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…
1862 – James Hamilton, Hallcraig Tile Works, Carluke
1882 – Andrew Gold & Co, Brick and Tile Maker, Office Cairney Mount, Chapel Street, Carluke.
Below – 1882 Andrew Gold advert
Below – 16/01/1882 – The Scotsman – Shocking accident at a brickfield – Eliza Kelly badly injured at Andrew Golds Hallcraig Brickworks, Carluke.
1886 – Andrew Gold – Gold Andrew & Co. brick & tile manufacturers, Carluke.
Below – 1886 Andrew Gold advert
Below – 1896 – Hallcraig Brick and Tile Works, Carluke. This was demolished in the 1930’s.
Below – 1896 – Hallcraig Brick Works, Carluke
Below – 1896 – Hallcraig Brick and Tile Works and Hallcraig Brick Works, Carluke. Neither site shown on the 1940 OS Map.
1897 – 1898 – Andrew Gold & Co, Brick and Tile Maker, Hallcraig, Carluke
1903 – Andrew Gold & Co. Hallcraig tile works. Carluke
06/05/1905 – Hamilton Herald – Courts – …….Two tramps were charged with sleeping at Hallcraig Brick Works belonging to The Coltness Iron Company. It was stated by the Fiscal that the objection taken to these tramps sleeping in the Works was that they made beds from the bricks and they did not put them back in the morning which caused considerable annoyance to the workmen who had to put them back in their place. The Sheriff dismissed them with a warning.
Below – 23/10/1925 – The Gazette – Carluke new housing – issue between using Shotts bricks and Hallcraig bricks.