(Note from 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…
Below – 1859 – Hillhead Tile Works.
1860 – 1861 – Extracts from valuation rolls. Alexander Allan, Hillhead Farm – Clayfield with claymill, steam engine, sheds and kiln
Below – 15/02/1868 – HamiltonAdvertiser – Mr Allan’s Hillhead Tile Works, Carluke for sale.
1870 – 1871 – Extracts from valuation rolls – James Allan, Tilemaker, House – Hillhead cottage bushelhead. Tilework Bushelhead
Samuel Rolland, Manager (Brickmaker) Lived in house at tilework