 1,400,000 cubic feet. This will be the second-largest holder in Scotland, the largest being in Glasgow.

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