Below – 1859 – Auchengray Brick and Tile Works, Carnwath. These are not depicted on the 1896 map. (Note – SBH – On an 1868 invoice for Thomas Hamilton there are references to his tileworks at Auchengray by Carnwath and Pool by Carnwath. So it appears there was another tileworks near to these Auchengray Tileworks…
Glenboe Tileworks, Pittinain, South Lanarkshire. (Note – SBH – I cannot find these works detailed on the old maps. Pittinain is shown as Pettinain on the early maps).
Below – 21/06/1861 – Invoice – Thomas Hamilton, brick and tile manufacturer. Park House, Carstairs
Works Auchengray by Carnwath
Pool by Carnwath
Glenboe by Pittinain Lanark
Hallcraig, Braidwood and Waterlands by Carluke.
500 4″ pipes – £1 and 5 shilling
3350 2 inch pipes – £ and 17 shillings and 1/2d
2000 2 ” pipes – £2 and 6 shillings
Carstairs Junction Tileworks, Carstairs, South Lanarkshire. (Note – SBH – I am uncertain as to the exact name of these works. Many brickworks in the area were owned by Thomas Hamilton). Below – 1858 – Carstairs Junction Tileworks. These works are not detailed on the 1896 map.
Cowford Brick and Tile Works, Carstairs, South Lanarkshire. (Note – SBH – I am uncertain as to the exact name of these works. Many brickworks in the area were owned by Thomas Hamilton. I have been unable to locate 2 tileworks owned by Hamilton, namely). Below – 1858 – Cowford Tileworks. These are not marked…
1867 – Thomas Hamilton Brick Tile and Drain Pipe Manufacturer, Park Houses Carstairs. Works – Auchengray by Carnwath, Pool by Carnwath, Carmichael by Lanark, Braidwood by Carluke and Corehouse by Lanark. 1868 – Invoice – Thomas Hamilton, brick and tile manufacturer, Parkhouse, Carstairs. Works – Auchengray by Carnwath and Pool by Carnwath and Carmichael by Lanark…
(Note – SBH – The info below is confusing as James Allan and Thomas Hamilton appear to swap ownership/management of these works on a regular basis. In 1878 they both appear to be there at the same time. So have I got something wrong here? Could there have been 2 sites at Auchengray near Carnwath…
Below – 1858 – Corehouse Tileworks, Lanark. 25/01/1862 – Hamilton Advertiser – To labourers – to let, the raising and wheeling of some hundreds of yards of clay for tileworks purposes. Apply to John Thomson, land steward, Corehouse. 21/01/1862. 1867 – Thomas Hamilton Brick Tile and Drain Pipe Manufacturer, Park Houses Carstairs. Works – Auchengray by…
Canmore – Newbigging Brick and Tile Works: A brick and tile work, worked by machinery, on the farm of Newbigging, the property of the Earl of Buchan and in the occupation of Mr Hutchinson. 19/04/1845 – The Scotsman – Reference to Thomas Hamilton Esq, brick and tile manufacturer, Newbigging with regards the new Uphall and Bathgate…
The article that follows was compiled by a member of the Carluke Parish Historical Society. Introduction In the new statistical account (1845/6) volume 6) it was noted that “clay fit for a variety of purposes such as brick making and pottery manufacture” was abundant in the Parish of Carluke, and that “large deposits of white…
Originally these works were known as the Braidwood Tileworks. They later moved to the other side of the railway and became the Braidwood Brick and Tile Works. Canmore – Braidwood Tileworks. Canmore – Braidwood Brick and Tile Works. Canmore – Braidwood Brick and Tile Works alt The Thornice Brick and Tile Works. Below – 28/03/1845 – Glasgow…
18/05/1850 – Perry’s Bankrupt Gazette – Scotch partnership dissolved. Thomas and William Hamilton of Westwood and Hallcraig, Carluke, tile and brick manufacturers, 1st May. Debts by T. Hamilton. 1853 – Invoice – Thomas Hamilton, tile manufacturer, Overton near Kirknewton. Works – Auchengray by Carnwath and Newbigging by Broxburn and Hallcraig by Carluke and Braidwood by…