Glenboig and Gartcosh bricks found in Australia

The following Scottish bricks were found in Townsville, Queensland, Australia by Michelle Jonker.

Michelle states – We live in Townsville, Australia. We recently bought a Queenslander house, that is from the 1920s. A lot of the houses here were brought from Charters Towers after the gold rush ended.

Below – ‘Glenboig 30’ with possible thumbprint to the top right.

Glenboig Union Fireclay Company, Glenboig, Lanarkshire.

Alternative brickworks include:

  • Glenboig Star Fireclay Works, Glenboig, Lanarkshire.
  • Glenboig Fireclay Works, (Old Works) Glenboig, Lanarkshire

Below – ‘Gartcosh 30’

Gartcosh Fireclay Works, Gartcosh, Glasgow.

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