Greenfield Brick and Tile Works, Hamilton.

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Robert Ure, Brick and Drain Tile Manufacturers, Greenfield, Hamilton.

04/04/1874 – Hamilton Advertiser – Serious Accident to a Colliery Manager – On Monday morning, Walter Harvie, manager, Dykehead Colliery (wrought by Mr Robert Ure, East Kilbride) met with a serious accident. About 10 o’clock he had been engaged in taking a piece of coal off a stoop in the Pyotshaw seam of the pit in question, when a lump weighing between 2 cwts and 3 cwts fell from the stoop, and, striking him on the abdomen, he was thrown to the ground and jammed between two pieces of coal. The only other man in the pit at the time was a pony driver named Wining, to whom Harvie called for assistance. He was with difficulty extricated; and on Dr Robertson being sent for, he found that Mr Harvies spine was fractured, and that other severe injuries had been sustained. (Same Robert Ure?)

12/03/1877 – Glasgow Herald – Foreman wanted for a freestone quarry; also a man to sharpen quarry tools. An elderly man preferred. Apply Robert Ure, Dykehead Works, Near Hamilton (Same Robert Ure?)

19/12/1878 – Falkirk Herald – Sequestrations  – Robert Hamilton & Company, brickmakers and builders, Greenfield Brickworks near Hamilton and Robert Hamilton and Clement Hamilton (otherwise Clement Moscrip Hamilton), brickmakers and builders at Greenfield Brickworks aforesaid, the individual partners of that Company, as such partners and as individuals.

1878 – Robert Ure – Brick and Drain Tile Manufacturers, Greenfield, Hamilton.

1882 – Robert Ure – Brick and Drain Tile Manufacturers, Greenfield, Hamilton.

Below – 1897 – I cannot see the Greenfield brickworks actually detailed on a map but Greenfield was just North West of Hamilton and the brickworks would likely be part of Greenfield Colliery.



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